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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.

 

JHU Students to Recreate 18th or 19th Century Desserts

Like The Great British Baking Show or the Cake Wrecks blog? Johns Hopkins University students enrolled in a new intersession course called “Cooking the Books” will experience a bit of both this week as they try to recreate desserts from 18th or 19th century recipes.

MEDIA ADVISORY: Press Preview for “Bibliomania: 150 Years of Collecting Rare Books at the George Peabody Library”

This is the first major exhibition to showcase some of the rarest and most spectacular treasures of the George Peabody Library, which was founded in 1857 by Baltimore tycoon George Peabody. Many of the extraordinary exhibit items will be on display to the public for the first time.

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.