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Preservation's Crumbling Future
By Maria Blackburn
Shrinking resources have led to backlogs in library preservation departments across the country. Hopkins conservators are struggling to keep the decay at bay.

In Darwin's Footsteps
By Jim Duffy
Ecologist Charlie Stine long dreamed of a pilgrimage to the Galápagos Islands, land of the giant tortoise and blue-footed booby. He and our author weren't disappointed.

New York

By Dale Keiger
For the student musicians in the Peabody Symphony Orchestra, playing Lincoln Center is the pinnacle. Go behind the scenes as the preparations unfold.

An Ear for Poetry
By Virginia Hughes, A&S '06 (MA)
In his strikingly lyrical work, graduate student Frank Gallimore pays tribute to a culture he fears may soon be gone, largely due to advances in medicine.

  Wholly Hopkins

Wholly Hopkins: Matters of note from around Johns Hopkins

Students: A record year for Admissions

University: Of global proportions

Students: Mourning Austin Rottier

Genetics: Why the Xs have it

Books: The Jasons' secret science

Nursing: Nursing's turbulent history

Technology: Making lifelike limbs in the lab

History: The Weimar Republic's untimely death

Cognitive Science: Toward understanding Alzheimer's

Libraries: Competition encourages young collectors

Physics: A cosmic case for inflation

Wholly Hopkins:   Syllabus | Investigations | Academese | Forever Altered | Here & Abroad | Bottom Line | Vignette | Up & Comer | Findings | JHUniverse | Vital Signs


Contributors to the June Issue
Ruminations: My Mother's Mostly Beautiful Heart
The Big Question: What Could Possibly Go Wrong?
The Big Picture: Up Close and Personal with the President
Editor's Note: Life's Adventures
Essay: The Jury is Out
Alumni Notes and Awards
Alumni News
Your Other Life: Go Fly a Kite!

Johns Hopkins
Magazine, June 2006

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