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Commencement 2017
Six to receive honorary degrees
Published June 24, 2017
Distinguished honorees will be recognized at universitywide graduation ceremony on May 24
Education
Study: Black teachers make a difference
Published June 24, 2017
Low-income black students are more likely to graduate and express an interest in college if they have a black teacher, Hopkins economist finds
Status update?
Make Pluto a planet again
Published June 24, 2017
Planetary scientist offers a geophysical definition of planets—which would expand the number in our solar system from eight to about 110

News feeds from around Johns Hopkins

Jose Lezcano’s Concert Season Premieres
Published June 24, 2017
This month Dr. Jose Lezcano (BM ’81, Guitar) performed his double concerto for flute, guitar, and string orchestra, Sojourners, for the New York City & US premiere with Lisa Hansen and the North-South... / The Peabody Post
One Month Ago: A Look Back at Commencement 2017
Published June 24, 2017
One month ago the Class of 2017 graduated- let’s take a look back on it … Internationally renowned violinist and Peabody Preparatory alumna Hilary Hahn returned to Peabody as this year’s... / The Peabody Post
Vivian Adelberg Rudow’s Music Featured in Recent Radio Broadcasts
Published June 24, 2017
Vivian Adelberg Rudow (TC ’57, BM ’60, Piano; MM ’79, Composition) is a member of the Recording Academy and a voting member of the Grammys. She has also been an ASCAP award winner every year for... / The Peabody Post
Peabody Artists Receive Maryland State Arts Council Individual Artist Awards
Published June 24, 2017
Alumna Yameng Wang (MM ’08, GPD ’11, Guitar) and faculty artists David Smooke (MM ’95, Composition) and Judah Adashi (MM ’02, DMA ’11, Composition) have each been awarded... / The Peabody Post
Peabody Trumpets Performed at the International Trumpet Guild Conference
Published June 24, 2017
The Peabody trumpet studio and alumni were well represented at the International Trumpet Guild Conference in Hershey, Pa., May 31-June 3, 2017. Peabody trumpet faculty Joe Burgstaller headlined a recital... / The Peabody Post
Johns Hopkins Launches Effort to Improve Civic Engagement
Published June 24, 2017
The Stavros Niarchos Foundation has committed $150 million to Johns Hopkins University to forge new ways to address the deterioration of civic engagement worldwide. / News from The Johns Hopkins University
Art Case Concert Grand Piano Makes a Home at Peabody
Published June 24, 2017
Photography by Ben Johnson A new piano has been added to the Peabody Institute; specifically, an art case concert grand made by Wm. Knabe & Co. in Baltimore in 1899 and donated to Peabody in memory... / The Peabody Post
MEDIA ADVISORY: Lights Out! Weak Networks Put Power Grids at Risk
Published June 24, 2017
The startling vulnerability of the world’s power grid systems does not surprise Yair Amir, a professor and chair of the Department of Computer Science in the Johns Hopkins University’s Whiting School... / News from The Johns Hopkins University
Megan Ihnen Wraps up her June Performances
Published June 24, 2017
Mezzo-soprano Megan Ihnen (MM ’09, Voice), clarinetist Gregory Oakes, percussionist Adam Groh, and composer and electronic musician Erik Spangler performed a site-specific program of contemporary... / The Peabody Post
Jelena Runic Conducts a Workshop “From Physics to Music”
Published June 24, 2017
Humanities faculty member Jelena Runić conducted an invited workshop titled “From Physics to Music: Abstract Writing Workshop for Non-Native Speakers of English” at the American Corner, Belgrade,... / The Peabody Post
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