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St. George and the Telescopes
By Ann K. Finkbeiner
Catching up with Riccardo Giacconi, the Nobel Prize-winning father of X-ray astronomy. His credo: "Nothing is going to happen unless you work with your life's blood."

A Librarian's
Cri de Coeur

By Brian Simpson
In a bit of guerrilla marketing targeted at today's Google-crazed students, Hopkins librarians make an inspired case for being "the ultimate search engines."

Good Neighbors
By Martha Thomas
There are no HMO-imposed time limits at the inner-city clinics staffed and run by students and faculty of the School of Nursing, where community health nursing is thriving.

Alternatively Yours
By Dale Keiger
The New York Press is loud, disrespectful, and unpredictable. That suits founder Russ Smith '77 -- who's long been on the wrong side of journalism's tracks -- just fine.

Saturday Night
By Sally McGrane (MA '03), photos by Christopher Myers
Pick your pleasure: dessert, karaoke, basketball, belly dancing, Counter-Strike, shuttling, Disney, chess? The social scene at Homewood, it turns out, truly runs the gamut.

  Wholly Hopkins

History: French Honor for Baldwin

Sports: Championship Win Caps Football Season

Policy: Students Get to the Heart of City Survival

Peabody: Avant-garde Film, 10 Pianos Herald Conductor's Debut

Astronomy: Architecture of a Galaxy

Medicine: A Pint-sized System for Detecting Bioagents

Politics: Shutting Out the Citizen

Students: Wave of Arts, Culture Hits Homewood

Quote: Peabody Lessons Linger for Pop Star

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Contributors to the February Issue
The Big Question
Editor's Note
Alumni Notes
Alumni News
Your Other Life


Johns Hopkins
Magazine, February 2003

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