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Issue: Spring 2017, Volume 14, Number 2


Flipped Learning

Professors are reinventing the way they teach to engage a generation of students raised in a wired world.

Heartbreak in Syria

The recent chemical attack in April that killed at least 70 people is just the latest salvo in a bloody, six-year civil war that has left the region and its people utterly devastated. Our experts weigh in on the conflict’s complex causes—and long-term impact.

The Futures that Follow

It’s been more than 10 years since the first cohort of Woodrow Wilson Research Fellows graduated from Johns Hopkins. Did the experience make a difference in their lives?

photo of interior of Parkway Theatre


Presenting the Parkway!


Tracks: Following the path to sustainability

Hands-on learning in the field of sustainability.

Snapshot: From the Office of Christopher Lakey

Take a peek into the world of this assistant professor in the Department of the History of Art, whose work includes the study of monumental sculpture.

Faculty Awards

The latest recognitions of our stellar faculty.

Seen and Heard: Spring 2017

Look who’s talking: Krieger School faculty quoted in the media.

News Briefs: Spring 2017

More stories of note from around the Krieger School.

Senator Barbara Mikulski Joins Faculty

Maryland’s longest-tenured United States senator has joined Johns Hopkins University as a professor of public policy and advisor to President Ronald J. Daniels.

Can Big Data Solve Big Climate Problems?

Graduate student Anna Scott and her team have developed the Baltimore Open Air project, an effort to build and install sensors around Baltimore that will collect data and measure the effect of green spaces on heat.

In the LEED

The Undergraduate Teaching Laboratories has received platinum certification from the LEED program.

New Associate Dean Named for AAP

John Caron comes to Johns Hopkins from Northeastern University in Boston, where he worked with faculty to expand the outreach of academic programs.

Big Ideas

Reopening the Case

In a new biography, Chester B. Himes, Lawrence Jackson identifies Himes as a key figure in the generation of brilliant, mid-20th-century black writers.

More Faculty Books

New publications from Krieger School faculty.

Syllabus: Global (In)Security

In Global Security Politics, students explore the political implications of weapons of mass destruction and oppression.

Student Digest

Major Infatuation: Political Science

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

Field Notes

Undergraduates on the path to discovery discuss their research.

Winter Break for a Cause

Close to 40 Hopkins students participated in an immersive civic engagement program last January.


Curriculum Vitae: Eva Chen

Eva Chen, Head of Fashion Partnerships at Instagram

Called to Serve

Bishop Douglas Miles ’70 reflects on a life dedicated to fighting for social justice in Baltimore.

Spotlight on Women’s Health

Tara Allmen ’86, MD, demystifies midlife women’s health issues in her new book.

Finding Elisabeth Gilman

Ross Jones ’53 has produced a book-length manuscript about Elisabeth Gilman’s life and work that he hopes to publish soon.