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A mission for good

Moved by the Ukrainian people's resilience and outraged by the reported attacks on health care facilities, Jonathan Klein (far left), an Army veteran who is midway through an online master's degree in global security studies at Johns Hopkins, joined Project Independence Day, which purchased and personally delivered much-needed ambulances to the central Ukrainian city Kryvyi Rih.

In other news  


Honoring the man behind 'The Rec'

The fall edition of Johns Hopkins Magazine includes a tribute to entrepreneur and philanthropist Ralph O’Connor—the treasured Hopkins alum, former trustee, and longtime supporter of student life whose generosity established the popular Homewood rec center bearing his name. Through his support, O'Connor has touched almost every corner of campus life, from athletics and recreation to academics and sustainability. 


Friends for life

Intersecting pathways for advancement

Josh Bilenker, Med '99, Keith Flaherty, Med '97, Steve Harr, Med '98, and Ross Levine, Med '99, simultaneously attended the School of Medicine, but they only grew close after graduation. It was the "common aspirations around pushing the envelope in making novel and disruptive therapeutics for patients" that brought them together.



A new era of psychedelic treatment

Psilocybin can help people emerge from depression, spur others to quit smoking, and even allow those facing terminal cancer to make peace with death. A new $900,000 grant will allow researchers from Johns Hopkins, Yale, and NYU to build out a postdoctoral fellowship and gold-standard training program in psychedelic therapy.




A cohort of 20 scholars will pursue Hopkins PhDs as part of a $150M initiative designed to address underrepresentation in STEM fields



Intervention program aims to reduce violence

Support from JHU's Innovation Fund for Community Safety helps House of Ruth Maryland expand a program that aims to address the root causes of violence


Hopkins in the News  


What the Moon can tell us about Earth

Earth's "early record is lost, and we think it may have been really critical to when life was able to form on Earth," says APL planetary geologist Brett Denevi. "It shapes that habitable environment and really affects it."


ABC News

'No man's land': Long COVID knocks young workers out of job market

"This is not in their heads," says Alba Azola, who helps run the post-acute COVID team at Johns Hopkins Hospital. "This is not something that is just to get out work or a disability scam. These patients just want to be themselves again."


Sept. 15

Asteroid impact talk

Hopkins at Home and the Applied Physics Lab present a discussion with Elena Adams of APL about DART—NASA’s Double Asteroid Redirection Test mission set to crash into an asteroid Sept. 26; registration required


Sept. 21

Conversations on Imposter Syndrome

Join a virtual discussion with panelists who will share their expertise on how to stop questioning our capabilities, particularly when perception does not match reality; registration required


Sept. 24

Women in Leadership: A Discussion

Lawyer Traci Park, A&S ’97, and casting director Sunny Boling, A&S ’99, will talk about their career paths during this in-person discussion in Los Angeles; registration required