In the Fall 2009 issue


The Autodidact Course Catalog
By Dale Keiger
September means back-to-school time, even for the autodidact. Johns Hopkins faculty contribute 22 courses that will make you smarter.

Survival Mode
By Greg Hanscom
As the national economic downturn takes its toil on nonprofits, Johns Hopkins’ Lester Salamon believes the ‘resilient sector’ will adapt and survive.

The Forever Enemy
By Michael Anft
Transmited by mosquitoes, malaria kills more than a million people each year. Johns hopkins researchers are using the insect’s own genes to fight the disease.

To Understand Ourselves
By Michael Dirda
An essay on what Basil Gildersleeve — soldier, citizen, scholar, and the first faculty member hired at Johns Hopkins — can still teach us.