Johns Hopkins Gazette | August 4, 2003
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The newspaper of The Johns Hopkins University August 4, 2001 | Vol. 32 No. 41



East Baltimore Benefits Relocates

The JHU Benefits Service Center in East Baltimore has relocated. The new address is 2017 E. Monument Street. The new phone number is 410-516-2000.


Homewood Health, Safety and Environment Relocates

The Homewood office of the Department of Health, Safety and Environment has relocated to 012 Gilman, inside the north end of the Gilman tunnel. All voice telephone, fax numbers and e-mail addresses remain the same.


Back to School Donation Drive

The Black Faculty and Staff Association is in need of school supplies for a local elementary school. All kinds of items are needed; monetary donations will also be accepted. The deadline for donations is Aug. 18. For more information and drop-off locations, call Lori, at 410-614-5475.


Grant Writing Workshop

The Professional Development Office is sponsoring a grant writing workshop. Scheduled for Aug. 14 and 15, the intensive two-day workshop is designed to assist junior faculty with writing an NIH or other peer-reviewed proposal. The workshop will be held in the Mountcastle Auditorium of the Preclinical Teaching Building.

To register for the workshop or to receive a detailed list of workshop topics, call 410-502-2804 or e-mail


Volunteer Tutors Wanted

The Greater Homewood Literacy Program offers opportunities to tutor adults in reading and writing in a convenient location. Materials and training are provided, and hours are flexible to suit all schedules.

For details, call 410-261-3524.


Cooley Center Golf Tournament

The Cooley Center has planned another best-ball golf tournament to be held Friday, Aug. 15, at the Clifton Park Golf Course. The cost is $25 per player for a four-player team. Payment includes greens fees, cart and a giveaway item. Prizes will be given for winning team (low score), longest drive and closest-to-the-pin. Sign up your team at the Cooley Center.

The deadline to register is 8 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 8. Full payment is expected at that time. Space is limited.


Chinese Language Publications

The Lilienfeld Library holds subscriptions to several Chinese language magazines as well as China Daily, an English-language newspaper from Beijing. Current and past issues of magazines may be read or copied in the library. New materials arrive weekly. All JHU students, staff and faculty are welcome to visit the Lilienfeld Library on the 9th floor of Hampton House.


Muscle Toning and Conditioning Class

The Office of Benefits Administration, in conjunction with Occupational Health Services, is offering a muscle toning and conditioning class from 12:15 to 1 p.m. on the Homewood campus, Tuesday and Thursday afternoons beginning Aug. 5.

Cost for the 10-week session is $25 or $45 (once or twice a week). To register, call 410-516-0450.


Wanted: Employees Involved with United Way Agencies

The Office of Faculty, Staff and Retiree Programs is soliciting help from university employees who currently volunteer or receive services at a United Way agency, or know someone at Johns Hopkins who does.

As part of the information-gathering effort, participants will be asked to share their experiences so that their JHU colleagues can better understand the importance of the United Way in our community.

To participate, contact Lesley Giles at 410-516-0373 or


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