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A pipe dream come true
Published Jan 23, 2024
Peabody teaching associate Jordan Prescott shares his love for pipe organs with Johns Hopkins students during a winter-break course
Intersession 2022
Lab-grown meat, fungus-based ice cream
Published Feb 1, 2022
Food of the Future course led by Franklyn Hall explores the new range of meats, milks, and cheeses developed using cellular manipulation and emerging technology
Homewood Intersession courses pivot to virtual format
Published Dec 22, 2021
JHU is limiting the number of undergraduates who will return to campus before Jan. 18, shifting most courses online for optional three-week Intersession term
Intersession 2020
Music appreciation: A# to Zelda
Published Feb 3, 2020
During Intersession, students immersive themselves in the world of video game music, its composition, and its lasting cultural impact
Intersession 2020
Poker class bet wins big
Published Jan 30, 2020
Nearly 250 students registered for the class, which had lectures focused on strategy, Machiavellian maneuvers, and how to calculate odds
Intersession 2020
Digging into Earth's history
Published Jan 28, 2020
In geology fieldwork Intersession class, students hike the mountains of the Mojave Desert to record and categorize rock formations to better understand millions of years of planetary history
Intersession 2020
Mission: Impossible (burger)
Published Jan 27, 2020
Intersession biology class all about fake meat ends in low-stakes, fast-paced cook-off to test students' recipes for meatless burgers
Intersession 2020
Interstellar diplomacy
Published Jan 24, 2020
Students analyze the ways in which the 24th century tactics of the Starfleet Command provide a useful lens for understanding international relations today
Intersession 2020
Caffeinated chem
Published Jan 21, 2020
In "Roasted: The Molecular Gastronomy of Coffee" students learn the art and science behind what makes their coffee taste the way it does
Intersession 2020
Course urges caution about causation
Published Jan 17, 2020
Students learn about how correlation can be mistaken for causation and how to critique exaggerated claims in scientific reports