Johns Hopkins

  • Johns Hopkins Enslaved People. Or Did He?

    As a university-sponsored report comes under fire, historians debate the evidence for the claim that Johns Hopkins owned slaves, and some question whether one university's relationship to slavery is an important research question at all. 

  • Johns Hopkins Faces $1-Billion Lawsuit Over U.S. Experiments in Guatemala

    Nearly 800 former research subjects and their families filed a billion-dollar lawsuit on Wednesday against the Johns Hopkins University, blaming the institution for its role in U.S.-government experiments in Guatemala in the 1940s that infected hundreds of people with sexually transmitted diseases.