The Johns Hopkins Gazette: October 18, 1999
Oct. 18-25

Johns Hopkins Gazette Online Edition



Tues., Oct. 19, 4:15 p.m. "Ultrafast Broadband Infrared Spectroscopy of Solar Cell and Photochemical Processes," a Chemistry colloquium with E.J. Heilweil, National Institute of Standards and Technology; 233 Remsen. HW

Thurs., Oct. 21, 3 p.m. "Children of Progress: Technical Education in Industrializing Philadelphia," a History of Science, Medicine and Technology colloquium with Nina Lerman, Whitman College; 329 Gilman. HW

Fri., Oct. 22, 2 p.m. "Annotating Whole Genomes," an APL colloquium with Steven Salzberg, Institute for Genomic Research. Program is simulcast to 218 Maryland Hall on the Homewood campus. Parsons Auditorium. APL

Fri., Oct. 22, 4 p.m. "What Conditional Probability Could Not Be," a Philosophy colloquium with Alan Hajek, California Institute of Technology. Co-sponsored by the Center for History and Philosophy of Science. 348 Gilman. HW



Wed., Oct. 20, 9 a.m. "How Do BCL-2 Family Proteins Regulate Neuronal Apoptosis" by Marie Hardwick; "Apoptosis of Motor Neurons in ALS" by Lee Martin; "Growing Applications of Spike-Triggered Averaging" by Robin Conwit; and "Ischemic Tolerance" by Valina Dawson," the Motor Neuron Study Group meeting and discussion; G007 Ross. JHMI

Wed., Oct. 20, noon. "A Talk on Y2K: The End of the World or a Bump in the Road?" with panelists Richard Muth, Baltimore County Office of Emergency Preparedness; Elliot Schlanger, Baltimore City chief information technology officer; and Warren Campbell, Maryland Emergency Management Agency. Wednesday Noon Series. Shriver Hall. HW

Wed., Oct. 20, noon. Black Faculty and Staff Association general meeting; W2030 SPH. JHMI

Wed., Oct. 20, 5:30 p.m. "Who Belongs in the USA? At the Crossroads: A Look at the New Millennium," a Diversity Leadership Council debate with Mark Krikorian, Center for Immigration Studies, and Frank Sharry, National Immigration Forum; 272 Bloomberg. HW

Wed., Oct. 20, 7:30 p.m. "The Barak Government--Its Foreign Policy and Domestic Challenges," a talk by Moshe Raviv (former Israeli ambassador); 3 Shaffer. HW

Wed., Oct. 20, 8 p.m. "Urban Navigation and a Plan for Carfare City," a slide talk by cartoonist Ben Katchor; Mudd Hall Auditorium. HW



Fri., Oct. 22, 5 p.m. Opening of "Leopold, Richard and Robert Seyffert: Three Generations of Artistic Vision, 1905-99." Exhibit runs through December. 410-516-0341. Evergreen House, 4545 N. Charles St.



Fri., Oct. 22, 8 and 10:30 p.m. Weekend Wonderflix presents Sam Peckinpah's Straw Dogs. 410- 516-8666. Shriver Hall. HW



Tues., Oct. 19, 3 p.m. "Strange Fruit: Demonic Commensality and the South African Truth Commission," an Anthropology lecture by Allen Feldman, National Development Research Institute, New York; 400 Macaulay. HW

Wed., Oct. 20, noon. Iranian Health Forum lecture and slide presentation by Larry Moulton. Part of the lecture series "Public Health and Medicine in Iran," Anna Baetjer Room, SPH. JHMI

Wed., Oct. 20, 4 p.m. "Locating Funding for Your Research," a Scientific Communication lecture by Bradley Otterson; Mountcastle Auditorium, PCTB. JHMI

Fri., Oct. 22, 4 p.m. The Mary Elizabeth Garrett Lectureship--"Where Do We Stand with the AIDS Epidemic?" by June Osborn, Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation; Hurd Hall, JHH. JHMI



