The Johns Hopkins Gazette: September 28, 1998
Sep. 28-Oct. 5

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Wed., Sept. 30, 5 p.m. "At the CORE of Genetics with Mechanics and Energetics," a Biology colloquium with E.N. Moudrianakis; Mudd Hall Auditorium. HW

Fri., Oct. 2, 2 p.m. "Why Global Warming is a Controversial Issue," an APL colloquium with S. George Philander, Princeton University; Parsons Auditorium. APL Program will be simulcast to 218 Maryland Hall on the Homewood campus.


Tues., Sept. 29, noon. Brainstorming Meeting and discussion of future topics for Women's Forum events; 803 Ross. JHMI Sponsored by the Women's Forum/JHMI Caucus. A donation of one personal care item for the House of Ruth will be appreciated.

Thurs., Oct. 1, 5:30 p.m. "An Afternoon with an Author," a discussion and book-signing with Linda Lear, author of Rachel Carson: Witness for Nature; Garrett Room, MSE Library. HW For more information or to R.S.V.P., call 410-516-8327. Sponsored by the Friends of the Johns Hopkins University Libraries.

Fri., Oct. 2, 8:30-9:30 a.m. Discussion and networking opportunity; Gallery (yellow chair section), SHPH. Sponsored by the Women's Forum/JHMI Caucus. A donation of one personal care item for the House of Ruth will be appreciated.

Fridays, 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.


Sat., Oct. 3, 7:30 p.m. and Sun., Oct. 4, 2:30 p.m. "Fashion Slaves," an alternative fashion show to raise awareness of sweatshop practices in Latin America and the U.S.; Arellano Theater, Levering. HW Co-sponsored by the Student Labor Action Committee. Suggested donation, $2 for students, $3 for all others.


Thurs., Oct. 1, and Fri., Oct. 2, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sat., Oct. 3, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; and Sun., Oct. 4, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. "Best-Dressed" Sale and Boutique, featuring fashionable clothing and accessories at bargain prices; Evergreen House, 4545 N. Charles St. Off campus


Wed., Sept. 30, 4 p.m. "The Research Paper: Putting Together Your First Draft," a Scientific Communication lecture by Deborah McClellan; West Lecture Hall, WBSB. Sponsored by the Welch Medical Library WelchWeb program.

Thurs., Oct. 1, 12:30 p.m. "Stand Up for Rural America: An Empowerment Campaign," a Program on Social Change and Development brown bag lunch lecture by Carrie Fernandez, Rural Local Initiatives Support Corp., 812 Rome Building, 1619 Massachusetts Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C. Reservations are not required. SAIS

Thurs., Oct. 1, noon. "Internet Basics"; West Lecture Hall, WBSB. Part of the "Internet Lecture Series" sponsored by the Welch Medical Library.


Fri., Oct. 2, noon-2 p.m. Open House for the School of Continuing Studies graduate certificate in investments program; Washington Center, 1625 Massachusetts Ave., N.W. and 4:30-6:30 p.m. at Montgomery County Center, 9601 Medical Center Drive, Rockville, Md. To R.S.V.P., call 1-800-GO-TO-JHU.


Tues., Sept., 29, noon. Midday Performance with soprano Holly Thompson and pianist Michael Shepard, presenting a Gershwin Centennial Review; Hurd Hall. JHMI Sponsored by Cultural Affairs. For more information, call 410-955-3363.

Fri., Oct. 2, 8 p.m. Peabody Symphony Orchestra, presenting Vivaldi's Concerto in E-flat, F. VIII, No. 27, and Villa-Lobos' Ciranda das Sete Notas with bassoonist Phillip Kolker, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra; Friedberg Concert Hall, 1 E. Mt. Vernon Place. Tickets are $16, $8 for senior citizens and $5 for students with I.D. For concert or ticket information, call the Peabody Box Office at 410-659-8124.


Thurs., Oct. 1, 5 p.m. Reading by Deborah Eisenberg; Mudd Hall Auditorium. HW Part of the Writing Seminars' fall reading series. For information, call 410-516-7563.


Tues., Sept. 29, 6:45 p.m. Kol Nidre Service for Erev Yom Kippur; Glass Pavilion, Levering. HW An additional Reform worship service will be held in the Arellano Theater, Levering.

Wed., Sept. 30, 9:30 a.m. Yom Kippur Service with Yizkor, 1 p.m.; Mincha, 4 p.m.; and Neilah (concluding services), 6:15 p.m.; Glass Pavilion, Levering. HW

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

Wednesdays, 8 p.m. Graduate Christian Fellowship meeting; London Room, The Marylander, 3501 St. Paul St. Off campus

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. 28, noon. "Novel Growth and Differentiation Factors Related to the TGF-beta Superfamily," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with Se-Jin Lee; 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

Mon., Sept. 28, noon. Open Forum to discuss nominees for 1999 Convocation speaker; W2008 SHPH. Faculty and students are welcome. For information, call the Dean's Office, 410-955-3540.

