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Lax legend Paul Rabil has big plans for pro lacrosse

A new ESPN documentary offers an intimate portrait of the recently retired lax star and the growing interest he is helping to create in the nation's oldest sport. You can read all about the second half of Rabil's lacrosse career in the winter edition of Johns Hopkins Magazine, in mailboxes and available online.

In other news  

Celebrating excellence

Meet the 13 new members of the university's Society of Scholars

The inductees have made outstanding contributions in their fields of medicine, public health, music, literature, and more. Upon being inducted at a ceremony in November, they joined former Hopkins affiliates in the society, which was created in 1967 by university President Milton S. Eisenhower to recognize the accomplishments of former affiliates who make great strides in their work following their time at Hopkins.



Is TikTok stealing more than your time?

Cybersecurity expert Anton Dahbura discusses growing concerns with the popular app, citing potential data theft as a risk to U.S. security


Expert insights

The promise and peril of ChatGPT

The viral app recently released by OpenAI holds great promise and frightening potential, says Tinglong Dai, an AI expert at the Carey Business School


Health Policy Forum

Hopkins hosts HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra

In a wide-ranging virtual forum, Becerra addresses access to health care and mental health services as well as the ongoing pandemic


Class of 2027

Welcome, new Jays

Join us in welcoming the exceptional first members of the Class of 2027—533 students representing 37 U.S. states, 20 countries, two U.S. territories, and Washington, D.C., who were offered admission as the Early Decision I cohort Dec. 16

Hopkins in the News  

The New YOrk Times

New Covid boosters cut risk of hospitalization by half

"We probably won't see waves of COVID like we have in the past, which is a good thing, but it doesn't mean people aren't still dying and that those lives couldn't still be saved if we got more shots in arms," says epidemiologist David Dowdy


ABC News

Has the Jan. 6 investigation changed American politics?

"There are still a lot of underlying structural conditions in American politics that produce this sense of threat. ... I think it would be a mistake to believe that the danger has passed," says Robert Lieberman, a political science professor



The most inspiring immigration stories of 2022

Katya Echazarreta immigrated to America with her parents from Mexico at age 7. Now a master's degree candidate at JHU, she has been selected to join a Blue Origin spaceflight.


Dec. 23

Hopkins alum on 'Jeopardy!'

Ardi Knobel Mendoza, A&S ’12, BSPH ’16 (MS), is a contestant on Friday's episode of Jeopardy! Visit to find your station, tune in, and cheer on a fellow Blue Jay.


Through Jan. 5

Gingerbread house contest

Alumni and their families are invited to compete in three categories for all skill levels; click for more info


Jan. 5

Health Equity Discussion Group

Join a virtual conversation at noon EST with the Johns Hopkins Health Equity Group, which is working to create healthier communities through advocacy, policy review and reform, and community empowerment; registration required

Holiday break