S C I E N C E
& T E C H N O L O G
The Origins of Babble
To find out how babies pick up language so quickly, Hopkins's
Peter Jusczyk is studying what goes through their minds long
before they utter their first "Dada!"
Words with Uncertain
In Short - Student engineers get
creative... survival of the toothiest... what we can learn from
musclemen... an invading galaxy
H U M A N I T I E S
& T H E A R T
Arithmetic of the Soul
By Joanne P.
Cavanaugh, (MA '97)
Music education an expendable frill? Hardly, say Hopkins
eductors, who believe it can unlock the door for learning math
and other core subjects.
In Short - A composing feline...
life and manners inside the razor wire... reading between
texts... farewell to a "New Edge" legend
O N C A M
P U S E S
Hopkins's lady hoopsters are hot this season. Though they dare
not say it out loud, they can't help but wonder: Could this be
In Short - High-tech
solutions to scholarly problems... Ironwomen hit Hawaii...
celebrating 35 years of "cerebral awakenings"
P U B L I C
P O L I C Y &
I N T E R N A T I O N A L A F F A I R S
Why Metaphor Matters
Historian JoAnne Brown looks at how language became a matter of
life and death a century ago for an American nation ravaged by
In Short - Waging war against
landmines... global divisions... the long-term impact of welfare
reform... a looming disaster in China
H E A L T H
& M E D I C I N E
Thousands of patients from all over the globe are finding Hopkins
Hospital a medical home away from home. Among them: Eduardo
Martinez, age 2.
In Short - A remaining
reservoir of HIV... staying tuned "Following ER"... where
worrying originates... the controversy over placebos
D E P A R T M E N T
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