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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.


Counting the Volunteers the World Counts On

The International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Johns Hopkins University Center for Civil Society Studies announced today the release of a new manual to help statistical agencies around the world track the amount, type and value of volunteer work in their countries.

Recession Taking Toll on Nonprofit Workers and Programs

Nearly 40 percent of nonprofit organizations currently lack adequate staff to deliver their programs and services, according to results of a national survey released today by the Johns Hopkins University Center for Civil Society Studies.

Nonprofit Job Growth in Maryland Defies Recession

Despite the recession, nonprofit employment in Maryland increased by 2.7 percent in 2008, according to a new report from the Johns Hopkins Center for Civil Society Studies. By contrast, for-profit employment in Maryland decreased by 3.3 percent during this same period.