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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.


Symphony CEO, Educator, Performer Named Dean of Peabody Institute

Fred Bronstein, the highly successful chief executive of one of America’s major symphonies, an accomplished pianist and a dedicated music educator, has been appointed to lead the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University, the nation’s first music conservatory.

Peabody Institute Director Jeffrey Sharkey to Step Down

Johns Hopkins University President Ronald J. Daniels announced that Peabody Institute Director Jeffrey Sharkey has decided to step down.

Sleigh bells ring, and we’re listening: Holiday songs draw us closer together

There’s a reason why Christmas carols start filling the air before we have polished off the last pieces of our Halloween candy. Craving a sense of community and drawn to ritual, we welcome the return of seasonal music, even if the calendar says we have several weeks to go before Dec. 25, according to Jeffrey Sharkey, director of the Peabody Institute at The Johns Hopkins University.

Peabody Conservatory honors alumnus, Baltimore-native Dontae Winslow at Book Festival

Trumpeter and up-and-coming contemporary musician Dontae Winslow will receive the Peabody Conservatory’s 2012 Young Maestro Award today at 6:45 p.m. on the music stage at the Baltimore Book Festival, North Park, Mount Vernon Place in Baltimore.