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Exploring the Archaeology of Reading

Sheridan Libraries of JHU Partner with Princeton Library and University College London on Mellon-Funded Project FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 10, 2014 MEDIA CONTACT: Brian Shields 410-516-8337/443-631-2890 bshields@jhu.edu The Johns Hopkins University’s Sheridan Libraries, in partnership with University College London’s Centre for Editing Lives and Letters (CELL), and the Princeton University Library, have been awarded a [...]

Johns Hopkins Names First Bloomberg Distinguished Professors

Johns Hopkins University has named two of its Nobel Prize- winning biologists and a prominent Harvard University sociologist as Bloomberg Distinguished Professors, the first members of a new group of scholars created to foster collaboration across the institution’s many divisions and help address major world problems.

‘Rising To the Challenge’ Campaign Is Halfway To Goal

The Johns Hopkins “Rising to the Challenge” campaign is halfway to its goal of $4.5 billion.

T. Boone Pickens Announces $20 Million Gift

Texas energy entrepreneur and financier T. Boone Pickens plans to give $20 million to The Johns Hopkins University to support daring but potentially vision-saving research at the university’s Wilmer Eye Institute.

Fifth Annual President’s Day of Service Draws Record Number of Volunteers

More than 1,000 Johns Hopkins University students, faculty and staff are set to spend a day helping several dozen of Baltimore’s non-profit organizations. People will plant gardens, clean the harbor, weed vacant lots and distribute food to the homeless.

Johns Hopkins ‘Rising to Challenge’ to Raise $4.5B

Johns Hopkins aims to advance human knowledge, solve global problems and enhance the student experience with $4.5 billion to be raised in the new “Rising to the Challenge” campaign, the university and health system announced Saturday.

Rising to the Challenge: Facts at a Glance

A summary of relevant numbers and other background on “Rising to the Challenge: The Johns Hopkins Campaign.”

Sheridan Libraries Acquire Unique Collection of Rare Books Related to Science and Discovery

The Johns Hopkins University Sheridan Libraries today announced the acquisition of a unique collection of 280 rare books and manuscripts relating to the history of scientific discovery from the late 15th to the 20th centuries. Made possible through a generous bequest from the Hinkes family, the collection was assembled over 20 years by the late Dr. Elliott Hinkes, a member of the School of Medicine’s class of 1967.

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