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02/13/2014 - 12:45pm

A select group of Johns Hopkins University faculty members and students have been tasked with developing language that articulates the university's philosophy and principles on academic freedom, President Ronald J. Daniels and Provost Robert C. Lieberman announced in a message to faculty, staff, and students yesterday.

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02/12/2014 - 5:30pm

Earlier this week, Johns Hopkins University and Baltimore City Schools celebrated the opening of the Elmer A. Henderson: A Johns Hopkins Partnership School, the first new public school building in East Baltimore in more than 20 years.

Johns Hopkins President Ronald J. Daniels, Gov. Martin O’Malley, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, Sen. Barbara Mikulski, and U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings, among others, offered remarks at the ceremony.

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02/10/2014 - 3:57pm

Willard Hackerman, longtime president and CEO of the Whiting-Turner Contracting Company, a 1938 civil engineering graduate of Johns Hopkins University, and a former university trustee, has died. He was 95.

Hackerman led the effort to re-establish the university's stand-alone engineering school in 1979 and was instrumental in securing the school-naming gift from his mentor, G.W.C. Whiting.

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01/30/2014 - 5:16pm

With a unanimous vote, Mark S. Schlissel, M.D., Ph.D., JHU alum, was recently named the 14th president of the University of Michigan. Schlissel will take over on July 1, 2014.

Read more on the University of Michigan website.

01/29/2014 - 4:10pm

Patricia M. Davidson, PhD, MEd, RN, FAAN, an internationally recognized nurse clinician, researcher, and educator, today officially becomes the fourth dean of the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing.

Read more on the School of Nursing website.

01/17/2014 - 9:49am

Since taking office, Daniels has been instrumental in advancing university's mission, with focus on fostering individual excellence, enhancing collaboration, strengthening JHU's commitment to its communities.

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01/16/2014 - 12:25pm


Surrounded by a Polaroid photo booth, vintage Polaroid cameras and art created by Polaroids, alumnus Chris Bonanos (A&S ’90) packed the Impossible Project Space USA in New York City to talk about his book, “Instant: The Story of Polaroid” and share fascinating insider details of the rise and fall of the legendary American company with fellow alumni.

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01/15/2014 - 1:13pm

The Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) has named Michael George Plummer as the Director of SAIS Europe, in Bologna, Italy, effective August 1, 2014.

Read more on the SAIS website.

01/14/2014 - 1:27pm

The Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) has named Cornelius C. Kubler as the new American Co-Director of the Hopkins-Nanjing Center for Chinese and American Studies effective August 1, 2014.

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01/13/2014 - 5:55pm

The Chronicle of Higher Education
By Audrey Williams June
January 13, 2014

The critiques of graduate education have been building in recent years: Too many programs, scholars warn, enroll too many people who struggle to make ends meet while in graduate school, take on too much debt, and outnumber the tenure-track jobs they are being trained to fill.

Read more on The Chronicle of Higher Education website.