Category Archives: Events and Exhibits

Includes library events (e.g., classes, Friends of the Libraries lectures) and exhibits

Pokémon Does NOT Cause Cancer

It’s a special year for both JohnCon and Pokémon — they are both 20 years old! As one HopSFA leader commented, “Pokémon will be old enough to drink in Japan.” In 1996, while he was working for Nintendo, Satoshi Tajiri created … Continue reading

A Festival of Edible Books? Preposterous!

Now is the time to grab a spatula and let out a primal scream for Read It and Eat It, our third annual edible book festival, is nigh! Our promotion of literacy and gluttony and whimsy will occur in the … Continue reading

A Modern Doctor with Many Fields

The next speaker in the JHU Conversations in Medicine series is Dr. Cindy Sears. Dr. Sears is a Hopkins Professor of Medicine, Oncology, and Molecular Microbiology and Immunology. Yet her earliest PubMed article was “The Effectiveness of a Consultation” (American … Continue reading

John Barth Loves Us: A Valentine to Fiction

S: So, what are you doing on February 14? Wanna go on a date? Z: Hello? S: …with me and John Barth? Z: A double date? S: Also, Rafael Alvarez, Madison Smartt Bell, Matt Porterfield, Rosalia Scalia, and Jason Tinney? … Continue reading

Learn from Modern Doctors

What is it like to be the Health Commissioner of a complex city like Baltimore (whose health department happens to have been the first in the United States)? Dr. Leana Wen, who has served in that role for just over … Continue reading

Survey and Gift Cards: Your New Year’s Resolution

MSEL is resolved help you with all aspects of your research. We provide many services and resources, including: personalized research assistance information literacy training data management assistance instructional technology help books, journals, and datasets a variety of study spaces We also know … Continue reading

Lost and Found in the Funhouse: Open for Business

Our new exhibition of rare books and manuscript materials is open… now! Lost and Found in the Funhouse: The John Barth Collection celebrates the American writer John Barth, known for his masterful literary experiments. Barth’s novels and stories are full … Continue reading

The Tragedy of Freddie Gray, Act 2

If you were in Baltimore this spring, you witnessed and felt our city’s pain in the wake of the death of Freddie Gray while in police custody on April 19. Protests, violence, looting and fires, clean up, marches, arrests, indictments: … Continue reading

Happy Birthday Johns!

On May 13, 2015, it was my privilege to speak at the annual birthday celebration held for our founder at Clifton, his country estate. Clifton was given to the University in Johns Hopkins’ will, but the trustees sold it to … Continue reading

Research Remix: They Came From Ocular Space!

What if artists and researchers got together to talk, and then the artists created art based on the science and engineering and medicine that they heard about from the researchers? Welcome to Research Remix, another amazing project from your friends … Continue reading