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President Daniels Recognized for Leadership In an announcement last week, the Carnegie Corporation of New York selected President Ron Daniels as one of four honorees for its biannual Academic Leadership Award. The Carnegie Corporation, a grant making foundation established by Andrew Carnegie to advance educational and diplomatic causes, cited President Daniel’s efforts to knit Hopkins’ [...]

“Hoganomics” Needs to be Amended to Improve Maryland


It has been nearly a year since Larry Hogan’s victory in the Maryland gubernatorial election last November, an event which dramatically changed political dynamics in the state. In his campaign, Hogan repeatedly mentioned his belief that Maryland is struggling economically, promising to cut taxes and fundamentally shift the state’s economic policies to promote business growth. [...]

The Future of Chinese Cyber Liberty: President Xi Jinping’s Tech Meeting in Seattle


On September 22nd, Chinese President Xi Jingping hosted a meeting of high-profile Chinese and U.S. technology industry leaders in Seattle. In an effort to reassure foreign tech companies’ over their growing concerns about Chinese protectionism, President Xi declared that “China will never close its open door to the outside world.” Following the meeting, President Xi [...]

Eyes on the Road: Big Automobile Manufacturers are Missing the Real Issues


In the last month, Volkswagen has found itself in the crosshairs of government agencies, consumers, and lawyers for duplicitous software deliberately placed in its “clean diesel” models to manipulate emissions test results. News of the scandal saw Volkswagen savaged on the trading floor, with tens of billions sliced off of its market cap. Martin Winterkorn, [...]

From Russia, Without an Ounce of Love


Despite the growing panic and frustration of U.S. officials with expanded Russian involvement in the Middle East, the Kremlin is not drastically shifting its stance on Syria. Moscow, as a loyal ally to President Bashar al-Assad and a fierce opponent of radical Islam, is acting similarly to the United States in seeking to establish its [...]