The Johns Hopkins Gazette: May 3, 1999
May 3-10

Johns Hopkins Gazette Online Edition

Educational Assistance Plans -- A series of three-hour information sessions about Hopkins' educational assistance plans will be held in May and June. The agenda items are tuition remission, tuition reimbursement, staff development remission and tuition grant (eligibility and current policy).

Employees interested in attending should send name, Social Security number, department, department phone and fax, dates you are available and topic(s) of interest by email to or fax to 410-516-6812. You will receive a confirmation.

East Baltimore sessions will be May 17 and June 9, 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m., 2024 E. Monument St., room 2-100. Homewood sessions will be May 18 and June 14, 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m., at the Center for Training and Education, 2715 N. Charles St., terrace level. Light refreshments.

Fight Arthritis -- The Arthritis Foundation, Maryland chapter, is hosting a joint walk on Sat., May 22, at Oregon Ridge Park in Cockeysville. Walk as an individual, or join the walk by becoming a team captain and forming a team.

For more information, call Loretta Hoepfner at 410-955-4027 or call the Arthritis Foundation directly at 410-602-0160, ext. 228.

Women's Health Survey -- The Comprehensive Women's Health Center Initiative is conducting a survey of the East Baltimore faculty, staff and students of the university and the hospital/health system.

The survey is to be completed by women only; men are asked to give the survey to a significant female friend or family member to complete. The survey asks about services that would be important at a Hopkins women's health center and should take 10 to 15 minutes to complete.

The questionnaire is currently being distributed to students; staff and faculty can expect to receive it during the first week of May. For more information, call Lori Paine at 410-955-4164.

Medical Illustration Graduate Exhibition -- The exhibition, which runs from Thurs., May 13, through Wed., May 26, in the gallery of the School of Public Health, will feature artwork by the six 1999 master of arts candidates from the Department of Art as Applied to Medicine. Additional displays outline the history of medical illustration at Johns Hopkins, techniques and materials and the role of new technologies.

The opening reception is scheduled for May 13, from 4 to 7 p.m., at 1901 E. Monument St. For more information, call 410-955-3213.

Alumni Association Awards -- Nominations are being sought for three Johns Hopkins Alumni Association Awards: the Woodrow Wilson Award for Distinguished Government Service, the Heritage Award for outstanding service/ contribution to the university and/or the Alumni Association and the Distinguished Alumnus Award for exemplary personal, professional or humanitarian achievements.

Individuals are encouraged to submit the names of deserving Hopkins alumni. For a nomination form, and more information, call the Office of Alumni Relations at 410-516-0363. The deadline for nominations is July 1.