Johns Hopkins Gazette | December 15, 2003
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The newspaper of The Johns Hopkins University December 15, 2003 | Vol. 33 No. 15



Holiday Schedule Notice

Consistent with the published university holiday schedule, the university will be closed half-day on Wednesday, Dec. 24; all day Thursday, Dec. 25; half-day on Wednesday, Dec. 31; and all day Thursday, Jan. 1.

A liberal leave plan is in effect for Friday, Dec. 26.


International Society Candy-Grams

The JHMI International Society will offer candy-grams for sale from noon to 1 p.m. on Dec. 15, 16 and 17 in the Broadway Corridor.

Recipients — JHMI postdocs, students, professors, advisers, friends or others — must have an East Baltimore campus address. Each candy-gram costs $1. For more information, call Erin McAlister at 410-955-3370.


Wellness Classes

The Office of Benefits Administration, in conjunction with Occupational Health Services, is offering the following classes to JHU faculty and staff:

Yoga classes (all levels) will be held from noon to 1 p.m., Mondays/Wednesdays beginning Jan. 6, on the Homewood campus. Cost for the 10-week session is $30 or $50 for classes taken once or twice a week.

Seated massage will continue to be offered on the Homewood, East Baltimore and Eastern campuses. Cost is $10 for a 15-minute massage given by a certified massage therapist.

Muscle conditioning and toning classes will be held Tuesday and Thursday afternoons from 12:15 to 1 p.m. on the Homewood campus beginning Jan. 6. Cost for the 10-week session is $25 or $45 for classes taken once or twice a week.

CPR/AED classes will be held on the Homewood campus. For more information about dates go to

Weight Watchers at Work will begin a 14-week session on Tues., Jan. 13. The class will meet at noon; cost for the class is $148.

Mindfulness Meditation will provide tools for calming the mind and body and reducing stress. Classes begin Jan. 8. Cost for the eight-week session is $30.

For more information and to register, call Occupational Health Services at 410-516-0450.


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