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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.


Klag to End 12-Year Run as Dean of Public Health

Michael J. Klag, dean of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health since 2005, a 32-year member of the university community and a world expert on the epidemiology of major chronic diseases, will step down as dean next year and return to research and teaching.

Vali Nasr Named Dean of Johns Hopkins SAIS

Vali R. Nasr, a leading scholar, foreign policy adviser to Democratic and Republican administrations, and commentator on international relations, has been appointed dean of The Johns Hopkins University’s Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies.

Dean/CEO Edward D. Miller to Retire in 2012

President Ronald J. Daniels announced to faculty and staff members at The Johns Hopkins University on Wednesday, May 4, that Edward D. Miller, dean of the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and CEO of Johns Hopkins Medicine, plans to retire in 2012.

Newman Named Dean of Arts and Sciences

Katherine S. Newman, now a professor at Princeton University and director of its Institute for International and Regional Studies, has been apppointed James B. Knapp Dean of the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences at Johns Hopkins, effective Sept. 1.

Curriculum vitae (abbreviated): Katherine S. Newman

Details on the career of Katherine S. Newman, the James B. Knapp Dean-elect of the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences at The Johns Hopkins University, including her education, her academic appointments, her administrative experience, and books she has published, has in press or is writing.