Department: Feature Archive


Centerpiece

Issue: Fall 2015, Feature

100 Years of Humanities


The Humanities Files

Issue: Fall 2015, Feature

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.


Perspectives on the Unrest

Issue: Fall 2015, Feature

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.


Slow Down!

Issue: Fall 2015, Feature

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.


Other Lives

Issue: Feature, Spring 2015

From flamenco dancing to powerlifting, many professors in the School of Arts and Sciences lead dramatically different lives outside the classroom.


The Eyes Have It

Issue: Feature, Spring 2015

By examining randomness on a microscopic level, biologist Robert Johnston and his team are working to better understand gene regulation.


Play Ball!

Issue: Feature, Spring 2015

The Blue Jays are loving their new state-of-the-art Babb Field at Stromberg Stadium. Check out their first win in the new digs.


Resilient to the Core

Issue: Feature, Spring 2015

What happens when hardworking students encounter discouraging obstacles? Meet a few Hopkins students who have demonstrated resiliency in the face of daunting challenges.


Past in the Present

Issue: Fall 2014, Feature

New university project engages students, faculty, staff, and alumni to uncover gems from Johns Hopkins’ rich history.


To the Bat Lab!

Issue: Fall 2014, Feature

Researcher Cindy Moss is looking to these furry nocturnal creatures for clues that could improve navigation for the blind, make aircraft safer, and more.