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Teaching and Learning (INACTIVE)

Teaching and Learning (INACTIVE)
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  • 'She Blinded Me With Science' singer named Hopkins' 1st Homewood professor of the arts

    'She Blinded Me With Science' singer named Hopkins' 1st Homewood professor of the arts
    You could make a plausible argument that '80s pop star Thomas Dolby has been blinded with science. Since he was a teen, Dolby, now 55, has looked for ways to blend technology with sound — whether that meant writing a quirky synthpop anthem that...
  • Youth jobs, community meeting initiatives launched to combat violence

    Youth jobs, community meeting initiatives launched to combat violence
    The question has been debated in Baltimore for decades: How can the city cut its murder rate, which is among the highest in the nation? For the 50 young people and their advocates who spent Saturday at Liberty Rec and Tech Center in West Baltimore,...
  • 'Show me your friends, and I'll show you your future,' Clarett tells student-athletes

    'Show me your friends, and I'll show you your future,' Clarett tells student-athletes
    Maurice Clarett took the microphone and worked his way down the stairs on the left side of the stage of the Frederick Douglass auditorium. He wasn't going to put himself on a pedestal, he was going to tell his story about hitting rock bottom, from the...
  • Selby resigns as head of HCC men's basketball team

    Harford Community College men's basketball head coach Brian Selby announced his decision to resign after his fourth season at the helm of the Fighting Owls. The announcement came Wednesday. "I would like to take this time to thank Brian for all that...
  • Walt Fuchs, philosophy professor

    Walt Fuchs, philosophy professor
    Walt Fuchs, who taught philosophy at Towson University for more than four decades, died of cancer Feb. 11 in a hospital in Gottingen, Germany. The Towson resident was 71. Born Wolfgang Walter Fuchs in Berlin and raised in Pittsburgh, he earned a Bachelor...
  • Dr. Raymond Seltser, Hopkins associate dean

    Dr. Raymond Seltser, Hopkins associate dean
    Dr. Raymond Seltser, former associate dean of the Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health who was the author of seminal epidemiological articles on smoking, stroke and radiation, died Feb. 16 of pneumonia at Sibley Memorial Hospital in...
  • Teachers shoulder burden of 8-period day [Letter]

    Baltimore County School Superintendent Dallas Dance wants to implement his new eight period system in the county's high schools ("Signs of trouble in county schools?" Feb. 24). This system actually calls for four periods of instruction a day with...
  • JHU's conflicting approaches to academic freedom [Commentary]

    JHU's conflicting approaches to academic freedom [Commentary]
    "Freedom of expression is the heartbeat of our university," Johns Hopkins University President Ronald J. Daniels and Provost Robert C. Lieberman declared in an email this month announcing a new Task Force on Academic Freedom that will formulate an...
  • Hopkins professor is slandered posthumously [Letter]

    Bridget Kustin slandered the late Professor Arthur O. Lovejoy when she wrote that he "embraced McCarthyism" ("JHU's academic 'freedom,'" Feb. 25). He did not. I speak as a student activist at Johns Hopkins University during the McCarthy years. Many...
  • Council wants hearings on school violence

    Council wants hearings on school violence
    City lawmakers said Monday that they were shocked by newly published reports of school violence and plan to hold hearings to address the hundreds of injury claims filed by teachers. Mary Pat Clarke, chairwoman of the City Council's education committee...
  • A time for best wishes [Editorial]

    A time for best wishes [Editorial]
    Only time will tell if Barbara Canavan is up for the job of superintendent of Harford County Public Schools, and during her tenure as interim superintendent, she's managed to do a thing or two worthy of criticism. This, however, is not the time to focus...
  • Money, freedom and Hopkins [Letter]

    Money, freedom and Hopkins [Letter]
    My congratulations to Bridget Kustin, founder of the Johns Hopkins University Human Rights Working Group, on her commentary ("JHU's academic 'freedom,' Feb. 25). It took courage to write that op-ed while still a student at Hopkins. While sincerely...