Wed., Oct. 20, 8 p.m. Gala Benefit Concert with violinist Midori and pianist Robert McDonald. Tickets are $50 and $150 (which includes a post-concert champagne reception with the artists in the George Peabody Library). Friedberg Concert Hall. Peabody

Fri., Oct. 22, 8 p.m. and Sun., Oct. 24, 3 p.m. Recital by organist Marie-Claire Alain. Tickets are $16, $8 for senior citizens and $5 for students with I.D. Griswold Hall. Peabody

Sat., Oct. 23, 8 p.m. "Contemporaries and Namesakes," a Hopkins Symphony Orchestra concert featuring a performance of Beethoven's Symphony No. 5. At 7 p.m., there will be a pre-concert lecture. Tickets are $6 and $7. Shriver Hall. HW

Sun., Oct. 24, 2 p.m. Preparatory Young Person's String Program Halloween concert. 410-659-8124. Friedberg Concert Hall. Peabody

Renowned violinist Midori, with pianist and Peabody faculty member Robert McDonald, will perform at a Peabody gala event on Oct. 20.



Thurs., Oct. 21, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Open House for the SPSBE's graduate certificate in investments program and graduate business programs. 1-800-GO TO JHU. Montgomery County Center, 9601 Medical Center Drive, Rockville, Md.

Fri., Oct. 22, 4 p.m. Tour of the newly renovated and expanded Krieger Computing Lab and new Multimedia Development Center. Reception follows. 1st floor, Krieger. HW



Mon., Oct. 18, 12:15 p.m. "Making Policy to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and Its Complications: An Epidemiologic Perspective," a Center for Epidemiology and Policy seminar with Frederick Brancati; W3030 SPH. JHMI

Mon., Oct. 18, 4 p.m. "A Third World City in the First World: Baltimore and the Crisis of Urban America" an Institute for Policy Studies seminar with Marc Levine, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee/Center for Economic Development; Sherwood Room, Levering. HW

Tues., Oct. 19, noon. "Molecular Basis of Activation Gating of K+ Channels," a Biological Chemistry seminar with Eduardo Perozo, University of Virginia; 612 Physiology. JHMI

Tues., Oct. 19, 3 p.m. "Navigating New Electronic Resources in the MSEL," a Geography and Environmental Engineering seminar with Stephen Stich; Garrett Room, MSEL. HW

Tues., Oct. 19, 4:30 p.m. "Advances and Challenges in Speech, Audio and Acoustics Processing for Multimedia and Human-Machine Communications," a Center for Language and Speech Processing seminar with B. H. Juang, Bell Labs; 100 Shaffer. HW

Wed., Oct. 20, 1:30 p.m. "Thermodynamics and Dynamics and RNA: Protein Association," a Biophysics and Biophysical Chemistry seminar with Kathleen Hall, Washington University; 517 PCTB. JHMI

Wed., Oct. 20, 4 p.m. "Molecular Mechanism of Angiogenesis Inhibition by the Fumagillin Family of Natural Products," a Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences seminar with Jun Liu, MIT Center for Cancer Research; 303 WBSB. JHMI

Thurs., Oct. 21, 12:30 p.m. "Conservation the Melanesian Way: Case Studies from Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands," a Social Change and Development seminar with Charles Burg, Conservation International. 202-663-5691. 535 Rome Bldg. SAIS

Thurs., Oct. 21, 1 p.m. "Molecular Signaling and the Control of Neuronal Phenotype," a Neuroscience research seminar with Simon Halegoua, SUNY/Stony Brook; 811 WBSB. JHMI

Thurs., Oct. 21, 2 p.m. "Cell Regulation by Ubiquitin and Ubiquitin-like Proteins," a Cell Biology and Anatomy seminar with Mark Hochstrasser, University of Chicago; 110 WBSB. JHMI

Thurs., Oct. 21, 3 p.m. "Life Prediction of Thermal Barrier Coatings for Gas Turbine Blades," a Mechanical Engineering seminar with Ken Wright, GE Aircraft Engines; 110 Maryland. HW

