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JHU 2020 PLANNING
Workgroups weigh options for fall
Published June 25, 2020
New recommendations expected next week will address the academic calendar, class formats, exams, housing and dining, student activities, health and well-being, and new student orientation
University operations
Researchers return to the lab
Published June 25, 2020
Facilities across Johns Hopkins began a phased reopening in mid-June, but with new safety measures and rotating staff schedules, the lab space—and experience—has dramatically changed
Namandjé Bumpus makes history
Published June 23, 2020
She is the first African-American woman to lead a department at the JHU School of Medicine and the only African-American woman currently chairing a pharmacology department at any medical school in the nation
New online financial aid tools available for all JHU students
Published June 22, 2020
Chatbot and video portals help students and their families access financial aid information anytime
Student life
Feedback sought on proposed student center designs
Published June 22, 2020
JHU community invited to review four possible designs for the Hopkins Student Center, which will be located at the intersection of 33rd and Charles streets
University leaders praise Supreme Court DACA decision
Published June 19, 2020
In 5-4 ruling, high court preserves protections for certain undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children
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
University news
JHU to close at noon on Juneteenth, providing time for reflection
Published June 17, 2020
Friday marks the 155th anniversary of the end of slavery in the United States
Research
36 early-career faculty members receive Catalyst Awards
Published June 17, 2020
Honorees representing all nine academic divisions and dozens of fields receive $75K each to support their work
Then it all changed
Published Summer 2020
In March, amid the early stages of a pandemic, Johns Hopkins leadership made a series of gut-wrenching decisions on the operations of the university that will have lasting effects. In a sense, it all started with a spectatorless basketball game. / Johns Hopkins Magazine