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Man Successfully Controls 2 Prosthetic Arms With Just His Thoughts

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 12.18.2014 | Technology

A Colorado man can now control two prosthetic arms with his mind. Les Baugh lost both his arms in an electrical accident 40 years ago. But with the...

Investing in America's Dazzling Scientific Talent

Dr. Samuel L. Stanley, Jr. | Posted 12.18.2014 | Science
Dr. Samuel L. Stanley, Jr.

Our nation needs to increase its commitment to the intellectual pursuit of scientific discovery - and to the "dazzling" talent in our midst. That's a proven strategy to produce the jobs that Americans want and deserve -- not directly but indirectly.

Tyler Kingkade

2 Men Charged With Raping 16-Year-Old Girl At Johns Hopkins Frat | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 12.04.2014 | College

Baltimore police said Wednesday that two men have been arrested for the alleged rape of an underaged teenager at a Johns Hopkins University fraternity...

US-Pakistan Relations: An Insight With Vali Nasr

Mariam Khan | Posted 12.01.2014 | College
Mariam Khan

What is Pakistan's problem? Let us come back to that first. Pakistan needs to make its stature clear and work on the common interests which will be of essence be it trading or opening up safe and secure paths to foreign investments.

Improving Patient and Family Engagement in the Hospital Room

Brian Boyle | Posted 11.19.2014 | Impact
Brian Boyle

Back in 2004, my care providers explained to me that they were able to save my life because they had the latest state-of-the-art technology at that point in time. If it were ten years earlier, they told me that things could have been a lot different.

Tyler Kingkade

Johns Hopkins Admits It Failed By Not Disclosing Gang Rape Investigation | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 10.02.2014 | College

Johns Hopkins University made a mistake when it failed to tell the campus that local police were investigating an alleged gang rape at a fraternity, t...

University To Pay $190 Million For Gynecologist's Secret Recordings

AP | JULIET LINDERMAN | Posted 09.20.2014 | College

BALTIMORE (AP) — A "rogue" gynecologist who used tiny cameras to secretly record videos and photos of his patients has forced one of the world's top...

The Search For Psychology's Lost Boy

Chronicle Of Higher Education | Posted 06.03.2014 | College

The baby on the floor next to the unsmiling woman. The burning newspaper just beyond the baby’s grasp. The tiny monkey on a leash, led by the man in...

Frat Suspended Following Stabbing, Gang Rape Allegation, Underage Drinking

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 05.19.2014 | College

Johns Hopkins University has suspended a fraternity involved in a number of high profile incidents at the campus. JHU, located in Baltimore, Md., ...

Tyler Kingkade

White House's Pick For Tackling Sexual Assault Has Some Problems Of Its Own | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 05.15.2014 | College

Johns Hopkins University, one of three institutions the White House recently claimed would "lead by example" in reforming the way schools address case...

Tyler Kingkade

Johns Hopkins University To Review Why It Kept Quiet About Gang Rape Report | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 05.02.2014 | College

Johns Hopkins University said Friday it will commission an independent review of the school's response to an alleged fraternity house gang rape, which...

Tyler Kingkade

Johns Hopkins University Failed To Notify Campus Of Alleged Gang Rape | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 05.01.2014 | College

Johns Hopkins University knew a fraternity was being investigated by police for a reported gang rape and never publicly alerted the campus community t...

Summer Slide -- Myth or Reality?

Steve Nelson | Posted 11.04.2013 | Impact
Steve Nelson

Summer is not the problem. Poverty and poor educational practices are the problems and all the summer remediation in the world is just putting a small Band-Aid on a gaping wound.

Iran's Inflation Is Still a Big Problem

Steve H. Hanke | Posted 06.18.2013 | World
Steve H. Hanke

Those data that are reported tend to possess what I've described as an "Alice in Wonderland" quality. In light of this, it is fair to suggest that any official data on Iran's inflation be taken with a grain of salt. So, how can this problem be overcome?

Ending Summer Learning Loss: Can It Be the Key to True Education Reform?

Curtis Valentine | Posted 08.18.2013 | Parents
Curtis Valentine

While school system governance, school choice and school closings have dominated recent discussions about school reform, the beginning of summer break is a perfect time to highlight the impact summer learning loss has on efforts to close achievement gaps.

Right Wing Darling Remains Johns Hopkins Commencement Speaker Despite Gay Marriage Remarks

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 04.05.2013 | Politics

Johns Hopkins University will keep neurosurgeon Ben Carson as its commencement speaker despite his offer to withdraw after his controversial comments ...

Pope Benedict's Abdication -- Is It Good for the Trans Community?

Dana Beyer | Posted 05.15.2013 | Gay Voices
Dana Beyer

The world has changed for the better for the LGBT community so much these past few years; however, that I'm hopeful Pope Francis will do much better than appoint the next Paul McHugh as an adviser to torture our community.

A Message of Appreciation to Healthcare Providers

Brian Boyle | Posted 04.30.2013 | Impact
Brian Boyle

The power that healthcare providers have is extraordinary. On a daily basis they are not only caring for the health of their patients, but they are also creating reasons to smile, making living conditions suitable and pleasant, and forming connections with their patients who not only need them, but depend on them.

Bloomberg Makes Huge Contribution To His Alma Mater

AP | Posted 01.27.2013 | College

BALTIMORE -- New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has pledged $350 million to Johns Hopkins University, mainly to expand its interdisciplinary resear...

University Objects To Charges Over Supposed Death Threats

AP | RYAN J. FOLEY | Posted 01.07.2013 | College

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- The University of Iowa has hired a lawyer to fight criminal charges against two top administrators filed in Jordan, where a trouble...

Challenges to Polio Vaccines in Nigeria

Tom Murphy | Posted 12.23.2012 | Impact
Tom Murphy

As the world nears eradicating polio, Nigeria stands as one of the few countries that remain polio endemic.

PHOTO: Doctors Reconstruct 'Living' Ear Lost To Cancer

Posted 09.28.2012 | Science

After 42-year-old Sherrie Walter of Bel Air, Maryland had her left ear surgically removed following a bout with an aggressive form of skin cancer, doc...

Emma Diab

The Undefeated Champ | Emma Diab | Posted 11.06.2012 | Impact

If hospital-centric TV shows have taught audiences anything, it's how to envision a recovery room. The are standard whitewashed walls commonly des...

Joy Resmovits

What Are the Top Reasons Kids Cut School? | Joy Resmovits | Posted 08.29.2012 | Education

It's the second day of school in Chaparral High School, a day assistant principal Todd Peterson calls "the second happiest day in the world for all th...

The Baltimore Experiment: Getting Out From Under "The Wire"

Jim Luce | Posted 08.29.2012 | DC
Jim Luce

Can Good News Revive a City? A new media experiment is underway in Baltimore, Maryland to find out. Is it possible for media, used in right way, to make Baltimore internationally known as a cultural hotspot for artistic and intellectual pursuits?