The Johns Hopkins Gazette: June 9, 2003
June 9-23

Johns Hopkins Gazette Online Edition

Office Hours for Vice President for Human Resources -- Audrey Smith, vice president for human resources, will hold open office hours during the month of June at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, June 17, room 512, 1830 Building, on the East Baltimore campus, and at 1 p.m. on Thursday, June 19, at Johns Hopkins@Eastern, room C120. These will be the last sessions until further notice.

Office Closing -- The East Baltimore campus Parking and ID Office will be closed June 27, for SOM housestaff orientation and registration. MTA passes will be available for pickup on this day, but no other services will be available.

Office Relocation -- The Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Programs has relocated. It is now located in Suite 130, Garland Hall, on the Homewood campus.

Reception for International Society -- International visitors to the university and all other Johns Hopkins affiliates are invited to attend a welcoming reception from 4 to 6 p.m., on Wednesday, July 2, in Reed Hall in East Baltimore. For more information, call 410-955-3370.

Launch of "Meatless Monday" Campaign -- The Center for a Livable Future is launching its "Meatless Monday" health campaign on June 9, at noon, in the Wolfe St. Cafe, located on the 9th floor of the Bloomberg School of Public Health. The campaign aims to cut Americans' consumption of saturated fat found mainly in meat and high-fat dairy products, and calls for eliminating meat from meals one day per week to give consumers an opportunity to explore dietary alternatives.

Overeaters Anonymous Meetings -- These meetings are open to anyone who has problems with eating too much, starving or bulimia. No dues or fees are required. The group meets at noon on Wednesdays in 161 Mattin Center. For information, call 410-516-7154, 410-516-5554 or visit

Center for a Livable Future Request for Proposals -- The Center for a Livable Future's Innovation Grants support interdisciplinary study and collaborative projects by JHU faculty, fellows and graduate students. Eight to 10 awards of $10,000 to $20,000 are available this year for one year of funding support. Preference will be given to first-time applicants. Applications are due this year by July 15, and funding will begin on Sept. 15. For more information, contact Kelly Hoban Green at 410-502-7578 or by e-mail to