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The Johns Hopkins Robo Challenge for Middle & H.S. Students May 2nd

0 Written by: | Friday, Apr 17, 2015 10:31am

SD2The Johns Hopkins Robo Challenge is a low-pressure, low-cost competition for middle and high school students. Read More →


Johns Hopkins Snags More Bigwigs for Commencement Speakers

0 Written by: | Friday, Apr 17, 2015 10:15am


As we previously noted, Johns Hopkins University undergraduates will be feted this year by Pixar president Ed Catmull (hence this very fun commencement speaker announcement). But all of Hopkins’s other schools and departments, including the Carey Business School, have their own commencement exercises–which means they get their own speakers, too. Read More →


St. Paul’s School Grad Mikey Wynne Among Nation’s Top Lax Scorers

0 Written by: | Thursday, Apr 16, 2015 2:45pm

From Pressbox – From St. Paul’s to Notre Dame, Mikey Wynne’s lacrosse career continues to flourish. The 2014 St. Paul’s graduate is a freshman for No. 1-ranked Notre Dame, and the attackman ranks 13th in Division I men’s lacrosse in goals per game with 2.89.

Mikey Wynne

During nine starts for the Fighting Irish, Wynne leads the team with 26 goals and 28 points. The team’s second leading scorer is senior and Gilman graduate Conor Doyle with 18 goals.  Read More →

Money & Power, Schools

Layoffs are Coming to Baltimore City Schools, But Not for Teachers

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Apr 15, 2015 3:01pm

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Baltimore City schools CEO Gregory Thornton

Baltimore City Schools CEO Gregory Thornton warned all winter that layoffs would be necessary as a result of a massive budget hole. In Thornton’s proposal, the school system’s administrative offices on North Ave. will bear the brunt of the cuts instead of individual schools.

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U of M Cuts Back on Award-Winning Paper

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Apr 15, 2015 9:39am


The University of Maryland is known for having one of the country’s best student-produced newspapers. The Diamondback once published an edition every weekday, and boasted a daily circulation of 20,000. But that was then. The paper has already eliminated its Friday edition in 2013; it’s also seen its publication numbers shrink by two-thirds–and starting next fall, it will go from being published four times a week to a mere once a week. Read More →

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Why Does No One Major in English Anymore?

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Apr 15, 2015 9:02am


I’m a proud English major. That used to not make me all that unique; English has long been one of the most popular majors among undergraduates. But that trend may be beginning to shift. Read More →

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Two Hopkins Profs Win Guggenheim Fellowships

0 Written by: | Monday, Apr 13, 2015 9:31am


A Guggenheim Fellowship may just be the next-best thing to a MacArthur “Genius” Award, so we send our congratulations to the two Johns Hopkins professors who can now consider themselves Guggenheim Fellows.

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St. Paul’s Plus’ 25th Anniversary Event 4/25 – Get Your Tickets Today

0 Written by: | Saturday, Apr 11, 2015 1:00pm


ST. PAUL'S PLUS' 25TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION Saturday, April 25, 3:00-7:00 p.m. Ober Field next to St. Paul's Plus

Saturday, April 25, 3:00-7:00 p.m.
Ober Field next to St. Paul’s Plus

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One Laker/One Love: Boys’ Latin School Works to Prevent Relationship Violence

0 Written by: | Friday, Apr 10, 2015 5:30pm


The entire Boys’ Latin community proudly participated today in One Laker/One Love, a student-led initiative to end relationship violence.

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Culture, Featured, Schools

BSA Combines Music, Dance, Art and Technology for a Collaborative Art Production Like No Other

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Apr 07, 2015 2:23pm



A scene from Imagined Worlds. Photos by Illume Communications.

As any educator will tell you, one of the greatest challenges today is preparing youth for an ever-changing world. With its upcoming performance, Imagined Worlds, Baltimore School for the Arts Director Chris Ford strives to do just that. His method? A large-scale, production that integrates all departments of the Baltimore arts high school and uses artists from all over the world. On April 17 and 18, in collaboration with BSA alum Kate Fisher and Brazilian-born composer Marcos Balter, Ford will showcase a collaborative dance, music, art and technological piece unlike any other.

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