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Sustainability
Input sought for new sustainability plan
Published Nov 22, 2021
Members of the university community are encouraged to take part in online survey and virtual town hall event
Data tracking
Tracker finds widespread discrepancies in school COVID-19 policies
Published Nov 22, 2021
Variation occurs not only between states but also within states as individual districts adopt policies at odds with state guidelines
CUE2
Under Matthew Pavesich, Krieger offers expanded writing instruction
Published Nov 19, 2021
The new Expository Writing Program director leads an effort to provide writing classes to each first-year student and to integrate writing into all Arts and Sciences majors
Diversity+Inclusion
JHU outlines vision for a more diverse, equitable, inclusive institution
Published Nov 18, 2021
Faculty, staff, students, and other affiliates are invited to share feedback on the Second Roadmap for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, which builds on the progress of the first Roadmap and envisions an engaged, pluralistic community
In memoriam
Maurice Bessman, longtime biology faculty member, dies at 93
Published Nov 18, 2021
The renowned biochemical enzymologist and Blue Jays lacrosse fan was admired as a scholar and a mentor
University news
Building the Agora
Published Nov 17, 2021
The SNF Agora Institute formally installed its first cohort of endowed professors Nov. 15, marking a significant moment in the university's endeavors to foster democracy
Undergraduate research
Learning alongside the very best
Published Nov 12, 2021
The Bloomberg Distinguished Professorships summer fellowship program gives Johns Hopkins undergraduates the opportunity to work and conduct research under the mentorship of some of the world's preeminent scholars
Public safety
A novel approach to behavioral health
Published Nov 9, 2021
Mobile co-responder program, one of the first of its kind on a university campus, pairs clinicians with specially trained public safety personnel to provide crisis counseling, employ de-escalation techniques
Grant will support 10 students attending Johns Hopkins Engineering summer STEM program
Published Nov 9, 2021
10 scholars from across the country will be selected to participate in program supported by a grant from the Motorola Solutions Foundation
Presidential Management Fellows Program recruits third cohort
Published Nov 5, 2021
The program for recent Hopkins alums offers career training, mentorship, and a front-row seat to learning about strategy and decision making at JHU
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