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BALTIMORE (AP) - Johns Hopkins says it will continue taking part in a study into the health impacts of alcohol despite criticism prompted by an investigation that showed the trial is funded mostly by alcohol companies. The Baltimore Sun reports the university is one of 16 institutions participating in the ...
NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Johns Hopkins junior attackman Kyle Marr scored his only goal of the game with 14 seconds remaining in the fourth quarter to lift the seventh-ranked Blue Jays to a 13-12 win over 10th-ranked Rutgers Sunday night at High Point Solutions Stadium. The win is the sixth straight ...
From the first moment Johns Hopkins University undergrads Sophia Porter and Courtney Schmitt learned about outer space, they were captivated. Driven by questions about what lay beyond, they have chosen academic trajectories that will skyrocket them into the aerospace industry. Porter and Schmitt ... Johns Hopkins
Expected to be the largest gathering of its kind, the 2018 SBCC Summit offers an opportunity for social and behavior change communication, or SBCC, professionals to share knowledge and research, strengthen networks, and set the agenda for the field. The summit received a record 1,250 ...

When a team needs to "figure out how to play again," as support Robert "Roflcopter" Lemons said of Cal's "League of Legends" team last weekend, it's usually not a good sign. Somehow, Cal made it work, beating Johns Hopkins, 2-0, despite not playing together for weeks. This match was part of the ...
Johns Hopkins leads the all-time series 60-31-1, but Virginia has won the Doyle Smith Cup eight of 12 times. There's something about Hopkins-Virginia that produces a thrilling game in every matchup. Each of the last four Doyle Smith Cup games have gone to overtime, and six of the 12 meetings have ... Johns Hopkins
Johns Hopkins University led all U.S. universities in research and development expenditures for the 38th consecutive year in fiscal year 2016, spending $2.431 billion on projects like fighting dengue, finding the functional age of cells, and explaining why the universe is making fewer stars. The university's ... Johns Hopkins
The rivalry between Virginia (7-2, 0-2 ACC) and Johns Hopkins (5-2, 0-0 Big Ten) is one of the most storied in Division 1 college men's lacrosse. The series began in 1904, and the teams have played against each other 71 times since then. Saturday marks the 72nd all-time matchup between the Cavaliers ... Johns Hopkins
Baltimore students build brain connections, with the help of Johns Hopkins neuroscientists. Hundreds participate in interactive Brain Awareness Week event at Port Discovery. Student artwork as part of Baltimore Brain Connect. Image caption: Fourth-grade students submitted What's on Your Mind? Johns Hopkins
"As home to one of the founding departments in the field, Johns Hopkins has a strong tradition of excellence in biomedical engineering," said Michael Miller, director of the Department of Biomedical Engineering, which is part of both the School of Medicine and the Whiting School. "Our pioneering faculty ... Johns Hopkins
Jeanne Hitchcock, Esq., a special adviser on local government, community, and corporate affairs with Johns Hopkins University and Medical Systems, has been named to he board of directors of the CollegeBound Foundation. A lifelong Baltimorean, Hitchcock previously served in the Governor's cabinet as ... Johns Hopkins
Saturday we will have another chapter in the greatest rivalry in college lacrosse. The Johns Hopkins Blue Jays travel to New York to face the Syracuse Orange for a 1 PM game in the Dome. In 2016 it was Ryan Brown tying the game with 38 seconds to go and Wilkins Dismuke winning the game in overtime ... Johns Hopkins
"The fact that the study demonstrated both weight and A1C reductions at only three months suggests that long-term effects will be comparable, if not superior, to existing interventions,” Dr. Nestoras Mathioudakis, clinical director of endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism at Johns Hopkins and the study's ... Johns Hopkins

In 1893, Bascom became the first woman to receive a PhD from Johns Hopkins University, where she was required to sit behind a screen, lest she disturb the men. Her doctorate work explored the origins and formation of the Appalachian Mountains. Bascom worked as an assistant geologist for USGS and ... Johns Hopkins
If you had any doubt about whether women are interested in health-related matters, you had only to attend “ A Woman's Journey,” hosted by Johns Hopkins at the Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota. More than 600 women, and a few men, came out to the hospital's annual symposium (that began 24 years ago), that was ... Johns Hopkins
