Archived articles


An intimate portrait of a working-class life
Published May 26, 2018
In advance of the premiere of his fourth film, 'Sollers Point,' Johns Hopkins lecturer Matthew Porterfield sits down to talk filmmaking, creating complex characters, and the colors of summer in Baltimore
Effort to hire locally transforms lives
Published May 26, 2018
Clayton Smith knew he needed a life change, so he left his job driving trucks and began work at the Johns Hopkins Hospital, where he's training to become a nurse
City students get a leg up in STEM fields
Published May 26, 2018
Baltimore youngsters benefit from strategic partnerships with Johns Hopkins and Lockheed Martin
Being 7 in Baltimore
Published May 26, 2018
'7 in the City' project, which received Idea Lab funding in 2017, will premiere 12 short documentaries and a related web project in May
Women's history month
Harriet Tubman, real-life action hero
Published May 26, 2018
Maryland-born abolitionist and humanitarian is 'as heroic as it gets,' says historian N. D. B. Connolly
Pathways to opportunity
Published May 26, 2018
Through P-TECH program, Baltimore City students get a free associate's degree and entry-level professional experience
Gayborhood history project
Published May 26, 2018
Tours, reflections, readings, research help students piece together stories of the city's LGBTQ community
Public Health
Hot spot policing effectively reduces Baltimore gun violence
Published May 26, 2018
Report evaluates effectiveness of deterrence programs used in city since 2003
Progress report
BLocal program off to a promising start
Published May 26, 2018 Video
Hopkins, 24 other Baltimore-area companies surpass their three-year goals to build, hire, and buy locally
10 Baltimore startups selected for support
Published May 26, 2018
Social Innovation Lab will provide funding, mentorship, training to selected ventures over next six months