Johns Hopkins Gazette | October 10, 2005
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The newspaper of The Johns Hopkins University October 10, 2005 | Vol. 35 No. 6

Weekly Calendar

Colloquia | Discussion/Talks | Film/Video | Information Sessions | Lectures | Music | Open House | Religion | Seminars | Special Events | Sports | Symposia | Workshops



Tues., Oct. 11, 4:15 p.m. "Shining Some Light on the Reaction Dynamics," a Chemistry colloquium with Ian Harrison, University of Virginia; 233 Remsen. HW

Thurs., Oct. 13, 3 p.m. "The Administration of Food and Drugs: Diet, Race and the Genetics of Efficacy, 1950-1980," a History of Science, Medicine and Technology colloquium with David Jones, MIT; Seminar Room, 3rd floor, Welch Medical Library. EB

Thurs., Oct. 13, 3:30 p.m. "The Mystery of Ultra-High-Energy Cosmic Rays and the First Auger Results," a Physics and Astronomy colloquium with Angela Olinto, University of Chicago; Schafler Auditorium, Bloomberg Center. HW

Fri., Oct. 14, 2 p.m. "Responding to Weapons of Mass Destruction — Incidents and Natural Disasters," an APL colloquium with Tom Voltaggio, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency; Parsons Auditorium. APL

Fri., Oct. 14, 4 p.m. "Why Perception Matters," a Philosophy colloquium with Cheryl Chen, Bryn Mawr College; 348 Gilman. HW



Thurs., Oct. 13, 7 p.m. Hip-Hop Society meeting, to discuss plans for the semester; McCoy Multipurpose Room. HW



Fri., Oct. 14, noon to 3 p.m. "Reflections on Fighting Hunger: Roads Not Taken, Goals Not Met, the Journey Ahead," live broadcast teleconference in honor of World Food Day; hosted by Daniel Zwerdling of NPR and featuring special guest author and food activist Frances Moore Lappe. Included will be a showing of the documentary film Silent Killer and a question-and-answer period. Sponsored by the Center for a Livable Future and the U.S. National Committee for World Food Day. W1020 SPH. EB

Fri., Oct. 14, 8 p.m. Friday Night Films presents Amores Perros (2000), directed by Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu; Mudd Auditorium. HW


Information Sessions

Thurs., Oct. 13, 5 to 7 p.m. Information session and registration for the Bloomberg School of Public Health, an opportunity to register for courses, meet with academic advisers and discuss part-time graduate education programs. Walk-ins welcome; no appointment necessary. 301-294-7060. Montgomery County Campus.



Thurs., Oct. 13, 5 p.m. "Renaissance Art Discovers the Icon," a History of Art lecture by Alexander Nagel, University of Toronto/Center for the Advanced Study of Visual Arts. 4:30 p.m. Reception in the History of Art Department's slide collection. 255 Mergenthaler. HW

Mon., Oct. 17, 4 p.m. "Sociology of Ethics, Animal Welfare and Genetically Engineered Animal Models of Human Genetic Disease," a Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing lecture by Bernard Rollin, Colorado State University. Co-sponsored by the JHU Associate Provost for Animal Research and Resources. Part of the Enhancing Humane Sciences lecture series. W1030 SPH. EB



Tues., Oct. 11, 5:15 to 6:45 p.m. Auditions for soloists for the JHMI Choral Society's performance of Handel's Messiah, scheduled for Dec. 1 and Dec. 4. Hurd Hall. EB

Wed., Oct. 12, 7:30 p.m. The Peabody Wind Ensemble performs music by John Mackey, Morten Lauridsen, Edward Gregson, David Maslanka and David Holsinger. $18, $10 seniors, $8 students with ID. Friedberg Hall. Peabody


Open House

Sat., Oct. 15, 10 a.m. to noon. Open house for the graduate programs in education offered by the Graduate Division of Education. To RSVP, or for more information, 800-GO-TO-JHU. Montgomery County Campus



Yom Kippur Services. HW

Conservative. Led by Rabbi Joseph Menashe, Hopkins Hillel director. Wed., Oct. 12, 6 p.m. Kol Nidre. Thurs., Oct. 13, 9:30 a.m., morning service; 11:45 a.m., Yizkor, followed by Musaf; 3:30 p.m., discussion with the rabbis; 5 p.m., Mincha; 6 p.m., Neilah. All services in the Glass Pavilion, Levering Hall.