Hunter Moreland won 20-of-25 faceoffs and Cole Williams scored four times as Johns Hopkins downed Princeton 16-9 on a chilly Saturday night game. Trailing 5-4 early in the second quarter, Hopkins held Princeton scoreless for more than 22 minutes to take control of the game. Michael Sowers had three ... Johns Hopkins
Higgins also leads the surgery department at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and is considered a leading authority in the field of heart and lung transplantation and in coronary artery bypass surgery. His research has explored the mechanisms of cell injury in failing hearts, health economics ... Johns Hopkins
The new Osler Medical Symposium at Johns Hopkins was born to fill a specific void. Though the university already hosts two successful student-run speaker forums—the Milton S. Eisenhower Symposium in the fall and the Foreign Affairs Symposium in the spring—senior Rushabh Doshi couldn't help but ... Johns Hopkins
BALTIMORE (AP) — As Baltimore's embattled police force faces understaffing amid high crime, one of the country's top private universities is seeking authorization to create its own police department. The Baltimore Sun reports Johns Hopkins University is advocating state legislation allowing it to maintain a ... Johns Hopkins
Swint, who graduated last year from the Johns Hopkins School of Education with a master's degree in urban education, grew up in Detroit during the city's economic crisis and bankruptcy. She described her experiences in a speech delivered at the school's commencement ceremony last year. She recalled ... Johns Hopkins
The theoretical research that suggested hydrogen might be cooled by dark matter, and thus produce the signal reported in Nature, was conducted at Johns Hopkins University. The initial paper exploring the possibility of heat exchange between hydrogen and dark matter was authored in 2013 by Marc ... Johns Hopkins
Johns Hopkins University leadership is working closely with Maryland lawmakers to amend a proposed bill that would permit the university to join its public university peers in Baltimore in establishing its own police department. Changes to the bill would formalize key details of the university's plans ... student
The Baltimore City Council approved legislation on Feb. 5 to rededicate the site of a former Confederate monument to Harriet Tubman. A portion of Wyman Park Dell, a park near Homewood Campus, will be named after Tubman, who was a Maryland-born slave and conductor of the Underground Railroad. student
“Johns Hopkins University remains deeply troubled by the reports and allegations regarding Bill Cosby,” the statement read. “As stated previously, Johns Hopkins has a set of values we seek to uphold and we continue to closely monitor all developments related to this matter. We exercise great care and ... student
"The Sloan Research Fellows represent the very best science has to offer," said Adam Falk, president of the Sloan Foundation and a Sloan fellow himself in 1995, when he was a young physics faculty member at Johns Hopkins. "The brightest minds, tackling the hardest problems, and succeeding ... student
Researchers at Johns Hopkins University believe robots could learn a thing or two from nature's most adaptable pest — the cockroach. The insect can navigate almost any terrain, thanks to over 300 million years of evolution. Scientists filmed the cockroaches running obstacle courses and captured their ... student
Towson's usually stout defense showed holes during a 14-6 loss to Johns Hopkins. The attack also struggled to make plays. Mount St. Mary's dropped a 16-12 decision to Delaware on the road Feb. 10. If the offense can keep rolling, the Mountaineers are capable of picking up a signature win against the ... student
The faculty and administrators—led by Beverly Wendland, dean of the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, and Ed Schlesinger, dean of the Whiting School of Engineering—are members of Johns Hopkins University's Second Commission on Undergraduate Education, or CUE2. The commission members ... student
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Researchers at Johns Hopkins University have been awarded new funding to develop a microfluidic assay for sepsis that both identifies pathogens and performs single-cell phenotypic antimicrobial resistance testing within three hours directly from patient blood samples. student
CRESSON — The Mount Aloysius College Mock Trial Team had a successful weekend at the Johns Hopkins University Mock Trial Tournament on Jan. 20 and 21. The team scored victories against George Washington University, Stevenson University, and a tie with Penn State. The Tournament was won ... student
These are grants of up to $25,000 for faculty and staff from across Johns Hopkins who are involved in space-related research. These can include any number of subjects and fields including robotics, health, planetary sciences, solar physics, engineering, or astrophysics, to name a few. One of the only ... student
