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The newspaper of The Johns Hopkins University October 27, 2008 | Vol. 38 No. 9

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Digging into greening
Sustainability Initiative fueled at Homewood by student-led projects

Volunteer Katherine Kentoffio and Janine Knudsen, secretary of Students for Environmental Action, round up recyclables.

A dozen or so Homewood students rummaged through bloated trash bags sprawled on the busy Keyser Quadrangle last Thursday in search of recyclable quarry: newspapers, bottles, cans and plasticware.
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Reaching out while learning
In response to a call from undergraduates, the university's Center for Social Concern is leading an initiative to foster the development of academic courses and for-credit projects infused with a significant community service component.
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Sudden cardiac death No. 1 risk for patients on dialysis
In a 10-year study of more than a thousand kidney failure patients, sudden cardiac death emerged as the No. 1 cause of death for patients on dialysis, according to a Johns Hopkins researcher.
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Obituary: Elaine Stotko, 54, chair of Teacher Preparation at School of Education

Hopkins History: Health costs in Baltimore — 1936

JHU chemist devises self-assembling 'organic wires'

JHU Course Catalog: Food Politics

Calling all cooks for sixth annual Chili Cook-Off

More than $2 million in gifts go to JH patient safety

Nonprofits look to new president for improved policies, study finds

School of Nursing launches Executive Mentorship Program

SPH: Hypertension disparity linked to environment

Discovery: Hydrogen sulfide is major regulator of blood pressure

Efavirenz-based initial therapies yield better outcomes in HIV adults


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