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Seven from Johns Hopkins named AAAS fellows
Published Jan 26, 2022
The American Association for the Advancement of Science recognizes scholars for their contributions to chemistry as well as biological, pharmaceutical, and medical sciences
Names+Narratives
Portrait honors Elijah Cummings' enduring legacy
Published Jan 20, 2022
Elijah Cummings, longtime congressman from Baltimore who received an honorary degree in 2015 and died in 2019, held the national stage while maintaining steadfast support for his city
In memoriam
Ludwig Brand, beloved biology faculty member, dies at 90
Published Jan 20, 2022
Longtime professor and pioneering scientist in the Krieger School remembered for his kindness and generosity
Maria Harris Tildon named VP for state and local affairs
Published Jan 18, 2022
She brings a wealth of experience in local and national public policy, as well as health care expertise; her appointment begins April 1
MLK Jr. Commemoration
Hopkins honors nine individuals for community contributions
Published Jan 16, 2022
Recipients of the annual MLK Jr. Community Service Awards were recognized during a virtual ceremony Friday
University operations
JHU revises COVID-19 safety protocols ahead of spring semester
Published Jan 15, 2022
Spring semester will start in-person as scheduled on Jan. 24; university issues new masking requirements, updates guidance on isolation/quarantine for students
Pierre Joanis named vice president for human resources
Published Jan 15, 2022
Joanis comes to Hopkins from Bucknell, where he has overseen HR for eight years and played a lead role in helping the university navigate the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic
MLK Jr. Commemoration
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Isabel Wilkerson to give keynote remarks
Published Jan 7, 2022
Celebration also includes presentation of MLK Jr. Community Service Awards on Jan. 14; advance registration required
Tom Inglesby joins White House COVID-19 Response Team
Published Jan 7, 2022
Inglesby previously served as senior policy adviser for COVID-19 response for the secretary of U.S. Health and Human Services
R&D
Johns Hopkins leads nation in research spending for 42nd consecutive year
Published Jan 7, 2022
Despite suspended research activity during the early phase of the pandemic, the university spent more than $3 billion on research and development in fiscal year 2020
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