Betamore, Johns Hopkins Technology Ventures and the University of Maryland, Baltimore are looking for five local digital health, bio-health or life sciences companies to participate in a new collaborative accelerator program. The application period for Trajectory Next is now open. The new 12-week training ... student
A Baltimore biotechnology company is raising up to $40.5 million and working to develop pharmaceutical technology born out of Johns Hopkins University. Dracen Pharmaceuticals Inc. is working to develop technologies conceptualized by Barbara Slusher, a professor of neurology, and Dr. Jonathan ... student
JOHNSON CITY, N.Y. - An accomplished dermatologist from Johns Hopkins is relocating to our area, bringing with him a specialized approach to removing skin cancer. Doctor Robert Egbers has opened Anew Dermatology at 302 Reynolds Road in Johnson City across from the Oakdale Mall. In addition to ... student
Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center have developed a single blood test that screens for eight common cancer types and helps identify the location of the cancer. The test, called CancerSEEK, is a unique, noninvasive test that simultaneously evaluates levels of eight common cancer ... student
A previous study led by Dorry Segev, associate professor of surgery at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, found that long-term mortality was similar or lower for live kidney donors than their counterparts in the general public. Once a donor is identified, then a suitable recipient, who is currently ... student
Two Johns Hopkins University education professors, Robert Slavin and Jonathan Plucker, are among the top university-based scholars in the U.S. who are doing the most to shape education policy and practice right now, according to rankings released Wednesday. Robert Slavin and Jonathan Plucker. student
American civil rights icon and activist Minnijean Brown Trickey, one of the Little Rock Nine—a group of African-American teens who desegregated Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas, in 1957 under the protection of federal troops—will be the keynote speaker next week at Johns Hopkins' 36th ... student
"Overall child mortality in wealthy countries, including the U.S., is improving, but the progress our country has made is considerably slower than progress elsewhere," says Ashish Thakrar, an internal medicine resident at The Johns Hopkins Hospital and a lead author of the study. "Now is not the time to ... student
Johns Hopkins University's online programs in nursing and information technology are listed among the top five nationally in the new U.S. News & World Report rankings of degree-granting online programs, which were released today. A third Hopkins program, engineering, ranks among the top 20. student
The Johns Hopkins University community is mourning the death of a second-year undergraduate student who, along with four members of his family, was among 12 people killed Sunday in a plane crash in Costa Rica. Zachary Steinberg, of Scarsdale, New York, was vacationing in Costa Rica with his ... student
Santa's helpers made a visit to a Maryland family this week, delivering a gift that promises to make their holiday season especially happy and bright: A walker custom-designed and constructed by a group of Johns Hopkins University engineering students for the family's smallest member. RoseLynn Lidy ... student
"[Johns Hopkins is] the place where the next generation of science leaders will be trained and then work together to produce the discoveries of tomorrow," Johns Hopkins University Ronald J. Daniels and Provost Sunil Kumar wrote in a message to faculty, staff, and students today. "We have a responsibility ... student
She says she missed the Lighting of the Quads ceremony and festival because she was shadowing a surgeon at Johns Hopkins Bayview. The double major in molecular and cellular biology and neuroscience is minoring in applied math, and she says she plans to stay on campus during Intersession to ... student
As 15 volunteers wearing T-shirts with Martin Luther King Jr.'s image stood waiting for instructions, they received an important piece of equipment. "When's the last time you wore a hairnet?" asked Maia Punksungka, volunteer services assistant at Moveable Feast. The team from Johns Hopkins Medicine ... student
Deep within the Special Collections at Johns Hopkins University, curators found a yellowed photo from 1930: About 40 black women are posed on a ship's deck, staring at the camera as they hold up American flags. As curators learned, the women were on route to Europe to find the graves of their loved ... student


 

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