Archived articles

Obituaries

In memoriam
Education researcher James McPartland dies at 84
Published Feb 6, 2024
As co-director of JHU's Center for Social Organization of Schools, he helped develop novel approaches to supporting school improvement and student outcomes
In memoriam
Anthropologist Jane Guyer dies at 80
Published Jan 22, 2024
A specialist in economic transformations in West Africa, Guyer was celebrated for her theoretical discourse as well as the 'forward motion' she inspired among scholars and her devoted students
In memoriam
Neurosurgery, pain treatment pioneer Don Long dies at 89
Published Sept 25, 2023
Founding chair of Hopkins Medicine's neurosurgery department was highly regarded for his neurosurgical skills, mentorship of leaders in the field
In Memoriam
Enterprising astronomer, space researcher Samuel Durrance dies at 79
Published May 10, 2023
Durrance, a Johns Hopkins research scientist from 1980 to 1997, made influential contributions to the Hopkins Ultraviolet Telescope and flew on two NASA missions as a payload specialist
In memoriam
Guy McKhann, founder of Department of Neurology, dies at 91
Published April 24, 2023
A mentor to generations of neurologists, McKhann led the teams that discovered now common therapies for Parkinson's disease, epilepsy, and other conditions
In Memoriam
Genetic medicine pioneer Barbara Migeon dies at 91
Published Feb 9, 2023
Migeon, the sixth woman to reach the rank of professor at the School of Medicine, remembered for dedication to education, influential research
Jonathan Goldberg, a beloved mentor to generations of Hopkins students, dies at 79
Published Jan 9, 2023
Goldberg was a towering presence in the fields of early modern British literature, poststructuralist literary studies, and LGBTQ studies and queer theory