Johns Hopkins Gazette | November 26, 2007
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The newspaper of The Johns Hopkins University November 26, 2007 | Vol. 37 No. 12



Summer Internship Opportunity

The Minority Global Health Disparities Research Program is offering summer internship opportunities. For more information, contact Lisa Jia at 410-516-8215, by e-mail to or go to


Johns Hopkins Nursing in Global Humanitarian Relief

Sponsored by the School of Nursing and the Institute for Johns Hopkins Nursing, this one-week intensive course prepares nurses to participate in humanitarian relief efforts within the United States and internationally. The course, which is offered for academic or continuing education credit, takes place from Jan. 14 to 18, at the School of Nursing. To register or for more information, go to, call 443-287-4745 or e-mail


Flu Vaccines

Through the month of December, vaccines will be given from 2 to 4 p.m., Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons, in the Office of Occupational Health Services, Suite W-601, Wyman Park Building, Homewood campus. For schedules in outlying sites, contact Occupational Health Services at 410-516-0450 or by e-mail to


Help Needy Families

The Vernon Rice Memorial Butterball Turkey Program provides Butterball turkey gift certificates to families in need. To participate, send a check or money order, in $15 increments and made payable to JHU Butterball, to the Office of Faculty, Staff and Retiree Programs, room 631-N, Wyman Park Building, 3400 N. Charles St., Baltimore, MD 21218-2693. Checks must be received by Dec. 14 to assist with the December holidays. For more information, download a flier at

The Adopt-a-Family/Adopt-an-Agency Program provides families and individuals with gifts, clothing and food that they might not otherwise be able to afford. Those interested in helping are asked to complete an online request form available at For more information, go to

Contact Sondra Ponzi at or 410-516-0338 with any questions about either of the programs.


Technology Fellowship Grants

The Faculty/Student Technology Fellowship mini-grant program is offering awards of $5,000. The application period extends through Nov. 30. Apply online at For more information, contact Cheryl Wagner at 410-516-7181 or by e-mail to


Elementary School Mentors Needed

Community Service at JHMI is seeking faculty, employees and students to serve as after-school mentors at Collington Square Elementary School on your choice of day and time. For more information, contact Zakia Hospedales at 410-614-2430 or by e-mail to


Free Ballroom Dancing and Lessons

Beginners and advanced dancers on the Homewood campus are welcome for waltz, rumba and tango lessons. Lessons take place from 7:50 to 9:50 p.m. on Fridays, in the ROTC Building. The lessons are free and open to the general public. For more information, call 410-599-3725.


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