The Johns Hopkins Gazette: January 7, 2002
Jan 7-14

Johns Hopkins Gazette Online Edition

Open Office Hours -- Open office hours on the Homewood campus for Audrey Smith, vice president of human resources, will change from 1 to 2 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 10, to 1 to 2 p.m., on Wednesday, Jan. 9.

Discovering Careers That Fit -- The Counseling Center is offering a three-session workshop on identifying career options by clarifying interest, strengths, skills and work values. The workshops are scheduled for Jan. 11, 15 and 18 from 10 a.m. to noon. For more information, call 410-516-8278.

Special Students' Day -- The School of Nursing will host a Special Students' Day for on-site registration for spring 2002 graduate courses. Students will learn about programs such as MSN/MBA, MSN/MPH, Management, Clinical Specialist and Business of Nursing certificate program.

The event is scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 16, from 8 to 10 a.m., from noon to 2 p.m. and from 5 to 7 p.m. To RSVP, call 410-955-7548 or e-mail

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