Johns Hopkins Gazette | March 5, 2007
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The newspaper of The Johns Hopkins University March 5, 2007 | Vol. 36 No. 24



Last Chance for Sudler Arts Prize Nominations

This is the last week for submissions for the Louis Sudler Prize in the Arts, which awards $1,500 to a senior or fourth-year medical student for outstanding accomplishments in the arts while attending Johns Hopkins. The deadline for submitting nominations is Friday, March 9.

The prize is awarded to a senior from Arts and Sciences, Engineering, Nursing or Peabody, or fourth-year student from Medicine, who, in the opinion of the Sudler Arts Prize Committee, has demonstrated the highest standards of proficiency in performance, execution or composition in music, theater, dance, fiction, poetry, painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, film or video.

The committee, composed of faculty and administrators from the five schools, reviews the nominations and recommends a candidate to the president, who makes the final selection. Guidelines and an application form are available at:

The Sudler Arts Prize Committee also considers candidates for the President's Commendation for Achievement in the Arts, a Homewood campus service award featured on the same Web site. For additional information, contact Mame Warren, Sudler Arts Prize coordinator, at 410-435-5314 or


BFSA T-shirts on Sale

The Black Faculty and Staff Association is selling T-shirts for $10 (S, M, L, XL) and $12 (XXL), in support of the organization and its mission. For more information, contact Lori Hackett at or Veronica Njie at


Summer Fellowships for WSE Undergraduates

The Institute for Computational Medicine, an institute in the Whiting School of Engineering and the School of Medicine, will sponsor two noncredit summer research fellowships for undergraduates in the Whiting School. Applicants for the Raj and Neera Singh Undergraduate Summer Research Fellowship should be entering their junior or senior year. The stipend is $5,000, and the 10-week projects must take place between June 1 and Aug. 30. Fellowships are awarded in the areas of biological systems modeling, computational anatomy and image analysis, and mathematical bioinformatics.

Applications are online at: The deadline is April 6. For more information, contact Jennifer Hopkins at or 410-516-4116.


Homewood Arts Awards and Grants

The Homewood Arts Programs Certificate is awarded to graduating seniors who have made a significant contribution to the nonacademic arts at Johns Hopkins. To apply, go to: artscertificate.html.

The Arts Innovation Program seeks to stimulate efforts by Homewood faculty, staff and students through two complementary programs. The first offers funding to faculty and staff who wish to create credit-bearing courses in the arts, with an emphasis on interdisciplinary and cross-departmental courses; the second seeks to inspire the artistic efforts of students, either those currently engaged in arts activities or those wishing to create a new venture. Grant amounts are up to $2,000 for students and $8,000 for faculty/staff.

To apply, go to: artsinnovation.html.


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