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The newspaper of The Johns Hopkins University January 7, 2008 | Vol. 37 No. 16

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Getting down to business
Yash Gupta, dean of Carey School, lays out vision for first year

In his first week on the job, Yash Gupta tours the Homewood campus with new JHU colleagues Pam Cranston, Sally O'Brien and Page Barnes (rear).

Yash Gupta says he doesn't play basketball, but he understands teamwork and chemistry. Sitting in his office in Homewood's Shaffer Hall on day one of his tenure as inaugural dean of the new Carey Business School, Gupta rhetorically asks why it is that a team wins one day and loses the next against the same opponent?
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United Way effort brings in $2 million
Spurred on by a new way of giving, employees and students from the university and Johns Hopkins Medicine pledged more than $2 million to the 2007 United Way of Central Maryland campaign, which by most measures was a resounding success.
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JHU gets $10 million to lead trachoma research
The Johns Hopkins University has received a $10 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to lead a consortium that will study ways to improve the treatment of trachoma and to accelerate progress toward the goal of eliminating the disease. Trachoma is the leading infectious cause of blindness worldwide and affects hundreds of millions of people, primarily in poor and rural regions. The award is one of the largest single grants ever given to support trachoma research.
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The Rev. Al Sharpton to lead MLK Jr. Commemoration

Remembering our founder

Study: 'Swish-and-spit' test accurate for head, neck cancer

Obituary: Ruben Adler, 67, director of Retinal Degeneration Center


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