Department: News Archive

Newman Named Provost at UMass Amherst

Issue: Spring 2014

Katherine Newman, dean of the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, has been appointed provost and senior vice chancellor for academic affairs at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

From the Classroom to the Classroom

Issue: Fall 2013

Five recent Krieger School graduates make up the first cohort of a program designed to support undergraduates who want to make a difference in urban schools.

News Briefs

Issue: Fall 2013

What's new and notable around the School of Arts & Sciences.

Minor in Art Makes Its Debut

Issue: Fall 2013

After nearly 40 years as an outlet for student creativity, the visual arts program at the Krieger School has become a full academic minor.

Exploring the New Physics of Inflation

Issue: Fall 2013

Three Johns Hopkins University theoretical physicists have received a $1.3 million grant from the John Templeton Foundation to develop new ideas for the origin of the universe and alternative ways to test those ideas.

New Faculty

Issue: Fall 2013

The Krieger School of Arts and Sciences welcomed a talented group of new faculty members in 2013, with specialties ranging from medieval art to geocriticism, to conformal field theory.

Learning From My Learning Disorder

Issue: Fall 2013

Diagnosed with dyslexia at a young age, Tess Thomas ’14 didn’t know what the future held for her, but she did know one thing: she was going to keep moving forward.

Quotable: Michael Bloomberg

Issue: Spring 2013

In January, the University announced a record-setting alumni donation: philanthropist and New York Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg’s $350 million gift.

Lights! Camera!…Physics!

Issue: Spring 2013

David Kaplan, a theoretical physicist, is making a full-length feature film about the Large Hadron Collider.

Seeds of Hope in Iraq

Issue: Spring 2013

Army Major Donald Makay co-founded Iraqi Hope Foundation, which aims to honor the fallen and offer young Iraqis a future.