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Philanthropy
Investor Bill Miller commits $75M to Philosophy Department
Published Jan 18, 2018
Gift from renowned investor believed to be by far the largest ever to any university philosophy program
Education
Mission for vision
Published Jan 18, 2018
At the halfway mark, Vision for Baltimore has distributed more than 3,000 free pairs of glasses to city students
Two education scholars recognized
Published Jan 18, 2018
Robert Slavin, Jonathan Plucker included on list of 200 whose work is shaping U.S. educational policy, practice
Public Health
Hot spot policing effectively reduces Baltimore gun violence
Published Jan 18, 2018
Report evaluates effectiveness of deterrence programs used in city since 2003
Business
Potential pitfalls in VIP waiting lists
Published Jan 18, 2018
Offering priority access on waitlists to people who refer new customers may backfire for online companies, Carey Business School researcher finds
Bitcoin's boom
The future of finance?
Published Jan 18, 2018
Over the past year, bitcoin has soared in value, reaching as high as $19,000 per coin. But what exactly is it, and how does it work?
Under the weather
Lessons from the 2017 hurricane season
Published Jan 18, 2018
Carey Business School faculty members explore how we might apply the lessons of business and economics to the threat of natural disasters
Education
Helping gifted students thrive
Published Jan 18, 2018
In NPR podcast, Jonathan Plucker discusses how to help bright kids make the most of their academic abilities
Global affairs
Why thousands are protesting in Iran
Published Jan 18, 2018
Experts Vali Nasr, Ryan Calder discuss the economic causes of and political fallout from Iran's demonstrations
Insurgencies and insurrections
What 'Star Wars' gets right about rebellions
Published Jan 18, 2018
Whether on planet Earth or in a galaxy far, far away, rebellions often look the same, Hopkins political scientist notes / The Washington Post
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