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Aug 9, 2019

Maryland universities named in list of top global institutions

Several Maryland universities have been ranked among the best in the world by a group that looks at 20,000 institutions of higher learning. The Center for World University Rankings lists the top 2,000 of the 20,000 universities it scores. Six Maryland universities made the list, including Johns Hopkins University and the University of Maryland, College […]

May 21, 2019

Judge dismisses lawsuit over Hopkins police ballot question

ANNAPOLIS — A judge on Tuesday dismissed a lawsuit challenging a decision by the Maryland State Board of Elections that the law allowing Johns Hopkins University to establish a private police force could not be subject to referendum. Anne Arundel County Circuit Judge William C. Mulford II ruled that the issue was not yet ripe for review […]

May 17, 2019

BOE seeks dismissal of lawsuit over Hopkins police ballot question

A judge could rule by the end of the month on whether a new law allowing Johns Hopkins University to establish a private police force can be subject to a referendum.

May 2, 2019

Ballot initiative group seeks review of JHU police force referendum question

A ballot initiative group formed to oppose the creation of a private police force for Johns Hopkins University is asking a judge to review the preliminary decision by the State Board of Elections that the issue cannot be subject to a referendum vote. Women Against Private Police, or WAPP, was formed April 3 to collect […]

Apr 22, 2019

Hopkins to get majority of its power from solar starting in 2021

Johns Hopkins University will get the majority of its energy from solar power, under an agreement the university announced Monday. Under the 15-year agreement, starting in 2021 the university will supply most of its campuses with more than 250,000 megawatt hours of solar power a year. That will allow the university to supply about two-thirds […]

Apr 2, 2019

Md. legislative approval not the end of Hopkins police debate

The passage of legislation Monday night to allow Johns Hopkins University to create its own police department marked the end of one portion of a year-long debate, but much of the discussion will continue as the university begins building its new force. The bill will allow the university to create a 100-member police force after […]

Apr 2, 2019

Maryland lawmakers OK police force at Johns Hopkins

Johns Hopkins University will be allowed to create its own armed police force, under a measure that received final approval by the Maryland General Assembly on Monday night.

Mar 28, 2019

Hopkins performs world’s first kidney transplant from HIV-positive donor

Surgeons in Baltimore have performed what's thought to be the world's first kidney transplant from a living donor with HIV, a milestone for patients with the AIDS virus who need a new organ — and one that could free up space on the transplant waiting list for everyone.

Feb 22, 2019

Johns Hopkins police bill gets heard in Md. legislature

Johns Hopkins University leaders returned to the Maryland legislature Friday requesting permission to create a university police force less than a year after they were forced to abandon the proposal due to opposition from the community and the Baltimore City delegation. The leaders presented a proposal Friday that had more support than last year’s proposal, but […]

Feb 14, 2019

Study: Crime rates correlate to city student absenteeism

A new study from Johns Hopkins University says crime-ridden commutes correlate with higher rates of student absenteeism in Baltimore.

Jan 25, 2019

Hopkins buys Newseum building to consolidate DC operations

Johns Hopkins University plans to purchase the Newseum building in Washington to consolidate the university’s operations in the city. Hopkins will purchase the building on Pennsylvania Avenue from the Freedom Forum for $372.5 million, pending regulatory approval. The transaction was approved by the university’s trustees Thursday. The university will renovate the building to meet its [&[...]

Jan 15, 2019

Hopkins receives US News’ top ranking for online nursing program

Johns Hopkins University has the best online nursing program in the country, U.S. News & World Report said in its annual ranking of online programs offered by universities. Other programs in Maryland also received high rankings, including the online degree programs for engineering at Johns Hopkins and the University of Maryland, College Park, and the […]

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