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Measuring the Unmeasurable
By Dale Keiger
On the eve of his retirement, President William R. Brody talks to Johns Hopkins Magazine about one of his favorite topics: higher education.

American Girl
By Elizabeth Evitts Dickinson
Porochista Khakpour, A&S '02 (MA), was born in Iran and bred in Los Angeles. Her debut novel tells a quintessentially American tale.

Into the Woods
By Raford Bussey Jr., A&S '12
Incoming freshmen who participate in Pre-Orientation find that a week of climbing, kayaking, and camping in the wild makes starting school seem a little more tame.

Search for an Rx
By Michael Anft
We asked Johns Hopkins administrators, physicians, and researchers about the health of a system Americans rely on to keep them healthy.

  Wholly Hopkins

Wholly Hopkins: Matters of note from around Johns Hopkins

Public health: Deep in data, a spike in homicides

Physics: Warmer superconductors from iron

Peabody: A new resident composer

Homewood: Hopkins as a model campus

International studies: Relief finds its way to Myanmar

Student research: DNA busts fish mislabelers

Education: Fessler retires as dean

Medicine: Growing stem cells for blood

In memoriam: Remembering Chester Wickwire

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


Contributors: Of Novelists and Novices
The Big Question: Can the New President Restore Faith?
Editor's Note: Policy Wonking
Letters: It's About Results
Essay: Bad Housekeeping
Golomb's Gambits™ Fractured French
Alumni Notes and Awards
Alumni News
Your Other Life: Whistle Blower


Johns Hopkins
Magazine, November 2008

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