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The newspaper of The Johns Hopkins University November 29, 2004 | Vol. 34 No. 13

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The greening of the grounds
New campus landscaping practices aim at reducing runoff and chemical use

Brian Phiel, horticulturist; Albert Capitos, manager of the Homewood grounds; and landscape architect Bob Galvin, director of grounds operations.

When Albert Capitos tended the field at Camden Yards, blemishes and weeds on the baseball diamond were unthinkable. These days, however, the former Baltimore Orioles head groundskeeper lives happily with a stray clover patch and the odd ant mound. In fact, Capitos, the manager of Homewood grounds, takes a level of pride in the natural, but tidy, look of things.
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JHM unveils a marketing campaign
Johns Hopkins Medicine yesterday launched a six-month multimedia advertising and public relations campaign in New York. Designed to present the historic and celebrated institution as distinctively poised to make many of the next great advances in medical science and practice, and to bring them rapidly to patients, the campaign also will be seen in Baltimore, starting in January.
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Brain's immune system is triggered in autism
A Johns Hopkins study has found new evidence that the brains of some people with autism show clear signs of inflammation, suggesting that the disease may be associated with activation of the brain's immune system.
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Obituary: Literary theorist Bianca Theisen, professor of German, dies at 44

Gift: Patients of Patrick Walsh raise $25 million to fight prostate cancer

Grant from Moore Foundation funds data analysis research

Stem cells' repair skills might be link to cancer

JHU Course Catalog: Free Will and Responsibility

Outgrown a peanut allergy? Eat more peanuts, scientists say

Joint project to help Hispanics manage diabetes-related eye disease

Handmade Ravens quilt to be auctioned for United Way

United Way update

SAIS center receives grant for leadership training of Iraqi women

Chili cook-off winners

Josefowicz and Novacek to perform in Shriver Hall series

New and timely Nurse Educator and Patient Safety academies are offered


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