"Old Traditions, New Beginnings Influencing Nursing" is the theme of the Johns Hopkins Nurses Alumni Association's education program to be held Friday, June 12, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the new Anne M. Pinkard School of Nursing Building at 525 N. Wolfe St.
The program will highlight the diversity of the School of Nursing. The featured speaker will be nurse historian Susan Appling. Cost for the daylong conference is $70, $60 for School of Nursing alumni, $30 for students and $20 for School of Nursing students. Attendance is also worth six Continuing Education units. For registration information, call Melinda Rose at 410-955-4285 or e-mail her at email@example.com.
An Evening at the Ball Park, an event hosted by the Kelly G. Ripken Program at Johns Hopkins, is scheduled for Thursday, June 18. The game will feature the Orioles vs. the Toronto Blue Jays. Prior to the game, there will be a private dessert-reception in the Designated Hitters Lounge on the 4th floor of the warehouse at Oriole Park at Camden Yards.
Tickets for the event are $100 per ticket. All proceeds directly benefit the Kelly G. Ripken Program, a Johns Hopkins Resource for Thyroid Education and Patient Care. To order tickets, call Donna Frithsen or Carole Helman at 410-955-3644.
The Evergreen Society of Johns Hopkins University, which was created to provide learning experiences and social opportunities for retired and semi-retired individuals, will hold two preview sessions for its fall course offerings, on Thursday, June 18, from 9:30 a.m. to noon at the Montgomery County Center in Rockville, Md., and Tuesday, June 23, from 9:30 a.m. to noon at Grace United Methodist Church, 5407 N. Charles St. The previews will provide opportunities to talk to instructors and meet fellow Evergreen Society members. For information on membership or the preview sessions, call 410-309-9531 (Baltimore/Columbia) or 301-294-7058 (Rockville).
Applications for awards in 1999 are requested for the Searle Scholars Program of the Chicago Community Trust, the Pew Scholars Program in the Biomedical Sciences and the Burroughs Wellcome Fund Career Awards in the Biomedical Sciences. Both Searle and Pew encourage research clinicians and basic scientists to apply. Hopkins may nominate up to two candidates for the Searle Program and two candidates for the Pew Program, one of whose research involves them directly with patients. Johns Hopkins may nominate six candidates for the Burroughs Wellcome Fund Career Awards. Faculty at the rank of assistant professor or the equivalent and above are not eligible.
The internal deadline for the Searle, Pew and Burroughs Wellcome Fund awards is Monday, July 27. Completed applications should be sent to Elaine Simonds, 708N Wyman Park Center at Homewood by this date. For more information or application materials, call 410-516-8734 or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Information on these and other scholar programs is available on the ReSource home page at http://resource.ca.jhu.edu/ under "Funding Opportunities."