Issue: Fall 2012, Volume 10, Number 1
Climbing to Success in Today's Job Market
An astrophysicist and his team build a sounding rocket—from scratch—in a lab on the Homewood campus.
This new addition to the Homewood campus offers users a “transformative experience.”
Archaeology team digs up unexpected treasures in Egypt.
The Krieger School of Arts and Sciences welcomed a talented group of new faculty members in 2012.
Professor Zlatko Tesanovic, widely admired as a theoretical condensed matter physicist, died on July 26.
Christopher Drennen ’95 served as lead technical negotiator during the sovereign restructuring of Greece.
After losing his job in Russia, Nikolay Koposov is now a guest professor at the Krieger School.
Christopher Celenza is the director of the American Academy in Rome, where he’s gaining a new view of how the arts and humanities intersect.
Zachary Athing ’13 tutors men in the Baltimore City Detention Center.
On July 4, 2012, researchers at the Large Hadron Collider in Geneva, Switzerland, announced the discovery of a new subatomic particle.
A book—and its author—helped a former bank robber chart a new course for his life.
Prince Zeid Ra’ad Zeid Al-Hussein ’87 offers his unique perspective of the Arab Spring.
Since earning her MA at Johns Hopkins in 1979, Louise Erdrich has written 13 novels.
Tom Smith ’11 is CEO of ESDA LLC, a high-tech startup he created with two friends during their freshman year.
Social Climbers and Charlatans in American Literature is a popular course in the English department.
Businesses want problems solved on the cheap, and soon-to-be college graduates want the attention of prospective employers. Enter MindSumo.
Political Science Professor Michael Hanchard talks about why immigration is such a hot-button political issue.
Naveeda Khan wanted “to write a book that had the passion to legitimize Pakistan as a center of intellectual thought and creative expression.”
The nature of free will and moral responsibility is a discussion philosophers have been having for centuries. Now neuroscientists are adding to the conversation.
Lily Newman ’12 traced the fascinating past of medical waste and various views on disposal methods.
Rafee Al-Mansur and Mohamed Hamouda are producing a documentary film about African-American and immigrant Muslim communities in Baltimore.
How do socioeconomic conditions affect life expectancy? Do people in countries with nationalized medicine live longer?
While writing his thesis on Daniel Coit Gilman, Kevin Chun ’12 uncovered little-known facts about Johns Hopkins’ first president.
Jews on the Move explores the postwar relocation of Baltimore’s Jewish community from the city to the northwest suburbs of Baltimore County.
Gerri Chester has spent her entire 55-year career as a lab tech in the biology department.