Baltimore Police on Wednesday arrested students who locked down the Johns Hopkins University main administration building as part of an ongoing protest over the creation of a private police force and the university’s contracts with ICE.
The Johns Hopkins University president and provost have written an open letter to student protesters in which they described their “forcible occupation” of the main administrative building on campus as violation of criminal law and have offered amnesty to students who leave.
Several students have chained themselves to the stairs inside Garland Hall at Johns Hopkins University over their demands the Baltimore university end their contracts with ICE and stop proposals for a private police force on campus.
Christine H. Fox, the assistant director for policy and analysis at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory in Laurel, gave a talk entitled “More to Math: From Education to Real-World Application” at Howard Community College on Tuesday night.
About two-thirds of electricity powering Johns Hopkins University campuses across Maryland will come from a Virginia solar farm starting in 2021 after the university announced a deal Monday to buy about 250,000 megawatt-hours of electricity from the project each year for 15 years.
Gov. Larry Hogan is scheduled to sign about 200 bills, including measures the General Assembly passed to reform the University of Maryland Medical System board of directors, allow the private Johns Hopkins University to create a police force, and establish a Maryland Freedom of the Press Day.
Among nearly 200 bills Gov. Larry Hogan has signed into law, Maryland will honor journalists with "Freedom of the Press Day" on June 28. That's the anniversary of a shooting at The Capital newspaper in Annapolis that killed five employees. Maryland has 23 other commemorative periods.
Chabad House at Johns Hopkins University and other Jewish cultural centers and synagogues will be offering community seders — that is, seders for members of the public — this weekend around the Baltimore area.
Dr. Catherine G. Gira, whose career took her from a high school English teacher in Cationsville to president of Frostburg State University, died March 26 at Friends House in Sandy Spring. The longtime Columbia resident was 86.
A group of Johns Hopkins students staged a sit-in during the university's Alumni Week to draw attention to a recently approved piece of legislation that allows for the creation of an armed campus police department.
Maryland lawmakers have given final approval to a bill that will allow the Johns Hopkins University to form its own police force in Baltimore. The Senate voted 42-2 to approve the bill, dubbed the “Community Safety and Strengthening Act.”
Over the objections of student protesters, Maryland’s House of Delegates has voted overwhelmingly to approve hotly debated legislation to authorize an armed police force for the private Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. The state Senate has passed a different version of the legislation.
The Shriver Hall Concert Series announced its 2019-2020 season on March 26, marking the first full season to be held in their newly renovated hall located on the Johns Hopkins University Homewood campus since its reopening earlier this month.
The Maryland Senate has given preliminary approval to a bill that would allow Johns Hopkins University to create a private, armed police force. Opponents, who object to "privatizing policing," spent more than an hour trying in vain to modify the measure.
Dr. Paul Talalay, a noted molecular pharmacologist who headed a Johns Hopkins School of Medicine research team that found a chemical in broccoli that boosted the cancer-fighting abilities of humans and animal cells, died Sunday of heart failure at his Roland Park home. He was 95.
Md. legislation would require jails and prisons to provide access to all three FDA-approved medications for opioid use disorder to individuals during incarceration. With some modest improvements, the legislation, could begin driving overdoses down within a year of implementation.
The Baltimore members of the Maryland House of Delegates have voted in favor of a bill that would permit Johns Hopkins University to have an armed police force. The delegation voted after U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings told the panel he was "begging" them to do something about city violence.
A bill that would allow Johns Hopkins University to create a private police force in Baltimore has cleared another hurdle in the Maryland General Assembly. The Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee voted 9-1 to advance the bill to the Senate for consideration.
A majority of Baltimore's state senators have voted to endorse legislation to create an armed Johns Hopkins police force — clearing a major hurdle to the bill’s passage. By a vote of 3-2, delegation backed legislation authorizing the force. The amended bill would impose limits on patrol areas.
Key Baltimore senators have voted to endorse a series of legislative amendments designed to win the Maryland General Assembly’s approval for an armed police force at Johns Hopkins University's campuses in the city.
Hopkins president: It is imperative for the state to move forward with the recommendations of the Maryland Commission on Innovation and Excellence in Education (known as the Kirwan Commission) to substantially improve the educational outlook for this state.
A day after 12 people were shot in Baltimore, Johns Hopkins University President Ronald Daniels told lawmakers in Annapolis that the city’s “unrelenting” violence shows the need for his institution to create its own police force. Opponents argue armed officers would do more harm than good.
In a bid to ensure everyone at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County has “access to safe restroom facilities,” university officials are developing guidelines and implementation plans for the addition of multiple all-gender restrooms across the campus, according to a campus email.
Dr. Letitia Dzirasa, a Johns Hopkins-trained Baltimore pediatrician with experience in high-tech information systems and community-based health care, will replace Dr. Leana Wen as the city’s next health commissioner on March 11.