News & Features


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University President Ronald J. Daniels spoke with The News-Letter about student concerns

Pres. Daniels justifies administrative decisions

May 3, 2018

In an interview with The News-Letter on Thursday, April 26, University President Ronald J. Daniels discussed his views on the proposed campus police force; the University’s response to sexual violence; resources for low-income students; and mental health.


Judge rules in favor of protecting DREAMers

April 26, 2018

Federal judge, John Bates, ruled on Tuesday that protections for the children of undocumented immigrants must remain in place and that the Trump administration must resume taking applications for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.


Hopkins plans renovations for the MSE Library

April 26, 2018

The University has begun developing plans to renovate the Milton S. Eisenhower Library (MSE) to replace original heating, ventilation, air conditioning, electrical and plumbing systems. MSE has been using these systems since they were installed when the building was constructed in 1964.

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The University proposed removing books from the Milton S. Eisenhower Library to create more study spaces.

Professor discusses the use of humor in politics

April 26, 2018

NYU Associate Professor Cristina Beltrán discussed humor and its capacity to foster democratic and civic conversations in times of deep political divide on Wednesday in Mason Hall. Her talk was hosted by the Department of Political Science.


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The conditions of the Chesapeake Bay have improved in the past years.

Author talks environmental issues in Maryland

April 26, 2018

Environmentalist, journalist and host of the WYPR radio show The Environment in Focus Tom Pelton discussed his book, The Chesapeake in Focus: Transforming the Natural World, at Barnes & Noble on Thursday. He focused on the role of government in environmental issues, particularly in the cleanup of the Chesapeake Bay. 


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Asbed and Germino spoke at Mason Hall to close out the 2018 FAS lineup.

Labor organizers discuss farm worker rights at FAS

April 26, 2018

Hopkins alumni Greg Asbed and Laura Germino received the 2018 Anne Smedinghoff Award at the final event of this year’s Foreign Affairs Symposium (FAS) on Tuesday. Asbed and Germino are internationally recognized for their human rights work, and last year Asbed received a MacArthur “Genius” grant.


On their own

May 6, 2018

Eight survivors of sexual violence share their stories and how the University handled their cases.

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Alpha Delta Phi on interim suspension

April 22, 2018

Vice Provost of Student Affairs Kevin Shollenberger announced in an email to students on April 13 that the Alpha Delta Phi fraternity, also known as WAWA, has been placed under interim suspension after allegations of hazing and sexual assault.


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In order to prevent fatal bleeding, HERO hopes to make Stop the Bleed kits accessible to Hopkins affiliates.

HERO launches new Stop the Bleed Campaign

April 19, 2018

The Hopkins Emergency Response Organization (HERO) implemented the Stop the Bleed campaign on campus at the end of March. Stop the Bleed is a national program designed to improve bystander intervention in cases of emergency bleeding.