In June 2016, in the middle of their summer break, the students of the Humanities Center learn that their department would be shut down as of June 30, 2017. Dean Beverly Wendland made the decision behind closed doors and without public oversight – stranding students and faculty. This set an extremely dangerous precedent at Johns Hopkins. Throughout the 2016 Fall Semester, TRU and graduate students in the Humanities Center demand clarity and oppose the closure of the distinguished 50-year-old department. For more information, click here to read more about the fight for the Humanities Center.

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