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News & Announcements Archive
February 1, 2017
Jeremy Purcell Receives a Teaching Postdoctoral Fellowship By Krieger School of Arts & Sciences
Jeremy Purcell was awarded a Teaching Postdoctoral Fellowship to teach “Windows to the mind: A Survey of neuroimaging methods for exploring cognition,” an upper-level undergraduate seminar he designed. It will be offered in Fall 2017. Congratulations, Jeremy. Follow the link above to read the course description.
January 15, 2017
Cognitive Science Colloquium Series, Spring 2017 By Krieger School of Arts & Sciences
Our Spring 2017 Colloquium Series will feature Drs. Anna Papafragou (U Del) on March 9th and Lori Holt (Carnegie Mellon) on April 27th. The titles and abstracts for each talk will be distributed and posted on the event webpage the week immediately preceding each talk.
January 6, 2017
Bob Wiley Receives a Dean’s Teaching Fellowship By Krieger School of Arts & Sciences
Bob Wiley, a fifth year PhD student, has been awarded a 2017-18 Dean’s Teaching Fellowship to teach an upper-level undergraduate seminar entitled “Writing Matters: Written Language and the Brain,” a course of his own design. It will be offered in the 2017-18 academic year. Congratulations, Bob! Follow the link above to read the course description.
October 1, 2016
Congratulations to our recent PhDs! By Krieger School of Arts & Sciences
Emily Atkinson (left) and Bonnie Breining (right) both successfully defended in September 2016. Their degrees will be conferred this December 2016. Congratulations!
September 7, 2016
Fall 2016 CogSci Colloquium Series By Krieger School of Arts & Sciences
Announcing our Fall 2016 Colloquium Series. Guest speakers include Drs. Max Riesenhuber, Patrick Cavanagh, Chris Honey, Sonia Kandel, Michael Wagner and Scott AnderBois. The titles and abstracts for each talk will be distributed and posted on the event webpage in the week immediately preceding each talk.
September 2, 2016
First MA in Cognitive Science Graduates By Krieger School of Arts & Sciences
One year after admitting our first masters students, we congratulate them for successfully completing their MA degree requirements. We commend Ruu Harn ‘Annie’ Cheng, Christopher Hepner, and Rashi Pant (pictured, right to left). They will each go on to work as lab research coordinators. The graduates were acknowledged for their achievement at our annual Department Welcome event on September 1st.
September 1, 2016
A Formal Welcome: Convocation for Johns Hopkins Class of 2020 By Krieger School of Arts & Sciences
At Freshman Convocation, President Ronald J. Daniels challenged the new class to see the world clearly despite inevitable distractions, bias, or blindness. He used the work of Bloomberg Distinguished Professor Alan Yuille, a foremost expert in computer vision, to describe how difficult it is to see clearly, even for computers. [Prof. Yuille holds a joint appointment in the Departments of Cognitive Science and Computer Science.]
August 1, 2016
MA in Cognitive Science, Applications Open in August 2016 By Krieger School of Arts & Sciences
The MA in Cognitive Science application opens this August 2016! Applicants can apply for Spring 2017 admission through October 14th, 2016. Summer and Fall 2017 applications are due January 1, 2017. Admitted students who hold an undergraduate degree from Johns Hopkins receive a 50% reduction in graduate tuition. Timely action is required at least one month in advance of application submission. Click to find out more.
July 27, 2016
Pinpointing the brain’s super-sensitivity to boundaries and barriers By Krieger School of Arts & Sciences
Humans rely on boundaries like walls and curbs for navigation, and Johns Hopkins University researchers have pinpointed the areas of the brain most sensitive to even the tiniest borders.