News & Features

Indigenous students discuss Thanksgiving

February 22, 2018

The Indigenous Students at Hopkins, a new group under the Office of Multicultural Affairs, hosted “Forgiving Thanksgiving,” a round-table discussion and dinner on Thursday, Nov. 16.

After the death of Freddie Gray, Hopkins students demonstrated in the Baltimore Uprising.

Charges dropped against final officer in Gray case

November 30, 2017

After facing state criminal charges, a federal criminal investigation and internal disciplinary charges, all six Baltimore Police Department (BPD) officers implicated in the 2015 arrest and death of Freddie Gray will be allowed to remain on the force.

Journalists discuss black narratives in media

November 30, 2017

As part of a weekend of programming around the newly-released HBO documentary Baltimore Rising, the Reginald F. Lewis museum hosted a panel discussion titled “Reclaiming the Future of Black News Media” on Nov. 17. Makayla Gilliam-Price, an activist who is featured in the documentary, moderated the panel.

Sean Yoes and E.R. Shipp spoke on a panel responding to Baltimore Rising.

Students from various majors pursue research and try to get published.

How do undergraduates get their research published?

November 30, 2017

Hopkins is considered to be the first research institution in the United States. The University stresses that research projects are accessible to undergraduates; however, many students feel that Hopkins could do more to help them pursue research and, ultimately, get published.

Professor discusses history of cuneiform

February 22, 2018

Charles University professor Jana Mynářová discussed how the Amarna Letters, a collection of Egyptian tablets discovered in Tell El-Amarna, could explain how Egyptians used and learned cuneiform in a lecture on Thursday, Nov. 9.

Former ambassador talks U.S. – Russian relations

November 16, 2017

Former U.S. ambassador to Poland Daniel Fried discussed relations between the U.S. and Russia since the Soviet Union’s collapse at Levering’s Arellano Theater on Thursday, Nov. 9. The International Studies Leadership Council and HopMUN co-hosted the event.

Daniel Fried, who served as the U.S. ambassador to Poland, spoke about Russian relations.

MEDPanel guest speaks about the opioid crisis

November 16, 2017

Medical Ethics Discussion Panel (MEDPanel), a student group that explores ethical issues in medicine and healthcare policy, hosted a roundtable discussion titled “The Opioid Epidemic & the Ethics of Pharma” in Charles Commons Salon B on Saturday.

SGA pushes for building a student union

November 16, 2017

The Student Government Association (SGA) held their yearly Fall Forum on Tuesday to discuss prospective projects and discuss how to encourage political engagement among students.

Students shared both pro-life and pro-choice perspectives at the discussion on Monday.

Voice for Choice hosts discussion in response to Kasich

November 16, 2017

Hopkins Voice for Choice, a pro-choice student group, hosted a discussion on women’s reproductive rights after a talk given by Ohio Governor John Kasich on Monday. Kasich’s visit was part of the Milton S. Eisenhower Symposium (MSE) 2017 speaker series.

University implicated in Paradise Papers leak

March 5, 2018

Hopkins is one of over 100 colleges and universities named in the Paradise Papers, a set of 13.4 million documents that shed light on how the world’s wealthy and elite hide their assets in tax havens.

Conference explores impact of ex-inmates on academia

November 16, 2017

The Alexander Grass Humanities Institute presented “Life Sentences: A Conference on Incarceration and the Humanities” on Nov. 9 and 10. The conference explored the impact of incarceration on society by taking a close look at the literature, film and history of imprisonment.

Reid, the host of MSNBC’s morning talk show, AM Joy, spoke in Mudd Hall last Thursday.