Bloomberg and Johns Hopkins: A Record Breaking, Billion-Dollar Love Affair

In January of 2013, New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg brought his total giving to Johns Hopkins to a record-breaking $1 billion with a $350 million gift to the university. $250 million of this most recent grant will fund new faculty positions in public health: "water resource sustainability, individualized health care delivery, global health, the science of learning and urban revitalization." The new programs place a special emphasis on interdisciplinary problem solving.

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