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Advisory: Johns Hopkins Business Experts Available to Discuss Hurricane Katrina

To assist journalists covering the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, Johns Hopkins Carey Business School experts are available to comment on issues related to risk management, preparedness, community development, infrastructure, health, finance and related issues.

O’Malley to Join Johns Hopkins as Visiting Professor

Outgoing Maryland governor Martin O’Malley will join the Johns Hopkins University’s Carey Business School Feb. 2 as a visiting professor focusing on government, business and urban issues.

Offering Economic Incentives to Attract Blood Donations Should Be Encouraged, Researchers Write in Science

Three researchers including Carey Business School Assistant Professor Mario Macis say economic incentives can motivate members of the public to increase their donations of much-needed blood, the economists write in the May 24, 2013, issue of Science.

Carey Business School’s ‘Innovation for Humanity’ Course Wins Sustainability Award from Johns Hopkins

The Innovation for Humanity course of the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School’s Global MBA program is being honored in the inaugural Green Blue Jay Awards presented by the Johns Hopkins University Office of Sustainability.

‘Large, Dirty’ Companies Get Greener as Way to Earn More Green, Says Carey Business School Researcher

Refuting their image as careless polluters, “large and dirty” industrial firms are recognizing that it makes economic sense to adopt eco-friendly strategies, says a Johns Hopkins University business professor who has co-authored a paper on the topic.

CEOs’ Political Beliefs Influence Firms’ Tax-Avoidance Strategies, New Study Shows

The political beliefs of corporate CEOs strongly influence the tax-avoidance strategies of the firms they run, and those firms with Republican chief executive officers show a significantly higher level of tax avoidance than do companies with CEOs of no obvious political preference, according to a new study co-authored by a Johns Hopkins business professor.

Johns Hopkins President to Speak on Relationship Between the University and Baltimore

The Johns Hopkins Carey Business School will open the fourth season of its Leaders + Legends lecture series on Tuesday, Sept. 20, with a presentation by Johns Hopkins University President Ronald J. Daniels.

Carey Business School welcomes first full-time MBA class

The Johns Hopkins Carey Business School this week welcomed 89 students in the charter class of its signature full-time Johns Hopkins Global MBA program.

Johns Hopkins Carey Business School Plans Workshop on Attracting Investors to Research Projects

The Johns Hopkins Carey Business School is planning a day-long workshop on methods for making research projects attractive to potential investors. Scheduled for Thursday, April 29, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the university’s Downtown Center, 10 N. Charles St. in Baltimore, the Pre-Clinical Translational Research Workshop is designed for professionals involved in public or private research in the academic, pharmaceutical, and biotech fields.