Archived articles


MSE Symposium
50th anniversary lineup revealed
Published Nov 18, 2017
John Kasich, Joy Ann Reid, Hasan Minhaj, leaders of the Women's March will visit JHU for student-run speaker series
President's Reading Series
8 notable authors to visit Homewood
Published Nov 18, 2017
Program begins Sept. 26 with reading from novelist Salman Rushdie
'Spare Parts' subjects deliver topical keynote
Published Nov 18, 2017
Oscar Vazquez and Fredi Lajvardi, whose stories are featured in 2014 book, discuss DACA, immigration, activism
Firebrand with a pince-nez
Published Fall 2017
Elisabeth Gilman, the youngest daughter of JHU's founding president, was a fierce advocate for social justice / Johns Hopkins Magazine
The lonely crusader
Published Fall 2017
Lawrence Jackson profiles the work of Chester Himes, who all but invented the black crime novel / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Talking with Monica Hesse
Published Fall 2017
Hesse relocated to Accomack County on Virginia's Eastern Shore for a few months while researching the arsons that she covers in her new book, 'American Fire' / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Published Fall 2017
Photographer Chris Arnade finds pride, poverty, and decent Wi-Fi in McDonald's / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Carry a torch
Published Fall 2017
Monica Hesse's new book, 'American Fire' chronicles a couple's 2014 arson spree across Virginia's Eastern Shore, exploring not so much who committed these crimes, but why / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Guarding Saddam
Published Fall 2017
Will Bardenwerper tells the stories of the young men whose service involved sharing Saddam Hussein's last few months as he waited to be put to death / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Style that strikes a chord
Published Fall 2017
Peabody faculty member Kimberly Kong has played Carnegie Hall and the Kennedy Center, yet she still finds time to share her favorite fashion, food, and beauty finds with her more than half a million blog followers / Johns Hopkins Magazine