Johns Hopkins Gazette | January 7, 2008
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The newspaper of The Johns Hopkins University January 7, 2008 | Vol. 37 No. 16



Women's Leadership Award

Nominations are now being accepted for the eighth annual Women's Leadership Award, which will be presented at the Women's Network spring luncheon on May 9.

One honoree from each chapter — APL, Bayview, Homewood, JHMI and SAIS — will be selected, based on her leadership in motivating others in their work and community; developing leadership skills in others; mentoring; increasing employee knowledge of critical issues facing an office, division or department; or strengthening the commitment of faculty, staff and students to the university.

To make a nomination, complete the form at and submit it via e-mail to Nora Koch at by Friday, Feb. 29. Nominations that are incomplete or not submitted by e-mail will not be considered. For more information about the Women's Leadership Award or the nomination process, contact Nora Koch at 410-516-5078 or


PubMed Class

The Welch Medical Library is offering an advanced PubMed class from 1 to 4 p.m. on Jan. 8. Topics include building expert search strategies using the Medical Subject Headings Database and learning to use MyNCBI to compose filters for customized PubMed searches and to receive e-mail alerts for new articles.

The class will be held in Lab #1, 2024 Bldg. Registration is required. A year of experience searching PubMed is a prerequisite.


Junior Achievement Biztown Event

The Office of Faculty, Staff and Retiree Programs has partnered with Junior Achievement to help Furman Templeton Elementary School students in West Baltimore. Johns Hopkins volunteers are needed for JA BizTown, an event designed to help fifth- graders become "grown-ups" for a day by learning to hold a job, manage finances and develop an understanding of how to be a functioning adult in the community.

The program will be held from 8:45 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 10. Participants who did not attend the Dec. 12 session must attend the one scheduled from 6 to 8 p.m., on Wednesday, Jan. 9, at the Junior Achievement office in Owings Mills.

For more information, contact Sondra Ponzi at 410-516-0338 or log on to for links to this and other FSRP community service programs.


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