T U I T I O N
S P E C I A L R E P O R
Scrambling for Dollars
By Joanne P.
Cavanaugh, Sue De
In our special report, we look at why tuition rates at Hopkins--
and elsewhere--have soared, what the fall-out has been for
families, and where prices are headed. Plus: Tips on how best to
save and a behind-the-scenes look at how financial aid is
allotted at Homewood.
Who Says Statistics Can't Keep You in
By Sue De
Check all solemnity at the door when you enter the classroom of
Nursing's Ronald A. Berk, PhD, CNN, ESPN, CSPAN, and All-Around
Fun Guy. He's written a book for the "humor-impaired"
Sylvan's Fast Learners
By Joanne P.
Once a chain of suburban tutoring centers, Sylvan Learning
Systems has become a global player in the rapidly changing
education industry--thanks to the savvy of two bright young
By Kari Rosenthal '00
Months after suffering serious burn injuries, Eric Atkinson is on
the mend and ready to return to school. But are his fellow
fourth-graders ready for him? At Hopkins's Bayview, a special
team helps Eric and others find their way back.
S H O R T
Stories in and of the
School reform efforts that really work... trends in student
enrollment... tracking language instruction... grooming
student entrepreneurs... and more
Interviews with Homewood's two new deans:
Dean of the G.W.C. Whiting School of Engineering and
Herbert Kessler, Dean of
the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences.