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First Global MBA class hits town

September 3, 2010 |  by Greg Rienzi

Carey Business School’s ground-breaking program has drawn students from across the world to southern Baltimore. The two-year, full-time program’s new curriculum is interdisciplinary in orientation and emphasis.

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The Big Question for Leon Fleisher

August 28, 2009 |  by Dale Keiger

Q: How did your injured hand change your teaching? A: “I had to think very much more in language. I had to become far more precise and specific, and take feelings, which are by their very nature ephemeral and transitory, and try to nail them down with vocabulary. I find that using words, and asking […]

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The Big Picture: As Japanese as Apple Pie

August 28, 2009 |  by Greg Rienzi

Homewood’s baseball diamond turned field of dreams for a 15-and-under All-Star squad from Baltimore and a talented youth baseball team from Kawasaki, Japan. The July exhibition game (which Kawasaki won 17-1) celebrated the 30th anniversary of the Sister Cities program between Charm City and its Japanese counterpart. “The players first met at Fort McHenry, and […]

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Letters: Fall 2009

August 28, 2009 |  by Johns Hopkins Staff

Couldn’t do it without them We are honored to be recognized in the comprehensive article by Dale Keiger on industrial food animal production and infectious disease [“Farmacology,” June]. In light of the H1N1 swine influenza pandemic, this topic is extraordinarily timely. I am writing to correct an omission concerning the support for much of the […]

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Essay: Just Testing

August 28, 2009 |  by Guido Veloce

Some questions that should be on the new Personal Potential Index test to capture the right stuff for grad school success.

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Finding Her Grandfathers, Through Books

August 28, 2009 |  by Sarah Richardson

By the time I was interested in their likely disparate experiences, it was too late. But even had it not been, they might not have chosen to share those experiences with me

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The here, then gone, but soon-to-return nursing shortage

August 27, 2009 |  by Cassandra Willyard

The current market remains tight, but that should not be regarded as an indicator that the shortage has been averted. It’s only been postponed, experts say.

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Plotting longitude with El Instrumento

August 27, 2009 |  by Michael Anft

The device is an exact recreation of a tool that cosmographers used 400 years ago to solve a scientific puzzle that vexed the Spanish empire and other colonial powers: how to accurately determine degrees of longitude.

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High cost of care creating “medical tourists”

August 27, 2009 |  by Dale Keiger

Americans, Europeans, and patients from the Middle East who need eye surgery, hip replacements, or cardiac procedures are flying to India or Mauritius or Singapore or Abu Dhabi.

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Vignette: The official chain of office

August 27, 2009 |  by Catherine Pierre

In September, when Johns Hopkins University installs Ronald J. Daniels as its 14th president, he will not have to look far for a reminder of his presidential lineage—it will be around his neck.

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