Archived articles


Shifting Perspectives
Published Spring 2024
Meet the six Baltimore-based artists whose work will be on permanent display at Johns Hopkins, helping to celebrate the city's flourishing artistic talent and build bridges between the university and surrounding communities / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Humanities research
Overlooked history in sacred places
Published March 30, 2023
The course Researching the Africana Archive: Black Cemetery Stories brings together a community of scholars to discover, recover, and maintain Baltimore's Black cemeteries
Elijah Cummings portrait honors 'devoted son of Baltimore'
Published April 28, 2022
Painting of the late congressman, created by Baltimore artist Christopher Batten, will hang in the university's MSE Library
A needed community ally
Published Spring 2022
For nearly a decade, the Johns Hopkins Centro SOL program has promoted equity in health and opportunity for the Latino population of Baltimore / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Native son
Published April 22, 2022
In 'Shelter,' JHU Professor of English and History Lawrence Jackson processes a homecoming to Baltimore
Environmental health
Urban hot zones
Published Winter 2021
A grant from the Johns Hopkins Alliance For a Healthier World supports work to identify dangerous hot zones across Baltimore's urban neighborhoods / Johns Hopkins Magazine
New 12-member committee to award funds for violence reduction in Baltimore
Published March 30, 2021
JHU Innovation Fund for Community Safety will dole out $6 million to community-led efforts this spring
'Nobody Asked Me': Research project changes the narrative
Published Feb 17, 2021
Hopkins researcher Richard Lofton teams with community organizer Larry Simmons for in-depth interviews of Baltimore families to discuss social issues most important to them
Pitching in with contact tracing
Published May 5, 2020
Volunteers from the Bloomberg School of Public Health are pitching in with contact tracing in Baltimore and the state of Maryland, while planning a new Coursera class
Small business
Standing by local businesses affected by COVID-19
Published March 25, 2020
Carey students develop new website that helps Baltimore's small businesses survive the economic downturn caused by the COVID-19 pandemic