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SNF Agora announces cohort of visiting fellows
Published May 17, 2024
The incoming cohort of public officials, creators, entrepreneurs, scholars, and nonprofit leaders will engage with issues around civic education and elections during the 2024-25 academic year
Students debate Israel's future in long-running Hopkins course
Published May 16, 2024
Steven David's course helps students form and share thoughtful opinions about one of the most polarizing conflicts of our time
Faculty Honors
Lilliana Mason awarded Carnegie Fellowship
Published May 8, 2024
An associate professor of political science at the SNF Agora Institute at Johns Hopkins University, Mason is one of 28 scholars receiving grants of up to $200,000 to research political polarization
Urban revitalization
16 cities receive Love Your Block grants
Published May 6, 2024
Each city will receive $100,000 for community-led revitalization projects, as well as dedicated support and training from AmeriCorps VISTA and a team of civic engagement experts from the Bloomberg Center for Public Innovation
U.S. aid and the war in Ukraine
Published April 30, 2024
With $61 billion heading to Ukraine, SAIS expert Hal Brands, editor of 'War in Ukraine,' discusses the current state of the conflict
Health policy
ARPA-H leaders to participate in Health Policy Forum discussion
Published April 29, 2024
Renee Wegrzyn, director of the Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health, and Kimberley Steele, ARPA-H program manager, join Medicine Dean Theodore DeWeese for a conversation on April 30
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EPA phases out PFAS
Published April 19, 2024
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency imposes first-ever regulations limiting chemicals known as PFAS, or forever chemicals, in drinking water
'Not fluff': Exploring the evolving role of the first lady in the U.S.
Published April 18, 2024
Authors Katie Rogers and Anita McBride discuss the changing nature of the job, from Eleanor Roosevelt to Jill Biden
Experts estimate scenarios for excess deaths in Gaza
Published April 15, 2024
Johns Hopkins civil and systems engineering professor Tak Igusa explains how the research team modeled projections of future casualties from trauma, infectious diseases, and other factors in Gaza
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How science can help countries forge unlikely connections
Published April 12, 2024
By finding common ground in science, nations with otherwise strained relationships can build ties and establish friendships, says Nobel laureate and science diplomat Peter Agre
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