Johns Hopkins Gazette | September 27, 2004
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The newspaper of The Johns Hopkins University September 27, 2004 | Vol. 34 No. 5



Villa Spelman Meeting

Students interested in spending the spring 2005 semester in Florence, Italy, should attend the Villa Spelman meeting at 5 p.m. on Wed., Sept. 29, in 12 Gilman Hall on the Homewood campus.


JHU Choral Society Open Rehearsal

Students, faculty and staff who enjoy singing classical music are invited to an open rehearsal of the Choral Society from 7 to 9 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 4. Music director Mark Hardy will lead the rehearsal. Singers in all voice parts are welcome. The rehearsal will be held in the Second Decade Society Room of the Mattin Center, Homewood campus. For more information, e-mail


Yoga and Meditation Classes

Occupational Health Services is offering yoga and meditation classes for faculty and staff.

The yoga classes are scheduled from noon to 1 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays through Nov. 17. 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. Participants will be encouraged to practice 20 minutes a day. The course costs $30 and meets from noon to 12:45 p.m. on Thursdays through Nov. 4.

Both classes will be held in the Dance Studio of the Mattin Center's Offit Building on the Homewood campus. To register or for more information, call 410-516-0450 or e-mail


Statistics Research Funding

The Acheson J. Duncan Fund for the Advancement of Research in Statistics requests proposals for small grants to support research projects in statistics, probability and stochastic processes.

Proposals should be brief, preferably no more than three single-sided pages; provide itemized expense estimates; and be signed by each investigator. Proposals may be submitted anytime to committee chair John C. Wierman, Applied Mathematics and Statistics Department, 302 Whitehead Hall.


Welch Library Journals

Several volumes of psychiatric journals from the Welch Library will be available only by interlibrary loan for four to six months because they have been given to the American Psychiatric Association for a digitization project. Though the print journals will not be returned, library users will have perpetual access to the digitized back files.

The titles and volumes that are affected are American Journal of Insanity/American Journal of Psychiatry, v. 46-153; Journal of Psychiatric Education, v. 1-2 and 4-12 (v. 3 was missing); Psychosomatics, v. 1-38; and Hospital & Community Psychiatry, v. 17-19.

Contact Brian Brown at 410-502-7568 or for more details.


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