Johns Hopkins Gazette | October 8, 2007
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The newspaper of The Johns Hopkins University October 8, 2007 | Vol. 37 No. 6



Elementary School Mentors Needed

Faculty, employees and students are needed to serve as after-school mentors at Collington Square Elementary School, 1409 N. Collington Ave. in East Baltimore.

For more information, call Zakia Hospedales, JHHS Corporate and Community Services Department, at 410-614-2430 or by e-mail to


Funding for Prostate Cancer Research

Funding is available to support multi-disciplinary research in prostate cancer through the Patrick C. Walsh Prostate Cancer Research Fund. Awards of a maximum of $75,000 for up to two years are available to fund career development and pilot projects. New ideas are encouraged.

The deadline for applying is Monday, Jan. 7. For more information go to


Homewood Flu Vaccine Schedule

Flu vaccines will be offered free of charge to faculty and staff, as well as spouses/same-sex domestic partners, on the Homewood campus from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. and from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., on Tuesday, Oct. 30, in the Great Hall and Sherwood Room in Levering Hall; and from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., on Wednesday, Oct. 31, in Conference Room A and the Great Hall, Levering.

After Nov. 20 and through December, vaccines will be given from 2 to 4 p.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons in the office of Occupational Health Services.

For more information, e-mail


Radiation Oncology Silent Auction

The Department of Radiation Oncology and Molecular Radiation Sciences is seeking donations for a silent auction to benefit the Radiation Oncology Patient Services Program. Proceeds from the event, to be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 30, in the Weinberg Auditorium, will provide special activities and additional resources for patients.

Merchants, hotels and other businesses could provide vacation packages, tax preparations, lawn service and other items of interest. Gifts from private individuals are welcome as well.

For more information, call Karen Vleck, Marian Richardson or Jeff Schultz at 410-955-6980.


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