Johns Hopkins Gazette | August 16, 2004
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The newspaper of The Johns Hopkins University August 16 2004 | Vol. 33 No. 42



English as a Second Language Open House

Advanced Academic Programs offers English as a Second Language courses to help professionals and graduate students sharpen their oral and written communication skills. These courses are designed for students who have intermediate knowledge of English and need to increase their effectiveness at work and school or in social settings.

For more information about the program, visit the open house from 1 to 4 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 9, in the Reed Hall Library, East Baltimore campus, or go to


Animal Care and Use Committee

The ACUC is now offering American Association for Laboratory Animal Science certification training to all technical staff who work with laboratory animals. To register, call 443-287-3743 or send e-mail to

For other information related to animal care and use, go to or call 410-287-3738.


Last Call for Applicants

The Institute for Policy Studies is accepting applications for its fall classes in the Certificate in Nonprofit Studies Program.

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. Students who complete the program may apply their Certificate in Nonprofit Studies to a JHU MBA with a Nonprofit Concentration, and students in the School of Professional Studies in Business and Education may earn credit for certificate courses. Classes begin in September. For more information, call 410-516-5389 or e-mail


Research Coordinator Training Program

This course provides a comprehensive overview of the core competencies needed to administer and direct human subject research projects. Topics include IRB, recruiting, data management, informed consent, study administration and event reporting. Two sessions will be held this fall: 8:30 to 10 a.m. weekly on Tuesdays, Sept. 7 through Nov. 16; and 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 20, to Friday, Oct. 22.

For information, go to e-mail or call 443-287-4746.


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