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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.


Degrees of Failure: The Unprepared High School Graduate

A significant number of American teenagers graduate from high school unprepared to take their next big steps toward adulthood, according to a study by researchers at The Johns Hopkins University and the University of Arizona’s Center for the Study of Higher Education.

Johns Hopkins Names Theatre After Actor John Astin

Johns Hopkins University has honored John Astin by naming the recently renovated theater in the Merrick Barn after the noted actor and teacher. The naming took place Saturday, Dec. 3 at an event celebrating the completion of renovations to the barn, and recognizing Astin’s 10-year anniversary of teaching, acting and directing at Johns Hopkins.