Archived articles


Fueling diversity in STEM fields
Published Summer 2021
Johns Hopkins and Bloomberg Philanthropies recently launched the Vivien Thomas Scholars Initiative, a $150 million effort to create new pathways for students from historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) and other minority-serving institutions (MSIs) to pursue PhDs in science, technology, engineering, and math / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Alumni spotlight
Alum Taz Shah named Emerson Fellow
Published July 1, 2021
The 2019 graduate will work with community organizations focused on national anti-hunger and anti-poverty policies
Writing along with the Tour de France
Published June 30, 2021
Peabody alum and budding cycling superfan Kate Wagner will chronicle the sport's three-week mega event in all its wheel-spinning, hill-climbing glory
An artful eye
Published Spring 2021
An appreciation for art and a passion for medicine are second nature to ophthalmologist Kathleen Oktavec Krepley, A&S '06, SPH '10 (MHS). / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Food for thought
Published Spring 2021
As the institute's director of science and technology, Liz Specht, Engr '09, helps identify gaps in research and funding to fuel innovations for new meat and dairy substitutes. / Johns Hopkins Magazine
A scholarly approach to public health
Published Spring 2021
Class of 2020 Rhodes Scholar Vijayasundaram Ramasamy, A&S '18, plans to head to Oxford this fall to improve his understanding of global public health. / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Fitness for everyone, everywhere
Published Spring 2021
Personal experience led Ethan Agarwal to create Aaptiv, a fitness app that helps subscribers discover what makes them feel better while getting healthier. / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Friends for Life
Honoring a mentor and friend
Published Spring 2021
Dozens of Peabody alumni gathered ]online to perform in honor of renowned pianist Leon Fleisher, who died in August 2020 after more than six decades of teaching at Hopkins. / Johns Hopkins Magazine