The Johns Hopkins Gazette: April 17, 2000
Apr. 17-24

Johns Hopkins Gazette Online Edition


Blood Drive -- The next American Red Cross Blood Drive is scheduled for Tues., April 25, and Wed., April 26, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., in the Glass Pavilion on the Homewood campus. Blood donors can go online to schedule appointments. The Web address is

Those without access to the Web can call 410-516-0138.

Appointments are recommended for a shorter wait time; walk-in donors, however, are always welcome.

Black Fatherhood -- "Becoming Dad: Black Men and the Journey to Fatherhood" will be the topic of a talk by Leonard Pitts Jr. scheduled for Mon., April 24, at noon.

The talk, an account of the meaning of black fatherhood in contemporary America, is sponsored by the Black Faculty and Staff Association and WORKlife Programs.

For information on location, call 410-516-6605.

Hurt and Used Book Sale -- The Johns Hopkins University Press' annual Hurt and Used Book Sale will take place Tues., April 25, from noon to 6 p.m., and Wed., April 26, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., in the Garrett Room of the Milton S. Eisenhower Library.

Cost for books is $2 per pound. Proceeds of the book sale benefit the JHU Press staff development fund, which underwrites professional development for Hopkins Press employees. (Note: Donations of books to the sale may be made until Fri., April 21. Books may be fiction or nonfiction, hardbound or paperback.)

For more information, call 410-516-6900.

Candidates Wanted -- The National Student Leadership Conference on Medicine and Health Care seeks motivated, energetic college- and graduate-level students with knowledge and interest in medicine, nursing, health care or related sciences to serve as teaching assistants/team advisers for gifted and talented high school students attending leadership conferences.

Responsibilities include assisting in academic portion of program; supervising students on visits to prominent health care facilities, research institutions and landmarks in Washington, D.C.; and serving as dormitory residence advisers.

Candidates may apply for one or more sessions (six days plus training). Programs run from July through the first week of August. Salary paid to candidates is competitive.

Submit resume via e-mail to or by fax to 561-392-3722.

Cooley Center Activities -- The Denton Cooley Center is offering the following sports activities this spring:

In-line skating clinics, Tuesday, April 25, and Thursday, April 27, at 5:30 p.m. $8 ($13 with skate rental); add $5 for nonmembers.

Tennis league, men's A and B divisions, women's open, begins April 17 (registration deadline has passed, but call for possible openings).

Racquetball, men's and women's A and B divisions, begins April 17 (registration deadline has passed, but call for possible openings).

Golf tournament, May 10, beginning at 3:30 p.m. Carroll Park golf course; $19 includes greens fee, cart and prizes. Field limited to eight foursomes.

The center also offers daily aerobic classes at 12:05 and 5:30 p.m. Classes include step, hi/low, body sculpting and kickbox aerobics. Unlimited classes are included in gold membership at $16 per pay period or $30 per eight-week session with regular membership.

For more information about any of the above programs, call 410-955-2513.