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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.


Johns Hopkins Students to Raise Funds through “Saturday for Haiti” Activities

To raise money for Haiti earthquake relief efforts, Johns Hopkins student organizations have organized a daylong series of events involving music, dancing, food and athletics on Saturday, Feb. 20, on the university’s Homewood campus. The overall theme is “Saturday for Haiti.”

Foreign Affairs Symposium kicks off Feb. 2 at Johns Hopkins

With a lineup of big-name speakers and a new, interactive Web site, the annual student-run Foreign Affairs Symposium is returning to the Homewood campus this week, with a talk by two-time Pulitzer Prize winner and New York Times op-ed columnist Nicholas Kristof at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 2, in Shriver Hall Auditorium.

Johns Hopkins sources for stories on the Haiti earthquake

For stories related to the earthquake in Haiti, consider the following sources from The Johns Hopkins University. Listed with each source is a brief description of his or her area of expertise.

A panel discussion titled “U.S., Afghanistan and Pakistan: Moving Forward”

President Obama is scheduled tonight to announce his strategy for Afghanistan and Pakistan, and in response, three student groups at Johns Hopkins have organized a panel discussion for Thursday night, reflecting the discussions happening nationwide on the topic.