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Baltimore Requiem
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Baltimore Requiem

Jarrett Gilgore and Eze Jackson perform at the April 13th Redlining event A Baltimore Requiem by Eze Jackson Verse 1: I was raised in the valley of the shadow of death where they played with our...

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April 13, 2016
NPR: New Study Debunks ‘Ferguson Effect’ In Baltimore
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NPR: New Study Debunks ‘Ferguson Effect’ In Baltimore

IMAGE: THOMAS HAWK   By Tom Hall & Bridget Armstrong Listen Here A new study released by Johns Hopkins University found that the ‘Ferguson Effect’ may be a myth. The term was first used by FBI director James Comey to describe what...

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March 15, 2016
"Quick, Responsive, and Creative"
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“Quick, Responsive, and Creative”

Hopkins scholars and Baltimore leaders are teaming up to use big data to understand the dynamics of vacant housing in the city — and help ensure resources are used effectively   By Kristin Hanson What...

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February 29, 2016
21st Century Cities on the rise
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21st Century Cities on the rise

Grant launches effort to promote effective use of data and evidence within local government; Bloomberg Distinguished Professor Kathryn Edin named director of 21st Century Cities Initiative A grant from the foundation of three-term New York...

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December 11, 2015
Home Base
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Home Base

Image: Steve Lathrop, Flickr   By Katie Pearce   Under the umbrella of the university’s 21st Century Cities Initiative, researchers have launched a set of projects examining Baltimore in relation to the unrest following Freddie...

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August 31, 2015
Message from JHU President
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Message from JHU President

By Ronald J. Daniels, President of Johns Hopkins University   In the wake of the tragic death of Freddie Gray in police custody, our city entered a wrenching moment marked by pockets of violence and days...

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August 30, 2015
Making a study of Baltimore
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Making a study of Baltimore

Image: Seth Sawyers, Flickr   By Janice M. Bonsu   Most of my undergraduate life, I never left the “Hopkins bubble.” I was with mice and microscopes in labs. As an undergraduate neuroscience major, I...

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August 14, 2015
Feeding the 21st Century City
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Feeding the 21st Century City

For some Baltimoreans, buying fresh fruit and vegetables is as simple as driving a few blocks to a local grocery store. But for city residents living in urban food deserts—underserved communities without easy, local access...

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February 27, 2015
MD Gov. Martin O'Malley to join Johns Hopkins as visiting professor
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MD Gov. Martin O’Malley to join Johns Hopkins as visiting professor

Image: Barbara Haddock Taylor   By Dennis O’Shea   Outgoing governor, former Baltimore mayor will join university’s Carey Business School, focus on government, business, urban issues Outgoing Maryland governor Martin O’Malley will join the Johns Hopkins University’s Carey...

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January 16, 2015