Johns Hopkins Gazette | August 22, 2005
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The newspaper of The Johns Hopkins University August 22, 2005 | Vol. 34 No. 42



School Supply Drive

The Black Faculty and Staff Association is sponsoring a drive to collect school supplies for an East Baltimore school. Drop off supplies from Aug. 8 to 31 in E3003, E6152 and W1600, East Baltimore campus; 130 Garland, Homewood campus; and B219 at Eastern. For more information, call Lorie Hackett at 410-955-3880 or Lynnise Norris at 443-997-6195.


Focus Group Participants Needed

The Johns Hopkins Federal Credit Union has contracted Baltimore Research to conduct a focus group of Johns Hopkins employees who are NOT currently members of JHFCU. Participants will earn $100 cash. All information is confidential. No sales are involved. JHFCU is interested only in your opinions. To qualify, contact Baltimore Research directly: online at, by phone at 410- 583-9991 or by e-mail at [email protected]. For questions, call Lynn Gregory at JHFCU at 410-955-4500, x258.


ESL Courses

The Language Teaching Center�s English as a Second Language Program is now enrolling for the fall term to begin Sept. 8 at the Homewood campus. Open to anyone interested in improving their English skills, courses include Oral Communication (at the intermediate and advanced levels), Reading and Writing English and English for Oral Proficiency Tests. Classes meet evenings and Saturdays through Dec. 12. For more information and to register, call 410-516-5431, go to www.jhu.ed/lte/esl or e-mail [email protected].


Introduction to Clinical Research Course

The Bayview Medical Center/ General Clinical Research Center will be offering the course Introduction to Clinical Research. The course consists of 11 onehour lectures, in three concurrent sessions scheduled for 8 to 9 a.m. on Sept. 12 to 15, Sept. 19 to 22 and Sept. 26 to 28. Cost for the course is $50. For more information, go to or e-mail Melissa Scudder at [email protected].


Host Families Wanted

The Host Family Program, managed by the Office of Alumni Relations and the Baltimore Alumni Chapter�s Host Family Committee, welcomes incoming JHU students and eases their adjustment to a new environment. Participation by students and hosts is voluntary. To sign up online, go to For more information, call the Alumni Office at 410-516-0363 or e-mail [email protected].


Certificate in Nonprofit Studies

The Institute for Policy Studies is now accepting applications and course registration for fall classes in the Certificate in Nonprofit Studies Program. For more information, call 410-516-5389 or e-mail [email protected].


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