Theatre Hopkins production set at Maryland Historical
In partnership with the Maryland Historical Society,
Theatre Hopkins this week presents
Mistress of Riversdale with Cherie Weinert portraying
Rosalie Stier Calvert in the title role.
Calvert's letters to her family in Belgium during the
first decades of the 19th century give a unique look at the
life of an articulate, privileged mother of nine who, with
husband George Calvert, a member of Maryland's General
Assembly, oversaw a vast plantation outside Washington,
D.C., and figured in the highest circles of Washington
The program takes place at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 6,
at the Maryland Historical Society, 201 W. Monument St.
Tickets are $12, $10 MdHS members. Reservations are
recommended and can be made by calling the box office at
410-685-3750 ext. 321.
Prizes announced for United Way drawing; deadline Nov.
Employees donating $50 or more to the 2005 JHU
United Way of
Central Maryland campaign will be automatically entered
in a drawing to win prizes and free admission to
attractions ranging from an Ironbirds game in Aberdeen to
the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore.
More than 70 incentive prizes have been donated by
local businesses such as Raimondi's Florist, Radisson Hotel
at Cross Keys and the Inn at the Colonnade. For the grand
prize, Dell has again contributed a notebook computer. For
complete information on prizes and rules, go to
To participate, your pledge or contribution of at
least $50 must be received by 4:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 11,
Office of Faculty, Staff and Retiree Programs. The
drawing will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 16. For more
details, call 410-516-6060.
Free flu shots scheduled for faculty, staff, spouses,
The university will again be offering free flu shots
for faculty and staff and their spouses and partners. The
injections will be provided at numerous Johns Hopkins
locations during the month of November, beginning Nov. 1 on
the Homewood campus.
For a schedule, go to
Photography abroad: Mattin Art Munch offers tips for
When you and your camera are headed out of the
country, do you know what film to bring? How to best save
your digital shots? Will you offend anyone by taking his
At this month's Mattin Art Munch, Jay VanRensselaer,
director of JHU's Homewood Imaging and Photographic
Services, will draw on his many experiences abroad
(including annual trips to Egypt to document JHU
archaeological digs) to offer tips on the practical and
cultural issues of taking photos when traveling. The
program is scheduled for noon to 1 p.m. on Thursday, Nov.
3, in 162 Mattin. Call 410-516-3817 for more
SAIS to host conference on U.S. military operations in
SAIS will hold
a one-day conference, U.S. Military Operations in Iraq:
Planning, Combat and Occupation, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on
Wednesday, Nov. 2. The Strategic Studies Institute of the
U.S. Army War College is co-sponsoring the event with the
Philip Merrill Center for Strategic Studies at SAIS.
Experts from government, military, think tanks and
academia will speak in panel sessions titled "Setting the
Scene: The Iraq War in Context," "Defeating the Iraqi
Regime," "Reconstructing Iraq," "Countering the Insurgency"
and "Lessons, Controversies and Questions." The conference
will be held in the Nitze Building's Kenney Auditorium.
Non-SAIS affiliates must RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or
Charles Center photo exhibit opens at JHU Downtown
Through the work of the father-daughter team of Marion
and Mame Warren, a new exhibit opens a door to the
beginning of Baltimore's efforts to renew its downtown with
the Charles Center project, a massive remaking of nine full
city blocks begun in the 1950s.
A series of images taken by Marion Warren, official
photographer for the project, and excerpts from oral
histories collected by Mame Warren, a staff member in
MSEL's Special Collections, gives visitors to the exhibit a
detailed view of those early renewal days in Baltimore.
"A Great Vision: Launching Baltimore's Charles Center"
is on view through next year at the university's Downtown
Registration open for popular JHM 'Woman's
The 11th annual Johns Hopkins women's health
conference, A Woman's Journey, will be held Saturday, Nov.
12, at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront.
JHU faculty will teach 32 seminars aimed specifically
at women on topics including aging, fitness, heart disease,
cancer, osteoporosis and fatigue. Catherine DeAngelis,
pediatrics in the School of Medicine and the first
female editor of the Journal of the American Medical
Association, will be the plenary speaker. Jonathan
Pevsner, associate professor in the
of Neuroscience, will speak about the life and work of
Leonardo da Vinci and the intersection between art and
The cost is $85, $75 for full-time matriculating
students with ID. For details about the sessions and to
register online, go to
JHMI Professional Development Office launches new Web
The JHMI Professional Development Office has launched
a new Web site through which faculty, postdocs, graduate
students and medical students can stay updated on free and
tuition-supported classes in biomedical communications and
on a broad range of career-related services. The
information can be found at
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