May 3, 2010

Notices — May, 3 2010

Donations Needed for Druid Hill Family Center Y — Do you have new or gently used toys or games that you can donate to the Druid Hill Family Center Y? Your donation of a wish list item will help the Y stretch its financial resources and provide healthy and enriching experiences for our community’s youth. For information about what kinds of items are appropriate, and for drop-off sites, call the Office of Work, Life and Engagement at 443-997-7000.

Not able to donate an item? Do you have three hours that you can give to help with the revitalization of the Druid Hill Y and surrounding neighborhood? This event is taking place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday, April 28 and 29. For more information, or call Work, Life and Engagement at 443-997-7000. The Druid Hill revitalization effort is not eligible for Johns Hopkins Takes Time for Schools service hours. (For information regarding JHTTFS eligibility and program requirements, call Work, Life and Engagement.)

ESL Summer Intensive — Registration is now open for the Intensive English Language Program, scheduled for July 6 through Aug. 6. Open to students and professionals from Hopkins and around the world, the IELP offers language learners core reading, writing, listening and speaking classes at intermediate, advanced and advanced plus levels, and electives in TOEFL preparation, medical English and American culture. Registrants may select the full program of three classes with 23 hours of language instruction, or the single class option. Social and recreational activities provide additional language practice.

For Hopkins employees and postdocs, tuition remission may apply. For course descriptions and placement information, e-mail or call 410-516-5431.

Development Workshop — A free workshop titled “Your Research Career” is being offered this summer by the Professional Development Office. Aimed at JHMI students, graduate students and fellows, the workshop consists of five sessions, scheduled to take place from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., from Monday, July 19, through Thursday, July 22, and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, July 23. Registration is required. To sign up for any or all of the sessions, complete the registration form at

Tri-School Day of Service — The schools of Medicine, Nursing and Public Health, in conjunction with SOURCE, are sponsoring a day of service for students, faculty and staff. Most projects require no special skills or knowledge. For more details on the projects, go to Registration is required.

To sign up, e-mail with your name, e-mail address, phone number and your top three project choices. Projects will be assigned on a first-come, first-served basis.