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Economics
Black students who have a black teacher more likely to go to college
Published Nov 12, 2018
Positive outcomes sparked by same-race role models can last into adulthood and potentially shrink the educational attainment gap, study finds
Neuroscience
Owl study offers clues to human attention
Published Oct 30, 2018 Video
Owls help JHU scientists unlock the secret of how the brain pays attention
Brain science
Food thought findings
Published Oct 19, 2018
Study reveals regions of the brain that contributes to decisions about what and how much to eat when several good food options are available

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MICHAEL BLOOMBERG MAKES LARGEST EVER CONTRIBUTION TO ANY EDUCATION INSTITUTION IN THE UNITED STATES
Published Nov 18, 2018
Michael R. Bloomberg and Johns Hopkins University announced an unprecedented $1.8 billion philanthropic commitment, representing the largest ever contribution to an academic institution in American history.... / News from The Johns Hopkins University
Joseph Young Interviewed
Published Nov 18, 2018
Ruth Blaustein Rosenberg Artistic Director of Ensembles Joseph Young (AD ’09, Conducting) was interviewed in BMore Art. In the interview, he comments on his process, career, relationship with Marin... / The Peabody Post
Peabody Cello Gang CD Reviewed
Published Nov 17, 2018
The Peabody Cello Gang’s CD received a complimentary review on The Arts Desk. Read the review here. / The Peabody Post
News Brief: 2018 International Conference on Family Planning in Kigali, Rwanda
Published Nov 16, 2018
At the fifth International Conference on Family Planning (ICFP) in Kigali, Rwanda, which took place November 12 to 15, 2018, four new research findings were presented. / Public Health News Headlines from Johns Hopkins
Studies Examine Sexual and Reproductive Empowerment in Sub-Saharan Africa
Published Nov 16, 2018
Women in Ethiopia, Nigeria and Uganda are often pressured by family and through societal expectations to have more children, but commonly resort to covert or indirect means of contraception to maintain... / Public Health News Headlines from Johns Hopkins
News Brief: the APHA Meeting in San Diego
Published Nov 15, 2018
Three presentations from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health researchers at the 2018 APHA meeting in San Diego. / Public Health News Headlines from Johns Hopkins
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg American Health Initiative Releases Special Public Health Reports Supplement
Published Nov 15, 2018
With U.S. life expectancy now on the decline for two consecutive years, the Bloomberg American Health Initiative is releasing a supplement to Public Health Reports, the scholarly journal of the U.S. Surgeon... / Public Health News Headlines from Johns Hopkins
Josef Fischer to Participate in New York String Orchestra Seminar
Published Nov 15, 2018
Peabody graduate student Josef Fischer, viola, will be a part of the New York String Orchestra Seminar, a ten day orchestral seminar that runs December 19-28, presented by the Mannes School of Music. At... / The Peabody Post
Study of Two Tribes Sheds Light on Role of Western Influenced Diet in Blood Pressure
Published Nov 14, 2018
A South American tribe living in near-total isolation with no Western dietary influences showed no increase in average blood pressure from age one to age 60. / Public Health News Headlines from Johns Hopkins
Inaugural Bloomberg American Health Summit To Convene Leaders, Innovators Tackling Nation’s Most Pressing Public Health Challenges
Published Nov 13, 2018
The inaugural Bloomberg American Health Summit in Washington, D.C., will bring together innovators and policymakers who are creatively working to address some of the toughest challenges facing public health... / Public Health News Headlines from Johns Hopkins
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