Mon., Sept. 28, 4 p.m. The Sawyer Seminar with Houston Baker, University of Pennsylvania; 315 Gilman. HW

Mon., Sept. 28, 5 p.m. Dean's Lecture -- "Life, Death and the Economy: New Discoveries" by M. Harvey Brenner; W2030 SHPH.

Tues., Sept. 29, noon. "Regulation of Excitatory Synaptic Transmission," a Clinical Neuroscience seminar with Richard Huganir; 1-191 Meyer. JHMI

Tues., Sept. 29, noon. "The Role of the Nuclear Lamina in Chromatin Organization," a Cell Biology and Anatomy seminar with Yosef Gruenbaum, Hebrew University of Jerusalem; 110 WBSB.

Tues., Sept. 29, 4:15 p.m. "Novel Approaches to Dissecting Lipopolysaccharide-induced Signaling Pathways," an Immunology Council seminar with Stephanie Vogel, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences; W2030 SHPH.

Wed., Sept. 30, 4 p.m. "Regulation and Formation of the Drosophila Salivary Gland," a Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences seminar with Deborah Andrew; 303 WBSB.

Wed., Sept. 30, 4 p.m. "A Case of Forgery? Nationalism and the Making of American Pragmatism," an American History seminar with Brian Lloyd, University of California at Riverside; 315 Gilman. HW

Thurs., Oct. 1, 11 a.m. "Acoustic Stimulation of Multiphase Flow in Porous Media," a Chemical Engineering seminar with Jonathan Higdon, University of Illinois; 110 Maryland. HW

Thurs., Oct. 1, noon. "Evolvability of Emerging Viruses," an Infectious Diseases and Molecular Microbiology and Immunology seminar with Donald Burke; W2030 SHPH.

Thurs., Oct. 1, 1 p.m. "Synapse Assembly and Glutamate Receptor Targeting in Hippocampal Neurons," a Neuroscience research seminar with Anne Marie Craig, University of Illinois; 811 WBSB.

Thurs., Oct. 1, 3 p.m. "Fractional Calculus with Engineering Applications," a Mechanical Engineering seminar with Alan Freed, Lewis Research Center/NASA; 106 Latrobe. HW

Thurs., Oct. 1, 4 p.m. "Chromatin Remodeling and Transcription," a Molecular Biology and Genetics seminar with Carl Wu, National Cancer Institute/NIH; 517 PCTB.

Thurs., Oct. 1, 4 p.m. "Alternating Kernel and Mixture Density Estimates," a Mathematical Sciences seminar with Carey Priebe; 304 Whitehead. HW

Thurs., Oct. 1, 4 p.m. "Function and Regulation of the Focal Adhesion Protein Tensin: Roles in Signal Transduction and Cytoskeleton Organization," a Biology seminar with Denis Wirtz; 100 Mudd. HW

Fri., Oct. 2, 11 a.m. "Some New Results Concerning the Erdos-Szekeres Theorem," a Mathematical Sciences student seminar with Lior Pachter, MIT; 304 Whitehead. HW

Mon., Oct. 5, 4 p.m. "DNA Damage Recognition by Uracil DNA Glycosylase: How Does Uracil Flipping Contribute to Specificity?" a Biochemistry seminar with James Stivers, Center for Advanced Research in Biotechnology/University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute/ National Institute of Standards and Technology; 2030 SHPH.


Wed., Sept. 30, 11:45 a.m. Men's Cross Country @ Centennial Championships.

Wed., Sept. 30, 11:45 a.m. Women's Cross Country @ Centennial Championships.

Thurs., Oct. 1, 7 p.m. Men's Soccer, Hopkins vs. St. Mary's. HW

Fri., Oct. 2, 7 p.m. Football, Hopkins vs. Gettysburg. HW

Sat., Oct. 3, 11 a.m. Volleyball, Hopkins vs. Swarthmore and Muhlenberg. HW

Sat., Oct. 3, 4 p.m. Women's Soccer, Hopkins vs. Franklin and Marshall. HW

Sat., Oct. 3, 7 p.m. Men's Soccer, Hopkins vs. Muhlenberg. HW

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


Mon., Sept. 28, 7 p.m. "Who Are We? A Question of National Identity" -- The Milton S. Eisenhower Symposium, "Great Social Movements" with Patricia Ireland (pictured at right), president of the National Organization for Women; Garrett Room, MSE Library. HW

Mon., Oct. 5, 8 p.m. "Who Are We? A Question of National Identity" -- The Milton S. Eisenhower Symposium, "Impact of Economics on the American Landscape" with James Wolfensten, president of the World Bank; Shriver Hall Auditorium. HW

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Mon., Sept. 28, noon. The Marc Steiner Show. Issues facing Congress with U.S. Rep. Robert Ehrlich.

Tues., Sept. 29, noon. The Marc Steiner Show. Dianne Scharper, editor of Songs of Myself: Episodes from the Edge of Adulthood. Thurgood Marshall: American Revolutionary, followed at 1 p.m. by a look at the Maryland Science Center's new exhibit on dinosaurs.

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

Sundays, 4-5 p.m. Media Matters with David Zurawik and Sheri Parks. What's new in pop culture and television, with caller participation (410-516-6696 or