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In memoriam
Longtime Writing Sems professor Stephen Dixon dies at 83
Published Nov 8, 2019
Dixon, who authored 17 novels and more than 500 short stories, remembered as a thoughtful, generous teacher who mentored countless accomplished writers
Accessibility
A new home for Student Disability Services at Homewood
Published Oct 29, 2019
Located on the first floor of Shaffer Hall, the new space features height-adjustable tables and desks, plus testing rooms designed to minimize distraction
Humanities
Hopkins announces inaugural Humanities Research Symposium
Published Oct 25, 2019
The symposium, to be held in April and named in honor of humanities scholar Richard Macksey, will welcome up to 400 undergrads from around the country to JHU for an exploration of humanities research
Safety+Security
Search begins for members of JHU Police Accountability Board
Published Oct 24, 2019
Group will include JHU faculty, staff, and students as well as five community members unaffiliated with the university
Talented Youth
Helping bright kids shine
Published Oct 24, 2019
Since its founding in 1979 by Hopkins psychologist Julian C. Stanley, JHU's Center for Talented Youth has grown to become a global resource for academically gifted children
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine announces new partnership to advance precision medicine
Published Oct 22, 2019
Collaboration between the School of Medicine, Bloomberg Philanthropies, and the New York Stem Cell Foundation Research Institute will provide unmatched scope of resources and expertise
Nursing+Medicine
Patient safety expert Kathryn McDonald named BDP
Published Oct 22, 2019
McDonald, a leading expert in health care quality improvement and health systems organization, will hold primary appointments in the schools of Nursing and Medicine
University rankings
JHU 11th in Best Global University rankings
Published Oct 22, 2019
University also ranks among the top 20 globally in 12 subject areas, according to 'U.S. News'
Diversity+Inclusion
How our brains process trauma, perpetuate bias
Published Oct 22, 2019
APL's Kristopher Bell discusses how bias and microaggressions are processed in the brain and how we can use that knowledge to support a culture of inclusion
Education
A career dedicated to improving educational outcomes
Published Oct 21, 2019
For 20 years, School of Education researcher Bob Balfanz has worked to help students make it through high school. Now he's turned his attention to helping them succeed in college.
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