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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.


Provost Minor to Become Stanford’s Dean of Medicine

President Ronald J. Daniels announced on Wednesday, July 18, that Provost Lloyd B. Minor will be leaving Johns Hopkins after nearly two decades to accept a position as dean of medicine at Stanford University.

JHU Rethinks University-Level Science Teaching

On Friday, Jan. 20, The Johns Hopkins University will hold a daylong meeting of nearly 300 faculty members, academic leaders, staff members and outside experts to consider innovative, more effective alternatives to traditional large lecture/lab introductory science classes for undergraduates, graduate students and professional students.

Johns Hopkins Carey Business School Presents Symposium on Health Care Industry Standards

The Johns Hopkins Carey Business School, in conjunction with the Food and Drug Law Institute, will hold a symposium, “Issues in Global Health: Advancing Efficiency and Quality through Regulatory Science,” from 7:45 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Dec. 2, 2011, at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. Funding is provided by Johnson & Johnson. Carey professors Toby Gordon and Dipankar Chakravarti are co-conveners of the event.

Johns Hopkins garners more than $260 million in stimulus grants

Before the program ended on September 30, Johns Hopkins received $260 million in National Institutes of Health and National Science Foundation research grants through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, also known as the federal stimulus act or ARRA.

Johns Hopkins first in R&D expenditures for 31st year

The Johns Hopkins University performed $1.85 billion in medical, science and engineering research in fiscal 2009, making it the leading U.S. academic institution in total research and development spending for the 31st year in a row, according to a new National Science Foundation ranking. The university also once again ranked first on the NSF’s separate list of federally funded research and development, spending $1.58 billion in FY2009 on research supported by NSF, NASA, the National Institutes of Health and the Department of Defense.