The Johns Hopkins Gazette: February 25, 2002
Feb 25-
Mar 4

Johns Hopkins Gazette Online Edition

Blue Jays LAX tickets -- Tickets for the Blue Jays' 2002 lacrosse season are now available. To receive two complimentary season passes, faculty and staff members should bring a valid university ID to the main office in the Athletic Center between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

All full-time students get free admission by showing their J-Cards at the gate.

Free Workshop for Data Users -- Hopkins data users are invited to attend a free workshop, "Using the Current Population Survey," on Thursday, March 14, in the Milton S. Eisenhower Library on the Homewood campus. The Current Population Survey is one of the largest and most well-recognized surveys in the United States.

Attendees will learn about the survey from experts at the Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Census Bureau, and from Robert Moffitt, winner of an NIH MERIT Award. Attendees will participate in exercises downloading and/or extracting data and creating tables. Lunch is included. Advance registration is required. The workshop is limited to 36 participants. A registration form with workshop times and location is available at

For more information, contact Sharon Morris at 410-516-8360 or

Spring IT Training for Professionals -- The School of Professional Studies in Business and Education is offering hands-on computer training courses and professional development seminars this spring that will enable individuals to enhance their skills. SPSBE also offers a comprehensive, competency-based Webmaster Certificate Program designed for professionals in career transition or those currently in technology who want to enhance their skills.

Among the new professional development seminars will be "Critical Web Decisions for Managers," "The Mechanics of Project Management" and "Introduction to E-Commerce Basics." New "Tips and Tricks" courses are offered for Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Photoshop and Web design, as are new courses in how to design an access database application and how to train a computer trainer.

For more information, visit the SPSBE Web site at or call the Business Technology Program at 410-516-0780 or e-mail For those who wish to register immediately, call the registrar's office at 410-516-8516.

Japanese Translator Needed -- A translator is needed the week of May 13 to 18 to accompany a group of Japanese nurses and physicians in classes and on field trips outside of Hopkins. The translator must be fluent in both English and Japanese. Knowledge of medical informatics terminology is a plus.

Translators should be available all days from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Lunch with the group will be provided daily along with transportation to all scheduled events. This is a paid position.

For more information, contact program administrator Lois Gould at 410-614-1978 or

Bold title of notice -- Copy here.