SOURCE Children's Book Drive
The Student Outreach Resource Center is collecting new and
gently used children's books that will be donated to
Baltimore Reads for Books for Kids Day. Donations will be
accepted through Friday, March 31, at the following
locations: School of Public Health, E3003 (SOURCE), E1002
(Student Affairs), E7536 and the Student Lounge (1st
floor); School of Medicine, PCTB lobby and the Faculty
Common Room; School of Nursing, the lobby; JHH, 907
Blalock; and APL, Room 4-246.
The drive is co-sponsored by SOURCE, the Black Faculty
and Staff Association, the SoN Student Government
Association, the SoM InterAction Council and the SPH
Student Assembly Community Affairs Committee. For more
Deadline for CAAT Nominations
This is the last week that the Johns Hopkins Center for
Alternatives to Animal Testing can accept nominations for
two awards honoring individuals and organizations for
significant contributions to the field of alternatives.
Both awards will be presented at the 6th World Congress on
Alternatives and Animal Use in the Life Sciences in August
Sponsored by Charles River Laboratories Foundation, in
cooperation with CAAT, the Charles River Laboratories'
Excellence in Refinement Award will honor an individual who
has made an outstanding contribution to the development,
promotion and/or implementation of refinement alternatives.
This award includes $5,000 to further the recipient's
Presented at every World Congress, the CAAT
Recognition Award honors an individual (or organization)
who has made an outstanding contribution to the field of
the 3Rs, the development of alternative methods or the
field of in vitro science.
All nominations must be received by Sunday, April 1.
Indicate the name of the award for which you want your
nominee to be considered and include a one-page description
explaining why this individual or organization should be
recognized, along with a curriculum vita for individual
nominations and a fact sheet or other supporting documents
for organizations. E-mail nominations to firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information about the awards and a list of
past winners, go to
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