The Johns Hopkins Gazette: September 21, 1998
Sep. 21-28

Johns Hopkins Gazette Online Edition



Fri., Sept. 25, 4-5 p.m. Schoolwide Celebration to honor Edyth Schoenrich's 50 years of service; Student Lounge and Gallery, SHPH. Sponsored by Dean Alfred Sommer. For more information, call Kim Perreault at 410-955-5194.


Tues., Sept. 22, 4:15 p.m. "Cation-Dinitrogen Interactions from Studies of Dative Bonding to Problems in Chemical Toxicology," a Chemistry colloquium with Rainer Glaser, University of Missouri; 233 Remsen. HW


Fri., Sept. 25, 8:30 p.m. Ballroom Dance Party held by the JHU Ballroom Dance Club; Glass Pavilion, Levering. HW Admission is $4; $2 for club members. 7:30 p.m. A workshop for beginners; admission is $2. For information, call 410-516-8117.


Thurs., Sept. 24, 8:30-9:30 a.m. Discussion and networking opportunity; Gallery (yellow chair section), SHPH. Sponsored by the Women's Forum/JHMI Caucus.

Fri., Sept. 18, 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.


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

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


Wed., Sept. 23, 4 p.m. "Essentials of Grant Writing," a Scientific Communication lecture by Wendy Sanders; West Lecture Hall, WBSB. Sponsored by the Welch Medical Library.

Thurs., Sept. 24, 12:30 p.m. "Where Are the Limits of the G-7, and Why Have Past Summits Been Ineffective?" a Program on Social Change and Development brown bag lunch lecture by Michael McDowell, Overseas Development Council; 812 Rome Building, 1619 Massachusetts Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C. Reservations not required. SAIS


Sun., Sept. 27, 2-5 p.m. Peabody Open House, featuring performances, demonstrations, activities, tours and family fun; Peabody campus. (Open House visitors should enter at 609 N. Charles St.) In conjunction with the Baltimore Book Festival.


Wed., Sept. 23, 8 p.m. Baltimore Jazz Orchestra performing a program of George Gershwin, Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Stan Kenton and others, with singer Ethel Ennis; Friedberg Concert Hall, 1 E. Mt. Vernon Place. Tickets are $22, $11 for senior citizens and $8 for students with I.D.

Sat., Sept. 26, 8 p.m. Peabody Symphony Orchestra with cellist Alan Stepansky on Tchaikovsky's Variations on a Rococco Theme, Op. 33; Friedberg Concert Hall, 1 E. Mt. Vernon Place. Tickets are $16, $8 for senior citizens and $5 for students with I.D. For concert or ticket information, call the Peabody Box Office at 410-659-8124.

Sun., Sept. 27, 1-2 p.m. Chamber music reading party with violist Richard Field, BSO; Hurd Hall. JHMI The event, sponsored by Cultural Affairs, is open to anyone interested in joining a chamber music group tutored by Richard Field. For more information, call 410-955-3363.


Wed., Sept. 23, 5 p.m. Reading by Pulitzer Prize-winning poet John Ashbery; Mudd Hall Auditorium. HW First in The Writing Seminars' fall reading series. For more information, call 410-516-7563.


Mon., Sept. 21, 9:30 a.m. Rosh Hashana morning service; Glass Pavilion, Levering. HW

Tues., Sept. 22, 9:30 a.m. Rosh Hashana morning service; Glass Pavilion, Levering. HW

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

Wednesdays, 8 p.m. Graduate Christian Fellowship meeting; London Room, The Marylander, 3501 St. Paul St. Off campus

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


Mon., Sept. 21, noon. "Examination of Cytoskeletal Protein Dynamics by Fluorescence Recovery after Laser Photobleaching," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with Doug Murphy; 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

Mon., Sept. 21, 12:30 p.m. "Addressing the Health Crisis in Burma: Dilemmas of Policy and Practice," a Center for Epidemiology and Policy seminar with Chris Beyrer; W2008 SHPH.

Tues., Sept. 22, noon. "Neurobiology of Tics," a Clinical Neuroscience seminar with Harvey Singer; 1-191 Meyer. JHMI

Tues., Sept. 22, 4:15 p.m. "Cancer Vaccines: From Bench to Bedside," an Immunology Council seminar with Drew Pardoll; W2030 SHPH.

Wed., Sept. 23, noon. "Negotiable Property: Making Claims on Land and History in Asante (Ghana)," a Programs in Institutions and Individuals and Comparative International Development seminar with Sara Berry; 526 Mergenthaler. HW Part of the series, "Navigating Barriers: Qualititative Approaches to Social Relations," sponsored by Sociology.

Wed., Sept. 23, 4 p.m. "Inhibitors of Glycozymes," a Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences seminar with Yoshitaka Ichikawa; 303 WBSB.

