The Krieger School at a Glance

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Nobel Prize Winners

Most recently, Adam Riess, Bloomberg Distinguished Professor of Astronomy, won the Nobel Prize for showing the expansion of the universe is accelerating.

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Students in Research

Students contribute to pivotal work in more than 50 labs and research institutes.

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Majors and Minors

With no core curriculum, students are provided the freedom to choose the courses that matter most to them.

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Faculty Members

Our faculty members hold some of the world’s most esteemed prizes and awards such as the Nobel, Guggenheim, Packard, and Simons.

The Undergraduate Experience

The undergraduate experience at the Krieger School allows students to build basic abilities that allow them to flourish and learn throughout their life.

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KSAS Spotlight

Every first-year student at Johns Hopkins enrolls in a First-Year Seminar (FYS) of their choice. These small, intimate, conversation-focused classes cross academic disciplines, and help students build connections that will serve them for the next four years. Each seminar is unique to the faculty teaching it, but all are discussion-based with embedded experiential learning.

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Arts & Sciences Magazine Fall 2023 Issue

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Trusting the Process at the Center for Visual Arts

Center for Visual Arts nears 50 years of evolution.

Cover Story: Building up Democracy at the SNF Agora Institute

Scholars and students at the SNF Agora Institute are leading efforts to advance civic engagement.

Footprints from the Past

With the help of their professors, undergraduates explore new ways of uncovering lost, and at times unsettling, history.

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Fall 2023 updates from Christopher S. Celenza, James B. Knapp Dean of the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences.

More from the Dean

Art Historian Daniel Weiss Returns

Art historian Daniel H. Weiss, A&S ’82 (MA), ’92 (PhD), has returned to Johns Hopkins as Homewood Professor of the Humanities.

Missing Piece in Human Genome Decoded

The chromosome associated with male development, which is the last mysterious piece of the human genome, has been fully sequenced by a team including Johns Hopkins University scientists.

Johns Hopkins Opens a New Home in Washington, D.C.

The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg Center, focused on policy and housing JHU’s new School of Government and Policy, opened this fall in Washington, D.C.

From the Krieger School Dean

Fall 2023 updates from Christopher S. Celenza, James B. Knapp Dean of the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences.

Environmental Justice in Curtis Bay

Students in the Environ­mental Justice Workshop went to class in South Baltimore’s Curtis Bay, to work with residents who are lobbying against transport company CSX.

Syllabus: Children’s Literature and the Self

All about the Comparative Thought and Literature class “Children’s Literature and the Self: From Fairy Tales to Science Fiction”

Pop Culture and Feminism

Arusa Malik discusses her First-Year Fellowship focused on using library artifacts to understand connections between feminism and pop culture over the last 100 years.

Ending Disparity in Birthing

Cleo Bluthenthal hopes her research on high maternal mortality, especially for Black women, may help develop policies to improve preterm birth and maternal deaths.

Agricultural Development and Food Sovereignty

Iván Ruiz-Hernández speaks about his research into the food systems affecting small farms in southern Mexico. 

Helping Avoid Opioid Relapse

Robbie Kuang discusses her research on whether cannabidiol might help people cope better with opioid withdrawal symptoms.

Notable: Cherié Butts

Cherié Butts ’92 BS, ’97 MS is a medical director in the Therapeutics Development Unit at Biogen, a global biotechnology company that seeks to develop novel therapies for complex diseases.

Bringing Art to New Audiences

Asma Naeem ’91 is the new director of the Baltimore Museum of Art.

Gulfstream Expert

Jenifer Clark ’75 MA is a satellite oceanographer specializing in the patterns of the Gulf Stream.

Brewing Up a Little History

Noah Chadwick ’13 is part owner of Mobtown Brewing Company, which opened in 2019 in a southeast Baltimore neighborhood.

Seeds of Success

Mahzi Malcolm Martin ’15 is the founder of Planticular, a Manhattan-based company that helps individuals and organizations design and maintain plant-filled indoor and outdoor spaces.

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