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The Hutong Diaries
By William R. Brody
When President Brody and his wife, Wendy, went to China to learn Mandarin, they immersed themselves in the sights, sounds, and smells of Beijing.

Professor Chien, Diplomat
By Maria Blackburn
Launching the Hopkins-Nanjing Center took a bold vision, strategic thinking, and a lot of on-site work by an unlikely envoy: a professor of particle physics.

20 Questions: China Edition
By Jim Duffy
We ask faculty members, alumni, and students to share their experiences, opinions, and expertise on what's under way in China and what it means for the world.

Think You Know Homewood?
Photography by Will Kirk, A&S '99
By turning his zoom lens on some familiar Homewood campus structures, Will Kirk showcased the lovely, intricate design of their less-than-familiar details.

Door Opens
By Dale Keiger
After 26 years, Stephen Dixon has retired from the Writing Seminars — but not from writing. He says, "How many books can you read without wanting to write one?"

  Wholly Hopkins

Wholly Hopkins: Matters of note from around Johns Hopkins

Commencement: A tradition in the making

Sports: Tennis, baseball have championship seasons

Sports: Birth of the Blue Jay

Medicine: A 'transformational' gift

Students: Service-oriented scholars

Financial Aid: Financial aid director resigns

Public Health: Are smaller airplanes less safe?

Community: Giving vets their 'fare share'

Music: The fellow's a conductor

Books: The bright side of divorce

Alumni: On chumps, nerds, and sad-sacks

Wholly Hopkins:   Syllabus | Investigations | Academese | Forever Altered | Here & Abroad | Bottom Line | Vignette | Up & Comer | Findings | JHUniverse | Vital Signs


Contributors to the June Issue
The Big Question: What's the Best Way to Throw a Frisbee?
Editor's Note: Keep in Touch
Letters: Missed Opportunities
Essay: Renaming Names
Alumni Notes and Awards
Alumni News
Your Other Life: To the Rescue

Johns Hopkins
Magazine, June 2007

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