Wed., Sept. 23, 4-6 p.m. "Minnesota vs. the Tobacco Industry: A Case Study of Science, Law and Public Health," with panelists Michael Ciresi, Thomas Hamlin and Roberta Walburn, law offices of Robins, Kaplan, Miller and Ciresi; Thomas Gilde, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota; Timothy Wyant, DECIPHER Corp.; Jonathan Samet and Scott Zeger; East Wing Auditorium, SHPH.

Thurs., Sept. 24, 1 p.m. "Partitioning Light Adaptation in the Salamander Rod Transduction Cascade," a Neuroscience research seminar with Edward Pugh, University of Pennsylvania; 811 WBSB.

Thurs., Sept. 24, 3 p.m. "How to Make Predictions when Dynamics are Underresolved," a Mechanical Engineering seminar with Raz Kupferman, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory; 106 Latrobe. HW

Thurs., Sept. 24, 4 p.m. "Vesicle Trafficking in CNS Presynaptic Terminals," a Biology seminar with Timothy Ryan, Cornell University Medical College ; 100 Mudd. HW

Thurs., Sept. 24, noon. "Physical Properties of the Foods of Howler Monkeys: What Are Those Teeth Up Against Anyway?" a Cell Biology and Anatomy seminar with Mark Teaford; 110 WBSB.

Thurs., Sept. 24, 4 p.m. "Stochastic Models of Recognition Memory," a Mathematical Sciences seminar with Trisha Van Zand; 304 Whitehead. HW Part of the Whiting School Young Faculty Lecture Series.

Thurs., Sept. 24, 4 p.m. "Space-Time Function Estimation with Application to Tagged MR Images of the Heart," an Electrical/Computer Engineering seminar with William Kerwin; 117 Barton. HW

Thurs., Sept. 24, 11 a.m. "Protein Crystals as New Biomaterials," a Chemical Engineering seminar with Alex Margolin, Altus Biologics; 110 Maryland. HW

Fri., Sept. 25, 10:30 a.m. "Numerical Simulation of Geophysical Flows, a Center for Environmental and Applied Fluid Mechanics seminar with Joel Ferziger, Stanford University; 304 Olin. HW

Fri., Sept. 25, 9 a.m.-noon. "Connecting the World: Networking (including Intranet and Extranet)," a Cyber Tech seminar with expert speakers; Kossiakoff Center. APL Directions to APL can be found at Morning programs are followed by afternoon sessions featuring in-depth discussion of issues raised during morning session.

Mon., Sept. 28, noon. "Novel Growth and Differentiation Factors Related to the TGF-beta Superfamily," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with Se-Jin Lee; 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

Mon, Sept. 28, 4 p.m. The Sawyer Seminar, with guest speaker Houston Baker, University of Pennsylvania; 315 Gilman. HW

Mon., Sept. 28, 5 p.m. Dean's Lecture--"Life, Death and the Economy: New Discoveries" by M. Harvey Brenner; W2030 SHPH.


Thurs., Sept. 24, 4 p.m. Field Hockey, Hopkins vs. Dickinson. HW

Sat., Sept. 26, 5 p.m. Field Hockey, Hopkins vs. Mary Washington. HW

Thurs., Sept. 24, 11:45 a.m. Men's Cross Country, UAA Championships.

Thurs., Sept. 24, 11:45 a.m. Women's Cross Country, UAA Championships.

Sat., Sept. 26, 1 p.m. Football, Hopkins vs. U.S. Merchant Marine Academy. HW

Sat., Sept. 26, 7:30 p.m. Women's Soccer, Hopkins vs. Muhlenberg. HW

Sat., Sept. 26 and Sun., Sept. 27, Water Polo, Southern Varsity Round at Johns Hopkins. HW

For updated schedule information, call the Sports Information Office at 410-516-0552.

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Tues., Sept. 22, noon. The Marc Steiner Show, with John Morris Jr. and Charles Tildon Jr., editors of Clairvoyance: Reweaving the Fabric of Community for Black Folk.

Thurs., Sept. 24, noon. The Marc Steiner Show, "Baltimore City Planning," with Jay Brodie of the Baltimore Development Corp. 1 p.m. Melody Simmons, The Sun's Intrepid Commuter.

Fri., Sept. 25, noon. The Marc Steiner Show, with author Raphael Alvarez and filmmaker Steve Yeager.

Fridays, 8:30 p.m. American Song Book with Andy Bienstock. 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 look at what's new in pop culture and television, with caller participation (410-516-6696 or


Thurs., Sept. 24, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. "Walk in My Moccasins," a one-day workshop on HIV/AIDS cultural awareness, prevention strategies and intervention; Frederick County Health Department Auditorium. For registration information, call Chris Camp at 410-767-5440. Off campus