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University operations
Daniels updates university's financial outlook
Published Oct 15, 2020
In a message to the Hopkins community, he details final FY20 results, revised FY21 projections, and investments the university is making to mitigate the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the broader Baltimore community
Faculty news
Synthetic biologist wins prestigious Packard Fellowship
Published Oct 15, 2020
Reza Kalhor, an assistant professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, edits the genetic code to enable cells to record their own growth—a key to unlocking the origins of developmental abnormalities
Group to develop guidance for evaluating renaming requests
Published Oct 14, 2020
The work of the Committee to Establish Principles on Naming will shape future decisions about how and whether to alter the names of existing facilities, professorships, scholarships, fellowships, and programs
Research grants
Chemist awarded New Innovator Award from National Institutes of Health
Published Oct 6, 2020
Stephen Fried, who researches how misfolded proteins in neurons affect disease progression and cognitive decline, will receive $1.5 million over five years for his work
Bioethics
Berman Institute to explore front line of bioethics with new iDeas Lab
Published Oct 2, 2020
The Dracopoulos-Bloomberg Bioethics iDeas Lab will explore new technology and approaches in the field of bioethics to disseminate scientific and public health findings
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
JHU Press
Project MUSE launches virtual 25th anniversary celebration
Published Sept 30, 2020
Website features a new video and timeline, comments from "25 MUSE Makers," and a read-for-free collection of scholarly articles focused on the digital humanities
Johns Hopkins to invest $6M in community-based public safety programs
Published Sept 30, 2020
JHU Innovation Fund for Community Safety will support initiatives in Baltimore that address the root causes of violence
Philanthropy
William H. Miller III makes $1.25M gift supporting Peabody program
Published Sept 29, 2020
Tuned-In program provides introductory and advanced musical study and youth development opportunities to Baltimore City Public School students
University news
Hopkins introduces SMILE, a new platform for finding jobs and internships
Published Sept 28, 2020
University jobs and internships will be consolidated under the new platform, providing a single location students can check for opportunities