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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.


“Wind-down Wednesday” for stressed-out students

In the midst of midterms, Johns Hopkins University is offering students an oasis from exams. The Center for Health Education & Wellness (CHEW) is hosting “Wind-down Wednesday” from 1 to 4 p.m., on Oct. 20, when Levering Lounge in Levering Hall will be transformed into an official study-free zone.

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.