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March 30, 2023

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261 Graduate students resist University’s plan

A group of graduate students in the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences are rallying to protest the implementation of a plan that will introduce major changes to the graduate program. The school’s Strategic Planning Final Report was released on Nov. 11 to graduate students, who responded with a comprehensive Strategic Plan Response.

Debate over nuclear energy gets heated

Considering the rising levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide and the impact of greenhouse gases on climate change, should the United States shift its energy supply away from fossil fuels by replacing them with nuclear power?

HopSecret unmasks hidden side of Hopkins

Encouraging students to share their anonymous stories, the website HopSecret, run by the Center for Health Education and Wellness (CHEW), has spotlighted issues including depression, sexual assault and general hopelessness among the student body.

School spirit shines at Lighting of the Quads

At 9 o’clock on Tuesday evening, the Hopkins community celebrated the ninth annual Lighting of the Quads. More than 863 students RSVPed for the event on Facebook, and by 8:45 p.m. hundreds of students had gathered on Keyser Quad for what has become an anticipated Hopkins tradition.

Reddit co-founder discusses Internet age

The Johns Hopkins Innovation Factory, the JHU Association for Computing Machinery and StartUP! Hopkins hosted Alexis Ohanian, co-founder of web platform Reddit, for a talk in Shriver Hall on Tuesday evening.

Christian group offers staff thanks and prayers

Just three days before Thanksgiving on Nov. 25, student members of the Bethel Campus Fellowship (BCF) hosted an event dedicated to showing appreciation to those who work on the Homewood campus. The event, titled “Saved to Serve,” featured BCF members dispersing in three groups to different areas of the University in search of workers to whom they could give their gratitude.

Delegate Mary Washington talks sociology

Two weeks ago, Delegate Mary Washington visited Hopkins for the Sociology Department’s annual fall luncheon. A graduate of the the University’s doctoral program in sociology, Washington represents the 43rd legislative district in Baltimore, which includes neighborhoods such as Waverly and Guilford as well as parts of the Homewood Campus. She is seeking reelection next year.

University prepares for reaccreditation with self-inspection report

Faculty, administrators and students across all nine schools of the University are currently engaged in what has been a two-year long project of self-study. This undertaking is in preparation for the University’s upcoming reaccreditation by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, a process that occurs once every 10 years.

Student business caters to late-night cravings

Right in the nick of time to ease the stress of finals period, Johnny Dough, a late-night baked goods delivery service created and managed by Hopkins seniors Jimmy Lin and Christina Socias, will begin accepting online orders at midnight on Dec. 9.

Brody baristas brew up coffee with a splash of song

Your coffee order is music to Ryan Botwinik’s ears. No, seriously — the Daily Grind’s newest barista is largely the reason the Brody Learning Commons Café’s employees have taken to singing their customers’ coffee orders this semester.

LGBT intelligence workers talk CIA jobs

Two members of the Central Intelligence Agency came to campus to speak on Tuesday evening to the Hopkins chapter of oSTEM about their experiences as lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people working in the fields of science and technology.

Coursera founder talks merits of online-education

Daphne Koller, one of the founders of the online-learning system Coursera, spoke this past Wednesday afternoon in Hodson Hall.  Koller talked to students about the merits of her new learning structure, and about how Coursera allows for people all over the world to gain access to top-tier university learning

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