The Johns Hopkins Gazette: October 26, 1998
Oct. 26-Nov. 1

Johns Hopkins Gazette Online Edition



Wed., Oct. 28, 5 p.m. "Calcium Signaling Mechanisms Outside-In and Inside-Out," a Biology colloquium with Kyle Cunningham; Mudd Hall Auditorium. HW

Thurs., Oct. 29, 4 p.m. "Supersymmetric Dark Matter," a Physics and Astronomy colloquium with Keith Olive, University of Minnesota; Schafler Auditorium, Bloomberg. HW

Fri., Oct. 30, 2 p.m. "The Impact of Comets and Asteroids Upon the Earth," a colloquium with Donald Yeomans, JPL; Kossiakoff Center. APL Program will be simulcast to 218 Maryland Hall.


Mon., Oct. 26 through Sat., Oct. 31, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. "Unheard Voices," an interactive multimedia exhibit of handcrafted portrait casting and viewer-activated oral histories of sexual assault survivors; Sherwood Room, Levering. HW

Mon., Oct. 26 through Thurs., Oct. 29, noon-1:30 p.m. A "World Population Awareness Week" event--video and print informational displays; Student Lounge, SHPH. Sponsored by the Johns Hopkins Population Center.

Wed., Oct. 28, 12:15 p.m. A "World Population Awareness Week" event--"Not the Numbers Game," collection of videos documenting progress on population programs in six countries; W2030 SHPH. Sponsored by the Johns Hopkins Population Center.


Tues., Oct. 27, 4 p.m. The Ninth Harold and Marilyn Menkes Memorial Lecture- -"Molecular Basis of Neonatal Pulmonary Disease" by Jeffrey Whitsett, Children's Hospital Medical Center; East Wing Auditorium, SHPH.

Wed., Oct. 28, 4 p.m. "Using PowerPoint to Create Presentations," a Scientific Communication lecture by Kathy Friedman; West Lecture Hall, WBSB. Sponsored by the Welch Medical Library WelchWeb program.

Wed., Oct. 28, 5:30 p.m. "Persuasion, Healing and the Teaching of Psychiatry," a humanities lecture by Julia Frank, George Washington University School of Medicine; Mountcastle Auditorium, PCTB. Part of the series "The Languages of Medicine: Communication and Its Complications" sponsored by Cultural Affairs.

Wed., Oct. 28, 6 p.m. "U.S. Foreign Policy: Bosnia, Kosovo, Turkey and the Role of Greece in Southern Europe," a lecture by Nicholas Burns, U.S. ambassador to Greece; Rome Auditorium, Rome Bldg., 1619 Massachusetts Ave., N.W., Washington. Part of the European lecture series.

Thurs., Oct. 29, noon. "Advanced Search Strategies"; Hurd Hall. JHMI Part of the Internet lecture series sponsored by the Welch Medical Library.

Thurs., Oct. 29, 12:30 p.m. "Volunteers: Unwitting Imperialists?" a Program on Social Change and Development brown bag lunch lecture by John Sealy, Jesuit Volunteers International; 812 Rome Building, 1619 Massachusetts Ave., N.W., Washington. SAIS


Tues., Oct. 27, 8 p.m. "Opera Potpourri," performance of scenes from various operas by the Peabody Opera Workshop, with piano accompaniment; Friedberg Concert Hall. Admission is free.

Wed., Oct. 28, 8 p.m. Les Cordes du Roy, the early music ensemble performs on Renaissance stringed instruments; Friedberg Concert Hall. Tickets are $16, $8 for senior citizens and $5 for students with I.D.

Fri., Oct. 30, 7:30 p.m. Peabody Chamber Winds performs music by Elliott, Stravinsky and Haufrecht; Griswold Hall.

For concert and ticket information, call the Peabody Box Office at 410-659-8124.

Sat., Oct. 31, 8 p.m. Halloween Jazz Concert by the JHU Jazz Ensemble performing music by Duke Ellington, Count Basie and more; E-Level Pub, Levering. HW

Sun., Nov. 1, 3 p.m. Peabody Prep's Young People's String Program Halloween Concert; Friedberg Hall.


Wed., Oct. 29, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. School of Continuing Studies' Open House for the master of science in real estate program; Washington Center, 1625 Massachusetts Ave., N.W. and 6-7:30 p.m. Montgomery County Center, 9601 Medical Center Drive, Rockville.

For more information on School of Continuing Studies open houses or to R.S.V.P., call 1-800-GO-TO-JHU.


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; 100 Shaffer. HW

Fridays, 7:30 p.m. Inter-varsity Christian Fellowship; group meeting; Garrett Room, MSEL. HW


Mon., Oct. 26, noon. A "World Population Awareness Week" lecture-- "Women's Empowerment, the IPCD Program of Action and Future Population Growth" by Alene Gelbard, Population Reference Bureau; W2030 SHPH.

Mon., Oct. 26, noon. "Genetic Analysis of the Shh Pathway During Mouse CNS Development," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with Alex Joyner, Skirball Institute, New York; 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

Mon., Oct. 26, 4 p.m. "Deubiquitination and Substrate Selection for Ubiquitin-dependent Proteolysis," a Biochemistry seminar with Robert Cohen, University of Iowa College of Medicine; W2030 SHPH.

