The Johns Hopkins Gazette: October 9, 2000
Oct 9-16

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Tues., Oct. 10, 2 p.m. "NASA in the 21st Century," a colloquium with Daniel Goldin, NASA; Kossiakoff Center. APL Program is simulcast to 218 Maryland Hall on the Homewood campus.

Tues., Oct. 10, 4:15 p.m. "Computatinal Organometallic Chemistry: Synthesis of (-)-Astrogorgiadiol," a Chemistry colloquium with Douglass Taber, University of Delaware; 233 Remsen. HW

Wed. Oct. 11, 4 p.m. "'Psychics' and Scientists," a Psychology colloquium with Ray Hyman, University of Oregon; 234 Ames. HW

Thurs., Oct. 12, 3 p.m. "Depicting the Ocean Floor: The Problematic Interpretation of Geologic Maps," a History of Science, Medicine and Technology colloquium with Tanya Levin; 329 Gilman. HW

Thurs., Oct. 12, 3:30 p.m. "Quantitative Patterns and Phonetically Motivated Phonology," a Cognitive Science colloquium with Stefan Frisch, University of Michigan; 234 Krieger. HW

Thurs., Oct. 12, 4 p.m. "Breaking Away, Selective Withdrawal and Islets in the Stream--The Role of Singularities in Fluid Motion," a Physics and Astronomy colloquium with Sidney Nagel, University of Chicago; Schafler Auditorium, Bloomberg Center. HW



Mon., Oct. 9, noon. The Diversity Book/Video Discussion Group will talk about the book Desert Flower, by Waris Dirie and Cathleen Miller; Garrett Room, MSE Library. HW

Tues., Oct. 10, noon. "Need a Mentor?" a Women's Network Brown Bag Lunch Series discussion on the Johns Hopkins University Career Information and Mentoring Network; 360 Phipps (Houck). JHMI

Wed., Oct. 11, noon. Black Faculty and Staff Association general assembly meeting; W2030 SPH. JHMI

Wed., Oct. 11, 4 p.m. PreHealth talk with Brenda Armstrong, Duke University School of Medicine. Sponsored by Preprofessional Programs. Sherwood Room, Levering. HW



Sun., Oct. 15, 2 to 4 p.m. Sculpture tour of the Rinehart Graduate School of Sculpture (MICA), with director and exhibiting artist Maren Hassinger. $8 for Evergreen members, $10 for non-members. Reservations required. To make reservations, call 410-516-0341.



Tues., Oct. 10, 7:30 p.m. "Youth in Crisis: Tough Times for Young People around the Globe," a lecture by Rick Little, president/founder of the International Youth Foundation. Reception follows. Sponsored by the Johns Hopkins chapter of Alpha Sigma Lambda. 410-516-4842. Shaffer Hall. HW

Wed., Oct. 11, noon. "Jewish Baltimore: A Family Album," a lecture by author and columnist Gilbert Sandler. Part of the Wednesday Noon Series sponsored by Special Events. Shriver Hall. HW

Rick Little will lecture on the problems of youth on Oct. 10, in Shaffer Hall.

Wed., Oct. 11, 12:15 p.m. "Observations from the Laboratory of Comparative Ethology," a Mental Hygiene lecture by Stephen Suomi. Part of the "Noontime Lecture" series. Hampton House Auditorium. JHMI



Tues., Oct. 10, noon. Midday Concert by chamber ensemble Morpheus Trio. Sponsored by Cultural Affairs. Hurd Hall. JHMI

Tues., Oct. 10, 8 p.m. Sylvia Adalman Artist Recital--The Juilliard String Quartet will perform music by Haydn, Crawford-Seeger and Mendelssohn. $22, $11 for senior citizens, $8 for students with I.D. 410-659-8124. Friedberg Concert Hall. Peabody

Wed., Oct. 11, 7:30 p.m. Peabody Wind Ensemble Concert, with music by Copland, Sparke, Grainger and Gould. $16, $8 for seniors and $5 for students with I.D. 410-659-8124. Friedberg Concert Hall. Peabody

Thurs., Oct. 12, noon. Concert of north Indian classical music by guest performers Shubhendra Rao, sitar; Partho Sarathy Chowdhury, sarod; and Udai Mazumdar, tabla. A workshop/demonstration will take place from 10:30 to 11:50 a.m. 410-230-0466. Friedberg Concert Hall. Peabody

Sun., Oct. 15, 7:30 p.m. Shriver Hall Concert Series--Hilary Hahn, violin, and Garrick Ohlsson, piano, will perform works by Brahms, Bach and Haydn. $24, $12 for students with I.D. 410-516-7164. Shriver Hall. HW



Wed., Oct. 11, 4 p.m. and Thurs., Oct. 12, 8:15 a.m. Information session for prospective students in the part-time Certificate in Nonprofit Studies program. Reservations required; call 410-516-5389. 526 Wyman Park Bldg. HW

Fri., Oct. 13, dusk. Maryland Space Grant Observatory Telescope open house, public viewing beginning at dusk, weather permitting. Bloomberg Center. HW



Mon., Oct. 9. Yom Kippur Services. Tickets not required. HW

Conservative Service--Glass Pavilion, Levering.
9:30 a.m. Morning service; 1 p.m. Yizkor; 5 p.m. Mincha; and 6:15 p.m. Neilah (break-the-fast to follow)

Reform Service--Bunting-Meyerhoff Interfaith Center, 3509 N. Charles St.
9:30 a.m. Morning service; 5 p.m. Yizkor and Mincha; and 6:15 p.m. Neilah (break-the-fast to follow)



