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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.
Winona LaDuke, a Native-American environmental activist, spoke about creating a more inclusive democracy in the U.S. as part of the JHU Forums on Race in America on Wednesday.
Director of the Homewood Museum Julie Rose gave a presentation on the depiction of slave dwellings in Hollywood film and media during the 20th century on Monday. Her talk was the final event in the Museum’s Fall 2017 Architectural Lecture Series.
University President Ronald J. Daniels sent an email to Homewood students, faculty and staff to announce increased efforts from the University to bolster security on and around the Homewood Campus on Monday after another armed robbery near campus on Sunday.
Unite Here Local 7 (Unite Here), the union that represents subcontracted dining workers on Homewood Campus, held a rally at the Inner Harbor on Thursday, Oct. 19 after a recent contract negotiation on behalf of workers at Horseshoe Baltimore, a casino near Camden Yards.
The Portuguese Language Program and the Program for Latin American Studies hosted researcher Richard J. Norby to speak on Monday about his upcoming project in the Amazon rainforest.
In recent years, the United States has seen a resurged emphasis on identity in politics. This lends greater national attention to many provocative visual artists, particularly those who seek to subvert the tenets of an oppressive society, like the lack of representation of marginalized groups in media.
Hopkins alumnus Greg Asbed was awarded a MacArthur fellowship, or a “genius grant,” last week for his efforts to improve workplace conditions for farmworkers in Immokalee, Florida.
This semester, FastForward U (FFU) will begin offering entrepreneurial advising to students looking to start a company or business venture. FFU is an initiative from Johns Hopkins Technology Ventures (JHTV), an office that facilitates licensing and patents for Hopkins researchers and supports technology startups.
Last semester, the University formally recognized IX Society (IX), which was previously an “underground” local organization established eight years ago. As a recognized student group, it will receive resources like liability insurance and training on hazing prevention and drug abuse.
Last year, the Student-Labor Action Coalition (SLAC) pressured the University to implement better job security, housing benefits and a $15 minimum wage for contract workers on campus.
The Milton S. Eisenhower (MSE) Symposium, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, announced its 2017 speaker series on Wednesday. The speakers include actor and comedian Hasan Minhaj, Ohio governor John Kasich, MSNBC political commentator Joy-Ann Reid and the organizers of the Women’s March.
The Public Interest Investment Advisory Committee (PIIAC) recommended that the University divest its endowment from fossil fuels in a report released on Friday.
This year the University increased tuition by 3.5 percent for undergraduates enrolled full-time at Homewood, and financial aid for those students rose by nine percent. Undergraduate tuition this year will amount to just over $52,000, an increase of over $3,000 from three years ago.
The University instituted a new child accommodation policy for graduate students over the summer. This program allows new parents to take up to eight weeks off to care for their children.
University President Ronald J. Daniels and Provost Sunil Kumar issued a statement on Wednesday pledging support to students who might be affected by U.S. President Donald Trump’s recension of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Act (DACA).
The Hopkins community mourns rising sophomore and student athlete Abigail Bastien, who passed away in July.
I came out as gay in sophomore year of high school, but in my small town in north Texas I wasn’t exposed to much discourse about sexuality and identity.
After a protest against white supremacy in Charles Village on Sunday, the City of Baltimore took down its four Confederate statues late Tuesday night and early Wednesday morning. Mayor Catherine Pugh ordered the removal following Monday’s unanimous City Council resolution in favor of the action.