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Nadia Zakamska Receives Krieger School’s Excellence in Teaching Award

Nadia Zakamska Receives Krieger School’s Excellence in Teaching Award
Associate Professor Nadia Zakamska has received the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences 2020-21 Excellence in Teaching Award. The award was based on nominations from students, alumni, faculty, and staff who highlighted Dr. Zakamska’s continued ability to engage and inspire students, build community, and foster relationships outside of the classroom. Below are two quotes from […]

Arts & Sciences Magazine: Beyond Our Solar System, Exoplanets 101

Arts & Sciences Magazine: Beyond Our Solar System, Exoplanets 101
Faculty from the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, including Bloomberg Distinguished Professor David Sing, who is also a member of the Department of Physics & Astronomy, and P&A Assistant Professor Kevin Schlaufman, explain how planets outside of our solar system are created and discovered—and whether life might exist on them.

Remembering Jan V. Vandenberg

Remembering Jan V. Vandenberg
Jan Vincent Vandenberg, a Johns Hopkins University computer scientist and systems architect who made astronomical images accessible to the public and helped catapult citizen science forward, passed away on May 13, 2021.