Complimentary lacrosse tickets now available for faculty,
Tickets for the Blue Jays 2009 men's lacrosse season are now
available for faculty and staff.
Students may pick them up beginning on Monday, Feb. 16.
To receive two complimentary season passes, faculty
and staff members should bring a valid
university ID to the main office in the Homewood campus's
Athletic Center between 8:30 a.m. and 5
p.m. (7 p.m. on Feb. 3, 4, 5, 10, 11 and 12), Monday
through Friday. Each faculty/staff member is
responsible for picking up his or her own tickets, meaning
only one set of tickets will be given out per
All full-time students get free admission and must
present a valid university ID to pick up their
ticket prior to each game. Tickets will be available in the
Athletic Center's main office beginning the
Monday before each home game, or on game day in the
Athletic Center lobby, starting an hour and a
half prior to face-off.
Gates to Homewood Field will open 90 minutes before
RPI President Shirley Jackson talks on global energy
Shirley Ann Jackson, president of Rensselaer
Polytechnic Institute and former chair of the
U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, will speak at SAIS at 1
p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 5.
Jackson, who also serves as a vice chairman of the
Council on Competitiveness, will discuss
"From Rhetoric to Reality: U.S. and Global Energy Security"
at this forum hosted by SAIS's Global
Energy and Environment Initiative.
Jackson has long called for the development of a
comprehensive energy security road map. She
is engaged in energy security and climate change policy
from an array of vantage points: as president
of Rensselaer; as co-chair of the Council on
Competitiveness' Energy Security, Innovation and
Sustainability initiative; as a member of the Council on
Foreign Relations' climate change task force;
and as a member of the board of a global transportation
company (FedEx), an oil company (Marathon
Oil), a utility company (PSEG) and the NYSE Euronext.
The event will be held in Room 500 of the
Bernstein-Offit Building. Non-SAIS affiliates should
RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or
Applications now available to students for 2009
Last year, one winner of a Provost's
Undergraduate Research Award used his funding to travel
to China, where he observed the teaching methods of a
renowned classical guitar instructor. Another
made a documentary film exploring how his generation of
Johns Hopkins students understands and
This year, another group of undergraduates in the
schools of Arts and Sciences, Engineering
and Nursing; the Carey Business School; and the Peabody
Conservatory will have the opportunity to
conduct original research, guided by a faculty sponsor,
through the PURA program. The maximum
amount of the awards is $2,500, which can be used to defray
costs associated with the project, such
as expendable supplies and related travel. The research is
conducted in the summer or fall, with the
option of receiving academic credit, and any freshman,
sophomore or junior is eligible to apply.
Students from all disciplines are encouraged to submit
proposals; sponsors must be full-time
faculty but can be from any division of the university.
Applications are available online at: www.jhu.edu/pura.
All parts of the application must be completed and
submitted electronically to the Provost's
Office. Summer proposals are due by 5 p.m. on Friday, March
6, and fall proposals by 5 p.m. on Friday,
March 27. For more information, go to the Web site, e-mail
email@example.com or call
Portraits pair well-known Baltimoreans, favorite
A photographic tour based on the recently published
book Spirit of Place: Baltimore's Favorite
Spaces opens on Thursday, Feb. 5, and continues through
Sunday, March 1, at Homewood
Museum on the Homewood campus.
A collaboration between journalist Sarah Achenbach and
photographer Bill McAllen, the book
(Charm City Publishing, 2008) features black-and-white
photographs of local celebrities and civic
leaders with their favorite buildings and captures how
Baltimore's architecture, neighborhoods and
public places and spaces resonate in lives and memories.
Among the subjects are cake baker Duff Goldman at the
Washington Monument, writer David
Simon at Pabst Castle and antiques expert Michael Flanigan
at the McKim Free School.
Museum admission is free for JHU staff, faculty and
students, and for teachers with school
ID; $6 adults; $5 seniors; and $3 students and children six
Hopkins nurses to celebrate anniversaries, share
In celebration of the 25th anniversary of the
establishment of the
School of Nursing as a
division of the university and the 120th anniversary of
nursing education at Johns Hopkins, Hopkins
nurses throughout the world are being invited to share
stories about their colleagues and themselves.
Submissions are welcomed in all formats, including audio
and video, through the online submissions
www.nursing.jhu.edu/hopkinsnurses or by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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