In the Spring 2011 issue
Interviews by Michael Anft
In their own words, Johns Hopkins researchers and health professionals
tell how “the dark continent” has illuminated their work and their lives.
The Curse of the Golden Egg
By Dale Keiger
SAIS’s Peter M. Lewis explores why resource-rich African countries have
been plagued by economic disparity, corrupt governments, and civil strife.
20 Questions: Africa Edition
By Brennen Jensen
Everything you ever wanted to know about Africa. Johns Hopkins faculty,
alumni, and students field questions – big, small, and out of the blue.
My Mom, My Avatar
By Piper Weiss, A&S ’00
Through her blog, My Mom the Style Icon, Piper Weiss shows that pictures
of your mother taken B.C. (before children) can inspire fascination – and fashion.
By Joshua Kendall, A&S ’91 (MA)
Johns Hopkins’ first president was a man of science, but he was also a lover
of words who helped turn Webster’s into the evidence-based dictionary we know today.
- The Big Question: Is America Capable of Controlling Its Guns?
- Editor’s Note: African Tales
- Letters: Back to Basics
- Essay: Lost in Translation
- Golomb’s Gambits: Biblical J-Names
- Wholly Hopkins: Matters of note from around Johns Hopkins
- Students: Got 10 minutes? Micro-volunteer
- History: Studying what could not be thrown away
- Psychiatry: Bringing science back to hallucinogens
- Astrophysics: The astronaut who fell to Hopkins
- Public Health: Running on empty?
- Books: Many lives indeed
- Engineering: Record gift will fund new research building
- Education: Number of “dropout factories” declines
- Alumni News & Notes
- How To: Learn a Language