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The newspaper of The Johns Hopkins University June 23, 2008 | Vol. 37 No. 38

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Get Out!
Looking for some fresh-air adventure? Check out JHU's Outdoor Pursuits

Sporting the tools of Outdoor Pursuits' trades are Phil Friesen, experiential education coordinator; junior Jessica Gifford, a climbing instructor; and sophomore Justin Silverman, a kayaking instructor.

In the summer of 2000, Phil Friesen stepped into the office of Bill Harrington, then JHU's recreational sports director, to offer his outdoor expertise to an urban university not exactly well versed in the vernacular of kayak sculls, pitons and spelunking.
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Campaign marks milestone
In early June, the Johns Hopkins Knowledge for the World campaign surpassed its dollar goal, exceeding the $3.2 billion target set by the board of trustees.
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Therapy prolongs life in men with recurrent prostate cancer
Men whose tumors recur after prostate cancer surgery are three times more likely to survive their disease long term if they undergo radiotherapy within two years of the recurrence. Surprisingly, survival benefits were best in men whose new tumors were growing fastest, according to results of a "look-back" study of 635 men by Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions researchers reported June 18 in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
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Children's tower to be named for Charlotte Bloomberg

Benjamin Carson receives Presidential Medal of Freedom

Endowed professorship honors Carson

Students' device allows ICU patients to get back on their feet

New superconductors present both mysteries, possibilities

SAIS to host launch of CTR book with Gen. Wesley Clark

Wrestling with rudeness: Advice for addressing incivility

Peabody Children's Chorus performs for United States, China dignitaries

Staff recognized for service, contributions

Health, environment are focus of latest NanoBio seed grants

For the Record: Nursing, SAIS Honor Top Teachers


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