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The newspaper of The Johns Hopkins University August 8, 2005 | Vol. 34 No. 41

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Blimp over Homewood
Students' helium-filled airship tests near-space military technology

WSE students Mike Chin, Ben Jackson and Nick Keim with the model airship they built to assist in an APL project.

Using a 17-foot-long helium-filled blimp, four propellers and sophisticated electronics, three Johns Hopkins undergraduates have built a model airship that will aid professional engineers who are designing a military craft to conduct surveillance at the outer edge of the Earth's atmosphere.
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JHU is first in R&D spending
The Johns Hopkins University performed $1.24 billion in scientific, medical and engineering research in fiscal year 2003, making it — for the 25th year in a row — the country's leading academic institution in such expenditures, according to a new National Science Foundation ranking.
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Maryland nonprofit employment continues to grow
While job growth in the for-profit sector in Maryland has remained stagnant, the state's nonprofit sector continues to grow, adding 4,300 new jobs in 2003, the latest year for which statistics are available.
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Philip Tahey, longtime associate of JHU, is appointed controller

U.S. still spends more on health care than any other country

To make stronger platinum jewelry, add a little chromium

A crab of our own

Vice dean for clinical investigation named at School of Medicine

Johns Hopkins scholars to study abroad on Fulbright, DAAD grants

How will HopkinsOne affect me? A timetable for future users

Global strategy needed to combat 'feminization' of HIV/AIDS

When prostate cancer recurs: Risk factors for death identified

SAIS establishes India advisory group

MESSENGER spacecraft completes Earth swingby en route to Mercury

David Hellmann named SOM's vice dean for Bayview campus

Thinking Out Loud


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