News Archive

2022 Macksey Symposium applications open!

Applications for the 2022 Macksey Symposium, held virtually from April 8-10, are open now!  Check out the Macksey site for more details. If you are interested in spreading the news, please feel free to download our 2022 Macksey flyer for sharing.

App Open! $32,000 Award for Graduating Seniors to Travel and Conduct Research

App Open! $32,000 Award for Graduating Seniors to Travel and Conduct Research

The prestigious Meg Walsh Award provides $32,000 of funding for one graduating senior undertake an independent project of their own unique design involving international travel. Applications are open, deadline February 15.

Travel Exception Form

We are happy to announce that we are now able to review undergraduate student travel requests through our new form.

URSCA Awards Now Open!

Applications for the 2022 URSCA undergraduate research awards are due February 15, 2022 at 5:00 pm eastern.

URSCA has moved!

URSCA has moved!

URSCA is excited to welcome you to our new on-campus location: Suite 350 in the Wyman Park Building (3100 Wyman Park Drive). Come stop in to say hi to Dean Natalie Strobach, Dr. Julie Lirot (now Assistant Director), and Dr. Caitlin Larracey (our new postdoctoral fellow).

2021 Macksey Symposium applications open!

Applications for the 2021 Macksey Symposium, held virtually from April 24-25, are open now!  Check out the Macksey site for more details.

Registration Now Open for Macksey Undergraduate Humanities Research Symposium

The Richard Macksey National Undergraduate Humanities Research Symposium is an annual symposium hosting students from across the nation interested in presenting their scholarship. It is the first conference of its kind: there has been no other national platform for undergraduates in the humanities to share their work. The inaugural conference will be held on April 3-4, 2020, at Johns Hopkins University.

Woodrow Wilson Fellow’s Film Now Streaming on NoBudge

For her final project in the Woodrow Wilson Fellowship, Gillian Waldo ’19 (film and media studies) directed, shot, and edited the film, “I Know What I Saw.” The film, which takes viewers on a cross country journey through rodeos, deserts, and motels, is now streaming on NoBudge. NoBudge is a platform that spotlights short films and indie features.

Spring Speaker Series: Three Approaches to Queer Theory

Join Humanities for All as three academics at different stages of their careers share their unique approaches to queer theory and discuss how they entered into studying the humanities, obstacles they faced, and how they developed their research interests. 5 p.m., April 23 in the Levering Sherwood Room.

DURA Renamed to ASPIRE Grant

The Dean’s Undergraduate Research Award (DURA) will now be called the Dean’s ASPIRE Grant. ASPIRE Grants are designed to promote independent research projects among our exceptional undergraduate students in the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences. These awards, which range from $500 to $4,500, enable undergraduates in KSAS to pursue original research, work closely with a Hopkins faculty mentor, and advance knowledge for the world.