From Brexit to the rise of right- and left-wing populism, the once-harmonious European Union is beset by discord. Our experts weigh in on what the future might hold.


  • Remembering Stephen Hawking

    A little more than a year after the death of Stephen Hawking, Bloomberg Distinguished Professor Alan Yuille describes his one-time PhD mentor as “one of the most heroic people of all time.”

  • Centerpiece

    In March, Shriver Hall reopened after an 18-month renovation, transforming from a 1950s-era auditorium into a state-of-the-art performance center.

  • Sites of Discovery

    For humanities scholars at the Krieger School, no two research “labs” are alike. In these stories, we give you a window into the world of five researchers whose academic inquiries unfold in a wide variety of spaces.


  • Dean’s Desktop

    With Michael Bloomberg’s recent gift, the university will benefit enormously from our expanded ability to recruit exceptional students who hail from diverse perspectives.

  • Student Center Coming to Homewood Campus

    The long-awaited facility will be a home for all Hopkins students, tailored to their needs and shaped by their input.

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    SNF Agora Institute Announces Inaugural Director

    Political scientist Hahrie Han has been named as the inaugural director of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Agora Institute at Johns Hopkins University.

  • Snapshot: From the Office of Emmy Smith

    Take a peek into the office of this assistant professor from the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences and see fossils that are about 550 million years old.

  • In Memoriam

    We remember P.M. Forni, professor of Italian; Riccardo Giacconi, professor and Nobel Laureate; and Jim Margraff, the winningest football coach in JHU history.

  • New Bloomberg Professors Named

    Filipe Campante, Nilabh Shastri, and Daeyeol Lee have joined Johns Hopkins University as Bloomberg Distinguished Professors.

  • @JHUArtsSciences

    Jillian Hesler, a visual arts minor, created a caption-less cartoon for our Instagram contest, and chemistry graduate student Sophie Melvin submitted the winning entry.

  • Faculty Awards

    The latest recognitions of our stellar faculty.

  • Seen & Heard

    Look who’s talking: Krieger School faculty quoted in the media.

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    News Briefs

    More stories of note from around the Krieger School.

  • Letters to the Editor

    Read excerpts from letters and emails written by alumni in response to the Fall 2018 issue’s cover story, ’68: The year that changed everything.

Big Ideas

Student Digest

  • Major Infatuation: Chemistry

    “Chemistry tackles problems in biology, engineering, the environment and beyond. We see it as a bridge that helps us understand […]

  • How does your garden grow?

    The Blue Jay’s Perch, a community garden located at Johns Hopkins Eastern, was designed to teach safe and environmentally sustainable food production methods.

  • Neighborhood Watch

    Public health major Bronte Nevins examines patterns of investment and disinvestment in 10 neighborhoods in Baltimore City.

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    Colorful Questions

    Senior neuroscience major Brianna Aheimer researches how congenitally blind and sighted individuals learn about color.

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    Wizard of Vlog

    Angelamarie Malkoun, a Writing Seminars and history double major, reads and researches young adult fantasy books as part of her Woodrow Wilson Fellowship.

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    Counting for a Cure

    Junior Emnet Atlabachew investigates the mechanisms underlying epilepsy in neurological disorders.

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    Five Questions

    Farouk Dey is the inaugural vice provost for integrative learning and life design.

  • By the Numbers

    Johns Hopkins’ intramural sports range from soccer and basketball to inner tube water polo and wallyball.

  • Sports Briefs

    News headlines in Hopkins sports.


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    Camera Ready

    Rachel Witkin ’14 has been rising through the ranks of NBC’s television news division and is now the associate producer of Hardball.

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    Halting Epilepsy in Its Tracks

    Alexander Rotenberg ’93, a neurologist at Boston Children’s Hospital, is working to prevent epilepsy after injury.

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    Riding a Dream from Hopkins to Hollywood

    Emma Needell ’11 has written three scripts slated for production this year, one of which has attracted Disney and Oprah Winfrey’s Harpo Films.

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    Curriculum Vitae: Wes Moore

    Wes Moore—author, combat veteran, social entrepreneur.

  • Border Crossings

    William Brumfield’s books on Russian architecture have won him considerable acclaim.

  • Alumni Kudos

    A round of applause for what our alumni have accomplished.

  • Alumni to Watch

    A Jeopardy! winner and a next-generation leader. Our alumni are going places.