Archived articles


Creating art from scratch
Published Jan 30, 2019 Photos
Color Theory class teaches students the principles of design and color
Chemistry of cosmetics
Published Jan 29, 2019 Video
Course traces the principles of organic chemistry that underlie popular beauty products
Podcast away
Published Jan 25, 2019
Digital Media Center course gives participants the tools they need to launch their own podcasts
A counter-narrative for the future
Published Jan 24, 2019
Course examines how African-American science fiction authors and activists alike grapple with the past and create alternative paths for the future
Pet smart
Dog days of Intersession
Published Jan 22, 2019
Hopkins doctoral student introduces her students to dog DNA testing and the computational techniques used to determine a dog's breed
Intelligent debate
Published Jan 18, 2019
Hopkins students learn the Oxford-style format, which stresses substance over soundbite
Lulu, Nana, and 'Gattaca'
Published Jan 17, 2019
Students debate the ethical issues surrounding the recent birth of genetically altered twins who were designed to be HIV-resistant
'Execution is everything'
Published Jan 16, 2019
Undergraduate students get a crash course in how to build viable businesses from their ideas and inventions
Come on, get happy
Published Jan 14, 2019
Two-week course helps students focus on well-being, self-improvement, and the pursuit of happiness
Comedy for credit?
Published Jan 7, 2019 Video
During winter minimester, students can learn about the practical applications of their studies or master a new skill—like stand-up comedy