Johns Hopkins Gazette | January 20, 2004
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The newspaper of The Johns Hopkins University January 20, 2004 | Vol. 33 No. 18



Interpreters Needed

Johns Hopkins International is looking for Japanese, Vietnamese and Hebrew interpreters for contract work. Hours are less than part-time. Interested individuals must have a flexible schedule. Submit a resume to


Honoring Diversity Week at SON

To commemorate Honoring Diversity Week, March 1-7, the School of Nursing will sponsor performances, information sessions and discussions about the many cultures represented in the school. The event will present ways by which people of different cultures can learn from one another. For more information or to participate, contact Aisling McGuckin at


NASA Aerospace Summer Internships

The NASA Academy is an intensive 10-week summer resident program for undergraduate and graduate students interested in pursuing careers in aerospace-related fields. Students will focus on national and international government, academic and private sector cooperation in assuring the success of complex space enterprises.

The program includes guided laboratory research, collaborative group projects, lectures, field trips, interaction with prominent professionals from NASA and its associates, and oral and written presentations. The program will be offered from June 6 to Aug. 13 at the Goddard Space Flight Center Academy in Greenbelt, Md., and from June 20 to Aug. 27 at the Ames Research Center Academy in Moffett Field, Calif. Applications, which must be submitted by Jan. 31, may be found at


Collaborative Internship Program for College Students

Ten-week summer internships for college students interested in science, technology, engineering and mathematics are available at the NASA Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, through the auspices of the Lewis Educational and Collaborative Internship Program of the Glenn Research Center.

Under the personal guidance of NASA professional staff members, interns do assignments in research and development, as well as technical and administrative projects. Interns are integrated into the day-to-day activities of the center to the greatest extent possible, and a certain amount of time is devoted to a program of scheduled educational, professional and social events.

Three sessions are scheduled this summer: May 24 to July 30, June 7 to Aug. 13, and June 14 to Aug. 20.

Applications may be found at The deadline for submitting them is Jan. 31.


Web-based CAAT Course

The Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing has developed a new Web-based course titled Enhancing Humane Science: Improving Animal Research. The course, available at provides an overview of diverse topics in the practice and approaches to humane animal experimentation.

Individuals completing the self-paced material are invited to join discussion groups led by faculty or invited guests. The discussions are scheduled from noon to 1:30 p.m., in room W3030, 615 N. Wolfe St., Bloomberg School of Public Health. The course offers a certificate of participation, available by participating in the course, clicking on the "certificate" portion on the Web site and attending one of the discussion groups. The first discussion group is scheduled for Jan. 21.


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