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Make Pluto a planet again
Published March 24, 2017
Planetary scientist offers a geophysical definition of planets—which would expand the number in our solar system from eight to about 110
Same-sex marriage legalization linked to fewer teen suicide attempts
Published March 24, 2017
Allowing same-sex marriage at state level reduced suicide attempts by 134,000 per year, BSPH researchers estimate / School of Public Health
Drug safety
Keep out of reach of children
Published March 24, 2017
Majority of opioid medications not safely stored in homes with children under 17, School of Public Health survey finds

News feeds from around Johns Hopkins

Melissa Wertheimer Appointed As Archivist of the Music Library Association
Published March 24, 2017
Melissa Wertheimer (MM ’10, Piccolo) has been newly appointed as the archivist of the Music Library Association, the U.S. branch of the International Association of Music Libraries. The MLA Archives... / The Peabody Post
Most Dengue Infections Transmitted In and Around Home
Published March 24, 2017
Transmission of the mosquito-borne dengue virus appears to be largely driven by infections centered in and around the home, with the majority of cases related to one another occurring in people who live... / Public Health News Headlines from Johns Hopkins
Christopher Morphew Named Dean of Education
Published March 24, 2017
Christopher C. Morphew, an experienced academic leader and prominent scholar at the University of Iowa College of Education, has been appointed dean of the Johns Hopkins School of Education. / News from The Johns Hopkins University
Out in the open: putting away the shame we feel about performance anxiety
Published March 24, 2017
This is a guest post by violinist and GPD candidate Kaleigh Acord. One wave of compassion in the global community these days takes the form of efforts to combat stigma around mental illness. Parts of the... / The Peabody Post
Sandbox Percussion Returns to So Percussion’s Brooklyn Bound Series
Published March 24, 2017
Sandbox Percussion– Victor Caccese (BM ’11, Percussion), Terry Sweeney (BM ’13, Percussion), and Ian Rosenbaum (BM ’08, Percussion), and Jonathan Allen- will return to Sō Percussion’s... / The Peabody Post
George Peabody Library Hosts Film Screening of “On The Threshold of Winter”
Published March 24, 2017
Pre-screening panel discussion explores the journey of turning Peabody composer Michael Hersch’s “searing” opera into a film. March 22, 2017, Baltimore, MD: The film version of Peabody Conservatory... / The Peabody Post
Peabody Harp Department Presents Baltimore Dimensions at Thursday Noon
Published March 24, 2017
Walking into Cohen-Davison Family Theatre on Thursday, the audience knew this wouldn’t be a typical recital. Maybe it was the beams of purple light swirling across the walls, stage, and ceiling. This... / The Peabody Post
Loss of Spouse or Partner to Suicide Linked to Physical, Mental Disorders
Published March 24, 2017
People who lose a partner to suicide are at increased risk for a number of mental and physical disorders, including cancer, depression, herniated discs and mood disorders than those in the general population. / Public Health News Headlines from Johns Hopkins
Duo Impromp2 Performs Their Premiere Tour Culminating at the Academy of Int’l Ballet
Published March 24, 2017
Duo Impromp2, an innovative new piano duo featuring Dasha Bukhartseva (BM ’13, Piano) and Jennifer Nicole Campbell (BM ’14, MM ’15, Piano), recently performed their premiere tour at locations... / The Peabody Post
Timothy Jones Receives First Prize in MTNA’s Competition for Young Artists
Published March 24, 2017
Timothy Jones, a sophomore piano student of Marian Hahn, received first prize in piano at the Music Teachers National Association’s Competition for Young Artist Performance. He performed as part... / The Peabody Post