The Johns Hopkins Gazette: April 23, 2001
Apr 23-30

Johns Hopkins Gazette Online Edition

Computer System Conversion -- Due to a computer system conversion, the Johns Hopkins Federal Credit Union will be closed Monday, April 30.

ATM access will be limited during the weekend of April 28- 29; telephone access will also be unavailable for part of the weekend of April 28-29 until the new data processing system is "live." A recorded message on the JHFCU phone system will be available at 410-955-4500, with updates on the progress of the computer system conversion. JHFCU's April 30 payroll will be posted to member accounts and will be available to credit union members on Friday, April 27.

JHFCU Annual Meeting -- The annual meeting for the Johns Hopkins Federal Credit Union will be held Tues., May 8, beginning at 5:15 p.m. in the Glass Pavilion on the Homewood campus. Members can enjoy hors d'oeuvres and visit credit union information tables.

The evening includes a brief business meeting for the nomination of candidates for the board of directors and a vote. Door prizes will be awarded to members at the end of the evening. To R.S.V.P., contact Bobbie Servant at 410-955-4500, ext 261.

Attention Juniors and Sophomores -- The Honors Program in Humanistic Studies is looking for humanities majors interested in pursuing an individual interdisciplinary project starting fall 2001.

The program offers well-qualified undergraduates with high GPAs an opportunity to do independent research in their junior and/or senior years. Students who complete the program and whose final essays are accepted by the Honors Board will be awarded honors at graduation. Students who enroll in the program in their junior year may also apply to the department's concurrent B.A./M.A. program at the beginning of their senior year.

The Honors Program will hold an informational meeting on Friday, April 27, at 4 p.m. in 111 Gilman on the Homewood campus. Application forms and more information are available at the Humanities Center office, 113 Gilman, or write to Oleg Gelikman c/o the center; or e-mail

Weight Watchers at Work -- The Department of Occupational Health Services and the Office of Benefits Administration are offering a "Weight Watchers at Work" program to JHU faculty and staff. The sessions will take place Tuesdays, from noon to 1 p.m. or from 1 to 2 p.m., beginning May 1 and continuing through July 3. Cost is $90 for the 10-week session. For more information or to register, call 410-516-0450.