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Sarah Warren, the executive director of the Office of the Whole Child Services and Supports in Baltimore, gave a guest lecture during a class titled Health and Wellbeing in Baltimore: A Public Health Perspective. Warren discussed the importance of taking a holistic approach to improving student outcomes in Baltimore City Public Schools (BCPS).
Cheryl Knott, the geographic information systems project manager of Baltimore Neighborhood Alliance (BNIA), gave a guest lecture during a class titled “Health and Wellbeing in Baltimore: A Public Health Perspective.” She discussed different factors affecting Baltimore’s community health, as well as the various data that can be used to assess it.
Carlos P. Hipolito-Delgado, an associate professor in Counseling at the University of Colorado Denver, gave a virtual talk about identity labels. The Johns Hopkins Latino Alliance hosted the interactive discussion to address questions on how to properly refer to people of Latin American origin.
When students think about food insecurity in Baltimore, they may often envision marginalized communities which lack access to healthy and fresh produce or cannot afford to purchase food. Yet, students on the Homewood Campus also face challenges with food access, whether it is struggling to buy food during holiday break or not being able to afford fruits and vegetables.
Hopkins students, faculty and staff worked alongside local non-profits and community organizations on Saturday for the 10th annual President’s Day of Service (PDOS).
Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the year 1968, curators and archivists at the Sheridan Libraries held an exhibition called the Spirit of ’68. The exhibit displayed photographs, posters, pamphlets, magazines, film footage and archival documents which captured the political, cultural and social unrest of the years surrounding 1968. The event took place in the Milton S. Eisenhower Library (MSE) and lasted from May 29 to Sept 7.
At their weekly meeting on Tuesday, the Student Government Association (SGA) approved a petition calling for a referendum after getting 910 signatures. Nine-hundred signatures were required in order for SGA to be allowed to hold the referendum.
The Hopkins Urban Health Institute, in collaboration with the Office of the Provost, held its annual symposium on the social determinants of health at the East Baltimore campus this Monday. This year’s symposium focused on activism and social justice in the past 50 years.
At their weekly meeting on Tuesday, the Student Government Association (SGA) discussed the results of the smoking policy survey they conducted.
Piper Harron, a temporary assistant professor in the department of Mathematics at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, spoke about diversity and inclusion in STEM on Friday.
At its weekly meeting on Tuesday, the Student Government Association (SGA) voted to fund several organization events. They also discussed a resolution advocating for disability awareness.
Endangered Data Week, a collaborative effort across campuses, nonprofits, libraries and other institutions to raise awareness for datasets that are in danger of being deleted, repressed, mishandled or lost, took place last week from Feb. 26 to March 1.