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TED Talks Daily: Why tech needs the humanities

If you want to build a team of innovative problem-solvers, you should value the humanities just as much as the sciences, says entrepreneur Eric Berridge. He shares why tech companies should look beyond STEM graduates for new hires — and how people with backgrounds in the arts and humanities can bring creativity and insight to […]

Nonprofit Career Week – Feb. 12-15, 2018

If you’re passionate about social change and political movements, don’t miss Nonprofit Career Week: Feb. 12-15. Meet with alumni working for think tanks with various viewpoints, network with local and national nonprofits hiring interns, find out how to work in education without teaching, and connect at the Nonprofit Internship and Career Fair on Feb. 15. […]

Mellon Foundation Humanities Collaboratory Fellowship – Accepting Applications Now Through February 2, 2018

The Johns Hopkins University Krieger School of Arts and Sciences is proud to announce the new Mellon Foundation Humanities Collaboratory Fellowship. This fellowship provides doctoral graduate students at JHU the opportunity to join in a teaching and research collaboration with the Community College of Baltimore County (CCBC) that initiates students into undergraduate humanities research while […]

Sheridan Libraries Dean’s Undergraduate Research Awards, Co-Sponsored by the Alexander Grass Humanities Institute, – Accepting Applications Now Through March 9, 2018

Dean’s Undergraduate Research Awards (DURA) are available for students working on relevant humanities and social sciences research projects that specifically utilize primary source materials in the rare book, manuscript, and archival collections of the Sheridan Libraries at JHU. These collections span 5,000 years of rare and unique objects and texts, from ancient cuneiform tablets and […]

Opening Remarks from N.D.B. Connolly from Life Sentences

Read the opening remarks of the Life Sentences conference by Nathan Connolly, Herbert Baxter Adams Associate Professor of History at the Johns Hopkins University at Johns Hopkins University and co-host of the weekly American history podcast, Backstory.

Life Sentences Conference Well Attended In Person and Online

Life Sentences: A Conference on Incarceration and the Humanities, held Nov. 9-10 at the Parkway Theatre, may have focused on the experience of people in Baltimore, but it's message resonated around the world. The conference received nearly 25,000 independent views online through livestream.

Media Medica: Medicine and the Challenge of New Media

The Medicine & The Challenge of New Media Conference will be held October 27-28, 2017. Medicine never takes places in a vacuum. Patients become ill in the context of work and family, physicians make diagnostic and therapeutic choices based on their professional training and institutional affiliations, researchers pose questions based on funding opportunities and the interests […]

William Egginton appears on Maryland Humanities Podcast

Alexander Grass Humanities Institute Director, William Egginton, spoke with Maryland Humanities about the common questions faced by liberal arts majors and educators. These questions include how their education will serve them later in life and how the Institute serves its students through the humanities.