News & Features

Students aim to reduce food waste on campus

April 12, 2018

Real Food Hopkins (Real Food), a student organization promoting food justice and sustainability, launched the first week of its #WasteOutLoud Challenge on Monday. The challenge encourages students to track their food waste and share the information with ...

Real Food Hopkins hopes to educate students and minimize food waste.

Author calls for more accessible menstrual health

April 12, 2018

Jennifer Weiss-Wolf, J.D., gave a talk on her book Periods Gone Public: Taking a Stand for Menstrual Equity, at Hodson Hall on Tuesday evening. Hopkins Feminists and the Diverse Sexuality and Gender Alliance (DSAGA) co-hosted the event. 

Students protest CIA recruiting event at the Career Center

April 12, 2018

A group of about 10 students staged a demonstration outside of a Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) recruiting event at the Career Center in Garland Hall on Tuesday. They partially blocked the entrance to the Career Center for about half an hour before marching out of Garland while condemning the University for inviting CIA representatives to campus.


Youth Against War and Racism held a protest at Garland Hall on Tuesday.

Hopkins continues study amid criticisms

April 12, 2018

Researchers at Hopkins Medicine will continue a study investigating possible health benefits of alcohol, despite criticisms that arose after a New York Times article reported that the study is funded by alcohol companies.

Foreign policy analyst talks U.S.-Saudi relations

April 12, 2018

The John Quincy Adams Society, a national student group dedicated to non-interventionism and diplomacy, hosted foreign policy analyst Matthew Duss for their “Saudi Arabia and the U.S.” event hosted on Saturday. 

The John Quincy Adams Society hosted Duss, who talked about U.S. involvement in Saudi Arabia on Saturday.

First year residents at the Hospital will no longer have a separate uniform.

First year residents will wear longer lab coats

April 12, 2018

For years, first-year residents in the Johns Hopkins’ Osler Medical Residency Training Program have worn short white coats to represent their recent transition from medical school and their commitment to learning. However, first-year residents, beginning with the next cohort in July, will wear white coats that are 12 inches longer, the same style as more experienced residents. 

Food Pantry aims to combat food insecurity

April 12, 2018

The Hopkins Pantry opened its doors to all University affiliates this past week. This program, located in the Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA), offers non-perishable food to students, staff and faculty who may be struggling to feed themselves for financial reasons. 

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The Food Pantry, located in the Office of Multicultural Affairs, provides Hopkins affiliates with non-perishable food.

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IDEAL panelists offer perspectives on student protests

April 12, 2018

Students and faculty spoke about the role of protests and free speech on college campuses at a panel on Wednesday. The event was hosted by IDEAL, a student organization that promotes both nonpartisan and bipartisan civic engagement on campus.

Civil rights lawyer to speak at graduation

April 5, 2018

Bryan Stevenson, a lawyer and civil rights advocate, will speak at this year’s commencement ceremony, the University announced on Tuesday. He will receive an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree at the ceremony.

Rothman talks providing healthcare in Baltimore

April 5, 2018

The CEO of Hopkins Medicine and Dean of the Medical Faculty, Dr. Paul Rothman, explored the social determinants of health and the Hospital’s efforts to overcome disparities in medical care at a speaker event hosted by the Osler Medical Symposium this Tuesday in Gilman.

Russian program hires faculty, adds new classes

April 7, 2018

Five months after the University decided to end the Russian major and minor following the Spring 2018 term, the Center for Language Education (CLE) announced that it will be offering restructured Russian courses and hiring a new faculty member. 

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Last semester, the University decided to close the Russian program.

Shortly after the bill was announced, students marched to President Daniels’ house in protest.

Private police bill pushed to next legislative session

April 10, 2018

For the past month, Maryland legislators have been debating a bill that would give Hopkins the authority to form its own police force. Lawmakers announced on March 30 that they will not support the bill in its current form, and it will not be voted on during this legislative session.