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The newspaper of The Johns Hopkins University September 29, 2003 | Vol. 33 No. 5

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First look at Charles Village Project
Schematic drawings show two brick buildings linked by a bridge

The view from East 33rd Street

The much anticipated mixed-use complex located across from the Charles Street entrance to the university's Homewood campus has recently entered the design/development phase. The Charles Village Project will feature student housing, parking and ground-floor retail space, anchored by a new JHU bookstore. The university-owned site is an L-shaped portion of the block north of East 33rd Street between North Charles and St. Paul streets. The project is scheduled for completion by the fall semester of 2005.
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Landmark gift to breast center
The Avon Foundation has awarded $10 million to the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins to build a new breast center, support research designed to decrease breast cancer incidence and death rates, and fund education and outreach initiatives. It is the largest gift ever to the Cancer Center's breast cancer program, and Johns Hopkins is one of only six institutions receiving this level of funding and the only cancer center in the mid-Atlantic region.
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Community health worker visits spur blood pressure reduction
As little as one home visit by a community health worker, as part of a community/academic health center program, may be enough to encourage someone with high blood pressure to take measures to lower it, a Johns Hopkins study demonstrates.
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Heinz receives Schweitzer Medal

IPS announces prize for best student paper on Baltimore policy question

Got a date?

Genetic mutations in sperm increase with men's age

MSE Symposium: John Stossel takes a hard look at 'Money in the Media'

Bracing used for scoliosis is less effective in overweight teens

Time Out With ... Champ and Debbie Sheridan, 'library visionaries'

Tribute: Judy Peregoff, employee standard-bearer, leaves her mark


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