The Johns Hopkins Gazette: September 8, 1998
Sep. 8-14

Johns Hopkins Gazette Online Edition


Blood Drives

Tues., Sept. 8, and Wed., Sept. 9, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., American Red Cross Blood Drive; Turner Concourse. To donate blood or volunteer time, call Wanda Cartwright at 410-614-3050. JHMI

Wed., Sept. 16, and Thurs., Sept. 17, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. American Red Cross Blood Drive; Glass Pavilion, Levering. To donate blood or volunteer time, call Daria Bollinger, 410-516-0138. HW


Fri., Sept. 11, 3-4:30 p.m. Support Group for graduate women in Arts and Sciences, Engineering, Nursing and Peabody. For information on location, call Laura Hoffmann or Elizabeth Beil at 410-516-8278.

Grand Rounds

Mondays, 3 p.m. Otolaryngology Grand Rounds, with rotating roster of speakers; 6150 JHOC.

Wednesdays, 4 p.m. "Coagulation Disease" with William Bell; 1024 Blalock. JHMI


Wed., Sept. 9, 12:30 p.m. "Jordan Men's Participation and Religious Leaders Advocacy Campaigns," a Center for Communication Programs lecture by Alfred Yassa; Haryono Room, Suite 310, Candler Building, 111 Market Place.

Thurs., Sept. 10, 12:30 p.m. "Post-Conflict Societies in Latin America: Ending the Wars," a Program on Social Change and Development brown bag lunch lecture by Johanna Mendelson Forman, World Bank Post-Conflict Unit; 806 Rome Building, 1619 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C. Reservations not required. SAIS

Open Office Hours

Tuesdays (second Tuesday each month), 1-2 p.m. Audrey Smith, vice president for human resources; Suite 2-200, Room 2-312, 1830 E. Monument St. JHMI

Tuesdays, 4-5 p.m., Herbert Kessler, dean of Arts and Sciences; 224 Mergenthaler. HW

Wed., Sept. 9, 3:30-4:30 p.m. William R. Brody; 242 Garland. HW Thursdays (second Thursday each month), 1-2 p.m. Audrey Smith, vice president for human resources; Room 617N, Wyman Park Building. HW


Fri., Sept. 11, 11:45 a.m.-1:15 p.m. Wo-men's Forum Membership Recruitment and Renewal Reception; The Gallery (yellow chair section), SHPH. Sponsored by the Women's Forum/JHMI Caucus. Donations of personal care items for the House of Ruth will be appreciated.


Fri., Sept. 11, 7:30 p.m. "Concert for Smiles," with pianist Linda Montesa-Pio Roda and cellist Bonnie Thron, accompanied by the Hopkins Symphony Orchestra; Shriver Hall. HW For ticket information, call 410-244-8072. A benefit for Operation Smile.


Tuesdays, 7 p.m. Christian Fellowship Meeting, musical worship and Bible study; 3030 SHPH.

Fridays, 7:30 p.m. Agape Campus Ministry, weekly meeting; 100 Shaffer. HW

Fridays, 7:30 p.m. Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship, weekly group meeting; Garrett Room, MSE Library. HW


Tues., Sept. 8, noon. "Regulation of the Epithelial Na/H Exchanger by NHE-RF," a Biological Chemistry seminar with Ed Weinman, West Virginia School of Medicine; 612 Physiology. JHMI

Wed., Sept. 9, 4 p.m., "Sialic Acid Binding Immunoglobulin Family Member Lectins: Binding Specificity and Regulation of Neurite Outgrowth by Myelin-associated Glycoprotein," a Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences thesis defense by Brian Collins; 303 WBSB.

Wed., Sept. 9, 4:30 p.m., "Liver Disease in Obesity," an Integrated Metabolism and Physiology seminar with Anna Mae Diehl; 709 Traylor. JHMI Sponsored by Radiology.

Thurs., Sept. 10, 1 p.m. "Long-term Synaptic Depression in Hippocampal Interneurons and Pyramidal Cells," a Neuroscience research seminar with Julie Kauer, Duke University Medical School; 811 WBSB.

Thurs., Sept. 10, 4 p.m., "Novel Approaches for Analysis and Modulation of Immune Responses," a Biology seminar with Johnathan Schneck; coffee and doughnuts served at 3:30 p.m. 100 Mudd. HW

Mon., Sept. 14, 12:15 p.m. "Couples and Reproductive Health: Married Partners' Reports of Contraceptive Use," a Population and Family Health Sciences seminar with Stan Becker; W2030 SHPH.


Sat., Sept. 12, 3 p.m. Men's soccer, JHU Alumni Classic, Hopkins vs. Kings. HW

Sun., Sept. 13, 3 p.m. Men's soccer, JHU Alumni Classic, Hopkins vs. Salve Regina. HW


Thurs., Sept. 10, 12:30 p.m. The Grand Finals of the Tawag Ng Tahanan (Family Planning) Sing-ing Contest in the Philippines, a video by Jose Rimon; Haryono Room, Suite 310, Candler Building, 111 Market Pl. Sponsored by the Center for Communication Programs.

WJHU 88.1 FM

Fridays, 8:30 p.m. American Song Book with Andy Bienstock. A program featuring music and singers of the golden age of American popular song.

Sundays, 4-5 p.m. Media Matters with David Zurawik and Sheri Parks. A critique of the media and a look at what's new in pop culture and television, with caller participation (410-516-6696 or