Archived articles


Education and racial justice expert Odis Johnson joins Johns Hopkins
Published Dec 16, 2020
He is the principal investigator of a national study of fatal interactions with police and an expert in educational disparities
A crisis within a crisis
Published Dec 14, 2020
More than 40 states have reported increased opioid deaths since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic. Will the Purdue Pharma settlement help right the ship?
Small businesses
A closer look at the Paycheck Protection Program
Published Dec 9, 2020
Nagpurnanand Prabhala, an expert in corporate finance, examines the flaws and advantages of how the small business loan program was administered and its effects on company value
The business of delivering a pandemic vaccine
Published Dec 4, 2020
'COVID-19 vaccination will present one of the greatest logistics challenges in human history,' says Tinglong Dai, an expert in health care industry operations management and business analytics
The path forward for legal medical mushrooms
Published Dec 2, 2020
Johns Hopkins researcher Matthew Johnson discusses the future for psychedelics research in light of Oregon's measure to legalize psilocybin for clinical use
A life in dog years
Published Winter 2020
In her new memoir, writer and activist Jennifer Finney Boylan recalls her past through seven beloved canines. / Johns Hopkins Magazine
The complexities of safe nursing home visits during the holidays
Published Nov 23, 2020
Nursing home visits support residents' socialization and care, but families should exercise caution when planning a visit during the third wave of the coronavirus pandemic, Hopkins Nursing expert says
In profile
The defining power of disruption
Published Nov 20, 2020
Beth Blauer, a core team member of the Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center, says her life has been defined by moments of great upheaval. In a recent talk, she explores how to face adversity—and grow from it.
COVID-19 pandemic enters its most serious phase in U.S.
Published Nov 19, 2020
Amid record surges of the coronavirus, Johns Hopkins public health experts advise hunkering down to save lives in the months ahead
A democracy for all
Published Nov 19, 2020
Democracy is a system of government for the whole population. Freedom from violence—physical or psychological—is fundamental to that promise.