Tales of a Victorian maverick
How one woman shaped medical education and philanthropy in
In 1887, the still preteen Johns Hopkins University
and its hospital sibling faced dire prospects.
Due to the collapse of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad stock
dividend, the university had lost nearly 75
percent of its financial holdings overnight. Income from
its B&O Railroad stock, which founder Johns
Hopkins had expected would cover operating costs, had dried
up at a time when the university — opened
in 1876 — was just getting started, and the
13-building Johns Hopkins Hospital was still under
Finance Office gets 'makeover'
The university's Office of Finance and Administration is
undergoing a makeover of sorts — one
that its leaders say will make it more effective and
efficient in the way that it handles the
MESSENGER reveals more 'hidden' territory on
Gliding over the battered surface of Mercury for the
second time this year, NASA's
MESSENGER spacecraft has revealed even more previously
unseen real estate on the innermost
planet, sending home hundreds of photos and measurements of
its surface, atmosphere and magnetic field.