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JHU moves toward more flexible, broader undergrad experience
Published Nov 20, 2020
Recommendations of the university's second Commission on Undergraduate Education compiled in 88-page report
Best Inventions
TIME honors Hopkins COVID-19 resource website
Published Nov 19, 2020
The university's Coronavirus Resource Center has become a leading source of centralized data on the COVID-19 pandemic, providing insights for government agencies, the media, and the general public
Faculty awards
Sarah Hörst receives prestigious award from American Geophysical Union
Published Nov 17, 2020
The James B. Macelwane Medal recognizes early career scientists in the field of geological and planetary sciences
Life design
Conference seeks to help students expand their professional horizons
Published Nov 10, 2020
Horizons by Hopkins virtual conference takes place Thursday, Nov. 12 and is open to all Johns Hopkins students
SAIS to launch search for next dean
Published Nov 5, 2020
The school's new leader will succeed Eliot Cohen, whose two-year term will end in June
Faculty news
Robert Slavin named inaugural School of Education Distinguished Professor
Published Nov 5, 2020
He is considered the world's foremost advocate for using evidence to transform educational policy and practice
Tech ventures
Sri Sarma wins inauguaral Pitch It On! competition
Published Nov 3, 2020
Competition concluded a year of Johns Hopkins Technology Ventures programming that aimed to support female innovators and inventors
Design concept selected for Hopkins Student Center
Published Nov 2, 2020
The concept, submitted by the international architectural firm Bjarke Ingels Group, features an open design with a large central campus living room, a variety of social spaces, themed community lounges, art and enrichment spaces, and dining options
Hopkins plans to welcome students back in January
Published Nov 2, 2020
If public health conditions permit, the university will resume on-campus activities with required COVID-19 testing while preserving flexibility for those who cannot or do not wish to return to campus
JHU team's acoustic sensor wins runner-up award in Collegiate Inventors Competition
Published Oct 29, 2020
The team, called Hearo, developed an acoustic sensor that can detect specific sounds in noisy environments