Category: Wholly Hopkins Fall 2010

Quote, unquote

September 3, 2010 |  by Johns Hopkins Staff

I couldn’t understand why a disease like schizophrenia persists in humans. People who have these diseases don’t reproduce very well, either because they’re sick, or they’ve been locked up, or because they were killed. —Robert H. Yolken, director of developmental neurobiology at the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center, quoted in the Baltimore Sun, 07.31.10. Yolken is […]

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Still solvent after all these years

September 3, 2010 |  by Elizabeth Evitts Dickinson

Jephta Drachman does not believe in debt. As the president of the board of trustees for the Shriver Hall Concert Series, which produces chamber music concerts on the Homewood campus, Drachman has overseen the organization, through 18 years of highs and lows. When she began, the series had gone from years of sold-out seasons to […]

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Bottom Line

September 3, 2010 |  by Michael Anft

$333,333.33: The amount Chuck Bennett received as one of three winners of the $1 million Shaw Prize for excellence in science. Bennett, a professor of physics and astronomy in the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, split the loot with two Princeton faculty, physicist Lyman A. Page Jr. and astronomer David N. Spergel. The trio […]

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