The Johns Hopkins Gazette: December 3, 2001
Dec 3-10

Johns Hopkins Gazette Online Edition

Homewood Art Workshops -- The Homewood Art Workshops is offering Introductory Drawing, a noncredit workshop, to Homewood faculty and staff. No prior studio experience is required for this course, which will introduce the fundamentals of perceptual drawing. Work in class will explore the use of line and tone as means to represent shape, form, space and light.

Introductory Drawing will be taught by Baltimore artist Bill Tamburrino. The class will be held in the Mower Studio at the Mattin Center. Students are expected to bring drawing materials to the first class meeting. The materials list will be supplied upon registration.

Enrollment is limited to 15 (a minimum of 10 students are required for the class to run). The class will meet Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 6:45 to 10 p.m., Jan. 3 to 24. Deadline for registration is Dec. 20. Tuition is $200; cost of materials will be approximately $15. Tuition remission is not available for this course.

To register or for further information, e-mail Art Workshops director Craig Hankin at

Discovering Careers -- The Counseling Center is offering a three-session workshop on identifying career options by clarifying interests, strengths, skills and work values. The meetings will take place on Jan. 11, 15 and 18 from 10 a.m. to noon. To sign up, call 410-516-8278 or visit the Counseling Center.

NASA Summer Academy 2002 -- Applications for the 10-week NASA Summer Academy at the Goddard Space Flight Center and Ames Research Center are now available online at

The goal of the NASA Summer Academy, which is for undergraduate and graduate students, is to help guide future leaders of the U.S. Aeronautics and Space Program. Through the internship program, participants from around the country working as research associates are shown how NASA's success results from the interaction of government, academia and the private sector.

Prescreening of candidates is made by the Space Grant Consortium in each state; final selection is made by a panel that includes consortium representatives, university faculty and aerospace experts. The panel will be looking for appropriate matches to research projects as well as individual characteristics.

Selection criteria include demonstrated enthusiasm and interest in space, leadership potential in research projects, honors, awards, grade point averages and overall quality of the application package, particularly the written essays.

To be eligible, students must be enrolled as a junior or senior undergraduate or first-year graduate student as of May 29, 2002, and have U.S. citizenship or U.S. permanent residency as of May 20, 2002.

The deadline for applications to the Space Grant Consortium office at 203 Bloomberg Center, Homewood campus, is Thursday, Jan. 31. For more information, stop by the office or e-mail

The Gift of Safety -- Bicycle helmets, stair gates and smoke alarms are available at below-retail prices in the Johns Hopkins Children's Safety Center. The Safety Center is staffed by injury prevention experts who can answer your safety questions and show how to correctly use safety products.

The Safety Center is located inside Children's Admitting of the Children's Center, and is open from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. For more information, call 410-614-5587.