Featured, Money & Power, Schools

Hopkins, CCBC Get $1.7 Million in Combined Grants to Support Humanities Education

0 Written by: | Friday, May 19, 2017 10:58am

Johns Hopkins University

Who says the humanities are threatened or dying?

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Featured, Lifeline, Schools

Caps n’ Gowns: Baltimore Graduations Bring Distinguished Speakers to Region

0 Written by: | Friday, May 12, 2017 8:45am

A 2014 graduation ceremony at the University of Maryland. Photo by Jay Baker, via Wikimedia Commons.

It’s that time of year again. Thousands of Baltimore-area students will earn their degrees over the next month, capping their tenures studying at some of Charm City’s best colleges and high schools. Joining the newly minted graduates at their ceremonies will be some illustrious company, including a vice president, a librarian of Congress, acclaimed journalists, medical experts and successful entrepreneurs, among others.

Here’s our guide to this year’s ceremonies, in chronological order:

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Bomb Threat Interrupts Exams at Johns Hopkins

0 Written by: | Thursday, May 11, 2017 3:41pm

Johns Hopkins UniversityFinals week at Johns Hopkins had a “non-specific” threat thrown into the mix on Thursday morning. Read More →


Wednesday Morning Headlines: Delays for Port Covington Construction; Overdoses at Underground Hopkins Frat Party; and More

0 Written by: | Wednesday, May 10, 2017 7:25am

Zach Britton’s Injury Is Bad for the Orioles and Worse for His Career – The Ringer

Recession took toll on Baltimore County bank branches – Baltimore Sun

Construction at Port Covington delayed at least nine months – Baltimore Brew

Puppy stolen from Howard County rescue – ABC2

JHU: 4 Students Suffer Drug Overdoses at Fraternity Party – WBAL-TV

Big Fish, Culture, Featured, Schools

Big Fish: Thomas Dolby, Pop Music Star-Turned-Hopkins Professor

0 Written by: | Thursday, Apr 27, 2017 9:07am

If the digital media world were a globe like our physical one, Thomas Dolby would have circled it already, and then some. Many know him for the popular music fame he achieved as a masterful synth player (“She Blinded Me with Science,” “Hyperactive”) and MTV standout in the 1980s, as well as his wide-ranging work as a producer and keyboardist for other artists.

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Featured, Giving, Schools

Hopkins’ Bloomberg School Offers Full-Ride Scholarships to Two Displaced Syrian Doctors

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Apr 25, 2017 4:15pm

Courtesy Bloomberg School of Public Health

Two highly skilled Syrian refugees have been offered a home in Baltimore for the next year, courtesy of Johns Hopkins University.

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Lutherville, Real Estate & Home

Green Spring Racquet Club Closing April 30 to Make Way for a Hopkins Medical Facility

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Apr 18, 2017 5:07pm

Photo from 2014, via Google Maps


After more than four decades, the Green Spring Racquet Club is closing permanently this month to make way for a surgical center that will be built and operated by Johns Hopkins Medicine.

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Owings Mills, Schools, Sponsored Post

Garrison Forest School 1 of 6 Schools Nationally Tapped by Small World Initiative to Discover New Antibiotics

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Apr 04, 2017 3:00pm

Bacteria are everywhere. There are hundreds of thousands on your phone and keyboard. Millions more on the door handle to the coffee shop. Read More →

Culture, Featured, Lifeline

Amid Family Feud Over Henrietta Lacks Movie, Md. Congressmen Move to Honor Her with Official Resolution

0 Written by: | Friday, Mar 24, 2017 9:47am

Henrietta Lacks

Two Maryland senators and four representatives, all Democrats, have introduced a resolution in Congress to honor Henrietta Lacks, who for more than half a century went unrecognized for her posthumous contributions to medical research.

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Hopkins Grabs New Dean of Education School from the University of Iowa

0 Written by: | Thursday, Mar 23, 2017 3:24pm

Incoming Hopkins School of Education dean Christopher C. Morphew. Photo via Johns Hopkins University.

A leading education academic is coming from Iowa to Baltimore to lead Johns Hopkins University’s School of Education.

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