The Johns Hopkins Gazette: April 22, 2002
April 22, 2002
VOL. 31, NO. 31


In Brief

Johns Hopkins Gazette Online Edition

SAIS to offer live Webcast of Condoleezza Rice speech

Condoleezza Rice, national security adviser and assistant to the president for national security affairs, will give the annual Rostov Lecture on International Affairs at SAIS at noon on Monday, April 29. Rice's topic is expected to be "The War on Terrorism and the Bush Administration's Foreign Policy."

Rice originally was to deliver this speech the afternoon of Sept. 11.

Due to heightened security, lecture attendance is limited. To permit a larger audience to hear Rice's comments, SAIS will host a live Webcast. To view the event on April 29, go at noon to the SAIS home page at and click on the lecture under "Headlines." The audio and video of the lecture also will be archived on the site.

Security and policy experts to discuss a national ID system

Experts on computer security and policy issues will participate in a round-table discussion on a national identification system, sponsored by the Information Security Institute and the Applied Physics Laboratory. The event will be held from 9 a.m. to noon on Tuesday, April 23, in Parsons Auditorium, Building 1, at APL.

This second symposium focusing on national identification issues will focus on the technology components and tradeoffs necessary to make this system politically and technically workable.

Oldies But Goodies Dance set for May 3 at Homewood

Tunes from the '50s to the present will have JHU staff and friends getting up, down, funky and loose at the Oldies But Goodies Dance set for 5 to 10 p.m. on Friday, May 3, in Levering's Glass Pavilion, Homewood campus. This DJ dinner dance includes a buffet, a raffle wheel, door prizes and a good mix of dance tunes for all generations.

Tickets are $15 in advance, $17 at the door, and all proceeds benefit the JHU campaign for United Way of Central Maryland. For tickets or more information, contact one of the following volunteers. Homewood: Danita McLean at 410-516-8166 or Sharon Young at 410-516-7227; Eastern: Hank Potter at 443-997-8108; East Baltimore: Veronica Black at 410-955-8132.

Medical students to hold health fair in Waverly community

The Community Care Initiative will hold its seventh annual health fair in the Waverly community from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 27. Run by medical students from Johns Hopkins and the University of Maryland in association with Waverly's People's Community Clinic, the free health fair this year has a dual mission: to provide unbiased health information in lay terms and to provide access to enrolling for health insurance.

Parking changes this week at Homewood, due to Spring Fair

Parking at Homewood will be affected on Thursday and Friday, April 25 and 26, by Spring Fair activities.

On Thursday, staff and students who use the Visitor Lot's four rows closest to Garland will need to remove their cars by 6 p.m. On Friday, P Lot will accommodate only faculty hangtag parkers displaced from Garland Field meters. Staff parkers should use G, R and V lots; students should use R and V lots. A shuttle will run from V Lot to Shriver, 8-10:30 a.m. and 4-7 p.m. Also, shuttle service will run from the Eastern campus to Shriver.

William Styron, Benjamin Carson to speak at symposium

Author William Styron and Hopkins pediatric neurosurgeon Benjamin Carson will be featured speakers at the annual symposium sponsored by the Johns Hopkins Affective Disorders Clinic and DRADA, the Depression and Related Affective Disorders Association. The event is on Wednesday, April 24, with talks from 1 to 6 p.m. in Turner Auditorium, East Baltimore campus. Styron, who won a Pulitzer Prize for The Confessions of Nat Turner, will discuss his personal struggles with depression. One of the author's works, the 1990 memoir Darkness Visible, was based in large part on the talk he gave at the symposium in 1989.

Hopkins psychiatrist and MacArthur Prize winner Kay Redfield Jamison also will speak.