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Jeanne-Marie Jackson earns Carnegie Fellowship
Published April 28, 2021
Scholar of African literature and intellectual history will study the work of early 20th-century Gold Coast statesman and writer J.E. Casely Hayford
Nonfiction
Historian Martha Jones wins 'L.A. Times' Book Prize for history
Published April 23, 2021
Her book Vanguard closely examines the history of Black women's suffrage in America
Faculty news
Historian Todd Shepard awarded Guggenheim Fellowship
Published April 12, 2021
He is one of 184 scholars, artists, and scientists selected from an applicant pool of 3,000 for the prestigious honor
Spotlight
Inside the career of longtime engineering professor James West
Published Feb 10, 2021
West, who celebrates his 90th birthday today, remains as passionate about his work as he was when his career began nearly 70 years ago
Faculty news
Andrew Feinberg named Hagler Fellow at Texas A&M University
Published Dec 10, 2020
The Bloomberg Distinguished Professor will conduct epigenetic studies at TAMU facilities and build research collaborations between the universities through the fellowship
Faculty honors
Five Johns Hopkins faculty named to National Academy of Inventors
Published Dec 8, 2020
Ramalingam Chellappa, Valina Dawson, Sharon Gerecht, Carol Greider, and Nitish Thakor are recognized for their inventions, discoveries, and breakthroughs that have made a difference in society
Faculty news
Synthetic biologist wins prestigious Packard Fellowship
Published Oct 15, 2020
Reza Kalhor, an assistant professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, edits the genetic code to enable cells to record their own growth—a key to unlocking the origins of developmental abnormalities
Research grants
Chemist awarded New Innovator Award from National Institutes of Health
Published Oct 6, 2020
Stephen Fried, who researches how misfolded proteins in neurons affect disease progression and cognitive decline, will receive $1.5 million over five years for his work
Faculty news
Two from Hopkins join national effort to advance quantum computing
Published Sept 9, 2020
Tyrel McQueen and Surjeet Rajendran join new Quantum Information Science Research Centers, developed under the U.S. Department of Energy
Faculty honors
Erica Schoenberger named Guggenheim Fellow
Published April 10, 2020
Environmental health scholar's work examines contemporary environmental threats through the lens of history and economic geography