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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.


Johns Hopkins University hosts second annual symposium on university-level science teaching

Building on the success of last year’s inaugural event, Johns Hopkins University will again host the Symposium on Excellence in Teaching and Learning in the Sciences. The daylong Gateway Sciences Initiative (GSI) symposium will be held Thursday, Jan. 17, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Hodson Hall on the university’s Homewood campus in Baltimore.

JHU Rethinks University-Level Science Teaching

On Friday, Jan. 20, The Johns Hopkins University will hold a daylong meeting of nearly 300 faculty members, academic leaders, staff members and outside experts to consider innovative, more effective alternatives to traditional large lecture/lab introductory science classes for undergraduates, graduate students and professional students.