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Politics+Society

A time for change
Conversation to action
Published May 5, 2016
Final Redlining Baltimore event examines window of opportunity created by new leaders, invigorated activism
Nutrition
Food fixes
Published May 4, 2016 Video
New documentary explores alternative ways communities around the U.S. access fresh food
Race in America
'Nobody is free until we are all free'
Published April 28, 2016
Activist Bree Newsome discusses grassroots organizing and why she tore down the Confederate flag in South Carolina

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Misinformation, amplified
Published May 24, 2016
Social media conspiracy theories could undermine efforts to combat Zika virus, experts caution
Behavioral science
Misconduct's silver lining
Published May 24, 2016
Study: Deviant behavior can have the unexpected benefit of causing non-deviants to work harder
Bioethics
Berman Institute program wins $4M grant
Published May 23, 2016
Funding will support continued study of the complex implications of genomic research / Berman Institute of Bioethics
Sound safety measures?
Published May 16, 2016
Study finds that common hospital safety measures are often misleading / Hopkins Medicine
Daniels talks innovation at Milken conference
Published May 10, 2016 Video
President takes part in panel discussion on how universities can contribute to regional economic development
What I've Learned
The changing American family
Published April 26, 2016
A conversation with JHU sociologist Andrew Cherlin, who specializes in the study of marriage
Race in America
Activist Bree Newsome returns to Hopkins
Published April 25, 2016 Video
Woman who brought down Confederate flag in S.C. speaks Wednesday at Shriver Hall
Redlining Baltimore
Focus on wealth disparities
Published April 21, 2016
Panelists discuss barriers to economic inclusion in Baltimore
A portrait of young lives in 'the other America'
Published 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
Published 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
Published April 14, 2016
Public health experts examine roots of city health disparities
Safety net loss?
Study: Tax prep chains target low-income filers
Published 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
Published April 11, 2016
$10M gift is largest ever to support humanities research, education at JHU
Pedal Power
Cycling toward mobility
Published April 8, 2016
World Bicycle Relief founders tell story of their international nonprofit at Foreign Affairs Symposium
Redlining Baltimore
Discussing discrimination, past and present
Published 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
Published April 7, 2016
Mitchell Merback among 178 scholars selected as Guggenheim Fellows from 3,000 applicants
Phony philanthropy
Social slacktivism
Published April 7, 2016
Some users share updates about online charitable giving without following through, study shows
Education gap
Race and expectations
Published March 30, 2016
White teachers are less likely to predict successful outcomes for black students, JHU economist finds
Ready for success?
Published March 25, 2016
School of Nursing study links kindergarten readiness to long-term academic outcomes / School of Nursing
Redlining Baltimore
Discrimination's deep roots
Published March 25, 2016
Four-event conversation series to explore legacy of discrimination in Baltimore
Drug policy
War on drugs undercuts public health, experts say
Published 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
Published March 23, 2016
Panelists discuss how a tumultuous year might reshape the nation's police departments
Q+A
Humanities Center at 50
Published March 22, 2016
Department celebrates half century as home to diverse intellectual community
Data security
Hopkins team uncovers Apple encryption bug
Published March 21, 2016
Flaw would enable skilled hacker to decrypt photos, videos sent as secure iMessages / The Washington Post
TEDxJHU
Unconventional success
Published March 21, 2016 Video
Seven speakers scheduled for third annual TEDxJHU on March 26