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Scholar shares tips for better quality sleep

March 8, 2018

The Center for Health Education & Wellness (CHEW) and Nu Rho Psi, the neuroscience honor society, co-sponsored a talk titled “Sleep 101” on Tuesday. Susheel Patil, clinical director of the Johns Hopkins Sleep Medicine Program, spoke at the talk ...

Susheel Patil explored the negative consequences of sleep deprivation.

OMS panelists included Dr. Peter Beilenson and Dr. Joshua Sharfstein.

Osler Medical Symposium kicks off lineup with public health panel

March 8, 2018

The Osler Medical Symposium (OMS) kicked off its first event, “Baltimore in the 21st Century: A Commissioner’s Perspective,” on Friday, March 2 in Gilman Hall. OMS is a new student-run speaker series that aims to bring high-profile guests in the field of medicine to Hopkins. The series is named after William Osler, one of the four founding physicians of the Hopkins Hospital. 

Free food initiative considers student feedback

March 8, 2018

In Spring 2017, the Free Food Waste Remediation Initiative launched at the Spring Open House and Overnight Program (SOHOP). The program alerts students of free food leftover from campus events and has amassed almost 2,000 subscribers. 

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Hopkins releases update on Roadmap to Diversity

March 8, 2018

In early 2016, the University released the Roadmap on Diversity and Inclusion, a document detailing plans to help make Hopkins a more diverse campus. On Sunday, about two years after the Roadmap’s release, the University published a progress report on the Roadmap. 

FAS shuts down İlker Başbuğ talk after protests

March 8, 2018

The Foreign Affairs Symposium (FAS) hosted former head of the Turkish military İlker Başbuğ as its second event this semester on Tuesday. The talk was co-hosted by European Horizons and moderated by Lisel Hintz, assistant professor of International Relations and European Studies at the School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS). 

Several audience members interrupted the talk and were escorted out of the auditorium.

Some students are wary of the possible consequences of the police force.

Students divided over proposed Hopkins police force

March 12, 2018

University President Ronald J. Daniels and Johns Hopkins Medicine CEO Paul B. Rothman announced that Hopkins may create a private police department with the aim to increase public safety on and around its Baltimore campuses. They made the announcement in an email to students, faculty and staff on Monday.

SGA considers new election guidelines among other legislative measures

March 1, 2018

The Student Government Association (SGA) addressed an appeal from the Korean American Students Association (KASA), who applied to be recognized as an official student group, in their weekly meeting on Tuesday at 7 p.m. They also discussed updated guidelines for the upcoming SGA elections from the Committee on Student Elections (CSE). 

Peabody Conservatory recently hired seven musicians for their Jazz Studies program, which was created in 2001.

Peabody Conservatory relaunches jazz program

March 1, 2018

Peabody Conservatory recently announced that seven new musicians would join their Jazz Studies faculty. The program welcomed Director Sean Jones in January several months after the resignation of the former Founding Director Gary Thomas.

Hopkins releases report on student mental health

March 1, 2018

Nine months after its draft recommendations were released, the Task Force on Student Mental Health and Well-being published its final report on Thursday detailing specific ways that the University can improve mental health on campus. The Task Force was compsed of students, faculty and staff from all nine divisions.  


Christian symposium explores faith in STEM

February 22, 2018

The second annual Symposium on Christian Faith, Reason, and Vocation took place on Saturday, Feb. 17. The symposium was hosted by the University’s 8:32 Society along with the Hopkins Dialectic journal, the Public Health Christian Fellowship, the Graduate Christian Fellowship and the Thomistic Institute.