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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.

 

ADVISORY: Bernie Sanders to Speak at Johns Hopkins

Bernie Sanders, a U.S. senator and former Democratic presidential candidate, to speak at Johns Hopkins University.

Painter Catherine Kehoe to Speak at Johns Hopkins

Boston-based painter Catherine Kehoe will present slides and discuss her work on Thursday, October 27 at Johns Hopkins University.

ADVISORY: Marilyn Mosby to Speak at Johns Hopkins

Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby, who took office in 2015, and is best known for charging six police officers involved in the arrest of Freddie Gray, will speak at a program called “Unpacking Baltimore with Marilyn Mosby.”

Johns Hopkins Opens Major Exhibit on Edgar Allan Poe

The Enigmatic Edgar A. Poe in Baltimore & Beyond features highlights from the Susan Jaffe Tane Collection of Edgar Allan Poe, one of the finest private collections of Poe materials in the world.

MEDIA ADVISORY: JHU Forums on Race in America Continue

JHU Forums on Race in America return for the 2016-17 academic year with a panel discussion, “The Next 50 years: Black Power’s Afterlife and the Struggle for Social Justice,” featuring writer and historian Robin Kelley, Baltimore-based political organizer Dayvon Love, and Salamishah Tillet, a scholar, activist, social critic, and media personality.

ADVISORY: Future Engineers Use Their Noodles to Build Spaghetti Bridges

About 160 high school students at the Johns Hopkins Baltimore campus — and another 425 students across the country — will compete in the annual Spaghetti Bridge Contest, marking the culmination of a four-week summer course called Engineering Innovation.

MEDIA ADVISORY: Activist Bree Newsome to Speak at Johns Hopkins

Community organizer and activist Bree Newsome will speak at Johns Hopkins University as part of the JHU Forums on Race in America.

Baltimore Series to Explore Roots and Realities of Discrimination

A year after the unrest in Baltimore sparked by the arrest and tragic death of Freddie Gray, Johns Hopkins University is launching an art and conversation series to reflect on deep-rooted discrimination in the city and what the community can do about it.

Cartoonist Ben Katchor to Speak at Johns Hopkins

Award-winning cartoonist and graphic novelist Ben Katchor will present an illustrated lecture on his work Monday April 4 at Johns Hopkins University.

Snowden, ‘Orange is the New Black’ Author Headline JHU Speaker Series

A whistleblower, the author of a bestselling book about life in a women’s prison, and the founder of Vox.com are among those speaking at Johns Hopkins University as part of the 2016 Foreign Affairs Symposium speaker series.

MEDIA ADVISORY: Angela Davis to Speak at Johns Hopkins

Angela Davis, a leading thinker on issues of racial politics and criminal justice reform, will visit Johns Hopkins University as part of the JHU Forums on Race in America.

CHRISTMAS EVE: Graveside Commememoration of Mr. Johns Hopkins on 142nd Anniversary of His Death

Johns Hopkins employees, alumni, students and friends will attend the annual Christmas Eve graveside observance honoring the founder of the university and health system, Mr. Johns Hopkins.

JHU Opens Major Exhibition Celebrating Author John Barth

The Johns Hopkins University Sheridan Libraries’ new exhibition on John Barth offers visitors a kind of funhouse experience devoted to exploring the author’s life and legacy.

Artist Jane Dickson To Speak At Johns Hopkins

New York-based artist Jane Dickson who paints on everything from sandpaper to Astroturf will present a slide talk on her work on October 29 at Johns Hopkins University.

Johns Hopkins Announces Fall Speaker Series

The director of the movie Selma, a former vice presidential candidate and a controversial comedian are among the speakers who will visit Johns Hopkins University this fall as part of the annual Milton S. Eisenhower Symposium.

JHU Museums Fall Calendar Highlights

September 9, 2015 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Heather Stalfort Office: 410-516-8329 Cell: 443-794-9164 hestalfort@jhu.edu Putting the Neo in Classical: Dressing for the Harvest Ball Sept. 10, 5:30–7:30 p.m. Location: Homewood Museum Cost: $12 public, $8 members, FREE with purchase of Harvest Ball or Fall Frolick after-party ticket. Reserve online through Brown Paper Tickets at http://www.bpt.me/producer/22987 […]

JHU Museums Summer Calendar Highlights

July – September 2015 Exhibition & Programming Highlights

Johns Hopkins Physics Fair Returns to Homewood Campus

The Department of Physics and Astronomy at Johns Hopkins University will host its 12th annual Physics Fair from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 25. The fair coincides with the university’s annual Spring Fair celebration on the Homewood campus.

Pixar’s Ed Catmull to Give Commencement Address

Ed Catmull, a co-founder of Pixar Animation Studios, a computer scientist responsible for groundbreaking movie blockbusters like Toy Story and a winner of five Academy Awards, will speak at the Johns Hopkins University’s commencement exercises on Thursday, May 21.

Johns Hopkins Museums Spring 2015 Program Highlights

The Johns Hopkins University museums March through May 2015 exhibition and programming highlights including an edible kitchen garden course with Gertrude’s Restaurant chef John Shields.

2015 French Film Festival Lineup Announced

Johns Hopkins University’s annual French Film Festival opens March 2 and will showcase contemporary movies from French-speaking countries worldwide. This year’s theme is Francophone Crossings. Each of the five chosen films reflect on issues that arise when diverse populations interact, including a documentary that follows the 2007 slander trial of the Parisian satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo.

Satiric Artist Steve Brodner to Speak at Johns Hopkins

Satiric artist and illustrator Steve Brodner will present a slide talk on his work on March 2 at the Johns Hopkins University.

Humans of New York Creator Headlines Foreign Affairs Symposium Series

The creator of the popular Humans of New York blog, feminist icon Gloria Steinem and Obama campaign strategist David Plouffe are among the speakers coming to Johns Hopkins University as part of the 2015 Foreign Affairs Symposium

Christmas Eve: Graveside Commemoration of Mr. Johns Hopkins on 141st Anniversary of His Death

Media Advisory: Members of the Johns Hopkins community are invited to an annual graveside observance honoring their founder, Mr. Johns Hopkins. This year’s brief ceremony will take place at his grave in Green Mount Cemetery in Baltimore at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 24, the 141st anniversary of his death.

The John Astin Theatre and the Johns Hopkins Theatre Arts and Studies Program Present ‘Dura Mater’

The John Astin Theatre and the Johns Hopkins University Theatre Arts and Studies Program will present John Pietrowski’s Dura Mater directed by James Glossman, opening Friday, Nov. 7.