While school is not in session over the summer, Peabody’s campus is still buzzing. Peabody Dance is in the midst of a Five-Week Dance Intensive for students in the primary ballet and pre-professional programs and for visiting students ages 7 to young adult. Also, over 75 high school and college-aged students have participated in specialty summer music programs, including the Marina Piccinini International Flute Master Classes, Bass Works, and Bassoon Week. Adult students participated in the Piano at Peabody Keyboard Workshop, an intensive weeklong program for classical and jazz pianists of all levels. Find out more at www.peabody.jhu.edu
It’s the new undergraduate teaching laboratory building, and it will open its doors in August. And this isn’t your parents’ science lab. For starters, it will house laboratories for chemistry, biology, biophysics, and neuroscience, all under one roof. It’s part of a larger plan to revolutionize the way the natural sciences are taught at Johns Hopkins.
The 105,000-square-foot, four-story building, located adjacent to Mudd Hall, will house 12 new state-of-the-art laboratories, 19 faculty offices, and five meeting rooms.
In the Johns Hopkins Laboratory for Child Development, researchers are using young subjects to answer a question that thinkers have pondered for thousands of years: How much knowledge do we come into the world with, and how do our experiences change that knowledge as we grow up? Read about it in the latest issue of Arts & Sciences magazine.