Parking, transportation changes at Homewood
Several important changes related to parking and
transportation services have been made at Homewood.
Effective today, Oct. 17, the Ellerslie-Homewood
shuttle service has been altered. The new schedule is
Van service around the campus's perimeter —
clockwise from in front of MSEL — has been added from
7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., also starting today. During the
first two weeks, there will not be a published schedule.
When needs are determined, a schedule will be announced.
For details, go to
Greg Smith, manager of Parking and Transportation,
said that spaces are still available in the San Martin
Center garage. To sign up, go to
www.jhu.edu/parking and then call or visit the Parking
Office in Shriver Hall. Also, Smith said that payroll
deductions continue to be a problem. Anyone needing to
report a personal issue should send a message to email@example.com.
Friends of Libraries marks 400th anniversary of 'Don
The Friends of the Johns Hopkins Libraries will
present a lecture by Harry Sieber, professor of Renaissance
and baroque Spanish literature, called "Don Quixote of La
Mancha: Adventures in Reading" on Monday, Oct. 24, at the
George Peabody Library.
A member of the
and Literatures faculty since 1967, Sieber has also
served as general editor of Modern Language Notes
and as key editor of the journal's Hispanic issue. He is
the curator of the current exhibition at the Peabody
Library, "Celebrating 400 Years of Don Quixote de la
Mancha," which highlights selections from the library's
rich collection of Don Quixote editions. The exhibition
runs through Jan. 15.
A 5:30 p.m. reception will precede the lecture, which
begins at 6:30 p.m. To attend, contact Stacie Spence at firstname.lastname@example.org or
SAIS to host Washington book launch of 'American
SAIS will host the
Washington, D.C., book launch of American Hostage: A
Memoir of a Journalist Kidnapped in Iraq and the Remarkable
Battle to Win His Release, by Marie-Helene Carleton, a
1998 SAIS graduate, and Micah Garen at 6:30 p.m. today,
Oct. 17. The book was released by Simon & Schuster last
Carleton and Garen, partners in life and work, will
tell the story of their experiences as journalists in Iraq,
Garen's kidnapping by a Shiite insurgent group and the
efforts of Carleton and Garen's family to tap a global
network of SAIS graduates, associates and friends to win
his release. They will read from the book they co-authored
and show images from the documentary film project —
about the looting of Iraqi antiquities after the fall of
Saddam Hussein's government — that took them to Iraq.
The two also will discuss the role of journalists in
The event will be held in the Nitze Building's Kenney
Auditorium. Non-SAIS affiliates should RSVP to
email@example.com or 202-663-5648.
JHPIEGO program receives USAID award of $20
lead partner of the ACCESS program, has received an
associate award for a project titled "Addressing Unmet
Needs for Family Planning in Maternal, Neonatal and Child
Health Programs" from the U.S. Agency for International
Development. ACCESS is a USAID-sponsored program aimed at
reducing maternal and newborn deaths and improving the
health of mothers and their newborns. Through this award,
JHPIEGO will lead efforts that increase the utilization and
sustainment of quality family planning services in
low-resource settings worldwide.
The total amount for the five-year award is estimated
to be $20 million. ACCESS partners include Save the
Children, the Futures Group, the Academy for Educational
Development, the American College of Nurse Midwives and
Interchurch Medical Assistance.
In addition, the Centers for Disease Control and
Prevention has awarded JHPIEGO $187,000 for the first year
of a three-year program combating malaria in pregnancy.
JHPIEGO will work in Tanzania to expand access to
preventive measures such as insecticide-treated bed nets
and antenatal care, and to ensure prompt and effective
treatment of malaria among pregnant women.
European Commission President Barroso to speak at
Jose Manuel Barroso, president of the European
Commission and former prime minister of Portugal, will
speak at SAIS on
Tuesday, Oct. 18, on United States-European relations. The
event, at 5 p.m. in the Nitze Building's Kenney Auditorium,
is hosted by the SAIS Center for Transatlantic
Barroso also will announce a European Commission award
creating the EU Center of Excellence for Washington, D.C.,
a consortium of five national capital area universities
— SAIS, American, George Mason, George Washington and
The award of more than $350,000 will support for three
years a series of multidisciplinary research, education and
outreach programs to strengthen knowledge among students,
scholars, opinion leaders and the media about the European
Union. The center is coordinated by the SAIS Center for
Transatlantic Relations and its director, Professor Daniel
To attend Barroso's talk, non-SAIS affiliates must
RSVP to 202-663-5730 or
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