August 16, 2010

Calendar — August 16, 2010


Johns Hopkins University/American Red Cross Blood Drives. Although many donors answered appeals by the local chapter of the American Red Cross, community supply remains low and there is an increase in need. Donate blood at one of these Hopkins-sponsored drives.

Mon., Aug. 16, and Wed., Aug. 18, 7:30 to 5 p.m.; Tues., Aug. 17, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Bayview Medical Center. To schedule an appointment, contact Sharon Jones at 410-550-0289. Francis Scott Key Pavilion Conference Room.

Wed., Aug. 18, 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Hopkins@Eastern. For information, contact Roy Pfeiffer at or 443-997-5305, or Debbie Chapman, at or 443-997-8688. To register, go to www 3rd floor, Suite C300.


Tues., Aug. 17, 3:45 p.m. “The Nature of Interactive Processes in Speech Production: Evidence From Phonetic Variation,” a Cognitive Science colloquium with Matthew Goldrick, Northwestern University. 134A Krieger.  HW


Wed., Aug. 18, noon to 1:30 p.m. “Mental Health and Patient-Centered Care,” a Mid-Atlantic Public Health Training Center discussion with John Bridges, SPH, and Anita Everett, SoM. A live webcast will be available at www.jhsph
calendar.html. 202 Pinkard Bldg.  EB


Fri., Aug. 27, noon and 12:30 p.m. Freshman orientations for the Neuroscience Program; learn about the neuroscience major, meet students and faculty. Great Hall, Levering.  HW


Mon., Aug. 23, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Open House for the Whiting School’s Engineering for Professionals part-time master’s degree programs in 15 disciplines. Kossiakoff Center.  APL


Thurs., Aug. 19, noon. “Sex-Specific Patterns in Neonatal Morbidity and Mortality in Sarlahi, Nepal: Biologically or Environmentally Linked?” an International Health thesis defense seminar with Summer Rosenstock. W2030 SPH.  EB

Fri., Aug. 20, 10 a.m. “Environmental Stress Response Factor Nrf2 Is a Modifier of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease,” an Environmental Health Sciences thesis defense seminar with Deepti Malhotra. W7023 SPH.  EB

Fri., Aug. 20, 10 a.m. “Urinary Protein Predictors of Kidney Disease,” an Epidemiology thesis defense seminar with Nrupen Bhavsar. Room 1500 Q, 2024 E. Monument St.  EB

Fri., Aug. 20, noon. “Russian Women’s Reproductive Health: Pregnancy Outcomes, Contraceptive Usage and Repeat Abortion,” a Population, Family and Reproductive Health thesis defense seminar with Jamie Trevitt. W2029 SPH.  EB

Fri., Aug. 20, 1:30 p.m. “Guardians of the Knot: Type II Topoisomerase Structure and Mechanism,” a Biophysics and Biophysical Chemistry seminar with James Berger, California Institute for Quantitative Biology/University of California, Berkeley. 517 PCTB.  EB

Thurs., Aug. 26, 3 p.m. “Preparing for Teaching and Research Careers at Liberal Arts and Sciences Institutes,” a Johns Hopkins Postdoctoral Association seminar with Peter Hoffman, College of Notre Dame of Maryland. RSVP to by Aug. 20. Suite 490, Rangos Bldg.  EB

Fri., Aug. 27, 1 p.m. “The Relationship of Iron Metabolism With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and Cardiovascular Disease,” an Epidemiology thesis defense seminar with Andy Menke. Room 2-600, 2024 E. Monument St.  EB


Mon., Aug. 30, 6 to 8 p.m. Grand Reopening of Gilman Hall, with remarks by President Ronald J. Daniels and Katherine Newman, dean of the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences; a tour of Gilman Hall and special exhibits on the building’s past and present, and seminars by KSAS faculty and the renovation architect. (See “In Brief,” p. 2.) Gilman Hall.  HW


The Center for Educational Resources presents a series of information sessions on the Blackboard 9.1 interface. The training is open to anyone who will be accessing a Blackboard site as an administrator or TA. To register, go to Garrett Room, MSE Library.  HW

Mon., Aug. 16, Wed., Aug. 18, Fri., Aug. 20, Mon., Aug. 23, and Tues., Aug. 24, 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., and 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. “Getting Started With Blackboard.”

Tues., Aug. 17, and Wed., Aug. 25, 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., and 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. “Blackboard Communication and Collaboration.”

Thurs., Aug. 19, and Thurs., Aug. 26, 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., and 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. “Accessing Student Knowledge and Managing Grades in Blackboard.”