About Johns Hopkins

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).

Baltimore Native Named Principal at the East Baltimore Community School

Katrina M. Foster, a graduate of the Baltimore City Public Schools and Teach for America, has been selected as the new principal of the East Baltimore Community School (EBCS), a K-8 charter school that has become the centerpiece of redevelopment efforts in East Baltimore.

Schools of Education Lend Expertise and Support to The East Baltimore Community School

The Johns Hopkins University School of Education and Morgan State University’s School of Education and Urban Studies have joined forces in a university-school initiative to help transform the East Baltimore Community School into one of the best schools in the city.