Toiletry Items Drive
Volunteers are needed to host drop boxes for the next
Network community outreach campaign. The organization will
be collecting personal toiletry items such
as shampoo, soap and toothpaste for several local shelters.
Responsibilities include obtaining and
posting a box in your area and packing donations for
transportation. If you are interested in
volunteering, contact Leerin Shields at email@example.com.
Spring Fair Art Show
The Student Art League is looking for submissions for an
art show, which will
be part of Spring Fair, April 25-27. Submissions can
include photography, painting, drawing, sculpture
and mixed media. To enter, submit to firstname.lastname@example.org
manageable jpeg or gif files of three to five
works, along with a brief statement in a Word file,
describing how the work ties together under some
idea or theme, or what the elements mean as a whole to the
Works will be displayed on the back steps of the
Eisenhower Library. A range of prizes will be
distributed, including gift cards from local businesses
and/or restaurants, trophies for first, second
and third place, and certificates for such categories as
most original, most colorful, etc. Four judges
will determine the winners: three professors in art-related
departments and interested show-goers
whose ballots will count as a group. Online submissions are
due April 18. Artworks will be collected
April 21-25. Participants can help install their work on
Raj and Neera Singh Undergraduate Summer Research
The Institute for Computational
Medicine, affiliated with both the Whiting School of
Engineering and the School of Medicine, will
sponsor competitive noncredit summer research fellowships
for undergraduates in the Whiting School
of Engineering. Applicants should be rising juniors or
seniors. Fellowships will run from June 2 to Aug.
15, with a stipend of $5,000.
The application deadline is May 1. To download the
application, go to
For more information, contact Jennifer Hopkins at
410-516-6877 or by e-mail to
Call for Animal Welfare Award
The Johns Hopkins Center for Alternatives to Animal
Testing is accepting proposals for the 2008 Animal Welfare
Enhancement Awards, which are designed
to refine the housing, handling and/or experimental
situations for lab animals. The awards are
intended for laboratory and animal technicians, but senior
investigators can sponsor the applicants.
The awards are limited to North American applicants
For more information, go to
proposals.htm or contact Ruth Brady at email@example.com. The
deadline for submission is June 1.
CTY Enrollment Extended
The JHU Center for Talented Youth Summer Program deadline
second- to 12th-graders has been extended to Saturday,
April 19. To apply online or learn more about
other courses and sites, go to www.cty.jhu.edu or call
Diversity Leadership Council
The Johns Hopkins Institutions Diversity Leadership
Council, established by President Brody in 1997, is in the
process of identifying new faculty, staff and
students to serve on the council.
Nominations, including a short biography and brief
description of the candidate's reason for
wishing to serve on the council, may be submitted to
firstname.lastname@example.org or by campus mail to DLC
Nomination, 130 Garland Hall, Homewood campus.
Self-nominations are encouraged from all levels of
the university (including APL) and the health system. The
deadline for receiving nominations is May 23.
More information on the DLC is available on the Web at www.jhuaa.org/dlc.
East Baltimore Summer Softball
Registration is now open for the coed Johns Hopkins
Software League. Double-headers are scheduled for Monday or
Wednesday evenings (6 p.m. start) at
the Joseph Lee Fields next to the Bayview campus. The
league is open to all students, staff and
faculty of the schools of Medicine, Nursing and Public
Health, Johns Hopkins Hospital and Kennedy
Teams must field 10 players per game, with a minimum
of three female players on the field at all
times. The team registration fee is $230, which covers
administrative costs, field reservation and
field maintenance. Each team is responsible for supplying
its own bats, gloves, bases and first-aid kit.
For more information and a team registration form, contact
Bryan Christensen at
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