Mon., Oct. 9, noon. "Cellular Substrates of Cerebellar Motor Learning," a Neuroscience seminar with David Linden; 1-191 Meyer. JHMI

Mon., Oct. 9, 4 p.m. "Modeling the Baltic Sea Ecosystem," an Earth and Planetary Sciences seminar with Wolfgang Fennel, Institute for Baltic Sea Research; 305 Olin. HW

Tues., Oct. 10, 11 a.m. "Decomposition of Speech into Modulated Partials," an Electrical and Computer Engineering seminar with Ashwin Rao, Dragon Systems; Laverty Lounge, Krieger. HW

Tues., Oct. 10, noon. "Terminal Differentiation of Epithelial Cells: A New Pathway," a Biological Chemistry seminar with Qais Al-Awqati, Columbia University; 612 Physiology. JHMI

Tues., Oct. 10, 12:15 p.m. "Notch Signaling Acts to Promote Neural Progenitors to Become Radial Glia and Acquire Stem Cell Properties," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with Gordon Fishell, New York University School of Medicine and the Skirball Institute, N.Y.; Seminar Room, 115 W. University Pkwy.

Tues., Oct. 10, 4:30 p.m. "Technology and System Development at SpeechWorks International," a Center for Language and Speech Processing seminar with Michael Phillips, SpeechWorks International; 100 Shaffer. HW

Wed., Oct. 11, 12:15 p.m. 2000-2001 Seminar II--"Controlling Infectious Diseases in the 21st Century: Challenges for Developing Countries," a Health and Child Survival Fellows Program seminar with Andrew Clements, USAID/G/PHN/HN/CS and USAID/ANE/SEA/SPA; 2008 SPH. JHMI

Wed., Oct. 11, 4 p.m. "Target-Promoted Alkylation of DNA," a Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences seminar with Steve Rokita; 303 WBSB. JHMI

Thurs., Oct. 12, 1 p.m. "Nitric Oxide, Cell Differentiation and Organism Development," a Neuroscience research seminar with Grigori Enikolopov, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory; 811 WBSB. JHMI

Thurs., Oct. 12, 2 p.m. "A Possible Hypothalamic Mechanism Regulating Food Intake and Adiposity," a Cell Biology and Anatomy seminar with M. Daniel Lane; 110 WBSB. JHMI

Thurs., Oct. 12, 4 p.m. "Current Challenges in Face Recognition," a Mathematical Sciences seminar with Diego Socolinsky; 304 Whitehead. HW

Thurs., Oct. 12, 4 p.m. "Membrane Structures in Exocytosis, Parasite Entry, Viral Fusion and Apoptosis," a Biology seminar with Josh Zimmerberg; 100 Mudd. HW

Thurs., Oct. 12, 4 p.m. "Thermodynamically Valid Noise Models for Nonlinear Devices," an Electrical and Computer Engineering seminar with Geoffrey Coram, Analog Devices Inc.; 117 Barton. HW



Wed., Oct. 11, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. "Privacy and the Globalization of Cyberspace," a high-tech conference; Kenney Auditorium, Nitze Bldg., 1740 Massachusetts Ave., N.W. SAIS

  • 8 a.m. Registration

  • 9 a.m. Opening remarks

  • 9:15 a.m. Keynote address by Rod Schrock, CEO of Alta-Vista.

  • 10:30 a.m. "Privacy and Global Cyberspace: Where to Draw the Line on Industry Self-Regulation?" discussion with Jodie Bernstein, Federal Trade Commission's Bureau of Consumer Protection; Harris Miller, Information Technology Association of America; and Daniel Jaye, CTO of Engage.

  • 1:30 p.m. "Personal Privacy and National Security: Striking a Balance," discussion with Jamie Gorelick, Fannie Mae; James Woolsey (former CIA director), Shea & Gardner; Michael McConnell (former NSA director), Booz, Allen & Hamilton; Victor Sheymov, CEO of Invicta Networks Inc.

  • 3:15 p.m. "Defining Privacy in Cyberspace: International Perspectives," a discussion with Gus Hosein, Privacy International (London); Hurst Lin, co-founder of; Julien Delisle, Office of the Privacy Commission of Canada; and James Steinberg, The Markle Foundation.

  • Notes: The conference is free and open to the public. To register, visit or call 202-663-7787.

  • Sun., Oct. 15, 2 to 5 p.m. "Your Wedding Day at Evergreen," an event for prospective brides with vendors including caterers, photographers, makeup artists and florists; a panel discussion; book signing by chef Sylvia Weinstock; live entertainment and hors d'oeuvres. $40 per person. Reservations required. 410-516-0341. Evergreen House, 4545 N. Charles St.

    Mon., Oct. 16. The 17th World Food Day Teleconference--"Poverty and Hunger: The Tragic Link." Coordinated by the JHU Center for a Livable Future. Hampton House Auditorium. JHMI

  • noon to 1 p.m. Conversation with Nobel laureate Amartya Sen. Sponsored by the U.S. National Committee for World Food Day.

  • 1 to 3 p.m. Local teleconference programming



    Tues., Oct. 10, 5 p.m. Field Hockey, vs. Western Maryland

    Wed., Oct. 11, 7 p.m. Men's Soccer, vs. Washington College (Md.)

    Fri., Oct. 13, 6 p.m. Volleyball, vs. Marymount

    Sat., Oct. 14, 9:30 a.m. Women's Soccer, vs. Muhlenberg

    Sat., Oct. 14, 1 p.m. Football, vs. Muhlenberg