Issue: Spring 2013, Volume 10, Number 2
Krieger School paleoclimatologists rely on a variety of tools—from isotopes to ocean temperature—to parse the past in order to shed light on Earth’s future.
Learning Along the Lifespan
Throughout the Krieger School, researchers work to unlock the brain’s secrets.
All Under One Roof
It's Coming...and It's BIG!
Adopt an Object
Johns Hopkins Archaeological Museum offers an Adopt-an-Object program.
The Quotidian Life
Taylor Colvin ’14 points out the similarities between Charm City and the City of Light.
Seeds of Hope in Iraq
Army Major Donald Makay co-founded Iraqi Hope Foundation, which aims to honor the fallen and offer young Iraqis a future.
David Kaplan, a theoretical physicist, is making a full-length feature film about the Large Hadron Collider.
Building Bridges to Boost the Arts and Humanities
JHU has been awarded three grants from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to create a new interdisciplinary program in music.
New Route to Medical School
Students aspiring to medical school now have another post-baccalaureate option available to them.
Quotable: Michael Bloomberg
In January, the University announced a record-setting alumni donation: philanthropist and New York Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg’s $350 million gift.
The Academy at Johns Hopkins, a new institute for advanced study for retired Krieger School professors, has announced its first class.
Nine Krieger School Professors Named Fellows of American Mathematical Society
The program aims to spotlight mathematicians whose peers see them as the best minds in the field.
Two Johns Hopkins astrophysicists have been appointed to the Euclid Consortium.
Mourning Steven Muller
Johns Hopkins University President Emeritus Steven Muller died January 19, 2013. He was 85.
Violence Claims Life of Young Diplomat
The Krieger School community mourns the untimely loss of Anne Smedinghoff ’09, a U.S. diplomat who was killed April 6 during a suicide bomber attack in Afghanistan.
An Eye on Gender and Health
Janine Austin Clayton ’84 was recently appointed director of the Office of Research on Women’s Health.
Trying to Build Bridges with Syria
In January 2011, Robert Stephen Ford ’80 became the first U.S. ambassador to Syria in more than five years.
Cutting Through the Noise of News
As managing editor of the Los Angeles Times, Marc Duvoisin ’77 oversees all news departments.
Hopkins’ Archaeological Museum remains dedicated to providing “tangible” inspiration for student research.
Drawing on Art
Craig Hankin ’76, director of Homewood Art Workshops, talks about why the arts play a critical role at a major research university.
Finding Truth in Family Fictions
Sociology Professor Katrina Bell McDonald’s course The African-American Family culminates with the Black Family Saga project.
Science of Learning Institute
The website for the Science of Learning Institute illustrates its mission to understand the nature of learning at all levels.
Telling an Untold Story
Professor Benjamin Ginsberg’s new book addresses the question, “How come the Jews didn’t resist the Nazis?”
Healing the City’s Wounded
Lisa Smith ’13 conducts surveys about wound care on the mobile van of the Baltimore City Needle Exchange Program.
Creating Health Care Opportunities in Poor Nations
he fieldwork of Sminu Bose ’12 took her to India and Cambodia.
Searching for Etruscan Children
Marie Nicole Coscolluela’s research considers the life of Etruscan children.
The recipient of a Dean’s Undergraduate Research Award, Grady Stevens embarked on an extensive study of influential ancient Greek thinkers Homer, Hesiod, and Plato.