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Politics+Society

Public health
Life expectancy is declining in the U.S. It doesn't have to be.
Published Dec 6, 2022
A new report authored by experts from the Bloomberg School of Public Health identify solutions to pressing public health concerns that are causing the average American life expectancy to fall
Q+A
Oregon's new laws and the future of U.S. gun policy
Published Nov 28, 2022
A midterm ballot initiative requires permits to purchase guns and limits magazine capacity, charting a course for other states to put gun control in the hands of voters, says Hopkins expert Cass Crifasi
Elections
What we learned from the midterms
Published Nov 11, 2022
Scholars from the SNF Agora Institute at Johns Hopkins convened to discuss the influence of factors such as 'Dobbs,' the war in Ukraine, and the specter of the 2024 presidential race on this year's midterm elections
Q+A
Midterm elections analysis with a Hopkins expert
Published Nov 9, 2022
The American political landscape is unsettled after Election Day, with several major races still undecided. Which party had a better night? Political scientist Daniel Schlozman breaks down the midterm winners and losers
Election 2022
Alum Wes Moore wins Maryland governor's race
Published Nov 9, 2022
Hopkins alumnus Wes Moore is the governor-elect of Maryland—the state's first Black governor and the third Black governor in U.S. history
History
Students united
Published Nov 7, 2022
Baltimore Polytechnic Institute students and Hopkins undergrads come together to learn about Baltimore's civil rights history
Hopkins Votes
How to prepare for Election Day
Published Nov 4, 2022
The Hub provides a resource for voters to ensure they are ready to vote in the midterm elections on November 8
Engineering for social change
Published Nov 4, 2022
In her 'Social Justice for Engineers' course, alum Sarah Hemminger teaches Johns Hopkins students about how thoughtful design can address social ills
Politics
White supremacy, political violence, and firearms
Published Nov 3, 2022
Policy experts, including U.S. Rep. Jamie Raskin, convene to discuss armed intimidation in the political process as Americans go to the polls for midterms
U.S. Space Force partnership will prepare leaders for new challenges
Published Oct 26, 2022
Space Force officers, known as Guardians, will be invited to join an interdisciplinary program offering training in international policy with electives in space-focused engineering