Campus Overload: Johns Hopkins

Posted at 11:46 AM ET, 02/02/2011

Few American college students left in Egypt; Georgetown students share their experiences

Since Monday, hundreds of American college students have fled Egypt, many on flights chartered by the U.S. State Department that dropped them off in Turkey, Greece or Cyprus. From there, students were on their own to find a way home to the states or to another study abroad program. Some of those students are waiting to see if they can go back to Egypt.

By Jenna Johnson  |  11:46 AM ET, 02/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  News Overload | Tags:  American, College of William and Mary, George Mason, George Washington, Georgetown, Johns Hopkins, Middlebury College

Posted at 10:29 AM ET, 01/18/2011

College smoking policies vary

Towson University is entering its second semester of having a strict, campus-wide smoking ban. At the request of a few readers, I am compiling a list of campus smoking policies.

By Jenna Johnson  |  10:29 AM ET, 01/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  News Overload | Tags:  American, Bowie State, GWU, Gallaudet, George Mason, Georgetown, Johns Hopkins, Montgomery College, St. Mary's College, Towson, Trinity, UDC, UVA, University of Maryland, Washington & Lee University, William & Mary

Posted at 02:20 PM ET, 01/03/2011

JHU Study: Alcohol commercials reach growing number of youth

Alcohol companies have vowed to reduce the number of youth who see their commercials by voluntarily strengthening their own rules for when and where to place ads. But in 2009, the average youth watched one alcohol-promoting commercial on TV each day, an increase of about 71 percent from 2001.

By Jenna Johnson  |  02:20 PM ET, 01/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  News Overload | Tags:  Johns Hopkins

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 12/16/2010

What schools have announced Early Decision or Action?

This month lots and lots of high school seniors are watching their mailboxes and inboxes, waiting for news of acceptance, deferral or rejection to arrive. Help me compile a list of colleges and universities that have made the big announcement....

By Jenna Johnson  |  09:30 AM ET, 12/16/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Admissions | Tags:  Dartmouth, Duke, Early Decision, Georgetown, Johns Hopkins, Stanford

Posted at 11:20 AM ET, 08/17/2010

Happy U.S. News rankings day!

U.S. News and World Report has released its annual list ranking colleges by things some people in higher ed say shouldn't be used to rank colleges -- like number of faculty, student selectivity, spending per student, alumni giving, retention rates, graduation rates and stuff like that.

By Jenna Johnson  |  11:20 AM ET, 08/17/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Admissions | Tags:  Harvard, Johns Hopkins, Washington College

Posted at 09:17 AM ET, 01/26/2010

Tuesday News Overload

Haaaaave you met Syracuse? The creative team that writes and produces "How I Met Your Mother" includes seven Syracuse University graduates, who keep a bowl of oranges in their office and try to sneak SU inside jokes into the show,...

By Jenna Johnson  |  09:17 AM ET, 01/26/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  News Overload | Tags:  Iowa State, Johns Hopkins, Night Life, Rhode Island, Syracuse University, The Alligator, University of Florida, University of Kansas, Wellesley, admissions, research