Symposium on Children With Chronic
Limited space is still available for the 14th Educational
Symposium organized by the JHH Department of Pediatric and
GYN/OB Social Work. Children with chronic illnesses have
special needs in the educational system as in all other
aspects of their lives, and this symposium is designed to
provide valuable information about the medical and
psychological aspects of chronic illnesses and how they
impact school adjustment and performance.
The program will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 2, in the
Turner Building, East Baltimore campus. Nursing, education
and medical students are encouraged to attend. Registration
is $85; $45 for students and employees of JHH and KKI.If
postmarked after Oct. 24, the fee for all registrants is
$95. There will be no on-site registration. To attend,
contact Allison Pina at 410-502-0057 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Vernon Rice Memorial Butterball Turkey
Through the Vernon Rice Memorial Butterball Turkey Program
at Johns Hopkins University, you can donate $15 to purchase
a Butterball gift certificate for a family in need.
Certificates will be forwarded directly to identified
families to help them purchase a turkey.
To participate, send a $15 check made payable to JHU
Butterball, to the Office of Faculty, Staff and Retiree
Programs, Evergreen House, 3rd floor, 4545 N. Charles St.,
Baltimore, MD 21210-2693.
For delivery in time for Thanksgiving, checks must be
received no later than Nov. 14. Checks received between
Nov. 15 and Dec. 16 will be used to help families buy a
turkey for the December holidays.
For more information, contact Matt Smith at
email@example.com or go to
Statistics Research Funding
The Acheson J. Duncan Fund for the Advancement of Research
in Statistics requests proposals for small grants to
support research projects in statistics, probability and
stochastic processes. Most grants will be less than $5,000.
Proposals should be brief, preferably no more than
three single-sided pages; provide itemized expense
estimates; and be signed by each investigator. Proposals
may be submitted at any time to committee chair John C.
Wierman, Applied Mathematics and Statistics Department, 302
Course for Research Coordinators
RCTP: Fundamentals for the Research Coordinator provides a
comprehensive overview of the core competencies needed to
administer and direct human subject research projects.
An online course will be offered from Oct. 21 to Dec.
16. Participants must take the free course Introduction to
Online Learning prior to the start of the Fundamentals
online course. For more information, call 443-287-4746,
firstname.lastname@example.org or go to
Discounts for Cultural Events
To help students, faculty and staff take advantage of the
city's stage shows, music and more, the Baltimore
Collegetown Network, of which Johns Hopkins is a founding
member, and the Greater Baltimore Cultural Alliance this
year launched a Web site offering half-price tickets.
Recent postings, for example, included the Center
Stage production of King Lear for $27.50 rather than $55
and a demonstration/tour at the Maryland Historical Society
for $4 rather than $8. Offerings change each week. For
details, go to
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