Issue: Spring 2018, Volume 15, Number 2
With fresh eyes and a sense of purpose, researchers here are pushing to advance the field of African-American history in provocative new directions.
By looking at clues from the past, present, and future, scientists here are working to better understand how our global climate could change—and the steps we can take now to avoid calamity down the road.
Once launched into deep space, the much-vaunted James Webb Space Telescope can’t be tweaked or repaired. That’s why precision testing is so crucial. Fortunately, an ingenious group of instrument engineers is more than up for the challenge.
A member of the men’s swim team, senior Ronan Corgel—an economics major—shows his skill with the butterfly stroke during the January Blue Jay Invitational, held at the Newton White Aquatic Center. [Photo by James T. VanRensselaer]
More stories of note from around the Krieger School.
Look who’s talking: Krieger School faculty quoted in the media.
The latest recognitions of our stellar faculty.
Following her passion from Homewood to Peabody and back.
Take a peek into the office of this professor from the Department of Biophysics and see science and art come together.
We remember Robert C. Means, an adjunct professor in the Energy Policy and Environmental Program, and Gary Posner, the Jean and Norman Scowe Professor Emeritus of Chemistry.
Vesla Weaver has joined Johns Hopkins as a Bloomberg Distinguished Associate Professor in political science and sociology.
A new measurement provides evidence for a new cooling property of dark matter, a possibility previously explored by a group of JHU professors, postdoctoral fellows, and students.
Scientists are conducting experiments on haze formation in simulated exoplanet atmospheres. The simulations establish models that could eventually be used to look for signs of life outside the solar system.
William H. “Bill” Miller III, legendary investor and former Johns Hopkins philosophy graduate student, has committed a record $75 million to the Krieger School’s Department of Philosophy.
A glimpse at ongoing faculty research.
Three faculty members, one question.
In the course Zombies, students learn critical reading, thinking, and writing skills while exploring a topic [the undead] that is bound to capture their attention.
New publications from Krieger School faculty.
Alice McDermott’s latest novel, The Ninth Hour, developed from her desire to understand selflessness, self-sacrifice, and the human suffering that the selfless seek to address.
News headlines in Hopkins sports.
Learn more about everything Advanced Academic Programs has to offer.
Students tell us why they love their major.
Natalie Strobach, director of undergraduate research, oversees the Woodrow Wilson Research program, the Dean’s Undergraduate Research Awards, and others.
Established in 1974 as The Homewood Art Workshops, the center offers courses in drawing, painting, photography, cartooning, sculpture, and printmaking.
Mike Tritsch, a Woodrow Wilson Fellow double-majoring in archaeology and Near Eastern studies, traveled to Luxor to assist with excavations at the Temple of Mut.
Shahmir Ali is exploring how teaching students in his native Pakistan about the region’s ancient approaches to water might empower the next generation to solve contemporary challenges.
Senior Alizay Jalisi combined her interests in health care, Spanish, and the immigrant experience into a research project evaluating a mental health support group.
Gillian Waldo, a senior film and media studies major, is researching the instances of racism and exclusion in the National Park Service’s history.
An award-winning book, two award-winning albums, and an organization with a noble cause. Our alumni are going places.
A round of applause for what our alumni have accomplished.
Ronald R. Peterson, transformational health care executive
Emily Sneff ’11 has made some interesting discoveries while working on a database of all known copies of the Declaration of Independence.
Edward Gillespie ’04 (MLA) is a detective who teaches in-service courses to police officers.
Teri Weiss ’89 is senior vice president, head of preschool at DreamWorks Animation Television.