Reform. Led by Rabbi Rach-el Hertzman. Wed., Oct. 12, 6 p.m. Kol Nidre. Thurs., Oct. 13, 9:30 a.m., morning service; 3:30 p.m., discussion with the rabbis; 4:45 p.m., Yizkor and Mincha; 6 p.m., Neilah. All services in the Bunting-Meyerhoff Interfaith Center.

Orthodox, co-sponsored by JHU and Chabad of Central Baltimore. Led by Rabbi Zev Gopin. Wed., Oct. 12, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Kol Nidre. Thurs., Oct. 13, 9:30 to 11 a.m., morning service (Yizkor, approx. 11 a.m.); 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., Neilah. All services at the Inn at the Colonnade, 4 W. University Parkway.

Pre-fast meal, 4:15 p.m., Smokler Center. Each meal is $10 for students, $15 for guests.

Break-fast meal, 7:15 p.m., Levering. Each meal is $10 for students, $15 for guests.



Mon., Oct. 10, 4 p.m. "Stirring in the Upper Ocean," an Earth and Planetary Sciences seminar with Darryn Waugh, JHU; Olin Auditorium. HW

Mon., Oct. 10, 4 p.m. "Transport in the One-Dimensional Schrodinger Equation," an Analysis seminar with Michael Goldberg, JHU; 308 Krieger. HW

Tues., Oct. 11, noon. "Structural and Mechanistic Studies of Nudix Hydrolases," a Biological Chemistry seminar with Albert Mildvan, JHU; 612 Physiology. EB

Tues., Oct. 11, 3 p.m. "Environmental Engineering in the 21st Century: Balancing Economic Growth, Risk Reduction and Sustainability," a Geography and Environmental Engineering seminar with Michael Kavanaugh, Malcolm Pirnie Inc.; 234 Ames. HW

Tues., Oct. 11, 4 p.m. "Time," an Anthropology seminar with Raman Sundrum, JHU; 400 Macaulay. HW

Tues., Oct. 11, 4:30 p.m. "Making Visualization Work," a Center for Language and Speech Processing seminar with Ben Bederson, University of Maryland; 3 Shaffer. HW

Tues., Oct. 11, 4:30 p.m. "Flips and Finite Generated Algebras (Part I)," an Algebraic and Com-plex Geometry seminar with Vyacheslav Shokurov; 308 Krieger. HW

Wed., Oct. 12, 9 a.m. "Zinc Supplementation for the Treatment of Diarrhea in Infants 1 to 6 months of Age in India, Pakistan and Ethiopia," an International Health thesis defense seminar with Christa Fischer Walker; W2030 SPH. EB

Wed., Oct. 12, noon. "The Invisible Hand of Social Capital," a Sociology seminar with Nan Lin, Duke University; 526 Mergenthaler. HW

Wed., Oct. 12, 3:45 p.m. "Characterizing Experimentally Induced Neural Processing: A Spatial Model for Neuroimaging Data," a Biostatistics seminar with DuBois Bowman, Rollins School of Public Health; W2030 SPH. EB

Thurs., Oct. 13, 9:30 a.m. "The Associations of Weight Cycling and Diabetes With Risk of Postmenopausal Breast Cancer," an Epidemiology thesis defense seminar with Byron Crape; W2030 SPH. EB

Thurs., Oct. 13, 11 a.m. "Fabrication of Polymeric Micro- and Nano-Device Structures: Techniques and Stability Issues," a Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering seminar with Albert Yee, University of California, Irvine; 110 Maryland. HW

Thurs., Oct. 13, noon. "The Role of Regulatory T Cells in Chronic Infections," an Infectious Diseases/Molecular Microbiology and Immunology seminar with Yasmine Belkaid, NIAID/NIH; W2030 SPH. EB

Thurs., Oct. 13, 2 p.m. "Enzootic Persistence of Borrelia burgdorferi in the Mid-Atlantic Region," a Molecular Microbiology and Immunology thesis defense seminar with Katherine Swanson; W3030 SPH. EB

