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  • Robert J. Massa: Pell Grants not only gauge of college support for low-income students

    Robert J. Massa: Pell Grants not only gauge of college support for low-income students
    The Obama administration recently released a draft framework to help students assess the affordability of colleges and their accessibility to low-income students based, in part, by the number of Pell Grant recipients the institution enrolls. This comes...
  • Hopkins to spend $15 million on safety improvements along scenic campus road

    Hopkins to spend $15 million on safety improvements along scenic campus road
    The Johns Hopkins University will spend $15 million in the next year to improve safety for bicyclists, joggers and other pedestrians along one of the most scenic roadways on its Homewood campus in North Baltimore, the school announced Wednesday. The...
  • Hopkins president Daniels urges investment in 'next generation of science'

    Hopkins president Daniels urges investment in 'next generation of science'
    The "next generation of science" is at risk unless major changes are made to increase opportunities for young researchers, Johns Hopkins University President Ronald Daniels wrote in a scientific journal article published Tuesday. Only 1 percent of...
  • Let's talk about sex

    Let's talk about sex
    I took my seat as Andy, the group leader, began the week's session by addressing anonymous questions from the previous week: How can you get AIDS? Can a condom burst? Should I wear two condoms? Andy answered without hesitation: HIV is...
  • Study: Pop music helps ease post-surgery pain for children

    To help children recover from surgery, a dose of "Diamonds" or "Shake It Off" could do the trick, according to a recent study. Research from Northwestern University and Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago asserts that listening to music and...
  • Think differently to avoid choking under pressure

    Think differently to avoid choking under pressure
    With less than a minute left on the clock and his team down by two points, the Baltimore Ravens' Matt Stover jogged onto the field and kicked a 52-yard field goal, icing the game against the Cleveland Browns and securing first place for his team. It was...
  • Five Questions for Ed Berlin, co-owner of the Ivy Bookshop

    Five Questions for Ed Berlin, co-owner of the Ivy Bookshop
    Ed and Ann Berlin's professional lives took a fresh turn when they bought the 10-year-old Ivy Bookshop in January 2012. She had years of experience as a book publishing executive, he had devoted much of his professional life to the technical side of...
  • In Hopkins basement, bats and owls offer clues into brain function

    In Hopkins basement, bats and owls offer clues into brain function
    In one corner of the basement of Ames Hall at the Johns Hopkins University, Cynthia Moss opened the door of a room where about a dozen Egyptian fruit bats dozed inside a milk crate attached to the wall. "Come on, sweeties," she said, stirring them up,...
  • In literature, new attention to old age, dying

    In literature, new attention to old age, dying
    "O dark dark dark. They all go into the dark …" —T.S. Eliot, "Four Quartets" The Angel of Death — also known as the Old Ferryman, the Fourth Horseman of the Apocalypse or Mr. G. Reaper himself — is cutting a wider swath than...
  • John W. Baldwin

    John W. Baldwin, an internationally renowned Johns Hopkins University history professor and author whose specialty was medieval France, died of pneumonia Sunday at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 85. "He was an expert on the French monarchy, and...
  • Poverty, race drive asthma rates more than city living

    Poverty, race drive asthma rates more than city living
    It was the day after Mother's Day in 2012 when Faith Walker ran into her East Baltimore house unable to breathe. Her mother, Tyishia Walker, who suffers from asthma and has an older daughter with the disease, knew exactly what was wrong: Faith also...