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  • Tree falls on car, killing driver who was a longtime Johns Hopkins employee

    Tree falls on car, killing driver who was a longtime Johns Hopkins employee
    A longtime Johns Hopkins University employee is dead after a tree fell on her car in Baltimore County Wednesday morning. The Baltimore County Department of Public Safety said Rebecca Lowery, 52, of Joppa was driving a 2007 Toyota FJ Cruiser south on...
  • The future of classical music

    The future of classical music
    As the new dean of Johns Hopkins' Peabody Institute, I have spent the past several months on a listening tour, talking with leaders among Baltimore's education and culture institutions, businesses, non-profits and government agencies. And for those of you...
  • Distortions fly in race for governor

    Distortions fly in race for governor
    Surrounded by a dozen other Democrats, Anthony G. Brown summoned the news media Wednesday to once again claim that his opponent wants to cut nearly half a billion dollars in state school construction funding. Republican Larry Hogan has never said that....
  • Morgan State, UMBC receive NIH awards to attract minorities to biosciences

    Morgan State, UMBC receive NIH awards to attract minorities to biosciences
    Morgan State University and the University of Maryland, Baltimore County will receive millions of dollars from the National Institutes of Health to develop ways to attract and retain more minorities in the biomedical sciences, NIH officials announced...
  • Ebola vaccine trials to begin in Baltimore next month

    Ebola vaccine trials to begin in Baltimore next month
    An unusual request recently appeared in classifieds and on campus bulletin boards — Wanted: Baltimore-area volunteers to test a vaccine for the Ebola virus. The response was overwhelming, said Kirsten Lyke, an associate professor at the University...
  • Blood tests in the works for breast cancer

    Blood tests in the works for breast cancer
    After breast cancer tumors are removed, many women undergo chemotherapy to eradicate any remaining cancer cells and reduce the risk that the disease will recur. The drugs can make them nauseous and anxious and lead to hair loss. But a blood test under...
  • Hot Property: A serene estate on St. Helena Island

    Hot Property: A serene estate on St. Helena Island
    The Federal-style mansion overlooking Little Round Bay might seem familiar; the 1929 home is modeled after Johns Hopkins University’s Homewood House, with a columned entry porch, brick front and copper roof. But St. Helena Island, near Crownsville,...
  • Reviving the Parkway and a neighborhood

    Reviving the Parkway and a neighborhood
    A hundred years ago, the Parkway Theater at the corner of North Charles Street and North Avenue was a much admired movie palace and gathering spot for Baltimore's glittering upper crust. But the theater's fortunes declined with those of the surrounding...
  • Nonprofit takes on Liberia's 'other crisis'

    Nonprofit takes on Liberia's 'other crisis'
    Much is made of the fact that the Baltimore region has no Fortune 500 companies — and only a few in the Forbes 1000 — but you hardly ever hear anyone brag about the number of international do-good organizations with headquarters here. Let me...
  • Hopkins is hypocritical on academic freedom

    Hopkins is hypocritical on academic freedom
    On Sept. 26, an interdisciplinary cohort of students, faculty and staff at Johns Hopkins University answered President Ronald Daniel's call to join the conversation on academic freedom, which he wrote, "deserves dialogue and debate" ("Hopkins welcomes...
  • A comet is about to fly by Mars: Here's everything you need to know

    A comet is about to fly by Mars: Here's everything you need to know
    On Sunday, a comet the size of a mountain will brush past Mars, passing just 87,000 miles away from the red planet. That's about one-third the distance between the Earth and the moon, and scientists say it is likely closer than any comet has gotten to...