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This section contains regularly updated highlights of the news from around The Johns Hopkins University. Links to the complete news reports from the nine schools, the Applied Physics Laboratory and other centers and institutes are to the left, as are links to help news media contact the Johns Hopkins communications offices.

 

$1.6 Million in Rapid Renovations for Two City Schools

More than 750 public school students in Baltimore’s Charles Village return to classes this year in buildings that are safer, more functional, more attractive and better suited for learning, thanks to $1.6 million in summer upgrades, half paid for by Johns Hopkins.

Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth Establishes Program in Greece

A grant to CTY from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation will allow the Center for Talented Youth in collaboration with Anatolia American College to start the CTY in Thessaloniki. The center, which will offer programs for bright students throughout Greece and Southeastern Europe, will welcome its first students in the summer of 2014.

Johns Hopkins students, faculty and staff to take part in President’s Day of Service

More than 1,000 members of The Johns Hopkins University community will fan out across Baltimore at noon on Saturday, Oct. 27, for President’s Day of Service, an annual volunteer event supporting the city’s nonprofit organizations.

MEDIA ADVISORY: Public School Students to Receive Donated Uniforms at JHU Ice Cream Social

Hundreds of Baltimore public school students whose families can’t afford required school uniforms have been invited to Johns Hopkins on Wednesday to eat ice cream and receive two free uniforms donated by employees and students.

Media Advisory: Johns Hopkins University and the Afro-American Newspaper Launch Event

Office of Communications Johns Hopkins University 901 South Bond Street, Suite 540 Baltimore, Maryland 21231 Phone: 443-287-9960 | Fax: 443-287-9920 February 21, 2012 TO:                 Assignment editors, reporters, producers FROM:           Brian Shields / 410-516-8337 (office) / 410-631-2890 (cell) / bshields@jhu.edu RE:                 Johns Hopkins University and the Afro-American Newspaper Launch Event The Johns Hopkins University will host a [...]

Sheridan Libraries Announce Completion of Afro American Newspaper Digital Archive Project

The Sheridan Libraries’ Center for Educational Resources (CER) announced today the launch of an online database (http://morgue.afro.com/AfroArchon/) describing the archival materials held by the Afro American Newspaper. The three-year project, administered jointly by CER and the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences’ Center for Africana Studies, was funded with a $476,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Annual Johns Hopkins Graveside Commemoration on Christmas Eve

Media advisory about the annual Christmas Eve graveside commemoration of the founder of the university, Mr. Johns Hopkins, on the anniversary of his death.

Media Advisory: Johns Hopkins Students Help City Nonprofits Become More “Eco-Friendly”

In an effort to engage a new and promising audience in Baltimore City’s greening efforts, six Johns Hopkins University students will be visiting three Baltimore City nonprofits this week to help assess their sustainability and to advise them on how to save their organizations money on energy and other resources. A collaboration between the university and Baltimore City, this “Climate Showcase Project” – which was launched in June — strives to help nonprofits become more eco-friendly, while educating students on both sustainability measures and the vital role that these socially focused organizations play in the community.

Spring Fair 2010: April 23, 24 and 25

Make plans to attend The Johns Hopkins University’s 39th Annual Spring Fair.

“Perfect Storm” of fiscal stress hits nonprofits

Eighty percent of nonprofit organizations are experiencing fiscal stress according to a survey released today by Johns Hopkins University, and close to 40 percent of them reported that this stress was “severe” or “very severe.” Theaters and orchestras were particularly hard hit, with nearly 75 percent of the former and half of the latter reporting “severe” or “very severe” stress.

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