Department News

Research by Prof. Maya Gomes featured in JHU HUB

The findings of the study, co-led by a Maya Gomes and published in Science Advances, offers rare optimism for the fate of microbial ecosystems as climate change alters the global pattern of intense storms.

Saving the Bay from Dead Zones

Sophomore Paul Gensbigler became fascinated with the connections between agricultural fertilizer runoff and the health of local waterways after taking an environmental class with Professor Anand Gnanadesikan. With the help of a Provost's Undergraduate Research Award, he is now working to help answer questions about the kinds of bacteria removing nitrogen from the Chesapeake Bay. Read more about their research in the Spring 2022 issue of Arts & Sciences Magazine.

Professor Ben Zaitchik awarded a JHU Discovery Award

Congratulations to Professor Ben Zaitchik for earning a JHU Discovery Award! These awards are given to interdisciplinary faculty teams solving complex problems and expanding the horizons of knowledge.