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Baltimore Requiem

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...


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"Quick, Responsive, and Creative"

“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...


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21st Century Cities on the rise

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...


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Home Base

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...


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Message from JHU President

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...


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Making a study of Baltimore

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,...


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