News & Announcements Archive


Summer 2020 PhD: Pang Chaisilprungraung

Summer 2020 PhD: Pang Chaisilprungraung
We congratulate Pang Chaisilprungraung on successfully passing her doctoral defense. Pang is headed next to a postdoc research fellowship at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research. Brava, Pang! Her […]


2020 Excellence in Cognitive Science Award

2020 Excellence in Cognitive Science Award
Kiley McKee has received this year's excellence award! Each spring, our faculty members choose a graduating cognitive science major with the strongest combination of academic excellence and outstanding accomplishments in research. Congratulations, Kiley! [...]


Congratulations to the 2020 Doctoral Degree Recipients!

Congratulations to the 2020 Doctoral Degree Recipients!
Congratulations Drs. Karen Clothier and Emory Davis. We're so proud of you. See their advisors, Drs. Barbara Landau and Kyle Rawlins, join faculty across the University in this tribute to our 2020 PhD graduates.


Science of Learning Fellowship

Science of Learning Fellowship
PhD student An Nguyen was awarded a Science of Learning Fellowship for 2020-21 in recognition of her interdisciplinary research and high level of performance in our program. [...]


Three Graduate Summer Internships

PhD students Najoung Kim, Tom McCoy, and Hongru Zhu have earned exciting opportunities to be be summer interns at Google and Microsoft! Read more...


Say Cheese!!

Say Cheese!!
Prof. Barbara Landau took this ‘class picture’ of her online Language and Thought seminar. Prof. Landau says, “The students in this class have been AMAZING!— great presentations, great discussions, and […]


Gilman Scholars Virtual Lecture Series

The new Looking Forward @ Johns Hopkins virtual series features JHU faculty recognized for their research, teaching, and service. Our own Prof. Landau is among the speakers; her talk on […]


Two Recent PhDs

Karen Clothier and Emory Davis finished their PhD requirements this fall! Congrats! Their degrees will be conferred in May 2020. They share in common that they were co-advised by Drs. Barbara Landau and Kyle Rawlins. Where will they go next? [Read more]


A Blog by Dr. Paul Smolensky

A Blog by Dr. Paul Smolensky
Check out Dr. Paul Smolensky's latest Microsoft Research Blog post entitled "Next-generation architectures bridge gap between neural and symbolic representations with neural symbols." He describes work presented at the recent Neural Information Processing Systems (NeurIPS) 2019 meeting.


Eight Letters: Prolific Puzzlemaker

Eight Letters: Prolific Puzzlemaker
Tom McCoy. Tom - a Cognitive Science PhD student - started mapping crosswords on graph paper during his senior year in high school. Now a third-year graduate student in cognitive science at Johns Hopkins, McCoy has had 33 puzzles published in The New York Times and is the mastermind behind the university's end-of-year crossword.