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U.S. health
Experts at summit examine public health challenges facing U.S.
Published Nov 16, 2018
Speakers at inaugural Bloomberg American Health Summit include Michael R. Bloomberg, Arne Duncan, Walter Isaacson, Leana Wen, Tom Wolf, and others
Berman Institute
Practical ethics for the 21st Century
Published Nov 13, 2018
Seven teams awarded grants by Berman Institute of Bioethics will present their research Wednesday
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
Business plan competition
Hopkins team wins Pfizer Case Competition
Published Nov 9, 2018
Teams were challenged to develop a vaccine for a leading bacterial cause of health care-associated infections in the U.S.
Armistice Centennial
An activist abroad for the Armistice
Published Nov 8, 2018
In letters, Elisabeth Gilman, the youngest daughter of the university's founding president, described the scene in Paris when the Great War officially ended
#lawsocialjustice
History class meets the digital age
Published Nov 7, 2018
JHU historian Martha Jones conducts required class discussions on Twitter, challenging her students to distill their thoughts and engage with subject-matter experts
#hopkinsvotes
Blue Jays cast their ballots
Published Nov 6, 2018
Nearly 2,200 voters registered through Johns Hopkins portal on TurboVote
Social Innovation Lab
A revolution in teacher happiness
Published Nov 5, 2018
Accelerator program selects 10 business ventures for 2018-19 cohort, including Danna Thomas' Happy Teacher Revolution
Perspectives
The contested history of U.S. citizenship
Published Oct 31, 2018
Historian Martha Jones says birthright citizenship has built America's robust and diverse democracy / NPR
Firearms
The high cost of gun violence
Published Oct 29, 2018
More than 8,300 kids are treated for gunshot wounds in the U.S. each year, totaling more than $270M in emergency room and inpatient charges
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