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Art + Mind
Baltimore writers to help scientists learn how brain processes stories
Published June 12, 2024
Winners of a new Baltimore writing contest will help Johns Hopkins University neuroscientists learn what happens in the brain when people read stories
Chris Childers' epic accomplishment
Published June 12, 2024
Ten years in the making, poet and Writing Seminars alum Chris Childers' 956-page translation of Greek and Latin lyric verse is a 'personal odyssey' gathering over 80 poets from across eight centuries
Hopkins launches major effort to elevate the arts
Published June 4, 2024
A new initiative led by Dan Weiss, former president of the Metropolitan Museum, aspires to boost the arts across the university
In memoriam
Historian Dorothy Ross dies at 87
Published May 29, 2024
The first woman to be named chair of the History Department, Ross's research focused on historical writing in the social sciences, revealing insights that transformed scholars' understanding of the past
JHU, Morgan State students collaborate on Black Panther exhibit
Published May 14, 2024
Their exhibit Revolution in Our Lifetime: The Black Panther Party and Political Organizing in Baltimore, 1968-1973 is at the Peale Museum in Baltimore through May 26
Faculty honors
Two elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Published April 25, 2024
Diane Griffin, Du Yun among 250 individuals recognized for leadership, multidisciplinary work, and achievements in advancing the common good
Studio North marks 10 years of student filmmaking
Published April 24, 2024
Student-run film and media production company hosts anniversary gala at the Parkway Theatre on April 24
Black History
Billie Holiday Center hosts a rent party
Published April 16, 2024
The April 18 event will feature the music and dance of Black urban migrants in the early 1900s
Faculty honors
Two awarded Guggenheim Fellowships
Published April 11, 2024
Jenann Ismael, Marc Kamionkowski among 188 scholars honored for prior career achievement, exceptional promise
Tasty tomes
The great bookish bake-off
Published April 4, 2024
More bakers than ever compete in the Sheridan Libraries' annual Edible Book Festival featuring baked goods inspired by literature