News Archive

Student Research in Egypt

Michael Tritsch, a Near Eastern studies and archaeology double major, is conducting research at the Temple of Mut in Luxor, Egypt as part of his Woodrow Wilson Fellowship. His recent findings could change the concept of personal religion in Egypt in the 18th Dynasty.

Congratulations Class of 2018!

Many members of the Class of 2018 have called JHU home for the past four years. Now we celebrate them as they go out into the world and embark on their next adventure. Congratulations on your achievements Blue Jays! We can’t wait to see how far you go.

Beyond the Elements

We have a voracious demand for faster computers, clearer communications, and cheaper energy. To meet that demand, Associate Professor Tyrel McQueen and his team are working in the PARADIM Lab to create smaller, lighter, tougher stuff. Read the article in Arts & Sciences magazine.

Connecting with the Past

Classics major Astrid Oberbrunner spent last summer translating the handwritten annotations written in Latin at the front of a book printed in 1507. Classics students, like Astrid, are encouraged to pursue research projects that reflect their interests.

AAP launches graduate degree in Geospatial Intelligence

The Krieger School’s Advanced Academic Programs has announced it will launch a new program for a master of science degree in geospatial intelligence in May. Geospatial intelligence informs and influences policy in several areas including the military; diplomatic, environmental, and disaster relief and recovery; and operations by governments at all levels. According to Jack O’Connor, […]

Major Infatuation: Neuroscience

Neuroscience, a popular major at JHU, is the study of the structure or function of the nervous system and brain. Four students explain why they love their neuroscience major.

Discovery Is…

Learn about the cutting edge faculty research taking place at Johns Hopkins University Krieger School of Arts and Sciences. Topics include CLASS telescope, bats, Egyptian archaeology, cell biology and cancer research, Frederick Douglass, filmmaking, and educational research.

Exploring How Bats Navigate

A team of Johns Hopkins University neuroscientists and engineers has won one of 19 National Science Foundation awards intended for research that uses cross-disciplinary approaches to “push the frontiers of brain science.” Researchers will use the $1 million, four-year grant to attempt to determine how free-flying echolocating bats process sound to navigate their environment.

Flight of the working class

Shift away from Democratic Party affiliation among blue-collar voters set the stage for Trump’s 2016 election victory, Hopkins study suggests.

Summer gigs: Going for gold

Marcia Zimmerman, A&S ’19, makes connections, memories representing U.S. at World Maccabiah Games in Israel.

Global (in)security

Krieger School course on global security politics examines issues related to weapons of mass destruction, oppression