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In the Winter 2010 issue

Features

Outbreak Agents
By Michael Anft
Officers in the Epidemic Intelligence Service – including man Johns
Hopkins faculty and alumni – expend shoe leather to stamp out disease

The Force Is With Her
By Margaret Guroff, A&S ’89 (MA)
Annelise Pruitt, A&S ’04, follows her curiosity wherever it leads her.
This year, it led her to design the website Star Wars Uncut – and to win an Emmy

D.I.Y. Opera
By Dale Keiger
The collapse of a grand opera company does not mean the end of opera. A collection
of enterprising Peabody graduates with a do-it-yourself spirit has seen to that.

Atoms, Genes, and Everything In Between
By Michael Anft
An incomparable collection of rare books – recently bequeathed by Elliott Hinkes,
A&S ’64, Med ’67, to the Sheridan Libraries – traces the arc of scientific thought.

A New Kind of War
By Jay Pridmore
For faculty at the SAIS Bologna Center, the war on Afghanistan is a case
of what not to do in an ethnic conflict.

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