Afghan refugees are being resettled — here’s how to support those who are rebuilding their lives in Baltimore.
As Hispanic Heritage Month draws to a close, medical student Maria Fazal shares insight on how to support Baltimore’s Hispanic community.
Oct 12, 2021 1 comment
Stepping into the Anne and Mike Armstrong Medical Education Building (AMEB), you can always count on Aisha to brighten your day. Born and raised in Baltimore, Aisha has worked at Johns Hopkins since 2009, and recently changed positions from security first class officer to interim administrative assistant. Everybody knows and loves Aisha, who greets each […]
Feb 27, 2018
I finished my first marathon last week, a personal mental marathon that took hundreds of hours to complete—my first year of medical school. Our last lecture on that final Friday afternoon was followed by a barrage of claps, applause, cheers, celebratory pictures for Facebook and Instagram photos, and a general sense of urgency to leave […]
Jul 3, 2017
Guys, it’s finally happening. I am going to graduate with my Ph.D. This is 99 percent excellent news, and I am 99 percent thrilled. But let’s talk about that other 1 percent. It comes from the abrupt realization that in a few short months, I’m going to move away from Baltimore, probably to the other […]
Apr 15, 2016
Graduate school can be a lonely time. As your research becomes increasingly specialized, it is harder to find people who can relate. During your first year, you spend one to two hours every day with your classmates in lecture. This common experience organically creates community. You share notes, study together and prepare for graduate board […]
Apr 4, 2016
Six months after the civil unrest in Baltimore City, residents are still trying to make sense of what happened. Moving forward, many have turned their attention to the city’s future, hoping to create a bright one for its citizens — particularly, its youth. This is important, especially in a time such as this when Baltimore’s […]
Jan 15, 2016
The academic motto of “publish or perish” can create an isolationist graduate school environment. It can be easy to convince ourselves that our impact is tied solely to our experiments and lose sight of the fact that our time at Johns Hopkins is an opportunity to participate in an intellectual community built by both faculty […]
May 15, 2015