Current Feature Stories
Could decelerating an overactive hippocampus halt Alzheimer’s disease in its tracks? Neuroscientist Michela Gallagher and her colleagues across the university aim to find out.
Perspectives on the Unrest
Outraged. Confused. Enlightened. Resolved. Reactions to the events surrounding April 27, 2015, in Baltimore run the gamut. Here, in their own words, nine Hopkins people share their insights and observations.
The Humanities Files
At a time when STEM fields seem to reign supreme, majoring in a non- “practical” discipline can get a bum rap. But these five alumni, who’ve gone on to careers ranging from medicine to marketing, say their humanities grounding was crucial to who they are today.
Reclaiming Hart Crane’s ‘Splendid Failure’
Here is how John Irwin would like you to make acquaintance with the greatest poem you’ve never read: find a […]
Seeing the Eye’s Not-So-Simple Subtleties
Long referred to as the window to the soul, the eye also plays an important role in regulating the body’s […]
Fresh Perspectives on Autism
Could children with autism improve their social skills by also improving their ability to discern spatial relationships?