Light bulbs, car care on agenda for Energy Efficiency
The Johns Hopkins Sustainability Initiative kicks off
Energy Efficiency Week at Homewood on Tuesday, Oct. 17,
with Change a Light Day. From 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Levering
Plaza, the Maryland Energy Administration will give away
compact fluorescent lights in exchange for a pledge to
replace a light at home with one of the new efficient
On Wednesday, Oct. 18, home energy expert Chip Barnes
and Davis Bookhart from the JH Sustainability Initiative
will give a Home Energy Saving Seminar from noon to 1 p.m.
in conference room A of Levering. A Clean Car Clinic is
planned for Thursday, Oct. 19, when certified automotive
technicians from Precision Tune will perform free 22-point
car safety and maintenance inspections from 11 a.m. to 1
p.m. in the Stoney Run Visitor Parking Lot (advance sign-up
required; write to firstname.lastname@example.org). Also on Thursday in
the Stoney Run lot, certified automotive technicians will
conduct a Car Care Seminar from noon to 1:30 p.m.
As part of Energy Efficiency Week, Students for
Environmental Action will be showing two films from 8 to 10
p.m. in 111 Mergenthaler — Kilowatt Ours on
Wednesday, Oct. 18, and Earth to America on Thursday, Oct.
Newt Gingrich to speak Wednesday at MSE
Newt Gingrich, longtime Republican politician and
speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives during the
Bill Clinton administration, is set to speak on Wednesday,
Oct. 18, in the Milton S. Eisenhower
Symposium. The series' theme is Finding Our Voice: The
Role of America's Youth.
Gingrich's talk, "Living in the Age of
Transformation," will begin at 8 p.m. in Homewood's Shriver
Hall Auditorium. Doors open at 7:30 p.m.
Bayview celebrates its renamed and renovated cancer
Hopkins Bayview Medical Center will hold an open house
and community fair from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 21,
to celebrate the grand opening of its renovated and newly
renamed cancer facility. The event features tours of the
center, free health information and screenings, activities
for children, refreshments and a D.J.
Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Hopkins Bayview,
located on the garden level of the John R. Burton Pavilion,
combines the latest advances in prevention, diagnosis,
research and treatment of cancer with compassionate patient
care. The center is equipped to treat many types of cancer,
with a focus on lung, esophageal and neurological
The facility is part of the internationally recognized
Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins
on the East Baltimore medical campus.
"Our new facility will allow us to capitalize on the
resources and strengths of both institutions. As a result,
a number of things can happen," said Gary R. Shapiro,
chairman of Oncology at Bayview. One example is geriatric
oncology, the center's flagship program, which draws on the
expertise of specially trained Bayview oncologists and
takes advantage of the medical center's vast resources in
SPSBE hosts creative director of Dove advertising
SPSBE's upcoming William and Katherine Ginder Lecture
will feature Maureen Shirreff, Ogilvy & Mather's creative
director behind the much-talked-about Dove advertising
campaign called "Real Beauty," which features women of
different shapes, sizes and ages.
The Dove campaign, which received the 2006 EFFIE award
for the year's most effective marketing communications, has
sparked widespread discussion of our culture's stereotypes
of beauty, including coverage on The Oprah Winfrey Show,
The Today Show and CNN.
In a talk titled "True Colors: How Dove Came to Own a
Cultural Debate," Shirreff will discuss the campaign and
its impact. The lecture will be at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct.
19, at the Downtown Center. A reception will begin at 6:30
Felipe Luciano is keynote speaker for Latino Heritage
Felipe Luciano, founder and chairman of the Young
Lords Party and an Emmy-winning journalist, will be the
keynote speaker for Latino Heritage Month, sponsored on the
Homewood campus by
Organizacion Latina Estudiantil. His talk is scheduled
for 7 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 17, in 110 Hodson.
Luciano was the first Puerto Rican news anchor for
WNBC in New York, later moving to CBS and Fox. He also is
one of the founders of the rap/hip hop movement, having
performed in the 1960s as a member of the Original Last
OLE wraps up its celebration with a Cultural Block
Party, set for noon to 4 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 20, at the
Mattin Center, and Latino Fest, from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. on
Friday, Oct. 27, in the Glass Pavilion.
Prime minister of Croatia to give address this week at
Ivo Sanader, the prime minister of Croatia, will speak
in SAIS' Nitze Building on the morning of Wednesday, Oct.
18, at a forum sponsored by the SAIS Center on Politics and
Foreign Relations and the SAIS Center for Transatlantic
Sanader's topic is "Croatia: An Engine for Change
— EU, U.S., NATO and the War on Terror." Admission to
the 8:45 a.m. event is by invitation only.
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