Johns Hopkins University
Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland is an urban private university with approximately 6,000 undergraduate students and almost 18,000 graduate students. Their sports teams compete in the NCAA Division III league except for the women and men's lacrosse teams that compete in the NCAA Division I league. Twenty-seven people with ties to Johns Hopkins have won Nobel Prizes!
Famous “Blue Jay” alumni include Wolf Blitzer - CNN television anchor, Woodrow Wilson - former U.S. president, Wes Craven - movie director, Michael R. Bloomberg - former New York City mayor, and Madeleine Albright - former U.S. Secretary of State.
Patrick hails as a sailor from Cape Cod. One quirky fact about Patrick... he is an Admissions Officer at Johns Hopkins.
Rebecca is a Sophomore from New Jersey. One quirky fact about Rebecca..."I run a food Instagram @eatmore.bmore! Also, I'm studying abroad at the University of Oxford this year!"
Fun fact about Johns Hopkins University:
Patrick - F. