Johns Hopkins Gazette | March 16, 2009
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The newspaper of The Johns Hopkins University March 16, 2009 | Vol. 38 No. 26



Cherry Blossom Festival Trip

The Johns Hopkins International Society is offering a trip to the annual Cherry Blossom Festival and the Smithsonian Museums in Washington, D.C., on Saturday, April 4.

The bus leaves at 8 a.m., returning at 7 p.m. All are welcome. Cost is $15 per person.

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Technology Fellowship Grants

Applications are invited for the 2009-2010 Technology Fellowship Program, a mini-grant initiative administered by the Center for Educational Resources of the Sheridan Libraries. The program is intended to encourage faculty to develop creative uses of digital technologies to enhance teaching and learning by partnering with student fellows.

Teams must include at least one faculty member who teaches undergraduates, and at least one full-time graduate or undergraduate student.

Full details are available in the "Program Guidelines" document through the CER Web site, Applications are accepted through March 31; awards will be announced in mid-April. Funding for these awards is available from June 2009 to May 2010.


Information Meeting for CTY Student Qualifiers, Prospects

Johns Hopkins faculty, staff and students with an academically talented second-to-sixth-grader in their homes are invited to an information meeting about the summer courses offered by the university's Center for Talented Youth.

The meeting takes place from 2 to 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 22, at St. Paul's (Upper) School, 11152 Falls Rd., Brooklandville. CTY staff will answer questions for families of CTY-qualified students and for families of second-to-sixth-graders who would like to know how to qualify for CTY's summer courses for academically talented students. Reservations are not necessary.

For more information, call 410-735-6277 or e-mail


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