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#JHU2020
Your guide to virtual Commencement
Published May 18, 2020
The university has made special arrangements so grads get the most out of their day of pomp, despite the unusual circumstances
COVID-19
Hopkins helps local business make filters 24/7
Published May 18, 2020
DiPole Materials, co-founded by JHU Professor James West, recruits students and alums to operate a specialized machine that produces enough material to make 2,000 N95-style filters a day
Volunteering
With Covaid, neighbors support neighbors
Published May 15, 2020
Johns Hopkins senior Debanik Purkayastha and a team of university students are working to build volunteer networks online
Student advisory group to offer input as JHU eyes resumption of activities
Published May 12, 2020
20 students representing all nine schools will contribute to university efforts to address range of operational challenges related to COVID-19 pandemic
Performing arts
Can't stop the music
Published May 6, 2020
With their on-campus routines upended, Hopkins students find new ways to sing, dance, and perform while still adhering to social distancing guidelines
Commencement 2020
Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian named Commencement speaker
Published May 5, 2020
Internet entrepreneur and investor will give a virtual address during May 21 celebration honoring the Class of 2020
Mechanical engineering
For engineering students, classes are an at-home design challenge
Published April 28, 2020
Teaching engineering design during COVID-19 is a tricky business—but professors are retooling projects to give students hands-on design experiences at home
Student musicians
HSO waits to honor Concerto Competition winners
Published April 24, 2020
Winners are typically showcased in a year-end concert, but the COVID-19 pandemic has forced a change in plans—for now
Wellness
Hopkins offers students remote counseling
Published April 23, 2020
TimelyMD platform connects students with licensed counselors for scheduled appointments and on-demand mental health needs
Student scholars
Three juniors named Goldwater Scholars
Published April 23, 2020
Annie Liang, Mickey Sloat, and Turner Woody are among 396 students selected for recognition based on research and achievement in STEM fields