Archived articles
Q+A
Unlocking the potential of Baltimore and other cities
Published Feb 25, 2021
Matthew Kahn and Mac McComas of the 21st Century Cities Initiative discuss the decline of post-industrial cities and what can be done to reinvigorate their economies and communities
Q+A
Vaccination plans must include disability community's needs
Published Feb 23, 2021
Bonnielin Swenor and Sabrina Epstein from the Disability Health Research Center discuss their new vaccination dashboard for people with disabilities and why it is essential to ensure equitable access to vaccines for vulnerable groups
Community
'Nobody Asked Me': Research project changes the narrative
Published Feb 17, 2021
Hopkins researcher Richard Lofton teams with community organizer Larry Simmons for in-depth interviews of Baltimore families to discuss social issues most important to them
Q+A
The ills of pandemic fatigue
Published Feb 9, 2021
As the U.S. nears the anniversary of the first cases of community transmission of COVID-19, expert Caitlin Rivers discusses why we must remain dedicated to public health practices
International politics
A week after Myanmar coup, tensions still rising
Published Feb 8, 2021
SAIS Distinguished Practitioner-in-Residence Vikram Nehru discusses what brought the country to this point and where it goes from here
Commentary
Johns Hopkins engineer joins call to fund Black scientists
Published Jan 26, 2021
Muyinatu Bell co-authors commentary with women colleagues from institutions across the U.S. to shine light on funding disparities
Coronavirus
What you need to know about COVID-19 variants
Published Jan 15, 2021
Is it normal for a virus to mutate? Are the new strains of coronavirus more contagious? Will COVID-19 vaccines still work? Expert immunologist Andy Pekosz weighs in.
Q+A
The enduring value of an English degree
Published Jan 15, 2021
Despite a struggling labor market and emerging technologies that emphasize the importance of STEM fields, an English degree is as useful as ever, says JHU Professor Mark Christian Thompson
COVID-19
Bloomberg alums share strategy from Biden's COVID-19 task force
Published Jan 15, 2021
Two Bloomberg School alums—now members of President-elect Biden's coronavirus task force—share the incoming administration's strategies for fighting the COVID-19 pandemic
Q+A
The Capitol insurrectionists and the lingering threat of extremist violence
Published Jan 14, 2021
Eugene Finkel, an expert in violence, state collapse, and social change, discusses what we know about the rioters who attacked the U.S. Capitol one week ago and how the nation can confront the emerging threat of domestic terrorism