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Pilot Program Will Test Novel Approach to Teaching Science
Published July 23, 2017
Though scientists know children with strong spatial thinking skills have an edge in science, technology, engineering and math, and that those skills are teachable, no one has formally infused them into... / News from The Johns Hopkins University
Additional Update on the Death of Abigail Bastien
Published July 23, 2017
Johns Hopkins University leaders sent an email message on Monday, July 17, providing Homewood campus students with an additional update regarding the recent death of rising sophomore Abigail Bastien. This... / News from The Johns Hopkins University
Update on the Death of Abigail Bastien
Published July 23, 2017
Johns Hopkins University leaders sent an email message on Friday, July 14, providing Homewood campus students with an update regarding the recent death of rising sophomore Abigail Bastien. This is the... / News from The Johns Hopkins University
Method Determines Cell Age More Accurately, Could Help Elderly Patients
Published July 23, 2017
Led by scientists at Johns Hopkins University, a team of researchers is reporting progress in developing a method to accurately determine the functional age of cells, a step that could eventually help... / News from The Johns Hopkins University
Johns Hopkins Scientists Develop Super-strong Metal for Next Tech Frontier
Published July 23, 2017
The technological future of everything from cars and jet engines to oil rigs, along with the gadgets, appliances and public utilities comprising the Internet of Things will depend on microscopic sensors. Trouble... / News from The Johns Hopkins University
Johns Hopkins Launches Effort to Improve Civic Engagement
Published July 23, 2017
The Stavros Niarchos Foundation has committed $150 million to Johns Hopkins University to forge new ways to address the deterioration of civic engagement worldwide. / News from The Johns Hopkins University
MEDIA ADVISORY: Lights Out! Weak Networks Put Power Grids at Risk
Published July 23, 2017
The startling vulnerability of the world’s power grid systems does not surprise Yair Amir, a professor and chair of the Department of Computer Science in the Johns Hopkins University’s Whiting School... / News from The Johns Hopkins University
Media Advisory: Johns Hopkins Researchers to Present Their Work on Capitol Hill
Published July 23, 2017
Early career scientists, physicians, engineers and specialists in public health, nursing, music and marketing from Johns Hopkins University will gather on Capitol Hill in Washington to present their federally-funded... / News from The Johns Hopkins University
Can You Hear Me Now?
Published July 23, 2017
When trying to be heard over noise, humans and animals raise their voices. It’s a split-second feat, from ear to brain to vocalization, and Johns Hopkins University researchers are the first to measure... / News from The Johns Hopkins University
Affirmation of Leading Research Universities’ Commitment to Progress on Climate Change
Published July 23, 2017
Johns Hopkins University has reaffirmed its commitment to sustainability and mitigating the effects of climate change, joining 11 other leading research colleges and universities. / News from The Johns Hopkins University
New Cellular Target May Put the Brakes on Cancer’s Ability to Spread
Published July 23, 2017
A team led by Johns Hopkins researchers has discovered a biochemical signaling process that causes densely packed cancer cells to break away from a tumor and spread the disease elsewhere in the body. / News from The Johns Hopkins University
ADVISORY: Johns Hopkins Commencement Set for May 24
Published July 23, 2017
About 1,500 students will claim their degrees Wednesday, May 24, at the commencement ceremony for all of Johns Hopkins University’s divisions and campuses. Journalist Frank Bruni, whose 22-year career... / News from The Johns Hopkins University
Johns Hopkins Announces 2017 Fulbright Grant Winners
Published July 23, 2017
Fourteen Johns Hopkins University students and recent graduates have been awarded Fulbright grants, earning the chance to travel abroad to study, teach and conduct research. / News from The Johns Hopkins University
Homewood Undergraduate Tuition to Increase 3.5 Percent, Financial Aid 9 Percent
Published July 23, 2017
Tuition for full-time liberal arts and engineering undergraduates at the Johns Hopkins University will rise 3.5 percent this fall while financial aid supporting those students increases a projected 9 percent... / News from The Johns Hopkins University
MEDIA ADVISORY: JHU to Host Panel Discussion on Economic Inclusion and the Private Sector
Published July 23, 2017
Leading national and local voices on economic inclusion will gather at Johns Hopkins University to discuss the role of the private sector in expanding opportunity, including specific policies and strategies... / News from The Johns Hopkins University
Cost of Zika Outbreak in the United States Could Be High
Published July 23, 2017
Even a relatively mild Zika outbreak in the U.S. could cost more than $183 million in medical costs and productivity losses, an analysis by Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health finds. / Public Health News Headlines from Johns Hopkins
Modest Increases in Kids’ Physical Activity Could Avert Billions in Medical and Other Costs
Published July 23, 2017
Increasing the percentage of elementary school children in the U.S. who participate in 25 minutes of physical activity three times a week from 32 percent to 50 percent would avoid $21.9 billion in medical... / Public Health News Headlines from Johns Hopkins
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Awards Two Scholarships to Displaced Syrians
Published July 23, 2017
Two Syrian medical doctors receive full tuition to the Bloomberg School’s Master of Public Health program / Public Health News Headlines from Johns Hopkins
Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute Awarded Seven-Year Grant
Published July 23, 2017
Renewal of original grant will enable continuation of malaria control and elimination research in southern Africa, new site to be added in central Africa. / Public Health News Headlines from Johns Hopkins
El Nino Shifts Geographic Distribution of Cholera Cases in Africa
Published July 23, 2017
During the warmer, wetter weather, 50,000 additional cases occur in East Africa as compared to years without El Niño. / Public Health News Headlines from Johns Hopkins
Former White House Drug Czar To Join Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School
Published July 23, 2017
Michael Botticelli, MEd, former White House Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy, will join the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health as its Distinguished Policy Scholar beginning... / Public Health News Headlines from Johns Hopkins
Most Dengue Infections Transmitted In and Around Home
Published July 23, 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
Loss of Spouse or Partner to Suicide Linked to Physical, Mental Disorders
Published July 23, 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
More Transparency at FDA Needed, Researchers Say
Published July 23, 2017
As the new administration considers the future direction of the Food and Drug Administration, a group of leading researchers has created a Blueprint for Transparency at the agency to advance the development... / Public Health News Headlines from Johns Hopkins
Severe Hypoglycemia Linked to Increased Risk of Death in People With Diabetes
Published July 23, 2017
Within three years of dangerously low blood sugar episode requiring emergency department visit, one-third of those in study died / Public Health News Headlines from Johns Hopkins