Johns Hopkins Gazette | November 14, 2005
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The newspaper of The Johns Hopkins University November 14, 2005 | Vol. 35 No. 11



The Minority Global Health Disparities Research Program Internship

Undergraduates in the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences are invited to apply for a Minority Global Health Disparities Research Program summer internship. One student will be offered the internship to work for up to three months in one of several countries and fields of research.

The application and recommendation forms are available in 237 Mergenthaler and online at The application deadline is 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 30.

Applicants will be evaluated on the basis of their research courses and experience, strong interest in research career, commitment to addressing health disparities, description of competencies, level of maturity and cultural adaptability. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and be U.S. citizens or U.S. permanent residents.


Funding for Prostate Cancer Research

Funding is available to support multidisciplinary research in prostate cancer through the Patrick C. Walsh Prostate Cancer Research Fund. Awards of $50,000 to $100,000 for up to two years are available to fund career development and developmental research programs (pilot projects).

The deadline for application is Monday, Jan. 9. For more information, go to


Discounted Tickets for 'Tuesdays With Morrie'

The Robert Packard Center for ALS Research at Johns Hopkins, the France-Merrick Performing Arts Center at the Hippodrome in Baltimore and the national production of Tuesdays With Morrie have teamed up to offer discounted tickets to the play for JHU employees and friends of the Packard Center.

Tickets for the stage version of the highly acclaimed novel, starring Harold Gould, are available at $20 off for performances on the evenings of Nov. 15-17 and 22-23 and the afternoon of Nov. 25. To order tickets, go to and type the password "Tuesdays."

Representatives of the Packard Center will be at every performance to provide information and raise awareness about ALS, the center and the services available for patients and their families here in Baltimore.


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