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University to distribute new round of federal relief to students most impacted by COVID-19
Published June 16, 2021
About 40% of all Hopkins students are eligible for $1,000 federal grants to help offset costs incurred due to coronavirus
'U.S. News' releases annual children's hospital rankings
Published June 15, 2021
Johns Hopkins Children's Center, Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital ranked among nation's best
Tech Ventures
Dyslexia Advocation wins $25K prize at Social Innovation Lab showcase
Published June 14, 2021
The company helps Black and other minority communities offset the costs of advocacy services, specialized tutoring, and neuropsychological evaluations for children with learning disabilities
Longtime vice president for government and community affairs to retire
Published June 10, 2021
Tom Lewis, who served in the role for more than a decade, will retire June 30; Jeanne Hitchcock will lead GCA on an interim basis
Cybele Bjorklund named senior VP at health startup
Published June 10, 2021
She has served as inaugural vice president for federal strategy at Johns Hopkins University and Medicine since 2019
Smita Ruzicka named vice president for student affairs at Middlebury College
Published June 10, 2021
She has served as dean of student life at Johns Hopkins since 2018
University operations
Johns Hopkins announces COVID-19 vaccine mandate for faculty, staff
Published June 9, 2021
Faculty and staff must provide proof of vaccination or apply for medical or religious exceptions by Aug. 1
University news
Annual report marks Hopkins' sustainability achievements
Published June 8, 2021
Over the past fiscal year, the university has significantly reduced carbon emissions and is on track to meet its greenhouse gas reduction goal three years early
Vaccination
Johns Hopkins joins College Vaccine Challenge
Published June 7, 2021
The initiative, launched by the White House, is part of a push from the Biden administration to have 70% of adults at least partially vaccinated by July 4
Alanna Shanahan named athletics director at University of Pennsylvania
Published June 2, 2021
Shanahan, who joined Johns Hopkins in 2016 and has served as vice provost for student affairs since 2019, will return to her alma mater this summer to lead an athletics department that includes 33 varsity programs
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