What is the universe made of—and how do the push of dark energy and the pull of dark matter shed light on this age-old question? Our scientists are moving ever closer to finding out.

Features

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    Now Playing

    In just over 20 years, the Program in Film and Media Studies has grown to become a national “Contender,” thanks to passionate students, dedicated faculty, and a state-of-the-art new home in the Centre Theatre.

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    A Fresh Start

    From pre-orientation through move-in day and beyond, we bring you pictorial highlights of those heady first days on campus, when our freshmen quickly learn what it means to be a true-blue Blue Jay.

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    Centerpiece

    2020 Vision

News

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    Dean’s Desktop

    Welcome to our new faculty who will continue the time-honored Johns Hopkins tradition of excellence in teaching and research.

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    Exhibit Explores Impact of World War I on Hopkins

    The exhibit creates a detailed picture of the service experience of both students and faculty, and the ways in which the campus was transformed by the presence of soldiers-in-training and veterans.

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    Seeing the Numbers

    Researchers found the visual cortex in blind people is highly involved in doing math, suggesting the brain is vastly more adaptable than previously believed.

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    Tracks

    Following an archaeologist to Ethiopia

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    News Briefs

    More stories of note from around the Krieger School.

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    In Memoriam

    We remember Justine Roth, associate professor in the Krieger School’s Department of Chemistry,

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    Seen and Heard

    Look who’s talking: Krieger School faculty quoted in the media.

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    Faculty Awards

    The latest recognitions of our stellar faculty.

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    New Bloomberg Professors Named

    The Bloomberg Distinguished Professorships are the centerpiece of the university’s focus on strengthening its “capacity for faculty-led interdisciplinary collaboration” as outlined by President Ronald J. Daniels.

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    Cute Moves Help Bats Catch Prey

    Head waggles and ear wiggles sync with the animal’s sonar vocalizations to help it hunt.

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    Students Against Climate Change

    Two Hopkins undergraduates were selected to represent the American Chemical Society at this year’s United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.

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    Snapshot: From the Office of Michael Edidin

    Take a peek into the world of this professor emeritus in the Department of Biology, who lectures and writes scholarly articles about antique watches.

Big Ideas

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    Works in Progress

    Hayang “Yumi” Kim, an assistant professor in the Department of History, is completing a book about the evolution of psychiatry in Japan.

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    Syllabus: Finding the Words

    Through the Department of Near Eastern Studies, a group of undergraduates is learning to decipher cuneiform signs for the ancient Babylonian dialect of Akkadian.

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    Tell Me About…

    Three faculty members, one question.

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    More Faculty Books

    New publications from Krieger School faculty.

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    The Other America—Waiting to Be Heard

    A new book, co-written by Johns Hopkins sociologists Stefanie DeLuca and Kathryn Edin, challenges the assumptions that Baltimore is a hopeless case, whose inner-city youth are “thugs” bent on violence.

Student Digest

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    Flash Seminars

    Invited professors lead a seminar on a topic of their choice (and not always in their professional area of expertise) and assign a reading for the students to complete beforehand.

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    Major Infatuation: Philosophy

    Students tell us why they love their major, in three sentences or less.

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    Sports Briefs

    News headlines in Hopkins sports.

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    By the Numbers

    Meet the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences class of 2020.

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    Five Questions

    Director of Fraternity and Sorority Life Calvin Smith serves as an advisor for students who participate in the university’s 21 active chapters of Greek-life organizations.

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    Field Notes

    Undergraduates on the path to discovery discuss their research.

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