Politics+Society

Nutrition

Food fixes

May 4, 2016
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New documentary explores alternative ways communities around the U.S. access fresh food
Race in America

'Nobody is free until we are all free'

April 28, 2016
Activist Bree Newsome discusses grassroots organizing and why she tore down the Confederate flag in South Carolina
What I've Learned

The changing American family

April 26, 2016
A conversation with JHU sociologist Andrew Cherlin, who specializes in the study of marriage
A time for change

Conversation to action

May 5, 2016
Final Redlining Baltimore event examines window of opportunity created by new leaders, invigorated activism
Race in America

Activist Bree Newsome returns to Hopkins

April 25, 2016
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Woman who brought down Confederate flag in S.C. speaks Wednesday at Shriver Hall
Redlining Baltimore

Focus on wealth disparities

April 21, 2016
Panelists discuss barriers to economic inclusion in Baltimore

A portrait of young lives in 'the other America'

April 19, 2016
Sociologists DeLuca, Edin take in-depth look at disparate paths of Baltimore youth in 'Coming of Age in the Other America'
Staff profile

Faith and Ferguson

April 19, 2016
Asher Kolieboi, JHU's first-year assistant chaplain, expores the intersection of faith and social justice
Redlining Baltimore

Tale of two Baltimores

April 14, 2016
Public health experts examine roots of city health disparities
Safety net loss?

Study: Tax prep chains target low-income filers

April 14, 2016
Researchers find 'clear relationship' between Earned Income Tax Credit filers in a ZIP code and area's saturation of tax preparation chains
Philanthropy

New institute for the humanities established

April 11, 2016
$10M gift is largest ever to support humanities research, education at JHU
Pedal Power

Cycling toward mobility

April 8, 2016
World Bicycle Relief founders tell story of their international nonprofit at Foreign Affairs Symposium
Redlining Baltimore

Discussing discrimination, past and present

April 7, 2016
JHU's 21st Century Cities Initiative hosts first of four conversations on Baltimore's deep-seated race issues
Guggenheim Fellows

JHU art historian honored

April 7, 2016
Mitchell Merback among 178 scholars selected as Guggenheim Fellows from 3,000 applicants
Phony philanthropy

Social slacktivism

April 7, 2016
Some users share updates about online charitable giving without following through, study shows
Education gap

Race and expectations

March 30, 2016
White teachers are less likely to predict successful outcomes for black students, JHU economist finds

Ready for success?

March 25, 2016
School of Nursing study links kindergarten readiness to long-term academic outcomes / School of Nursing
Redlining Baltimore

Discrimination's deep roots

March 25, 2016
Four-event conversation series to explore legacy of discrimination in Baltimore
Drug policy

War on drugs undercuts public health, experts say

March 24, 2016
Health commission concludes current policies increase risk of death, exacerbate ongoing health crises worldwide / School of Public Health
Law enforcement

The future of policing

March 23, 2016
Panelists discuss how a tumultuous year might reshape the nation's police departments
Q+A

Humanities Center at 50

March 22, 2016
Department celebrates half century as home to diverse intellectual community
Data security

Hopkins team uncovers Apple encryption bug

March 21, 2016
Flaw would enable skilled hacker to decrypt photos, videos sent as secure iMessages / The Washington Post
TEDxJHU

Unconventional success

March 21, 2016
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Seven speakers scheduled for third annual TEDxJHU on March 26
Consumer habits

Impulsive behavior

March 17, 2016
Belief in the 'American Dream' makes you less likely make impulse purchases