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The newspaper of The Johns Hopkins University April 30, 2007 | Vol. 36 No. 32

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Getting pumped
Young engineers head to rural Guatemala to put their lessons to work

DOGEE graduate student Maya Sathyanadhan, left, and Chicorral villagers near the spring that now serves as the community's source of water.

For the villagers of Chicorral, Guatemala, the routine practice of obtaining water will be considerably less cumbersome and time consuming next year, thanks to a team of Johns Hopkins engineering students.
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Student loan code adopted, no lender lists
The Johns Hopkins University announced on April 25 that it is adopting the code of conduct proposed by the New York attorney general to govern the relationship between universities and student loan companies.
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Crisis Response Team looks inward — as always
From the instant the tragedy at Virginia Tech started to unfold, the members of Johns Hopkins' Crisis Response Team began to monitor and track the situation. The CRT members, most of whom are high-ranking university administrators, remained in constant communication with each other as the campus shootings tragically played out, learning what they could from media coverage.
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Obituary: Alsoph Corwin, longtime Chemistry faculty member, dies at 99

Putting volunteer work on the economic map of the world

APL-led team delivers first prototype of new prosthetic arm

Solomon Snyder is co-recipient of $500,000 Albany Prize

Hopkins History: Why Einstein didn't join the JHU faculty

Billy Collins, former U.S. poet laureate, to give reading

Center for Cell Dynamics to hold inaugural symposium

Center launches campaign to publicly fund summer learning

CCP establishes avian, pandemic flu communication program

Speeding 'fingertip' discovery: Years of protein info in one place

JHU researchers find better blood test for prostate cancer

Changes needed to improve safety of general aviation flights

Study: Statins linked to lower risk of potentially lethal infection

Zeroing in on health strategies for 'hard-to-reach' Korean-Americans


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