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Arts+Culture
Ballroom glitz
Published Oct 14, 2019
Performers battled, catwalked, and vogued at the George Peabody Library, a grand venue for an event that honored the nearly century-old tradition of the ballroom community
President's Day of Service
Service at scale
Published Sept 23, 2019
More than 800 Hopkins volunteers fanned out to sites across Baltimore as part of the annual President's Day of Service
ARTS
Project combines art, history, scholarly research, and community outreach
Published Sept 20, 2019
Lawrence Jackson's Billie Holiday Project for Liberation Arts aims to document the history of African American life in Baltimore and foster intellectual ties between the university and the community
President's Day of Service
Seeds of lasting change
Published Sept 19, 2019
Through President's Day of Service and other volunteer opportunities, Hopkins volunteers have played a role in transforming Sisson Street Park from a neglected, overgrown city lot into a vibrant and thriving neighborhood gathering spot
Benefits
Homeownership program expands its reach
Published Sept 16, 2019
Community celebration marks the growth of the Live Near Your Work program, which over the past decade has put more than 1,100 Johns Hopkins employees on the path to homeownership in Baltimore City
Summer Jobs Program celebrates 25 years
Published Aug 12, 2019
This summer, the university and health system hired a record-breaking 480 students from Baltimore for jobs at more than 200 sites
Community impact
Learning the ropes
Published Aug 7, 2019
Jack Simone is one of 49 participants in the university's Community Impact Internships Program, which puts Hopkins students to work with Baltimore nonprofits and government agencies during the summer
Center for Talented Youth
Free program keeps kids learning all summer long
Published July 31, 2019
Elementary school students write code, create superheroes, learn about numbers, and more in Emerging Scholars Summer Program
Community
A housing plan for Baltimore's homeless population
Published July 9, 2019
Johns Hopkins Hospital, Bayview Medical Center among 10 city hospitals that will help fund care, assistance programs for 200 individuals and families
Economic development
Alicia Wilson to join Hopkins as VP for economic development
Published June 19, 2019
Baltimore civic leader will lead the newly created Office of Economic Development when she joins the institution next month