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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.

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

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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. 


Candidates gear up for 2018 Md. elections

February 22, 2018

Only four months remain until the primary elections for Maryland’s gubernatorial race. Seven Democrats have announced their candidacy for governor and plan to run against Republican Governor Larry Hogan, who is expected to seek re-election. 


Former U.S. ambassadors share thoughts on Putin

February 22, 2018

European Horizons and the John Quincy Adams Society, two student groups promoting discussions about foreign policy, hosted a debate alongside the International Studies department called “Dealing with Putin’s Russia: Challenges and Opportunities” on Feb. 15.


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HelWell diagnosed almost twice as many cases of the flu this year in comparison to last year.

Homewood Campus sees increase in cases of influenza virus

February 22, 2018

In the past few months, more Hopkins students have fallen ill with the flu than in recent years. The Health and Wellness Center (HelWell) reports that it has diagnosed 107 cases of the flu since November. Last school year, between November and February, HelWell diagnosed 57 cases. 


Baltimore Metro closes for emergency repairs

February 22, 2018

The Baltimore Metro SubwayLink (Metro) has been closed since Feb. 11 due to emergency repairs and will likely remain closed until March 11. The shutdown took place with less than 24 hours of notice to commuters. 

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The Metro has a stop near the School of Medicine in East Baltimore.

Peabody alum composes music for 2018 Olympics

February 22, 2018

Peabody alum and acclaimed South Korean guitarist and film score composer Byeong Woo Lee composed the music for the opening and closing ceremonies of this year’s Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.