Mon., Oct. 26, 4 p.m. "From Memory to Written Records in the Schools: Abelard and His Masters," a History seminar with Michael Clanchy, University of London; 315 Gilman. HW

Tues., Oct. 27, noon. "Nerve Growth Factor Signal Transduction in Developing Neurons," a Clinical Neuroscience seminar with David Ginty; 1-191 Meyer. JHMI

Tues., Oct. 27, 4:30 p.m. "What Drives Advances in Speech Recognition? or There's No Data Like More Data," a Center for Language and Speech Processing seminar with Michael Picheny, T.J. Watson Research Center, IBM; 100 Shaffer. HW

Wed., Oct. 28, 4 p.m. "Lessons Learned from Bioactive Peptide," a Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences seminar with Betty Eipper; 303 WBSB.

Thurs., Oct. 29, 11 a.m. "Integration of Macroscopic and Microscopic Scales in Hepatic Tissue Engineering," a Chemical Engineering seminar with Linda Griffith, MIT; 110 Maryland. HW

Thurs., Oct. 29, 3 p.m. "Fundamental Characteristics of the Mechanical Behavior from Electronic Structure Calculations," a Mechanical Engineering seminar with Oleg Mryasov, Northwestern University; 106 Latrobe. HW

Thurs., Oct. 29, 3:30 p.m. "Influenza Virus and Dendritic Cell Function," a Biology seminar with Maryna Eichelberger; 100 Mudd. HW

Thurs., Oct. 29, 4 p.m. "The Likelihood Paradigm for Statistical Evidence," a Mathematical Sciences/Biostatistics joint seminar with Richard Royall; 304 Whitehead. HW

Thurs., Oct. 29, 4 p.m. "Translinear Analog Signal Processing: A Modular Approach to Large-scale Analog Computation with Multiple-Input Translinear Elements," an Electrical and Computer Engineering seminar with Bradley Minch, Cornell University; 117 Barton. HW

Fri., Oct. 30, 10:30 a.m. "Cross Shelf Circulation over the North Carolina Inner Shelf," a Center for Environmental and Applied Fluid Mechanics seminar with Steven Lentz, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute; 304 Olin. HW

Fri., Oct. 30, noon. "A Mosquito Factor Blocks Plasmodium's Zygote to Ookinete Transformation," a Vector Biology Forum seminar with Stephane Cociancich; W4013 SHPH. Sponsored by Molecular Microbiology and Immunology.

Mon., Nov. 2, 4 p.m. "Genomic Approaches to Antimicrobial Discovery: Opportunities and Hurdles," a Biochemistry seminar with Martin Rosenberg, Smith-Kline Beecham Pharmaceuticals; W2030 SHPH.

Mon., Nov. 2, 4 p.m. The David Bodian Seminar in Neuroscience--"Effects of Aging on Cognition and the Hippocampus" with Michela Gallagher; 341 Krieger. HW


Wed., Oct. 28, 7 p.m. Men's soccer, JHU vs. Washington College. HW

Sat., Oct. 31, 1 p.m. Football, JHU vs. Dickinson. HW

Sat., Oct. 31, 5 p.m. Field hockey, JHU vs. Franklin and Marshall. HW

Sat., Oct. 31, 7:30 p.m. Men's soccer, JHU vs. Dickinson. HW

Fri., Oct. 30 and Sat., Oct. 31, Volleyball, JHU at UAA Championships.


. Thurs., Oct. 29, 8 p.m. The 1998 MSE Symposium--"Who Are We? A Question of National Identity" with Supreme Court justice Antonin Scalia; Shriver Hall. HW

Sat., Oct. 31, 11 a.m. "The Great Escape: The Country House and Garden in America," a day-long symposium; Homewood House Museum. Beginning at 1 p.m., "Rest and Recreation, Neoclassical Style: The Suburban Villa," a talk by Damie Stillman, University of Delaware; and "Leaves, Paint and Ink: The Landscape Garden in British and American Arts," an illustrated slide lecture by Milo Naeve, Art Institute of Chicago. Registration fee is $25 for members and $30 for non-members. For information or to make reservations, call 410-516-5589.


Wed., Oct. 28, noon. "Making Your Money Dreams Come True," a discussion with Eileen Michaels, Legg Mason Wood Walker, Inc., N.Y.; Shriver Hall. HW Part of the "Wednesday Noon Series" sponsored by Special Events.

Wed., Oct. 28, 8 p.m. "Free Expression," an Odyssey media forum with Joan Bertin, National Coalition Against Censorship; Bill Kramer, Kramer Books; and Dinesh D'Souza (American Enterprise Institute), author of The End of Racism; Bloomberg Auditorium. HW Tickets are $18, available at the door, $8 for students with I.D. Part of the series "Free Speech: Media, Law and Society."


Fri., Oct. 30, 8 p.m., Sat., Oct. 31, 8 p.m. and Sun., Nov. 1, 2:15 p.m. She Stoops to Conquer, a Theatre Hopkins production of the 18th-century classic by Oliver Goldsmith; Merrick Barn. HW Tickets are $10 on Friday and Sunday, $12 on Saturday. For information, call 410-516-7159.

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Tues., Oct. 27, 1 p.m. The Marc Steiner Show. Edward J. Renehan, author of The Lion's Pride: Theodore Roosevelt and His Family In Peace and War.

Wed., Oct. 28, noon. The Marc Steiner Show. Mike Brand, the new executive director of the Mechanic Theatre, followed at 1 p.m. by an election issues debate, with Maryland secretary of state John Willis and delegate Robert Flanagan.

Thurs., Oct. 29, noon. The Marc Steiner Show. Baltimore architecture.


Thurs., Oct. 29, 10:30 a.m. "The Traditional Instruments of Uganda," a hands-on workshop by James Makubuya, MIT; 303C Friedberg Concert Hall. For information, call 410-783-8585.