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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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Feeding the 21st Century City

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...


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