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JHU-RAPS Career Day Photos

The RAPS (Regulatory Affairs Professional Society) was hosted its Mid-Atlantic Regional Career Day on Saturday, May 21, on the Johns Hopkins University Montgomery County campus in Rockville, MD. Johns Hopkins University was a sponsor of this event.  

“Budding Local Screenwriters Get Some Expert Advice”, Baltimore Sun Publishes Article about MA in Film and Media

MA in Film and Media

“Budding local screenwriters get some expert advice”, the Baltimore Sun publishes article about our MA in Film and Media program. The Narrative Feature Screenplay Lab is part of the Johns Hopkins Film Incubator, a mentorship program designed for budding filmmakers from Hopkins and the Baltimore area. It is funded through a $1 million grant from the Saul Zaentz read more…

From Books to War: One Woman’s Story on Furthering Her Education

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Soraia has an interesting career working on a peacekeeping force for the United Nations in Afghanistan. She’s set up elections and facilitated a variety of public services, but she was looking for more. As a student in the Johns Hopkins MA in Communication program, Soraia connects with her professors and classmates online from a conflict read more…

Faculty Lecture Series — Dr. David M. Blum Underlying Concepts in Warning Analysis: Pearl Harbor Revisited

Dr. David M. Blum

Dr. David M. Blum Underlying Concepts in Warning Analysis: Pearl Harbor Revisited Outline of talk Motivation— What are the warning problems?— Approaches used by US Intelligence Community— Key challenges and‘desired features of a prescriptive warning model Formal model— Representing analyst’s mental model— Lead time estimation— Decision to alert Retrospective analysis of Pearl Harbor— Model setup— Results— read more…

Hundreds Gather to Enjoy Student Readings in Writing & Science Writing

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More than 200 students, alumni, and guests gathered on May 6-7 for the Writing and Science Writing Programs’ Spring 2016 thesis readings and awards presentations in Baltimore and Washington. The Baltimore event in Hodson Hall on the Homewood Campus featured nine readers, plus the presentation of awards to Outstanding Graduates, for Teaching Excellence, and for read more…

Energy Sustainability and Transition Management (By Dan Zachary)

Energy Sustainability and Transition Management

By Dan Zachary Today’s society is facing a broad number of challenges such as diminishing fossil fuel reserves, economic instability, poverty, growing population pressure, poor air quality, and climate change. To address these issues, the Brundland Commission (1987) concretized the concept of sustainable development. The Commission proposed in its cornerstone document, Our Common Futures, the read more…

Paul Weinstein Quoted in CNBC Article

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Paul Weinstein, Director of the MA in Public Management program, quoted in CNBC article: College game plan: Speed through college to slash tuition costs. Speeding up the timeline to graduate early — or at the very least, on time — can reduce the tab considerably. “How easy is it to do today? It’s not particularly easy,” read more…

Dr. Jennifer Bachner Quoted in Governing Magazine

Dr. Jennifer Bachner

Dr. Jennifer Bachner, director of the Master of Science in Government Analytics and Certificate in Government Analytics, quoted in Governing Magazine: 4 Reasons Data Analytics Often Fail. Data analytics is one of the hottest trends in the public sector, but it’s not easy to succeed with data.

Dr. Jennifer Bachner Publishes Article in Wall Street Journal

Dr. Jennifer Bachner

Dr. Jennifer Bachner, director of the Master of Science in Government Analytics and Certificate in Government Analytics, publishes an article in the Wall Street Journal: “Is Predictive Policing the Law-Enforcement Tactic of the Future?” Predictive policing’s supporters say it will make police departments more effective and improve community relations. Critics say it will result in read more…