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New grants for KSAS undergrads

April 18, 2011

Already permeated with a culture of exploration, Johns Hopkins has just added to its portfolio of research opportunities for undergraduates. The Krieger School of Arts and Sciences recently announced a new grant program for its students to support either their senior thesis research or their work as a research assistant for a faculty member. The […]

Celebration of the arts to begin on three campuses

April 4, 2011

Viewers of Hopkins, the seven-part ABC network news documentary that aired in the summer of 2008, know the special blend of tension, elation and heartache that embodies life at The Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Peabody Award–winning series portrayed doctors, nurses and many patients who agreed to share remarkably private moments. This week, seven faculty and […]

Young Investigators honored

April 4, 2011

With the arrival of spring comes the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine’s 34th annual Young Investigators’ Day celebration honoring junior researchers’ scientific accomplishments. This year’s event recognizes 13 graduate students and six postdoctoral fellows with awards. The program will be held at 4 p.m. on Thursday, April 14, in the Mountcastle Auditorium on the […]

Visions of Homewood

April 4, 2011

Opening this week: An intimate exhibition of 10 photographs by Johns Hopkins junior Lydia Alcock that is inspired by the human history of Homewood Museum, built in 1801 as the country home of Charles and Harriet Carroll. By connecting her ghostly images to excerpts from Harriet’s poetry, Alcock invites visitors to see themselves as a […]

Serving up good will

March 28, 2011

Ten Johns Hopkins undergraduates cooked and served dinner for area residents on Wednesday at the Church of the Guardian Angel, located in the Remington neighborhood near the Homewood campus, as part of the university’s third annual Alternative Spring Break program. The undergraduates were filling in for the regular student volunteers (away on break) at Campus […]

Spacecraft data confirm orbit of Messenger around Mercury

March 28, 2011

Data from its first three days in orbit about Mercury confirmed the initial assessment of the spacecraft team that Messenger is in its intended orbit and operating nominally. “The team is relieved that things have gone so well, but they remain busy as they continue to configure the spacecraft for orbital operations and monitor its […]

New interface launched for searching JHU libraries collection

March 28, 2011

Students and faculty returning from spring break will notice something different when they get back into the swing of their research. Catalyst, a new search interface, was launched on March 18. The tool, several years in the making, is an open source project and was developed at Johns Hopkins by programmers and librarians from across […]

‘Baltimore, Film and the Arts’ panel kicks off film festival

March 28, 2011

The 14th annual student-run Johns Hopkins Film Fest returns to the Homewood campus on Thursday, March 31, with a special panel discussion, “Film Fest Forum: Baltimore, Film and the Arts,” with Film and Media Studies lecturer and filmmaker Matthew Porterfield, film and video artist Jimmy Joe Roche, multimedia artist Pamela Phatsimo Sunstrom, musician/photographer Andrew Laumann […]

Trustees adopt changes in governance

March 14, 2011

The Johns Hopkins University board of trustees last week passed governance changes with the goal of ensuring that its arrangements are “best in class” and capable of protecting and nurturing the university’s academic missions in today’s rapidly changing environment. The changes were made to enhance the board’s overall performance, level of accountability, and focus and […]

JHU and NUS to offer world’s first international joint degree in music

March 14, 2011

The Johns Hopkins University and the National University of Singapore have signed an agreement to launch a joint bachelor of music degree program starting in the 2011–2012 academic year. Offered jointly by the Peabody Institute at Johns Hopkins and the NUS Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music, it will be the first and only international […]

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