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Chuck Bennett Receives Prestigious Rumford Prize from Academy of Arts and Sciences

Chuck Bennett Receives Prestigious Rumford Prize from Academy of Arts and Sciences
The American Academy of Arts & Sciences has awarded Blooomberg Distinguished Professor Charles L. Bennett one of the oldest and most celebrated awards in science, the Rumford Prize, an honor Bennett now shares with Thomas Edison, Enrico Fermi and Henry A. Rowland. Bennett led the Wilkinson Microwave Anisotropy Probe, which ‘transformed our view of the […]

Investor Bill Miller gives $50M to Johns Hopkins Department of Physics and Astronomy

Investor Bill Miller gives $50M to Johns Hopkins Department of Physics and Astronomy
Miller's $50 million commitment will fund endowed professorships, postdoctoral fellowships, and graduate research, and will provide ongoing support for research infrastructure. His gift also served as the impetus for two anonymous donors to support the department as well, expanding to $75 million the funding to advance key areas of physics research.

Bloomberg Distinguished Professor Alex Szalay Receives Life Sciences Award for Astropath Cancer Mapping Technology

Bloomberg Distinguished Professor Alex Szalay Receives Life Sciences Award for Astropath Cancer Mapping Technology
Bloomberg Distinguished Professor Alex Szalay and Kimmel Cancer Center pathologist Janis Taube, M.D., M.Sc., received a Life Sciences 2021 award for AstroPath at this year’s Falling Walls Science Summit, an international event honoring research breakthroughs from across the globe. The Johns Hopkins submission titled “Breaking the Wall to Mapping Cancer Using Multispectral Microscopy” was selected from hundreds of […]

Space@Hopkins Virtual Symposium: December 2 @ 3PM – Registration Now Open

Space@Hopkins Virtual Symposium: December 2 @ 3PM – Registration Now Open
Save the date: Space@Hopkins will be holding a virtual symposium on December 2 at 3:00 PM. The event will focus on current and future civil space research, exploration, and technology, featuring NASA Leadership and JHU researchers across APL, JHSPH, KSAS, SoM and WSE. Featured speakers include: Pamela Melroy (Deputy Administrator, NASA) Groundbreaking JHU researchers, recipients of the Space@Hopkins 2020 Seed Grant Award Human […]