Johns Hopkins Magazine -- November 2000
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November 2000
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C O V E R    S T O R Y

An 'i' Toward Tough Journalism
By Dale Keiger
Charles Lewis (SIAS '77) and his band of truth-seekers at the Center for Public Integrity ferret out the facts to expose the "dirt" that government and Big Business would just as soon hide.


O N       C A M P U S E S

What's Up, Underground?
Photos by Mike Ciesielski
Venture down into the university's depths, where pianos get tuned, penguins parade, and ions fly. Text by Melissa Hendricks and Sue De Pasquale.

Updates: Mourning the loss of Zanvyl Krieger '28... ruling stirs outrage... new venues for favorite events... Olympic glory


P U B L I C    P O L I C Y    A N D    I N T E R N A T I O N A L   
A F F A I R S

Vile Crimes
By Joanne Cavanaugh Simpson
Each day, women and girls around the world are trafficked into slavery and forced prostitution. Easing this crisis is the aim of The Protection Project at SAIS.

Briefings: More relevant to the "real world"... enabling the blind to tune in... making desegregation work


H U M A N I T I E S    A N D    T H E    A R T S

A Scholar's Progress
By Dale Keiger
Artist William Hogarth, who found beauty in all the "wrong" places, was consigned to a back shelf until English professor Ronald Paulson came along.

Musings: Timpanist on a mission... making sense of trauma's terror... dissecting the string quartet


H E A L T H    &    M E D I C I N E

Hopkins 24/7: The Post Mortem
By Sue De Pasquale
What's life like now for the heroic Hopkins patients and doctors whose stories unfolded before millions of TV viewers? Plus: Why some at Hopkins Hospital feel betrayed.

Vital Signs: A better method for breast cancer detection... the buzz in pop... change needed in PSA screening?... improving the "Pill's" protection


S C I E N C E    &    T E C H N O L O G Y

"Witches' Fingers Grab My Legs"
By Jill Dopf
Baffled by the rare illness that besets her and her family, a young woman sets out to find answers--and winds up in a lab with Johns Hopkins researchers.

Findings: Vitamin D, without the toxicity... mysteries unfold on a Jovian moon... a laser that's out of this world... new promise for infection fighters.


D E P A R T M E N T S

Editor's Note
Letters
Essay: Managing to Get Ahead
Alumni Notes
Alumni News
Contributors to the Nov. Issue


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