Johns Hopkins Gazette | June 13, 2005
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The newspaper of The Johns Hopkins University June 13, 2005 | Vol. 34 No. 37



Johns Hopkins Day at Six Flags

Saturday, July 30, is the second annual Johns Hopkins Day at Six Flags America in Maryland. Tickets are $18.30 per person; free for children 3 and under. Parking is $6 per vehicle. Food vouchers for selected meals from park vendors are available for $7.35 per meal. Six Flags is open from 10:30 a.m. until 10 p.m.

For information on ordering tickets, go to


CLF Innovation Grants Request for Proposals

Proposals are due July 15 for Faculty and Student Innovation Grants, 2005-2006, from the Center for a Livable Future. The grants support innovative, interdisciplinary and/or interdepartmental study by faculty, fellows and students. The overall purpose of these grants is to encourage new visionary work that focuses on how to achieve a livable future by using resources equitably and sustainably, improving health for all and leaving a world fit for future generations.

Particular emphasis is placed on the interactions among diet and consumption, human health, food production and food security, equity, the environment and the world's resources. Ethical and social considerations are taken into account.

For details, an application, and examples of previous projects, go to Faculty_Student_Grants/FSI_Grant.html.

For more information, contact Kelly Hoban Green at 410-502-0067 or e-mail


Green Thumbs Wanted

Avid gardeners (or anyone who likes to work outside) are needed to help spruce up a community garden in East Baltimore on Saturday, June 18, beginning at 8:30 a.m. Volunteers will construct two triangular raised flower beds, turn some of the soil and mulch the garden.

JHHS Community Services is teaming up with HEBCAC to sponsor this gardening day. To volunteer or for more information, call Carolyn Chance at 410-614-2430 or e-mail


Enrollment Open for Summer ESL

The Intensive English as a Second Language Program is now enrolling students for its 11th summer session, July 5 to Aug. 6.

Students and professionals from many countries come together for five weeks of concentrated language practice. Experienced faculty guide participants through daily classes in oral communication, reading/writing, TOEFL Prep, and English for Medical Professionals. Participants can take either the full program of two morning classes and one afternoon class, or selected classes to meet their language and scheduling needs.

Tuition for the full program of three classes is $2,300; tuition per class is $795. Faculty and staff should contact their HR office about tuition remission eligibility. Registration continues through June 24. For more information and registration, go to or e-mail


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