The Johns Hopkins Gazette: September 14, 1998
Sep. 14-21

Johns Hopkins Gazette Online Edition



Wed., Sept. 16, and Thurs., Sept. 17, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. American Red Cross Blood Drive; Glass Pavilion, Levering. To donate blood or volunteer time, call Daria Bollinger, 410-516-0138. HW


Tues., Sept. 15, 4:15 p.m. "Natural Products and Their Protein Receptors," a Chemistry colloquium with Jon Clardy, Cornell University; 233 Remsen. HW


Fri., Sept. 18, 8:30-9:30 a.m. Discussion and networking opportunity; Gallery (yellow chair section), SHPH. Sponsored by the Women's Forum/JHMI Caucus.

Fri., Sept. 18, 3-4:30 p.m. Support Group for graduate women in Arts and Sciences, Engineering, Nursing and Peabody. For information on location, call Laura Hoffmann or Elizabeth Beil at 410-516-8278.


Mondays, 3 p.m. Otolaryngology Grand Rounds, with a rotating roster of speakers; 6150 JHOC.

Wednesdays, 4 p.m. "Coagulation Disease" with William Bell; 1024 Blalock. JHMI


Thurs., Sept. 17, 12:30 p.m. "The New Face of Development in Africa?" a Program on Social Change and Development brown bag lunch lecture by David Hirschmann, American University; 812 Rome Building, 1619 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C. Reservations not required. SAIS


Sun., Sept. 20, 7 p.m. Jewish High Holiday Egalitarian services; Glass Pavilion, Levering. A Reform service will be held in the Arellano Theater. HW

Mon., Sept. 21, 9:30 a.m. Rosh Hashana service; Glass Pavilion, Levering. HW

Tuesdays, 7 p.m. Christian Fellowship Meeting, musical worship and Bible study; 3030 SHPH.

Fridays, 7:30 p.m. Agape Campus Ministry, weekly meeting; 100 Shaffer. HW

Fridays, 7:30 p.m. Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship, weekly group meeting; Garrett Room, MSE Library. HW


Mon., Sept. 14, noon. "Mechanisms that Determine the Orientation and Termination of Cell Cleavage in C. elegans," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with John White, University of Wisconsin; 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

Mon., Sept. 14, 12:15 p.m. "Couples and Reproductive Health: Married Partners' Reports of Contraceptive Use," a Population and Family Health Sciences seminar with Stan Becker; W2030 SHPH.

Tues., Sept. 15, noon. "Immediate Early Genes in Neuronal Plasticity," a Clinical Neuroscience seminar with Paul Worley; 1-191 Meyer. JHMI

Tues., Sept. 15, 4:15 p.m. "Mechanisms of Positive and Negative Signaling," an Immunology Council seminar with Jean-Pierre Kinet, Harvard Medical School and Beth-Israel Deaconess Medical Center; 2030 SHPH.

Wed., Sept. 16, 4 p.m. "Human Kaposis Sarcoma Associated Herpesvirus: Molecular Piracy and Biological Selection," a Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences seminar with Gary Hayward; 303 WBSB.

Thurs., Sept. 17, 1 p.m. "Neural Crest Development: A Role for BMPs," a Neuroscience research seminar with Gerald Maxwell, University of Connecticut Health Center; 811 WBSB.

Thurs., Sept. 17, 3 p.m. "Optimal Experiment Design," a Mechanical Engineering seminar with Ashley Emery, National Science Foundation; 106 Latrobe. HW

Thurs., Sept. 17, 4 p.m. "Criticism of Soviet Totalitarianism from Inside: The Case of Christian Rakovsky," a European History seminar with Georgiy Chernyavsky, Kharkov Universiity; 315 Gilman. HW

Thurs., Sept. 17, 4 p.m. "Properties and Functions of Deglycosylating Enzyme (peptide:N-glycanase)," a Biology seminar with Tadashi Suzuki, SUNY at Stony Brook; 100 Mudd. HW

Thurs., Sept. 17, 4 p.m. "Selected Applications of Mathematical Programs with Equilibrium Constraints," a Mathematical Sciences seminar with Jong-Shi Pang; 304 Whitehead. HW (A pre-seminar takes place at 3 p.m.)

Thurs., Sept. 17, 4 p.m. "Hybrid Control for Autonomous Systems," an Electrical/Computer Engineering seminar with Panos Antsaklis, University of Notre Dame; 117 Barton. HW

Friday, Sept. 18, 10:30 a.m. "On Convection Induced by Molecular Diffusion," a Center for Environmental and Applied Fluid Mechanics seminar with Howard Brenner, MIT; 304 Olin. HW

Friday, Sept. 18, noon. "Phillip II and the Practice of Empire," a History "Legacies of Empire" seminar with Geoffrey Parker, Ohio State University; 315 Gilman. HW


Tues., Sept. 15, 7 p.m. Volleyball, Hopkins vs. Western Maryland. HW

Wed., Sept. 16, 4:30 p.m. Field Hockey, Hopkins vs. Salisbury. HW

The field hockey season is in full swing with two home games scheduled for this week. Salisbury State arrives at Homewood Field at 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 16, followed by Bryn Mawr College at 4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 19.

Sat., Sept. 19, 1 p.m. Women's Soccer, Hopkins vs. Ursinus.HW

Sat., Sept. 19, 4 p.m. Field Hockey, Hopkins vs. Bryn Mawr. HW

Sat., Sept. 19, 7 p.m. Men's Soccer, Hopkins vs. Swarthmore. HW

Sat., Sept. 19, Men's Cross Country, Hopkins vs. Swarthmore. HW

Sat., Sept. 19, Women's Cross Country, Hopkins vs. Swarthmore. HW

For updated schedule information, call the Sports Information Office at 410-516-0552.

WJHU 88.1 FM

Fridays, 8:30 p.m. American Song Book with Andy Bienstock. A program featuring music and singers of the golden age of American popular song.

Sundays, 4-5 p.m. Media Matters with David Zurawik and Sheri Parks. A critique of the media and a look at what's new in pop culture and television, with caller participation (410-516-6696 or


Thurs., Sept. 17, noon. "Legal Issues," a WORKlife elder care work- shop with Jason Frank, discussing power of attorney, estate planning and other legal issues; Conference Room A, Levering. HW


JHMI Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, East Baltimore
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JHOC Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center, East Baltimore
PCTB Preclinical Teaching Building, East Baltimore
SHPH School of Hygiene and Public Health, East Baltimore
WBSB Wood Basic Science Building, East Baltimore
SAIS School of Advanced International Studies Washington, D.C.
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