Thurs., Oct. 21, 4 p.m. "Chemotaxis: A Control Engineer's View of Some Signal Transduction Problems in Biological Systems," an Electrical and Computer Engineering seminar with Pablo Iglesias; 117 Barton. HW

Thurs., Oct. 21, 6 p.m. "Britain's Future: This Earth, This Realm, This England," a European Studies seminar with Christopher Makins, German Marshall Fund of the U.S. 202-663-5796. Rome Auditorium. SAIS

Fri., Oct. 22, 3 p.m. "Climate, Burden of Disease and Economic Development: A Macroeconomic Perspective," a special Environmental Health Sciences/Center in Urban Environmental Health seminar with Jeffrey Sachs, Harvard University/Center for International Development; W1030 SPH. JHMI

Mon., Oct. 25, 12:15 p.m. "FGF Signal Transduction and Cell Migration Guidance in C. elegans," a Car-negie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with Mike Stern, Yale University School of Medicine; Seminar Room, 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

Mon., Oct. 25, 4 p.m. "Photolysis in the Arctic Summer Stratosphere," an Earth and Planetary Sciences seminar with Steve Lloyd; Olin Hall Auditorium. HW

Mon., Oct. 25, 4 p.m. "The Western Nobility in the Late Middle Ages: A Survey of the Historiography and Some Prospects for New Research," a History seminar with Martin Aurell, University of Poitiers/Institute of Advanced Study, Princeton; 315 Gilman. HW



Tues., Oct. 19, daylong. 11th Annual Educational Symposium, a workshop for school professionals of students with mental health and health issues; Tilghman Room, Turner Bldg. JHMI

Wed., Oct. 20, 2 to 4 p.m. PreLaw: Traveling Law Panel with representatives from Harvard, Cornell, NYU and Chicago; Arellano Theater, Levering. HW

Sat., Oct. 23, 8:15 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. Fifth Annual Women's Health Symposium--"A Woman's Journey," seminars covering new medical treatments and medical controversies. $50 per person. To R.S.V.P., call 410-955-8660. Hyatt Regency, 300 Light St.



Mon., Oct. 18, 7 p.m. Field Hockey, vs. Villa Julie.

Tues., Oct. 19, 4 p.m. Women's Soccer, vs. Bryn Mawr.

Wed., Oct. 20, 7 p.m. Field Hockey, vs. Washington College.

Thurs., Oct. 21, 4 p.m. Women's Soccer, vs. Elizabethtown.

Fri., Oct. 22, 7 p.m. Football, vs. Bridgewater.

Sat., Oct. 23, 1 p.m. Field Hockey, vs. Haverford.

Sat., Oct. 23, 7 p.m. Men's Soccer, vs. Haverford.



Fri., Oct. 22, and Sat., Oct. 23, 8 p.m. and Sun., Oct. 24, 2:15 p.m. George Bernard Shaw's You Never Can Tell, a Theatre Hopkins production. Tickets are $10, Fridays and Sundays, $12 on Saturday. 410-516-7159, weekdays 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. Merrick Barn. HW

Fri., Oct. 22, and Sun., Oct. 24, 8 p.m. The JHU Barnstormers present the 1999 Freshman One Acts, a student-directed showcase of freshman talent. $5, $3 for students with J-Card. Arellano Theater, Levering. HW


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Mon., Oct. 18, 1 p.m. The Marc Steiner Show. A discussion with author Clifford Stoll about his book High-Tech Heretic: Why Computers Don't Belong in the Classroom and Other Reflections by a Computer Contrarian.

Tues., Oct. 19, noon. The Mark Steiner Show. Sports Talk, with Keith Mills of WMAR-TV and Milton Kent of The Sun, followed at 1 p.m. by Cellar Notes’ during which Hugh Sisson and Al Spoler share their take on German beers and fall wines.

Wed., Oct. 20, 1 p.m. The Marc Steiner Show. A look at Julius Knipl: Real Estate Photographer with author/illustrator Ben Katchor.

Fri., Oct. 22, 1 p.m. The Marc Steiner Show. A look at the new TV season, with David Zurawik of WJHU's Media Matters.