Nearing the end of her first semester of medical school, Alisha Dziarski reflects on getting to know Baltimore during the pandemic by exploring cafes around the city.
While some grad students enjoy rock climbing or running marathons, others prefer the quiet pleasures of a night in. Read how Ph.D. student Anna Moyer uses knitting to show her Baltimore, science, and Hopkins pride.
Jan 27, 2020
Baltimore murals are more than just landmarks. They are also windows into the communities that sponsored them and have deep roots in the neighborhoods’ histories and cultures.
Jan 22, 2020
As a graduate student with little money and no television, I spend much of my free time walking along the waterfront. One of my favorite stretches is the brick-paved path along Canton, which is lined with moored boats, quiet row homes and green space. A striking feature of this walk, tucked in one of the […]
Sep 26, 2019
At the time, chaos and disappointment were all I saw in Baltimore. Imagine sitting at the sixth story window, looking out across the Baltimore skyline, and seeing fire. Heading to work around 8 a.m., news circulates that armored vehicles are set to post around the medical campus, should riots become unruly. Morning turns to lunch, […]
Aug 19, 2019
Nothing spells summer in Baltimore like the smell of hot asphalt, the sulfurous haze of backyard fireworks and the sweet siren’s call of a faraway ice cream truck. But if the weather’s heating up and you’re feeling down, take a day to get outside, explore the city and experience its thriving frozen dairy dessert scene […]
Jun 21, 2019
In some ways, a hospital is a great equalizer. Once you’re admitted, things like employment status or race no longer matter — unless that happens to be medically relevant. What matters is that you’re sick enough to need a team of health professionals to take care of you. Whether you live in a gated community […]
Feb 20, 2017
Have you ever been driving through Baltimore and seen a child on a bike pass you by with no helmet? Maybe you wonder why there isn’t anyone doing something about the safety education of youth in this city. Do you ever see a homeless person on the street and wish you could help get them […]
Aug 3, 2016
This past April, you may have noticed a surplus of sparkling lights scattered throughout Baltimore’s Inner Harbor. For those who participated, Light City Baltimore provided food, music and fun. This event was so popular, it even attracted people from outside of Baltimore, including residents from Philadelphia and New York City, among other places. But for […]
Jul 7, 2016
Social justice and social innovation have recently become buzzwords in millennial circles as focal points for tackling social issues. In essence, social justice purports a world in which all people have a right to equitable treatment and fair allocation of resources without any form of discrimination. Social innovation is a new movement grounded in the […]
May 25, 2016