Johns Hopkins Gazette | April 21, 2008
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The newspaper of The Johns Hopkins University April 21, 2008 | Vol. 37 No. 31



Tri-School Day of Service

As part of National Volunteers Week, SOURCE, the Student Outreach Research Center, is sponsoring a spring Tri-School Day of Service. Students from the schools of Medicine, Nursing and Public Health, as well as faculty and staff, can register now to participate. To view a list of the projects, go to:

The event is co-sponsored by SoM Interaction, SoN SGA and the SPH Student Assembly Community Affairs Committee. For more information, call 410-955-3880 or e-mail


Toiletry Items Drive

Volunteers are needed to host drop boxes for the next Women's Network community outreach campaign. The organization will be collecting personal toiletry items such as shampoo, soap and toothpaste for local shelters.

If you are interested in volunteering, contact Leerin Shields at


Raj and Neera Singh Undergraduate Summer Research Fellowships

The Institute for Computational Medicine, affiliated with both the Whiting School of Engineering and the School of Medicine, will sponsor competitive noncredit summer research fellowships for undergraduates in the Whiting School of Engineering. Applicants should be rising juniors or seniors. Fellowships will run from June 2 to Aug. 15, with a stipend of $5,000. The application deadline is May 1. To download the application, go to:

For information, contact Jennifer Hopkins at 410-516-6877 or by e-mail to


Short Course at MWCC

Scheduled for August 18-22 at the Mount Washington Conference Center, the Integrative Computational Modeling of the Cardiac Myocyte short course is limited to 17 participants. Students will be selected on the strength of their current research activities. Interest, and degree of benefit from taking this course, will also be considered. The target audience is experimental biomedical researchers and clinician-scientists with a strong interest in understanding the process of developing, implementing and applying mathematical biological system models. Programming experience is recommended.

The deadline to apply is June 1. Allow three weeks from the application deadline for notification. Lodging and meals are provided free of cost to accepted applicants. Students are responsible for transportation, and should also plan on bringing a laptop. Apply online at:


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