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  • Experimental Ebola drugs raising ethics questions

    Experimental Ebola drugs raising ethics questions
    As the Ebola virus ravages West Africa, two American health workers who contracted the disease in Liberia were airlifted back to the United States to be treated with an experimental drug. They have since recovered. But colleagues of a doctor in Sierra...
  • Confronting Ebola fears [Commentary]

    Confronting Ebola fears [Commentary]
    Monrovia, Liberia — We sat in a waiting room of a health clinic here, talking about our fears. As a midwifery and nursing educator working in Liberia for Jhpiego, a Johns Hopkins University affiliate, I had been asked to help update health workers...
  • Zadie Smith among authors in Hopkins 2014-15 series

    Zadie Smith among authors in Hopkins 2014-15 series
    John Hopkins University will bring four authors to campus this season who combine critical acclaim and popular appeal. The second annual President's Reading Series kicks off Sept. 23 with Canadian author Lawrence Hill, who recently completed writing a...
  • Sweeping reforms suggested to fix CPS truancy crisis

    Sweeping reforms suggested to fix CPS truancy crisis
    A state task force formed in response to a Tribune investigation recommended on Thursday sweeping reforms to address absenteeism in Chicago elementary schools, saying the future of the city's children and its economy are at stake. Chicago Public Schools...
  • Ethne F. Higginbotham, educator-counselor

    Ethne F. Higginbotham, educator-counselor
    Ethne F. Higginbotham, an educator who later became a mental health counselor, died Wednesday of a urinary tract infection at Brightview South River, an Edgewater assisted-living facility. She was 92. The daughter of Robert Lee Flanagan, a paper mill...
  • Dementia care center explores benefits of yoga

    Dementia care center explores benefits of yoga
    At Cathy Rees' yoga class, you won't see anyone attempt a downward-facing dog — many participants are in wheelchairs, and almost all of them suffer from dementia. Instead, Rees has adapted the principles of yoga, which aims to align the body's...
  • Looking Out: Hopkins expanding space for LGBTQ Life program

    Looking Out: Hopkins expanding space for LGBTQ Life program
    The LGBTQ Life program at Johns Hopkins University may have just finished its first year on the school's Homewood campus, but it's already outgrown its digs and is expanding into a new space this coming semester. Demere Woolway, who started as...
  • Astronaut sky high on list of best graduation speakers

    Astronaut sky high on list of best graduation speakers
    This year’s University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign commencement speaker – who received a standing ovation from the 17,000 people attending the ceremony – earned a spot on a list of the top graduation speeches of the season. Michael...
  • Labor Secretary Perez on how to produce better-paying jobs

    At the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce this week, U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez kicked off a cross-country, pre-Labor Day tour to champion higher minimum wages, higher-wage jobs and other causes in talks with employers, workers and local leaders....
  • Cole's record on development draws praise and concern

    Cole's record on development draws praise and concern
    In two terms on the Baltimore City Council, William H. Cole IV has earned a reputation as an enthusiastic champion of downtown development. That history — and his close ties to the business community — make him a great choice to jump-start...
  • The short history and big impact of the Emerging Technology Center

    The short history and big impact of the Emerging Technology Center
    In August 2006, Millennial Media -- a digital advertising company founded in Baltimore just two months prior -- made a move that shaped its future. The company's three co-founders took up office space inside the Emerging Technology Center (ETC), an...