The Johns Hopkins Gazette: January 5, 1998

Jan. 5-12

Johns Hopkins Gazette Online Edition

The School of Nursing will host information sessions about its new Business of Nursing program, on Thursday, Jan. 8, at 8 a.m. and again at noon, in Room 114 of the new School of Nursing building.

The 12-credit, nine-month graduate certificate program complements a nurse's clinical skills with comprehensive business content in managed care and finance. The School of Nursing is located at 525 N. Wolfe St., across the street from the main entrance of The Johns Hopkins Hospital. The sessions are co-sponsored by the School of Continuing Studies. For more information, call the Office of Admissions at 410-955-7548.

The Summer 1998 NASA Academy is accepting applications. Undergraduate and graduate internship opportunities are available in engineering, science and mathematics at three NASA field centers (Ames Research Center, Dryden Flight Research Center and Goddard Space Flight Center); a NASA Academy is in the planning stage for the Kennedy Space Center. A team of students will work on the cutting edge of NASA s research and development while exploring the many facets of the U.S. space program.

For information on eligibility requirements and how to get an application, visit the NASA Academy Web site at or e-mail Applications are due at Maryland Space Grant Consortium, assistant director's office, 206-C Bloomberg Center for Physics and Astronomy, Homewood campus, on or before Jan. 30.

The NIEHS Center in Urban Environmental Health announces availability of funding for pilot projects, which will be funded for up to $12,500 for the period beginning April 1998 to March 31, 1999. Deadline for submission is Jan. 15. For information and guidelines, call 410-955-3720 or visit the office in room 1102, School of Public Health.

Glamour magazine's 1998 Top Ten College Women Competition is offering a $1,000 scholarship to accomplished female juniors. The competition recognizes exceptional achievements and the vision, determination and academic excellence of women. Candidates will be evaluated on leadership experience, personal involvement in community and campus affairs, and academic excellence.

Applications are available at the Office of Student Financial Services, 146 Garland Hall on the Homewood campus. Deadline for applications is Jan. 31.

Backpacker magazine is offering $1,000 scholarships to full-time juniors and seniors. Applicants must maintain at least a 3.0 GPA in any major field of study. The scholarship program is designed to honor students who have displayed initiative in improving or protecting the outdoors and he environment by taking a leadership role in outdoor activities and encouraging others to do the same.

Applications are available in the Office of Student Services, 146 Garland Hall on the Homewood campus. Additional information and an application may also be obtained on the Web at The application deadline is Feb. 16.

An exhibition at Evergreen House of rare 18th-century imprints from the Garrett Collection of the Eisenhower Rare Book Library will continue through Friday, Jan. 16. The exhibition, mounted to celebrate Baltimore's bicentennial, is open Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m.

Admission to the exhibit is $6, $5 for seniors, $3 for students. Hopkins students and faculty will be admitted free with I.D. Evergreen House is located at 4545 N. Charles St.