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Dr. Jerry Burgess Met with Senator Ben Cardin

Doctor Jerry Burgess and Senator Ben Cardin

Dr. Jerry Burgess, Director of the Environmental Sciences and Policy program, recently met with Maryland Senator Ben Cardin to discuss species conservation and the endangered species act. Senator Cardin stated his unequivocal support to the environment and articulated how fragile our environment is and how important it is to have assurance and laws to protect our read more…

Paul Weinstein Quoted in Roll Call Article

Paul Weinstein

Paul Weinstein, Director of the MA in Public Management program, was quoted in the article, Is Trump Review Just Al Gore Reinventing Government 2.0? The story is written by John T. Bennett, Advanced Academics Programs’ MA in Global Security Studies program graduate. To read the entire article, click here.

Museum Studies Students Collaborated with the San Diego Museum of Man and Cuseum

Museum Studies San Diego Seminar

Our MA in Museum Studies students, who attended the San Diego two-week onsite seminar, collaborated with the Museum of Man in Balboa Park and Cuseum for a hands-on learning experience. One of their core projects focused on producing mobile content and thematic tours for visitors to the San Diego Museum of Man.    

AAP Alum Greg Gangnuss Receives Valor Award for Heroic Actions

Greg Gangnuss

Gregory Gangnuss, a 1997 graduate of John Hopkins’ environmental science program, was presented the Air Force Civilian Award for Valor during a ceremony Feb. 22 for performing life-saving actions under perilous conditions. On October 11th, 2015, while on a voluntary deployment to Kabul, Afghanistan, Gangnuss heard the sound of a helicopter crash near the headquarters read more…

Paul Weinstein, Director of MA in Public Management Program, on NPR

Paul Weinstein

On February 22, 2017, scpr.org’s AirTalk featured Paul Weinstein, director of the MA in Public Management program, discussing whether AP classes adequately prepare students for college. Last year, nearly 3 million high school students took 4.7 million Advanced Placement (AP) exams around the world, a 5% increase from the previous cycle. Listen to this story (16 min 13 sec)

The Ideology of al Qaeda and ISIS: An Interview with Dr. Shiraz Maher

Shiraz Maher

Do al Qaeda and ISIL fight the way they do because of their understanding of Islam? Or do they have the understanding of Islam they do because they are fighting? What do they believe anyway and what sort of theological contortions did they have to go through to justify those beliefs? Dr. Shiraz Maher of Kings read more…