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Gun violence
What the conviction of a school shooter's parent could mean
Published March 1, 2024
Recent conviction of Michigan mother underscores role of safe storage and Child Access Protection laws in preventing gun violence, Hopkins expert says
Tech policy
AI regulation necessary to address potential risks, key senators say
Published Feb 29, 2024
Sens. Mark Warner and Todd Young advocate for artificial intelligence policies during Hopkins Bloomberg Center discussion while Hopkins experts caution against stifling innovation
Education
A 'tsunami' of chronic absenteeism
Published Feb 29, 2024
Since the pandemic, the percentage of students missing about one month of class time per year has more than doubled, Johns Hopkins researchers say
Voices
Two years after invasion, stakes in Ukraine could not be higher
Published Feb 28, 2024
SAIS scholars share insights on the state of the current conflict and what's at stake as support for Ukraine's cause wavers in the U.S. and elsewhere around the globe
3 questions
A closer look at Alabama's IVF ruling
Published Feb 27, 2024
The ruling that frozen embryos are children could set the stage for a national fetal personhood law, but restricting IVF is generally unpopular, Hopkins bioethicist Ruth Faden says
Politics+Society
Public health discourse takes center stage
Published Feb 20, 2024
Dramatic readings from Henrik Ibsen's 1882 play 'An Enemy of the People' will pair with guided discussions during two performances in D.C. this week
New name, new major for Krieger School program focused on study of migration, racial hierarchy
Published Feb 8, 2024
The Chloe Center for the Critical Study of Racism, Immigration, and Colonialism will also launch a new major in Critical Diaspora Studies
Q+A
Birds aren't real*
Published Feb 7, 2024
How a nonsensical protest sign sparked a movement that shed light on how conspiracies grow and spread
3 questions
Who would benefit from the bipartisan tax bill?
Published Feb 2, 2024
If passed, a new tax package would convey the most significant benefits to low-income families, Hopkins economist Robert Moffitt explains
Climate policy
Samantha Power urges major investments in climate resilience
Published Jan 30, 2024
During an address at the Hopkins Bloomberg Center, the USAID administrator said the world is moving far too slowly to address changes in our climate and discussed how we can all be part of the solution
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