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Alumni spotlight

Celebrated cancer researcher, alumnus returns to Johns Hopkins

Chi Van Dang, Med ’82, former faculty member of the School of Medicine, has been named the Bloomberg Distinguished Professor of cancer medicine and will pursue cutting-edge and interdisciplinary cancer research. "Coming back to where I started my career as an assistant professor feels like being reborn and will certainly reinvigorate my research program," he says.

In other news  


This new interactive map lets you scroll through the universe

A new map of the universe displays for the first time the span of the entire known cosmos with pinpoint accuracy and sweeping beauty. Brice Ménard, a professor of physics and astronomy, assembled the map with the help of Nikita Shtarkman, Engr ’19, when Shtarkman was a Homewood undergrad studying computer science. Check out this video of the duo explaining their creation.



Omicron's rapid evolution presents multiple challenges

Virologist Andrew Pekosz discusses the many faces of omicron, which tools are still holding up against it, and what virologists are still waiting to see from this virus


Election 2022

What we learned from the midterms

Scholars from the SNF Agora Institute convened last week to discuss the influence of factors such as Dobbs, the war in Ukraine, and the specter of the 2024 presidential race on this year's midterm elections


University news

56 from Hopkins among world's most highly cited researchers

Annual list recognizes researchers whose published papers rank in the top 1% of citations for field and year

Hopkins in the News  

Teen Vogue

What is the Federalist Society?

Steven Teles, a professor of political science, says a rebellion against liberal ideals is part of what binds Federalist Society members together despite their differences



Are at-home STD test kits reliable?

The STD epidemic is "out of control," says Amesh Adalja, a senior scholar at the Center for Health Security


Popular Science

What we learn from crash tests in space

"Thankfully, no known asteroid big enough to penetrate our atmosphere is a threat to impact Earth at any time in the next century," says Angela Stickle, planetary scientist at APL and a DART team member


NBC News

New omicron subvariants take over

However, because these BQ subvariants are genetically similar to BA.5, vaccines, tests, and treatments should still work against them overall, says Bloomberg School virologist Andrew Pekosz


Classes start in January

Odyssey spring catalog

Check out the spring 2023 courses from the Alumni Association's Odyssey Program, the Baltimore region's award winning, lifelong learning partner for more than 25 years; click for more info and to register


Dec. 5

Lunch with the Libraries

Join Kelsey Champagne, A&S ’15, curatorial postdoctoral fellow at the Sheridan Libraries, for a virtual presentation at noon EST for a virtual introduction to the exhibition Women of the Book: The Spiritual Lives of Early Modern Women, 1450–1800, on view in the George Peabody Library Exhibit Gallery; registration required


Dec. 15

Book talk

Join former Treasury officials Howard Adler, A&S ’72, and Alex J. Pollock for a virtual conversation at 6 p.m. EST about their book,  Surprised Again! The COVID Crisis and the New Market Bubble; registration required

holiday break