Category: Community

Envisioning a community-changing school

September 23, 2011

A fledgling K-8 East Baltimore charter school represents a “poignant, vivid, and galvanizing place” for Johns Hopkins University to reaffirm its commitment to the present and future fortunes of the community, said Johns Hopkins President Ronald J. Daniels in his remarks Sept. 20 as inaugural speaker for the 2011–2012 Carey Business School’s Leaders + Legends […]

Johns Hopkins University lends hundreds of hands

September 19, 2011

They will divide and volunteer, for Baltimore’s sake. Nearly 1,000 Johns Hopkins students, faculty, staff and alumni will fan out over Baltimore and beyond on Saturday to lend a hand to local nonprofit organizations and community centers. The President’s Day of Service, organized by the Johns Hopkins Center for Social Concern, was spearheaded by President […]

First designs to be shown for East Balto. Community School

September 19, 2011

Preliminary designs for the East Baltimore Community School will be presented at two Architecture Open Houses this week: from 4 to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 20, at the school’s temporary location (1101 N. Wolfe St.) and from noon to 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 21, in the Armstrong Building on the JHMI East Baltimore […]

Johns Hopkins readies for Baltimore Book Festival

September 19, 2011

The George Peabody Library, the Johns Hopkins University Press and the Sheridan Libraries will jointly host 18 activities in the exhibit hall and stack room of the university’s historic Peabody Library during this weekend’s Baltimore Book Festival. The event will be held in Mount Vernon from noon to 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, Sept. […]

Summer in the city

August 15, 2011

Kenneth Felsenstein got his hands dirty this summer, and loved every minute of it. Felsenstein, a public health major, interned at Blue Water Baltimore, a restoration, education and advocacy nonprofit that aims for cleaner water in the city’s rivers, streams and harbor. The organization, founded last fall, merged five separate agencies: the Jones Falls Watershed Association, […]

Connecting with Baltimore nonprofits

February 8, 2010

Heather Thompson opened her talk on the food pyramid with a healthy heaping of knowledge on grains. The part-time MPH student at the School of Public Health then veered off into the meat and beans territory, with stops at all the other groups, from vegetables to the “know your limits” fats and sugars. Thompson’s audience […]

United Way campaign tops its goal

January 11, 2010

Despite a still-recovering economy and a general downturn in corporate giving, employees and students of the university and Johns Hopkins Medicine pledged more than $2.1 million to the 2009 United Way of Central Maryland campaign, topping the overall goal by nearly $100,000.

Johns Hopkins Neighborhood Fund now accepting grant applications

October 26, 2009

Faculty, staff, students and retirees who are involved with nonprofit organizations that need funding to provide programs and services to communities near Johns Hopkins campuses are encouraged to submit requests for funding from the Johns Hopkins Neighborhood Fund. Applications for the 2010 grant year are due by 5 p.m. on Dec. 18.

Reaching out in time of need

October 12, 2009

The university’s 2009 United Way of Central Maryland campaign, which kicks off on Wednesday, will stress efficiency and maximize the dollars donated like never before, according to campaign leadership.

Security efforts increased in response to off-campus killing

September 21, 2009

The Homewood campus awoke on Tuesday, Sept. 15, to news that an intruder had been killed in the early hours of the morning at a Johns Hopkins student’s off-campus residence.

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