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Mission: Pluto
By Dale Keiger
Set to launch in January, the APL-designed New Horizons spacecraft will offer our first-ever views of the enigmatic frozen dwarf known as Pluto.

Comforts of Home
By Sue De Pasquale
Amid the frenzy of Freshman Move-In, we asked new undergrads: What possession do you hold most dear? Caveat — No PCs or iPods, please.

The Other Side of Civility
By P.M. Forni
The co-founder of the Johns Hopkins Civility Project makes a surprisingly selfish case for why being polite toward others is actually in our own best interest.

Treasured Islands
By Catherine Pierre
The islands of the Chesapeake are disappearing at an alarming rate, notes William Cronin. His rich chronicle of the region gives us reason to mourn their loss.

Lessons from the Womb
By Maria Blackburn
Pediatric researcher Janet Hardy, 89, refuses to let go of the babies she first started studying in the 1950s. Her hope: The data first gathered while they were in utero could yield clues to the illnesses that beset them today.

  Wholly Hopkins

Wholly Hopkins: Matters of note from around Johns Hopkins

Public Health: Katrina puts disaster response to test

Mental Health: The healing work of play

Students: Displaced students find a home at Hopkins

Arts: Task force finds arts "orphans at Homewood"

Political Science: Joel Grossman on the Supremes

Public Health: Connections key for military kids

Education: No time like now for college

Books: A novel approach to free verse

Medicine: Virtual Rx for chronically ill children

Technology: New clues to ancestral appetite

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Contributors to the November Issue
Ruminations: Reality Check
The Big Question
The Big Picture
Editor's Note
Alumni Notes and Awards
Alumni News
Your Other Life

Johns Hopkins
Magazine, November 2005

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