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Foreign affairs
Renowned China experts join SAIS
Published June 12, 2024
Jessica Chen Weiss, Jeremy Wallace will join a new SAIS institute designed to foster deeper understanding and informed policymaking on the evolving role of China in the world
Artificial intelligence
AI and the upcoming elections
Published June 11, 2024
OpenAI's Mira Murati and the secretaries of state from Arizona and Georgia weigh in on challenges, opportunities, and threats posed by emerging technology
3 questions
Artificial intelligence and its impact on the 2024 elections
Published June 5, 2024
AI has the potential to transform everything from health care to elections. SNF Agora's Scott Warren considers how it's affecting this election cycle.
In memoriam
Historian Dorothy Ross dies at 87
Published May 29, 2024
The first woman to be named chair of the History Department, Ross's research focused on historical writing in the social sciences, revealing insights that transformed scholars' understanding of the past
CTY program for bright Baltimore students turns 10
Published May 28, 2024
Founded in 2014, Emerging Scholars brings innovative, hands-on coursework to 400 city schools students with high academic potential each year
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
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