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Three faculty members named professors of the Academy at Johns Hopkins

Three faculty members from the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences have been named professors of The Academy at Johns Hopkins. Joel Grossman, professor in the Department of Political Science; Richard Kagan, professor in the Department of History; and Yuan Chuan Lee, research professor in the Department of Biology, have all been accepted into the Academy, effective July 1, 2013. Started by Dean Katherine Newman, the Academy at Johns Hopkins is an institute for advanced [...]

Meet the Academy’s Inaugural Class

The Academy at Johns Hopkins is up and running with its inaugural class of six retired professors from five different departments. The group meets once a month for a working lunch to discuss research projects and plan for lectures and a symposium. Dr. Richard Henry of the Department of Physics and Astronomy is currently serving a two-year term as chair. “I love these lunches with faculty from other departments,” he says, explaining that there was [...]

Redefining Academic Retirement: Johns Hopkins School of Arts and Sciences Launches Institute for Retired Professors

In an effort to underscore the importance of research among retired faculty of the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, President Ronald J. Daniels and Dean Katherine S. Newman today announced the launch of The Academy at Johns Hopkins. The Academy is an institute for advanced study, where retired professors can pursue research opportunities, conduct and attend academic seminars, and explore other opportunities for continued scholarship. “Dedication to unceasing exploration lies at the core of [...]