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The University announced on Thursday, April 26 that it revoked the honorary degree awarded to actor and comedian Bill Cosby in 2004. Hopkins made the decision the same day that Cosby was convicted of three counts of aggravated indecent assault and sentenced to 10 years in prison for each count. Cosby was found guilty of drugging and sexually assaulting Andrea Constand in his suburban Philadelphia home in 2004.
The student group Advocates for Disability Awareness (ADA) released a list of demands calling for better accommodations and resources for students with disabilities on Monday.
Since black undergraduates were first admitted to the University in 1945, they have worked to make Homewood a more inclusive campus. This year the Black Student Union (BSU), founded in 1968, celebrates its 50th anniversary.
In December of 2017, Hopkins announced it would be part of a coalition of 10 universities and research institutions working to release data on PhD and postdoctoral scholars’ admissions, demographics and career prospects.
The recently passed Republican tax bill ultimately did not include a provision that would have classified graduate student tuition waivers as taxable income. However, many graduates have criticized the University for inadequately supporting and communicating with them while the provision was being considered.
Last month, Republicans in the House of Representatives passed a tax reform bill intended to provide tax cuts for both corporations and individuals. On Saturday, Dec. 2, the Senate passed their version of the bill with 51 votes.
This article has since been updated to include latest developments. See below.
Baltimore City’s second Ceasefire Weekend took place Friday through Sunday, organized by the group Baltimore Ceasefire 365 (Ceasefire). The organization called for a 72-hour citywide halt on homicides and shootings with the slogan, “Nobody Kill Anybody.” The group plans to hold these events every three months.
The Alexander Hamilton Society hosted a debate between professors followed by a Q&A session on whether the U.S. should modernize or abolish its nuclear weapon programs on Wednesday night.
A team of computer scientists at the Johns Hopkins Center for Language and Speech Processing recently received a $10.7 million federal grant to develop technology to translate obscure languages. Currently there are only well-established translation interfaces, like Google Translate, for the 100 most commonly used languages.
Following the Unite the Right Rally that occurred in Charlottesville, Viriginia over the summer, many have struggled to understand the public resurgence of white nationalist groups in the U.S.
It is easy to disconnect the food on our plate from its origins and even easier to forget about the long process that gets that food to us in the first place. Food production however has a large impact on both the health of individuals as well as the environment at large.
Last year, the University created the Center for Student Success (CSS) in order to assist students by providing mentorship, coaching and community building resources.
This semester, the Alumni Memorial Residence halls (AMR I and II) are equipped with window air conditioning units. While other dorms on campus have central air conditioning, lack of air conditioning (AC) has been a historically distinctive feature of the AMRs.
Construction and administrative decisions created challenges for the 46th annual Spring Fair, which took place last weekend.
The Johns Hopkins News-Letter hosted three Hopkins alumni to discuss their careers as journalists in a panel titled “Careers in Media” on Sunday, April 23 in Mason Hall.
Over the past 25 years, the Center for Social Concern (CSC) has served as the University’s primary resource for students interested in community service in Baltimore.
The Student Government Association (SGA) held its weekly meeting in Charles Commons on Tuesday. SGA members discussed three major initiatives, which included implementing a new online voting system and funding a student consulting group.
Dean of Student Life Terry Martinez opened Tuesday’s Student Government Association (SGA) meeting. She discussed the University’s new “freedom of expression guidelines” and the mental health taskforce.
Russell Dickerson gave a talk on air quality in the Mid-Atlantic region last Thursday, March 9. His lecture was part of a spring seminar series hosted by the Earth and Planetary Sciences department.