Johns Hopkins Day at Six Flags
Saturday, July 30, is the second annual Johns Hopkins Day
at Six Flags America in Maryland. Tickets are $18.30 per
person; free for children 3 and under. Parking is $6 per
vehicle. Food vouchers for selected meals from park vendors
are available for $7.35 per meal. Six Flags is open from
10:30 a.m. until 10 p.m.
For information on ordering tickets, go to
Free T'ai Chi Practice
Members of the Johns Hopkins community who want to use
their t'ai chi skills during the summer are invited to free
practice sessions from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Tuesdays, July 12
to Aug. 23, at the Mattin Center Dance Studio on the
Practices will focus on the Yang-style short form of
t'ai chi. Formal instruction will not be offered, but
everyone will benefit from practicing with others, from
beginning students to experienced instructors. Participants
may not wear street shoes.
New Welch Library Database
The Welch Library has added a new database to its list of
electronic resources. Scopus is a unique navigational
product from Elsevier covering all sciences. In addition to
being the world's biggest abstract database covering 25
million abstracts from over 14,000 titles across 4,000
publishers, Scopus offers powerful, innovative searching
and browsing tools. Scopus brings efficiency and speed to
the literature review process for researchers and students
through linking citing and cited documents forward and
backward in time. Users can access full texts of articles
quickly and simply.
With its global selection of high-quality titles
stretching back to 1966 and including cited references from
1996 onward, Scopus enables users to access more European
and Asia Pacific literature than is covered in any other
Scopus can be found among the other licensed Welch
Library databases from its electronic resources list at:
The fifth annual fundraiser for the Michael Del Bianco Fund
is scheduled to take place from 4 to 8 p.m. on July 30, at
Melba's, located at 3126 Greenmount Ave. The fund assists
HIV-positive and AIDS-diagnosed patients directly by
helping with the costs of prescription medications. Last
year's event raised over $5,500.
The fundraiser is sponsored by the Johns Hopkins AIDS
For more information, call Kelly Lowensen or Lillian
Vickers at 410-614-5458.
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