Politics+Society

Race in America

Angela Davis urges new thinking on criminal justice

February 3, 2016
Activist, scholar addresses capacity crowd at Shriver Hall
Foreign Affairs Symposium

Edward Snowden headlines annual speaker series

February 1, 2016
'Orange is the New Black' author Piper Kerman, Vox.com founder Ezra Klein also among guests
Global warming

Post-Paris Agreement, a new age for climate policy

January 22, 2016
Todd Stern, who represented U.S. at Paris talks last month, leads panel discussion
Film screening

Community voices

February 5, 2016
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Documentary 'License to Operate,' produced by JHU alum, explores neighborhoods in crisis
Intersession

Refugee communities 101

February 4, 2016
JHU students get immersive introduction to issues facing immigrant communities in Baltimore and beyond
Race in America

New viewing options for Angela Davis talk

January 27, 2016
Missed out on tickets? Overflow seating, live stream broadcast available for sold-out event
30 Under 30

Key player on tax policy

January 27, 2016
Donald Schneider named to 'Forbes' '30 Under 30' list for his work on House Ways and Means Committee
Commentary

Pollution solution

January 20, 2016
VW can do right by replacing diesel-run school buses, School of Public Health experts write / The New York Times

Getting down to business

January 19, 2016
Business students participate in yearlong real estate investment competition
Wikiversary

Celebration and citations

January 15, 2016
As Wikipedia turns 15, JHU librarians offer gift of reliable information
21st Century Cities

Poverty and geography

January 13, 2016
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In JHU visit, White House official outlines Obama administration's efforts to address poverty
Brain gain

Learning how we learn

January 13, 2016
Scientists, educators gather at JHU to discuss cutting-edge research on human learning
Race in America

Activist Angela Davis to speak at Homewood

January 12, 2016
Leading thinker on racial politics, criminal justice visits as part of JHU Forums on Race in America
MLK Jr. commemoration

Honoring two legacies

January 8, 2016
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34th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration is first without event's founder, Dr. Levi Watkins Jr., who died in April at 70
Consumer trends

Purchasing power

January 7, 2016
Some consumers use 'servant' brands to gain sense of power, study finds
Commentary

Middle East power struggle

January 5, 2016
SAIS Dean Vali Nasr discusses widening diplomatic rift between Saudi Arabia, Iran / NPR
Commentary

Profitable politics

January 4, 2016
How political consultants cash in big time from the campaign finance system / The New York Times
Painkiller abuse

'Pill mill' crackdown saves lives, researchers say

December 21, 2015
Efforts in Florida appear to dramatically reduce painkiller overdose deaths / School of Public Health
Consumer behavior

Self-image and shopping

December 21, 2015
Study: Self-image influences consumer goals, engagement with products and services
Research

Industry-sponsored clinical trials on the rise

December 15, 2015
Researchers raise concerns about decade-long trend as NIH-funded research declines
Volunteering

Outreach on the street

Winter 2015
More than 100 people affiliated with Johns Hopkins have volunteered to help sex workers get off the streets / Johns Hopkins Magazine
History

Sex crime chronicles

Winter 2015
PhD student Seth LeJacq became so engrossed in stories about sex crimes in the Royal Navy that they became the new focus of his research / Johns Hopkins Magazine

The end of the end of the line

Winter 2015
When Kathryn Edin began researching Americans forced to live on $2 a day, she did not know she would find 4 million of them / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Race and politics

Knocking the neoliberal hustle

Winter 2015
Lester Spence argues that African-Americans have bought into the wrong politics / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Satellite scrutiny

Keeping an eye on North Korea

Winter 2015
In North Korea's closed society, website 38 North has become a respected source of news / Johns Hopkins Magazine

Mind the anomalies

Winter 2015
The secret to crisis management? Pay attention to irregularities / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Alumni Profiles

Helping women

Winter 2015
Jocelyn Kelly helps women in war-torn regions / Johns Hopkins Magazine