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Politics+Society

Hundreds protest police brutality, advocate for change
Published June 19, 2020
More than 200 join protest organized by JHU's Black Faculty and Staff Association to stand in solidarity against racism in policing and call for more black faculty and staff at the university
Q+A
Even amid social distancing, 'vicarious learning' can work
Published June 18, 2020
Whether professionally or personally, humans learn from each others' life experiences all the time. How do we continue doing that during COVID-19?
COVID-19
This is not a drill
Published Summer 2020
For decades, scientists and researchers at the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security have warned of the catastrophic impact of a pandemic. Now they're using their expertise to help lessen the impact of one. / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Rules of political engagement
Published Summer 2020
Drawing from interviews with political consultants and reps from social media platforms, JHU political scientist Adam Sheingate develops ethical framework for politics in the digital age / Johns Hopkins Magazine
What are you worth?
Published Summer 2020
In "Ultimate Price," author Howard Friedman explores the value we place on life / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Policing+Community
A focused approach to policing could reduce gun violence
Published June 15, 2020
Survey of residents in areas of Baltimore most affected by gun violence finds that "stop-and-search" policing isn't effective, erodes community trust in police; New report outlines recommendations
Education
School closures could amplify knowledge gaps
Published June 9, 2020
Reduced time in the classroom could exacerbate the learning differences that already exist in schools across the country, education expert Jonathan Plucker says
Faith leaders discuss racism, police brutality
Published June 8, 2020
In a panel facilitated by the SNF Agora Institute at Johns Hopkins, Baltimore clergy members discuss faith during times of crisis
Hopkins 'white coats' gather for black lives
Published June 5, 2020
Health care workers from across Johns Hopkins gathered June 5 to remember those who have died from police brutality
Commentary
Using force to end protests may spark further violence
Published June 4, 2020
In 'Washington Post' op-ed, Stuart Schrader, an expert in racial inequality in the criminal justice system, decries viewing protests 'through the lens of war' / The Washington Post