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The newspaper of The Johns Hopkins University July 10, 2006 | Vol. 35 No. 39

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Next Up for Africana Studies
New director sees more JHU collaborations and city school connections

CAS Director Ben Vinson, an expert on colonial Mexico, is a professor in the History Department. He officially assumed his position at Johns Hopkins last week.

Ben Vinson sees a wealth of possibilities ahead for the Center for Africana Studies, and he can't wait to dive in. Vinson on July 1 became the first permanent director of the now three-year-old center that blends course work, research and program initiatives organized around African-American studies, African studies and African Diaspora studies.
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Schedule Changes for A&S and WSE
A long-standing Johns Hopkins idiosyncrasy is now set for retirement. The deans of the two Homewood schools recently announced their decision to adopt a long-debated change to the undergraduate course schedule that will spread out classes more evenly throughout the week and put Johns Hopkins in line with almost all peer universities.
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Surprise! Corals Switch Their Skeleton As Seawater Changes
Leopards may not be able to change their spots, but corals can change their skeletons, building them out of different minerals depending on the chemical composition of the seawater around them.
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Graduated Driver Licensing Reduces Fatal Crashes

Thinking Out Loud: East Meets West

EPP's Master Program Adds Nanotechnology Option

CCP Helps Develop Campaign for Home Emergency Preparedness

Two More Receive Fulbrights

Fiesta! SPH Celebrates Staff Service Southwestern Style

Retiring and Long-Term Staff Honored at Banquet


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