history

Science history
A great Hall of science
Published Jan 7, 2020
In the earliest days of the university's founding, Edwin Hall made a discovery at Johns Hopkins that would change the study of electromagnetism forever
No two alike
Published Winter 2019
For decades, Wilson Alwyn Bentley took detailed photographs of snow crystals, effectively pioneering photomicrography. Today, his iconic images are a ubiquitous aspect of winter—thanks in part to a Johns Hopkins–trained physicist. / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Classics
Libraries acquire rare copy of seminal 19th-century essay
Published Dec 5, 2019
'A Problem in Greek Ethics' by poet John Addington Symonds helped set the stage for the modern gay-rights movement
Q+A
The accidental fall of the Berlin Wall
Published Nov 5, 2019
When the Berlin Wall opened 30 years ago, it created a fracture in the Iron Curtain and safe passage out of Soviet territory
Q+A
Talking with Meredith Ward
Published Summer 2019
Director of the Johns Hopkins Program in Film and Media Studies discusses her debut book on the 'sound' of moviegoing / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Journalist Anne Applebaum joins SNF Agora Institute
Published April 25, 2019
Applebaum, a 'Washington Post' columnist and an expert on the history of communism and post-communist Europe, will also join JHU's School of Advanced International Studies as a senior fellow
Book Review
Sound politics
Published Spring 2019
Mark Christian Thompson investigates the history of jazz music in the Weimar era / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Before "Farm to Table"
We are what they ate
Published Spring 2019
Exhibit traces the culinary heritage of the New World and the worldwide food exchange that emerged after Europeans traveled to the Americas / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Book talk
The hidden histories revealed by maps
Published Feb 27, 2019
Exhibition at the Peabody Library explores how historical maps have influenced state and local history
Hopkins History
Exhibition traces 125 years of medical milestones
Published Dec 17, 2018
Exhibition created to highlight the celebrated history of the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine is on display in MSE Library through March 18