Johns Hopkins Gazette | July 7, 2008
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The newspaper of The Johns Hopkins University July 7, 2008 | Vol. 37 No. 39

Weekly Calendar

Conferences | Film/Video | Seminars | Special Events |



Wed., July 9, through Sat., July 12. 2008 Talent Development High Schools National Conference, featuring workshops, lectures, panel discussions, a Coaches Institute and a Leadership Institute. Keynote speaker is Robert Balfanz, CSOS. Cost is $500 for the National Conference only, $600 with the addition of either institute. Sponsored by the Center for Social Organization of Schools. Sheraton Baltimore City Center.

Thurs., July 10, and Fri., July 11, 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. "Priority Setting for Systematic Reviews," a US Cochrane Center conference intended for policy makers, health care providers, consumers and payers, with various speakers. Co-sponsored by Epidemiology. Agenda and registration material is available at Tremont Suite Hotels.



Fri., July 11, and Fri., July 18, 8:30 p.m. Hopkins Summer Outdoor Films continues with Ratatouille (7/11) and Stardust (7/18). Sponsored by the Office of Summer and Intersession Programs. Bring lawn chairs or blankets. Live music begins at 7:30 p.m. Food and drink can be brought or bought (no alcoholic beverages permitted). Keyser Quad (rain location: Shriver Auditorium). HW



Wed., July 9, 1 p.m. "Bridging the Gap Between Observational and Randomized Evidence: HAART and AIDS," an Epidemiology thesis defense seminar with Lauren Cain. W3008 SPH. EB

Fri., July 11, 9 a.m. "Metabolic Syndrome and Prostate Cancer," an Epidemiology thesis defense seminar with Hui Ming Chung. W2008 SPH. EB

Fri., July 11, 10 a.m. "Synaptic, Genetic and Neurodegenerative Effects of Chronic Manganese Exposure in Non-Human Primates," an Environmental Health Sciences thesis defense seminar with Neal Burton. W7023 SPH. EB

Wed., July 16, 1 p.m. "The Influence of Fetal and Early Growth on Adult Mental Distress: Evidence From the Johns Hopkins Collaborative Perinatal Study Birth Cohort," a Mental Health thesis defense seminar with Aaron Alford. 845 Hampton House. EB

Fri., July 18, 1:30 p.m. "Mortality, Morbidity, Immunization Coverage and Distance Health Facilities in Kilifi District, Kenya," an International Health thesis defense seminar with Jennifer Moisi. W2030 SPH. EB


Special Events

Wed., July 9, 7 p.m. Lia Purpura, writer-in-residence at Loyola College, will read from King Baby, her most recent collection of poetry; copies will be available for signing. Barnes & Noble Johns Hopkins. HW

Thurs., July 17, 5:30 p.m. Summer Evening at Evergreen, a chance for visitors to explore after hours the special outdoor exhibition Sculpture at Evergreen. A selection of 17th-century folio and quarto editions of Shakespeare's plays will be on display in the Garrett Library. The evening concludes with a public dress rehearsal of the Baltimore Shakespeare Festival's production of Taming of the Shrew; visitors are invited to picnic on the grounds while enjoying the performance. For information, call 410- 516-0341. Sponsored by the Johns Hopkins University Museums and Sheridan Libraries. Evergreen Museum & Library.

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