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Issue: Fall 2015, Volume 13, Number 1

Features

Perspectives on the Unrest

Outraged. Confused. Enlightened. Resolved. Reactions to the events surrounding April 27, 2015, in Baltimore run the gamut. Here, in their own words, nine Hopkins people share their insights and observations.

Slow Down!

Could decelerating an overactive hippocampus halt Alzheimer’s disease in its tracks? Neuroscientist Michela Gallagher and her colleagues across the university aim to find out.

The Humanities Files

At a time when STEM fields seem to reign supreme, majoring in a non- “practical” discipline can get a bum rap. But these five alumni, who’ve gone on to careers ranging from medicine to marketing, say their humanities grounding was crucial to who they are today.

News

Seen & Heard: Fall 2015

The media love our experts. Check out these quotes.

Hopkins-MICA Gleaming New Film Center

With the opening of the $10 million state-of-the-art facility, student filmmakers and recording artists have a new home.

Breaking a Language Barrier

The Johns Hopkins-China STEM program is responding to the growing demand for Chinese language training in technical fields.

More Bloomberg Distinguished Professors Named

We welcome mathematician and computer scientist Alan Yuille, and Taekjip “TJ” Ha, a world leader in single-molecule biology and intracellular imaging.

30 Years of Lifelong Learning

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Johns Hopkins offers noncredit courses, lectures, and activities for retired or semi-retired people.

Snapshot

Take a peek into the lab of Tyrel McQueen.

Big Ideas

More Faculty Books

New publications from Krieger School faculty.

Anchored in Political Pragmatism

Daniel Schlozman’s new book explores the ways social movements have played critical roles in American politics since the Civil War.

Syllabus: Inside the Classroom

Cuba and Its Culture Since the Revolution, taught by Professor Eduardo Gonzalez.

Student Digest

Major Infatuation: Mathematics

Students tell us why they love their major, in three sentences or less.

In the Weeds

The Community Impact Internship Program pairs JHU undergraduate students with nonprofit organizations and government agencies.

Alumni

Curriculum Vitae: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is an award-winning novelist and short story writer

The Art of the Selfie

Over the past 55 years, the celebrated artist Raoul Middleman ’55 estimates that he has produced a staggering 20,000 paintings and drawings.

Seeds of Hope

Paul Power ’79 and his wife started the Sunflower Foundation, an international effort to educate girls in struggling nations.