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The newspaper of The Johns Hopkins University October 20, 2008 | Vol. 38 No. 8

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Giving kids a boost
For 50 years, the Tutorial Project has helped keep Baltimore youth on track

On a nice October afternoon, JHU students and their tutees work one-on-one at Levering Plaza. Young Song, foreground, directs the Johns Hopkins Tutorial Project, founded 50 years ago by Chaplain Chester Wickwire.

Jasmine Ainetchian had never tutored anyone before she joined the Johns Hopkins Tutorial Project, the after-school program that provides academic support for Baltimore City elementary school students.
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Reunion of the minds at SAIS
Dozens of SAIS alumni will return to their alma mater this week to take part in what the school proudly hails as a thinking man's (and woman's) reunion.
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Effort to control AIDS/TB epidemic gets $32 Million
An international effort led by physician-scientists at Johns Hopkins to control the global spread of HIV-related tuberculosis and treat the dual epidemics in hardest-hit countries has received $32 million in additional funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
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What went wrong? Is a bailout the answer?

United Way 2008: What You Need to Know

L.A. police chief to discuss urban crime-fighting strategies

Swamping bad cells with good in ALS animal models helps

Three JHU researchers elected to Institute of Medicine

JHU partners with Tulane in post-Katrina dual-degree plan

New lecture series designed to bring graduate students together

Mouse studies suggest ginkgo may prevent brain cell damage


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