Flu Vaccines at Homewood
Flu vaccines will be offered free of charge to faculty and
spouses/same sex domestic partners) on the Homewood campus.
The schedule is as follows:
Monday, Oct. 27, and Tuesday, Oct. 28, from
9:30 to 11:30 a.m. and 2 to 3:30 p.m. in Levering
Hall (Sherwood Room and Great Hall). JHU ID badge is
Flu vaccines will also be available from 2:30 to 4
p.m. on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, Dec. 2 to
17, in the Office of Occupational Health Services, W601
Wyman Park Building. No appointment is necessary.
Funding for Prostate Cancer Research
Funding is available to support multidisciplinary research
prostate cancer through the Patrick C. Walsh Prostate
Cancer Research Fund. Awards of a maximum
of $75,000 for up to two years are available to fund career
development and developmental research
programs (pilot projects). New ideas are encouraged.
The deadline for applications is Monday, Jan. 5. For
more information, go to:
Submissions for the 2009 Abell Award
Full-time graduate and undergraduate students may apply
for the 2009 Abell Award in Urban Policy competition,
co-sponsored by the Abell Foundation and the
Institute for Policy Studies.
First-place prize is $4,000; second-place, $1,000. The
awards will be given to students who
produce the most compelling papers on a pressing policy
problem facing the city of Baltimore. Full-time
students from 12 Maryland colleges and universities are
eligible to enter the competition. Entry forms
are due by 4 p.m. on Oct. 17. For more information or to
direct interested students, go to: ips.jhu.edu.
Walk-a-Thon for Hopkins Children's
The Baltimore leg of the nationwide 2008 Torch Relay
for the Children's Miracle Network begins at 8:30 a.m. on
Monday, Oct. 20. Hopkins Children's will
receive all the proceeds from the day. The event is
sponsored by Marriott and Food Lion.
Participants can walk or run the 2.7 miles from the
Billings Circle outside Johns Hopkins
Hospital, where the relay begins, to Rash Field on Light
Street, in Baltimore's Inner Harbor. Hopkins
employees take off directly from the hospital and can ride
a provided bus back. Non-Hopkins
employees meet at Rash Field, where registration begins at
7:30 a.m., and ride a provided bus to the
relay's starting point at Hopkins. Registration is
To register online and for details, go to:
GO TO OCTOBER 6,
TABLE OF CONTENTS.
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