Category Archives: Events and Exhibits

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

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

JHU Faculty & Staff: Join a Timely, Relevant Discussion with TILE – Tuesday, 4pm

What we do in the classroom impacts what happens in the real world. Join the Toolkit for Inclusive Learning Environments, TILE, for a thoughtful discussion on classroom practices that can make lasting changes on how students perceive and communicate with … Continue reading

Explore Mars, the moon, and the skies

For nearly fifty years, people have attempted to send spacecraft to Mars. During the 1950s and 60s, an increasing preoccupation with the future and technology helped transform America’s outlook, as well as its conception of itself, as if seen anew … Continue reading

Go To Other Worlds This Weekend

JOHNCON IS HERE! Yes, this is news worth shouting. Prepare for the non-stop extravaganza that will be JohnCon 2015 (April 10-12). JohnCon is the annual convention of JHU’s Science Fiction and Fantasy Association (HopSFA). It’s held in Levering Hall, continuously … Continue reading

Why Can’t Some People Donate Blood? Is That Fair?

Are the guidelines used to screen potential blood donors discriminatory? This question will be the subject of the talk given at this year’s Undergraduate Conference in Public Health, the theme of which is “Giving Life to Public Health.” The keynote speaker … Continue reading