Katherine S. Newman, the James B. Knapp Dean of The Zanvyl Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, whose research focuses on the first generation to come of age in democratic South Africa, is available to discuss the death of anti-apartheid revolutionary Nelson Mandela.
Recent news from The Johns Hopkins University
This section contains regularly updated highlights of the news from around The Johns Hopkins University. Links to the complete news reports from the nine schools, the Applied Physics Laboratory and other centers and institutes are to the left, as are links to help news media contact the Johns Hopkins communications offices.
New York-based artist Kyle Staver will join Homewood Art Workshops Director Craig Hankin for a discussion and slide show on Oct. 24 at the Johns Hopkins University.
Media Advisory: Johns Hopkins experts available to discuss Supreme Court action on Fisher v. University of Texas
Supreme Court Fisher Decision: Lester K. Spence, an expert in racial politics and American political thought, and Joel Grossman, an expert in constitutional law, can discuss the Supreme Court’s ruling in the Fisher v. University of Texas case.
Johns Hopkins University has been awarded three grants from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation—totaling $2.5 million—to create a new interdisciplinary program in music between the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences and the Peabody Institute, to expand arts programming, and to support postdoctoral fellows in the humanities.
Cartoonist and graphic novelist Gilbert Hernandez will present a slide talk on his work on Monday, April 15 at The Johns Hopkins University. Hernandez’ talk, “From Funnybooks to Graphic Novels,” will begin at5:30 p.m.in Room 101 of the F. Ross Jones Building,MattinCenter, on the Homewoodcampus at3400 N. Charles St.inBaltimore. A book-signing will follow.
The Sheridan Libraries at The Johns Hopkins University announce the opening of For Love or Money: Art, Commerce & Stephen Crane at the George Peabody Library in Baltimore. The exhibition is drawn from the Wertheim-Frary Collection of Stephen Crane, which covers the writer’s entire career and much of his posthumous legacy.
The Johns Hopkins University Theatre Arts and Studies Program will present “Kick the Can,” a play based on a novel by Jim Lehrer, with curtain times at 8 p.m. on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, March 7, 8 and 9, and at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 10. The four performances will be in the John Astin Theatre in the historic Merrick Barn on the university’s Homewood campus, 3400 N. Charles St. in Baltimore.
The Program in Museums and Society, Department of Neuroscience, and Sheridan Libraries at The Johns Hopkins University announce the opening of Please Touch: An Interactive Study on the Neurological Mechanisms of Tactile Aesthetics in the quad-level lobby of the Milton S. Eisenhower Library on the Homewood campus. Curated by Hannah Weinberg-Wolf, a senior in the David S. Olton Program in Behavioral Biology, this exhibition introduces visitors to the neuroaesthetics of touch and aims to gather useful data from participants.
Eleanor Gardner, a senior at The Johns Hopkins University, has been named Bermuda’s Rhodes Scholar for 2013. The Rhodes Scholarship is considered one of the most prestigious academic honors, offering all-expenses-paid study for two, and possibly three, years at the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom. It is given to approximately 80 young adults each year in the English-speaking world, including only one scholar each year from Bermuda.
Undergraduates from The Johns Hopkins University, in collaboration with the Jewish Museum of Maryland, will present the results of their hands-on work as the curators of the traveling panel exhibit “Jews on the Move: Baltimore and the Suburban Exodus, 1945-1968,” a display of historic images and local stories in Hodson Hall on the university’s Homewood campus, 3400 N. Charles St. in Baltimore. The public is invited to attend the exhibition’s opening night at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 17., in the second-floor lobby where the exhibit is being displayed.
Painter Lennart Anderson will present a slide talk on his work on Wednesday, Oct. 10 at The Johns Hopkins University. Anderson’s talk, “On Painting,” will begin at 5:30 p.m. in the Arellano Theatre, Levering Hall, on the Homewood campus at 3400 N. Charles St. in Baltimore.
The Johns Hopkins University’s Evergreen Museum & Library, a fine arts museum and contemporary art center housed in a Gilded Age mansion on 26 landscaped acres in North Baltimore, seeks volunteers to be trained as museum guides.
An unofficial summer school course in archaeology is just a hyperlink away at “Hopkins in Egypt Today,” a free educational website showing a dig in progress throughout June.
Los Angeles-based choreographer, performer and dance educator Heather Sultz has been named by Johns Hopkins University’s Evergreen Museum & Library as the 11th “House Guest” in its highly acclaimed artist-in-residence program.
A yeast geneticist and an economist at The Johns Hopkins University are among 220 “thinkers and doers” in the 2012 class of new fellows of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the academy announced.
The Johns Hopkins University Theatre Arts and Studies Program will present “A Celebration: The Music of Stephen Sondheim” during three performances this month in the John Astin Theatre in the historic Merrick Barn on the university’s Homewood campus, 3400 N. Charles St. in Baltimore. Curtain times are 8 p.m. on both Friday, April 20 and Saturday, April 21, and 2 p.m. on Sunday, April 22.
The 16th annual student-run Johns Hopkins Film Fest returns on Friday, April 6, for a three-day celebration highlighting exceptional films from independent, international, and student filmmakers along with feature presentations of influential films.
Johns Hopkins University sociologist Katherine Newman is available to speak with reporters covering yesterday’s deadly shooting incident at Oikos University in Oakland, Calif.