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Recent news from The Johns Hopkins University

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.


Benjamin Carson appointed board president of the East Baltimore Community School

Benjamin Carson, an internationally renowned physician and director of pediatric neurosurgery at The Johns Hopkins Hospital, has been appointed president of the board of the East Baltimore Community School Inc., effective Dec. 1. The board manages the operation of the Elmer A. Henderson School: A Johns Hopkins Partnership School – formerly known as the East Baltimore Community School (EBCS).

Exhibit and Website Highlight the Vital Role of Blacks at Johns Hopkins

An exhibit designed to recognize and publicize the crucial role that black students, faculty and staff have played in the rich history of The Johns Hopkins University has opened on the Homewood campus in Charles Village and will circulate among the various Johns Hopkins campuses through fall. Called “The Indispensable Role of Blacks at Johns Hopkins,” the freestanding display and set of window decals pay tribute to 50 people, past and present, whose professional and personal achievements have brought honor to the institution.