News & Features


New exhibit explores home of Sir Robert Eden

October 4, 2018

Michelle Fitzgerald, an intern at the Americana Foundation Curatorial at the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, gave a talk about her reconstruction of Sir Robert Eden’s townhouse on Monday, Oct. 1. This talk was part of an architectural series held ...

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As Eden was loyal to the British his land was confiscated by the state.

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The Career Center’s Fall Career Fair featured the magazine The Atlantic for the first time.

Annual Fall Career Fair hosts over 115 employers

October 4, 2018

The Career Center hosted its annual Fall Career Fair in the Recreation Center last Thursday, Sept. 27. The Fair offered undergraduates, graduates and postdoctoral students a chance to network with over 115 different employers. 


How do Bird and Lime scooters impact Hopkins?

October 4, 2018

Electric scooter companies have introduced thousands of scooters to cities without getting government permission, sparking nationwide controversy. Baltimore approved a six-month pilot program with two such companies, Bird and Lime, in August. 

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University publishes report on security

October 4, 2018

The Annual Security & Fire Safety Report was released in an email to the student body on Sept. 28. The University is required to prepare and disclose this report each year in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, which requires universities receiving federal financial aid to maintain and disclose crime statistics. 


Hoptoberfest hosts annual week of autumnal festivities

October 4, 2018

The sixth annual Hoptoberfest hosted its kick-off event on Monday, with other planned festivities taking place through Friday. The organization planned activities for students, including their yearly Pumpkin Patch, beer tasting and a concert featuring the Plain White T’s. 


University mourns Evelyn Feeney

October 4, 2018

The University is mourning the death of Evelyn Feeney, who passed away on Sept. 30. She was a senior Film and Media Studies major in the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences.


Young alumni return to Homewood Campus

October 4, 2018

The Office of Alumni Relations, Reunion & Homecoming hosted its annual Young Alumni Weekend (YAW) from Sept. 28 to 30. The event, which included various festivities, attracted young alumni from across the country and allowed recent graduates from the University a chance to come back and visit the Homewood Campus.


Historian discusses the legacy of vacant housing in Baltimore

September 27, 2018

The Station North Tool Library (SNTL) hosted a lecture entitled “Baltimore’s History of Redlining and Vacancies,” which explored the centuries-old ties between racism and vacant housing, on Sept. 20. Eli Pousson, a historian and the director of preservation and outreach at Baltimore Heritage Inc., a nonprofit that works to protect and promote Baltimore’s historic buildings and neighborhoods, gave the talk. 

Eli Pousson spoke about the effects of redlining on modern day Baltimore.

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Grad students seek to unionize for workers’ rights

September 27, 2018

Teachers and Researchers United (TRU) announced their intent to unionize graduate workers at the Stand Up, Speak Out rally on Wednesday, Sept. 26. TRU members are seeking to unionize because as students, they are not granted the same rights and benefits as other University employees.


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The committee would be comprised of 10 students and advise the Vice President for Security

University seeks student input on campus security

September 27, 2018

  The University announced the creation of the new Student Advisory Committee for Security (SACS) in an email to the student body on Sept. 21. The Committee will be comprised of 10 representatives from designated student groups at the different Hopkins campuses, as well as five at-large members who can apply to the position. 


SGA discusses campus mental health resources

September 27, 2018

The Student Government Association (SGA) discussed electing a student to participate on the Board of Trustees at their weekly meeting on Tuesday. SGA also addressed its collaboration with other student organizations to advocate for graduate students’ rights and promote mental health on campus.


Mom alleges that doctor at Hopkins is racist

September 27, 2018

The University is conducting an internal review of anesthesiologist Dr. Robert Greenberg after a Facebook post by Aishah Bahiyyah went viral on Sept. 11. The post detailed an incident in which Greenberg made racially charged comments towards Bahiyyah’s son and made him urinate into a bottle instead of using the bathroom The post has been shared over 39,000 times.


Hopkins hosts conference about higher education

September 27, 2018

The Hopkins School of Education hosted their 15th International Conference on Higher Education Reform on Monday night. Higher education policy makers, leaders, professors and graduate students from around the globe gathered together to promote conversation on issues concerning university involvement within their communities. 


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Piano discussed his ideas for the Agora Institute Building at Homewood.

Architect Renzo Piano talks new building plans

September 27, 2018

Internationally recognized architect Renzo Piano will design the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Agora Institute building for the Homewood Campus. University President Ronald J. Daniels, Piano and Piano’s business partner Mark Carroll spoke at an event in Mason Hall on Monday night. The event was open to Hopkins affiliates and community members, and it focused on Piano’s plans for the upcoming building.


Museum exhibit explores racist imagery of the past and present

September 27, 2018

The Center for Africana Studies and the Reginald F. Lewis Museum co-hosted a panel discussion called “Unpacking Hateful Things & Contemporary Practices” on Saturday. The panel was a reflection on the museum’s special exhibition, Hateful Things, which showcases racist materials from the late 19th century to present day.