Thurs., Oct. 13, 3 p.m. "Clathrate Hydrates Science and Technology: The Implication to Hydrogen Economy," a Mechanical Engineering seminar with Yusheng Zhao, Los Alamos National Laboratory; 210 Hodson. HW

Thurs., Oct. 13, 4 p.m. "Mechanisms of Myosin Motors: It's All in the Timing," a Biology seminar with Enrique De La Cruz, Yale University; 100 Mudd. HW

Thurs., Oct. 13, 5 p.m. "The Unconscious — What Can We Tell? Thinking From Freud, Klein, Bion," a Humanities Center seminar with Meira Likierman, The Tavistock Clinic, London/European Research Center, Oxford University; 111 Gilman. HW

Fri., Oct. 14, 11 a.m. "Initial Steps on Finite Graphs for Biophysics," an Applied Mathematics and Statistics seminar with Tom Woolf, SoM; 304 Whitehead. HW

Fri., Oct. 14, noon. "How Clinical Trials Have Played a Critical Role in Guiding the Development of Attenuated Salmonella typhi and Shigella as Oral Vaccines and Live Vectors," a Microbial Immunity and Vaccine Development seminar with Myron Levine, University of Maryland School of Medicine; W2030 SPH. EB


Special Events

Gilman Hall, the first major building constructed on the Homewood campus, was clearly influenced by the elegant country house that was the centerpiece of the Carroll family farm that became the university's home in the early 1900s. This week, you can take a guided walking tour to see how the ca. 1801 Homewood House's Federal style and architectural details have been translated campuswide. See Special Events.

Tues., Oct. 11, noon. Walking Tour of Homewood, a guided tour of the Johns Hopkins campus highlighting Homewood House's influence on the campus's architecture and aesthetic. Meet first at Homewood House for a tour of Portico, Passage, to Privy: HABS Records Homewood. Due to limited space, advance registration is required. Homewood House Museum. HW

Tues., Oct. 11, 5 p.m. Trischool Leadership Dinner, for the student assemblies from SPH, SoN and SoM. Sponsored by JHSPH Student Assembly. W4030 SPH. EB



Tues., Oct. 11, 7 p.m. Women's Soccer, vs. Gettysburg; Homewood Field. HW

Wed., Oct. 12, 7 p.m. Men's Soccer, vs. Arcadia; Homewood Field. HW

Fri., Oct. 14, 7 p.m. Football, vs. Gettysburg; Homewood Field. HW

Sat., Oct. 15, 1 p.m. Women's Soccer, vs. Bryn Mawr; Homewood Field. HW

Sun., Oct. 16, noon. Water Polo, vs. Salem International; Athletic Center. HW

Sun., Oct. 16, 4:05 p.m. Water Polo, vs. Bucknell; Athletic Center. HW



Fri., Oct. 14, 9 a.m. "Genetic Models of Inner Ear Function," a one-day symposium with Lloyd Minor; Jeremy Nathans; John Carey; Dominic Cosgrove; Charles Della Santina; Americo Migliaccio; David Lasker; Brad May; Howard Francis; Paul Fuchs; David Ryugo; and David Brown, all SoM; and Ed Walsh, Boys Town National Research Laboratory. Sponsored by Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery and Boys Town National Research Laboratory. 6150 JHOC. EB



"Financial Planning, Phase 1," for people with 20 years until retirement, with Bill Leeb and Pete Dixon, Financial Council Inc. Sponsored by WorkLife Programs.

Tues., Oct. 11, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. W2030 SPH. EB

Thurs., Oct. 13, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. B102, JH@Eastern. HW

Wed., Oct. 12, noon. "Your Teen and Depression," with Sallie Mink, DRADA. Sponsored by WorkLife Programs. Marburg Conference Room. EB

Mon., Oct. 17, noon. "Bullying in Schools," with Fred Gager. Sponsored by WorkLife Programs. 501 Maumenee. EB

Mon., Oct. 17, 6 to 9 p.m. "Special Topics: Elluminate Live, Discussions, Chat, E-Mail and the Glossary," WebCT training with Pam Stefanuca. Sponsored by Center for Educational Resources. Register at Room 206 A&R, Montgomery County Campus.

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