News Archive

The Black Women Suffragists Who Sparked Voting Rights

The 19th Amendment barring states from denying voting rights based on sex was passed a century ago, but the movement failed to address the broad disenfranchisement of huge swaths of Americans—most notably black Americans. Martha S. Jones, a professor of history at Johns Hopkins, has written extensively about how black Americans have shaped the story of […]


Caffeinated Chemistry

Noah Yan, A&S’19 and instructor of the Intersession course Roasted: The Molecular Gastronomy of Coffee, hopes students will think of their barista as a chemist. The course delved into the art and science behind what makes the perfect cup of coffee. Roasted details the chemical and biological reactions that create the flavors in a cup […]


Smart Moves

Johns Hopkins sociologist Stefanie DeLuca is involved in an ambitious experiment designed to place housing voucher recipients in areas of high opportunity. More than a year into the pilot program, the early findings are striking.


The Krieger School Welcomes New Faculty

Meet the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences’ talented group of new faculty members, who have specialties ranging from French literature to neuroeconomics to theoretical physics.


Meet the Class of 2023

Members of Johns Hopkins University’s Class of 2023—more than 1,350 of them—have arrived on the Homewood Campus. The students represent 34 countries, with the closest student coming from just 2.4 miles down the road and the farthest student coming from Indonesia. Fifteen percent are first-generation college students, and 98% were in the top 10 percent of their class. Welcome Class of 2023!


Year in Review 2018-19

I’m writing this from my office, looking out on the lush Homewood campus, poised to welcome new and returning students to Johns Hopkins. I am anticipating all that the new academic year has in store for the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, and I can’t wait to meet our new students, learn about original […]


Student Center Coming to Homewood Campus

The long-sought social space for Johns Hopkins students will be built at intersection of Charles and 33rd streets and is expected to be completed by end of summer 2024.


Winners Announced for Excellent in Teaching and Advising Awards

Please join us in congratulating the winners of this year’s Excellence in Teaching and Excellence in Advising Awards for the Krieger School: Faculty Undergraduate Teaching Award: Patrick Fleming; Faculty Graduate Teaching and Mentoring Award: Angus Burgin; Undergraduate Faculty Advising Award: Linda Gorman; Undergraduate Teaching Assistant Award: José Luis Rodríguez Aquino.