JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY NEWS



Extraordinary Perception Deficit Sheds Light on How We See
To the casual observer, the student seemed absolutely normal. Though she often made mistakes in spelling and math, those were usually ascribed to carelessness. After all, the girl -- known here as "AH" to protect her anonymity -- was a top student in history at The Johns Hopkins University.


Johns Hopkins University Commencement 2009
Nancy Pelosi, speaker of the United States House of Representatives, will address seniors graduating from The Johns Hopkins University's schools of Arts and Sciences and Engineering at their diploma ceremony at 1:45 p.m. on Thursday, May 21. She will also be awarded an honorary degree from Johns Hopkins, as will former Johns Hopkins President William R. Brody.


Jack Greene Honored by National Humanities Center
Jack P. Greene, the Andrew W. Mellon Professor Emeritus in the Humanities in the Department of History at Johns Hopkins University, has been selected as one of 33 fellows at the National Humanities Center for the 2009-2010 academic year.


News Sources on Supreme Court, Sonia Sotomayor from Both a Hispanic and Historical Perspective
Reporters who are looking for expert perspectives on Judge Sonia Sotomayor, President Obama's nominee to replace Justice David Souter on the Supreme Court, should consider Johns Hopkins University Adam Segal, director of the Hispanic Voter Project, and Joel Grossman, professor of political science.


Bagger Elected to National Space Biomedical Research Institute Board
Jonathan A. Bagger has been elected to the Board of Directors for the National Space Biomedical Research Institute (NSBRI).