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Hopkins one of the best in U.S. News rankings of med schools

Johns Hopkins University placed third in the country for top medical schools for research in U.S. News and World Report’s graduate school rankings released this week. The Baltimore institution was ranked only behind Harvard University and Stanford University. On the same ...

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Hey, Alexa: Amazon funds Hopkins fellowship

Amazon’s Alexa can already hail an Uber, order a pizza and organize your shopping list. Now she’s funding a fellowship at Johns Hopkins University. Amazon announced a partnership with the university Thursday to support a doctoral student at the Whiting ...

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Cupid’s Cup finalists announced

Cupid’s Cup announced the five finalists for the 12th annual student entrepreneurship competition created by Under Armour founder Kevin Plank. The five finalists were picked from semifinalists who competed at Under Armour’s Baltimore campus earlier this month. This year’s finalists are ...

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Hopkins class competes to challenge extremism

A communications class at Johns Hopkins University wants to help the U.S. Department of Homeland Security fight ISIS. Students in Professor Leslie Kendrick’s Advertising and Integrated Communications Marketing class will participate in the Peer2Peer: Challenging Extremism Competition. The program looks ...

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Under Armour endorsees speak out against Plank’s comments on Trump

Looks like Under Armour’s tough week is just getting tougher. More and more athletes on the Baltimore company’s roster spoke critically on Thursday of CEO Kevin Plank’s recent comments complimenting the Trump administration. In the past 24 hours, Stephen Curry, ...

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Hopkins 4th among US universities for fundraising last year

Johns Hopkins University raised $657.3 million last year, the fourth-highest figure for universities in the U.S., the Council for Aid to Education reported. Overall, charitable contributions to colleges and universities increased 1.7 percent in 2016, a gain that was mostly ...

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