University News

LAUNCHPad
New model for career services at Peabody
Published Nov 22, 2019
LAUNCHPad coordinates three required courses to teach graduate and undergraduate students professional skills and programs to integrate career thinking into their artistic training
Music
Three with Peabody ties receive Grammy nominations
Published Nov 22, 2019
Guest faculty members Chris Cerrone and Harold Meltzer are nominated, as is music by alum Jake Runestad
Carey School launches new Black Alumni Network
Published Nov 19, 2019
The affinity group is aimed at engaging alumni and current and prospective students
Data science
JHU launches new institute dedicated to data-driven discoveries
Published Nov 18, 2019
TRIPODS Institute brings together mathematicians, statisticians, theoretical computer scientists, and engineers to further the next generation of data analysis
Engineering
Johns Hopkins partners with NATO Innovation Hub
Published Nov 15, 2019
Through the partnership, an undergraduate team is working to reimagine health care delivery on the frontlines of conflict zones and battlefields
Intersession 2020
JHU offers deep dive on democracy
Published Nov 15, 2019
Courses taught by President Ronald J. Daniels, SNF Agora Institute faculty, and visiting experts will allow students to explore issues at the heart of American politics
In memoriam
Education scholar Jeffrey A. Grigg dies at 42
Published Nov 14, 2019
Grigg, who joined Johns Hopkins in 2014, researched the sociology of education, social stratification, school reform, and the organization of schools
#HopkinsVotes
Big jump in student voter turnout
Published Nov 14, 2019
The voting rate among students was 44.8% in 2018, up from 14.4% for the 2014 midterms
In memoriam
Longtime Writing Sems professor Stephen Dixon dies at 83
Published Nov 8, 2019
Dixon, who authored 17 novels and more than 500 short stories, remembered as a thoughtful, generous teacher who mentored countless accomplished writers
Accessibility
A new home for Student Disability Services at Homewood
Published Oct 29, 2019
Located on the first floor of Shaffer Hall, the new space features height-adjustable tables and desks, plus testing rooms designed to minimize distraction