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Student Life

Student experience
Tracing the path of COVID-19
Published Oct 12, 2020
Johns Hopkins students volunteer as contact tracers—an experience at once eye-opening, frustrating, monotonous, and rewarding
University operations
University leaders provide spring semester planning update
Published Oct 1, 2020
In a message to undergraduate students, Provost Sunil Kumar and Vice Provost for Student Affairs Alanna Shanahan discuss the principles guiding decision-making
Inventions
Two Johns Hopkins teams named finalists in Collegiate Inventors Competition
Published Sept 29, 2020
The finalists will present their research and prototypes to some of the most influential invention experts in the nation during a virtual fair in October
Student life
Give and bake
Published Sept 24, 2020
Over the summer, sophomore Christin Lê founded Lê Crumb Bakery, where 20% of all sales go to support Doctors Without Borders' COVID-19 relief efforts
VOTER REGISTRATION WEEK
Hopkins Votes pivots to digital support
Published Sept 21, 2020
The nonpartisan initiative hosts weekly virtual office hours, provides resources for students, faculty, and staff as Hopkins ramps up efforts to encourage voter participation, engagement
#JHU2024
Class of 2024 by the numbers
Published Aug 31, 2020
Who are the intrepid, intelligent, and inspired individuals joining the Johns Hopkins community during a fall semester unlike any other?
COVID-19
Hopkins to distribute wellness kits to undergraduate students
Published Aug 28, 2020
Locally sourced and assembled kits feature facial coverings, digital thermometer, hand sanitizer, and cleansing wipes
Convocation 2020
A virtual welcome
Published Aug 24, 2020
Members of the Class of 2024 and new transfer students are welcomed to the Johns Hopkins community in the university's first digital convocation ceremony
Startups
Student startup Relavo takes home $500,000 KidneyX prize
Published Aug 3, 2020
The award will support them as they work full-time on a solution for safer at-home dialysis—an issue they'll meet with greater urgency as the coronavirus pandemic makes in-person treatment riskier
Financial aid
JHU distributes federal relief to students most impacted by COVID-19 disruptions
Published July 17, 2020
Approximately 10% of all JHU students are eligible to receive $1,200 grants to cover costs incurred due to the university's move to remote learning in spring 2020