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The WWII-era scientist who revolutionized cancer research—despite the Nazis
Published June 4, 2021
In his new book, Ravenous, Johns Hopkins faculty member Sam Apple explains how Nobel laureate Otto Warburg's once disregarded cancer metabolism research has undergone a major resurgence
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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
Untold fight for voting rights
Published Winter 2020
Relearning history is rarely as engrossing as it is in historian Martha S. Jones' book, 'Vanguard' / Johns Hopkins Magazine
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Less traveled by
Published Fall 2020
Andrew Miller's 'On Not Being Someone Else' explores the existential questions that arise when reflecting on the choices we could have made—and how our lives might have changed / Johns Hopkins Magazine
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Review: 'Badges Without Borders' by Stuart Schrader
Published Winter 2019
Lecturer Stuart Schrader's compelling history unpacks pressing challenges of militarized police and private security firms / Johns Hopkins Magazine
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Review: Narges Bajoghi's 'Iran Reframed'
Published Fall 2019
This vital work of media scholarship explores how the Iranian regime communicates with the public—and the stories that emerge from propaganda / Johns Hopkins Magazine
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Book review: Katrin Pahl's 'Sex Changes with Kleist'
Published Fall 2019
Heinrich von Kleist was ahead of his time in his considerations of gender and theater / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Green all over
Published Summer 2019
In 'Slime,' author Ruth Kassinger gives life-sustaining, omnipresent—and sometimes villainous—algae their long overdue star turn / Johns Hopkins Magazine
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