The Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing at the
Bloomberg School of Public Health is offering a new
Web-based course, Enhancing Humane Science: Improving
Animal Research, available at
Developed by CAAT, with James Owiny, training and
compliance administrator of the JHU Animal Care and Use
Committee, and Christian Newcomer, associate provost for
animal research and resources, the course provides a broad
overview of diverse topics in the practices of and
approaches to humane animal experimentation.
Individuals completing the self-paced material are
invited to join discussion groups led by faculty or invited
guests and scheduled from noon to 1:30 p.m. at 615 N. Wolfe
Street, BSPH Room W3030, on the following dates: Wednesday,
Feb. 25; Wednesday, March 17; Wednesday, April 21; and
Wednesday, May 12.
This course offers a certificate of participation.
This is available by participating in the course, clicking
on the certificate portion on the Web site and attending
one of the discussion groups.
Homewood Blood Drives
In support of the work of the American Red Cross, Johns
Hopkins has scheduled a blood drive from 8:30 a.m. to 6:30
p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 10, and Wednesday, Feb. 11, at the
Glass Pavilion on the Homewood campus.
Walk-in donors are welcome throughout the day, but
those with scheduled appointments will be given
For more information on the Homewood campus blood
drive, or to change or cancel a previously scheduled
appointment, send e-mail to
firstname.lastname@example.org or call 410-516-0138.
The complete schedules for Homewood, Eastern, East
Baltimore, Peabody and APL are posted online at
JHU Women's Network Outreach Campaign
For its spring Outreach Campaign, the
Network is collecting donations to benefit the House of
Ruth. The drive will take place April 19 to 30. The Women's
Network is seeking volunteers to host boxes in their areas,
with the hope of having at least one box in each building.
To participate, contact Valerie Mazza at email@example.com.
The Outreach Campaign held in October to benefit the
Maryland Food Bank collected 1,554 pounds of food, a 50
percent increase over last year.
JHU Summer Day Sports Camp
Summer camp on the Homewood campus will begin its 38th year
of operation on June 21. Operated primarily for the
children of Hopkins faculty, staff, alumni and neighbors,
the co-ed program is for children 5 through 13. This year,
enrollment is being capped for the six sessions, and a 10
percent discount is being offered to JHU employees who send
in deposits by March 1.
The directors will be swimming coach George Kennedy,
men's basketball coach Bill Nelson and head baseball coach
Due to construction on the JHU pool, there will be no
swimming activities this year; however, the program will be
using the new, air-conditioned recreation center for many
activities. Hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through
Friday, but campers may be dropped off as early as 8:15
a.m. and be picked up as late as 5:10 p.m
If you have not received an application by e-mail, or
if you have any questions, contact co-director Robert Babb
or Jack Newell, who handles day-to-day operations, at
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