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Earning the Trust of the Community

Earning the Trust of the Community

No business can function well unless it earns the trust of the community where it operates. Without that trust, business is hard to conduct. It’s harder to create deals with local business and government, and employee engagement suffers if a business isn’t a good community citizen. At Johns Hopkins University, we are fortunate to have(…)

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Scuba, Training, and Johns Hopkins

Scuba, Training, and Johns Hopkins

During my summer vacation, I decided to become certified as a scuba diver. I’ve always wanted to dive, and our trip to Cabo San Lucas seemed like the perfect opportunity. The water is warm, the fish are beautiful, and it’s relatively inexpensive. When I took the training, one thing really caught my attention. The Professional Association of Diving(…)

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Ampersands

Ampersands

Just think of all the time you’d save if you could type an ampersand instead of writing out the word “and”! Despite the undisputed benefits, you’d be breaking style conventions and displaying bad taste. The style guide published by Johns Hopkins University makes the point well: Use only when the ampersand is part of the(…)

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