Johns Hopkins Gazette | December 13, 2004
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The newspaper of The Johns Hopkins University December 13, 2004 | Vol. 34 No. 15



Occupational Health Classes

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

Yoga classes (all levels) are scheduled from noon to 1 p.m., Mondays and Wednesdays, on the Homewood campus, beginning Jan. 10. Cost for the 10-week session is $30 for once a week, $50 for twice.

Mindfulness Meditation provides tools for calming the mind and reducing stress. The eight-week session will meet from noon to 12:45 p.m. on Thursdays on the Homewood campus, beginning Jan. 13. The cost is $30.

Seated massages will continue to be offered on the Homewood, East Baltimore and Eastern campuses. A 15-minute seated massage by a certified massage therapist costs $10.

Muscle conditioning and toning classes will be held from 12:15 to 1 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays on the Homewood campus, beginning Jan. 11. Cost for the 10-week session is $25 or $45 for classes taken once or twice a week.

Weight Watchers at Work will begin a 14-week session on Monday, Jan. 17, on the Homewood campus. The class meets at noon and costs $148. A class also meets at noon on Fridays at the East Baltimore campus. For more information and to register, contact Occupational Health Services at 410-516-0450 or e-mail


Certificate in Nonprofit Studies

Johns Hopkins now offers its Certificate in Nonprofit Studies Program at both its Washington, D.C., and Homewood campuses. Applications are being accepted for the spring semester. This part-time program is designed to develop and enhance the knowledge and practical skills needed by nonprofit staff and volunteers to run a successful organization.

For more information, call 410-516-5389 or e-mail


The 2005 NASA Academy

The NASA Academy, held at four NASA locations, is an intensive 10-week resident research program for undergraduate and graduate students interested in careers in aerospace-related fields; dates vary by center, but all begin in June. Women, underrepresented minorities and those with disabilities are encouraged to attend.

For details, go to The application deadline is Jan. 31.


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