Department: Feature Archive


Centerpiece

Issue: Feature, Spring 2016

Sunset viewed from the south/southwest corner of the front entrance to Gilman Hall. Photo by Will Kirk


The Craft of Writing

Issue: Feature, Spring 2016

The Hopkins Review is a contender in the wide world of literary journals.


Can Data Save Our Cities?

Issue: Feature, Spring 2016

Last year, a team from Hopkins began meeting with mayors across the country to help solve their most pressing urban issues. The results have been encouraging. The solution? Data.


Gray Matters

Issue: Feature, Spring 2016

Hopkins professors are equipping undergraduate students with the analytical tools they need to navigate through the ethical dilemmas of today—and tomorrow.


Centerpiece

Issue: Fall 2015, Feature

100 Years of Humanities


The Humanities Files

Issue: Fall 2015, Feature

At a time when STEM fields seem to reign supreme, majoring in a non- “practical” discipline can get a bum rap. But these five alumni, who’ve gone on to careers ranging from medicine to marketing, say their humanities grounding was crucial to who they are today.


Perspectives on the Unrest

Issue: Fall 2015, Feature

Outraged. Confused. Enlightened. Resolved. Reactions to the events surrounding April 27, 2015, in Baltimore run the gamut. Here, in their own words, nine Hopkins people share their insights and observations.


Slow Down!

Issue: Fall 2015, Feature

Could decelerating an overactive hippocampus halt Alzheimer’s disease in its tracks? Neuroscientist Michela Gallagher and her colleagues across the university aim to find out.


Other Lives

Issue: Feature, Spring 2015

From flamenco dancing to powerlifting, many professors in the School of Arts and Sciences lead dramatically different lives outside the classroom.


The Eyes Have It

Issue: Feature, Spring 2015

By examining randomness on a microscopic level, biologist Robert Johnston and his team are working to better understand gene regulation.