Raffle for Juvenile Diabetes
To support the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, the
Institute is raffling off an autographed 8-by-10-inch
glossy photo of Orioles first baseman Raphael Palmeiro at
bat. The framed photograph of Palmeiro, who has just made
his 3,000th hit, comes with a letter of authenticity. The
raffle drawing will be Sept. 9.
Tickets cost $5 each, three for $10 or eight for $15.
To purchase a ticket, e-mail Yimei Wu at email@example.com or call
UpToDate Reduced Rates
Johns Hopkins-affiliated physicians, residents, fellows and
medical students may purchase at reduced rates a personal
subscription to UptoDate, which can no longer be accessed
remotely from off campus by using RAUL or VPN.
The cost for physicians is $395, which is $100 off the
regular new rate of $495. The deadline to sign up at this
reduced rate is Sept. 30. Orders can be placed directly at
Residents, fellows and medical students who want a
personal subscription can receive a reduced rate by
ordering as part of a trainee group. Trainees ordering 10
or more subscriptions qualify for a special program price
of $145 each (plus shipping). The deadline for the group
trainee rate is Aug. 31. Instructions on organizing and
ordering for a trainee group can be found at
Certificate in Nonprofit Studies
The Institute for Policy Studies is
now accepting applications and course registration for its
fall 2005 classes in the Certificate in Nonprofit Studies
This part-time program is designed to develop and
enhance the knowledge and practical skills needed by
nonprofit staff and volunteers to run successful
organizations. The certificate courses may be applied
toward a nonprofit concentration in the Hopkins MBA and/or
MS/ODSHR degrees. Classes begin in September.
For more information, call 410-516-5389 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
JHU Host Family Program
The Host Family Program is designed to welcome incoming
Johns Hopkins students to the Baltimore community and ease
their adjustment to a new environment. The program, which
depends on alumni, faculty, staff, and friends of Johns
Hopkins, is managed by the Office of Alumni Relations and
the Baltimore Alumni Chapter's Host Family Committee.
Hosting a student provides opportunities for both the
host family and student to meet and develop long-lasting
and meaningful friendships. Participation by alumni and
students is voluntary and getting involved is easy: Sign up
There has been an overwhelming response from incoming
students this year, and help is needed.
For more information, call the Alumni Office at
410-516-0363 or e-mail
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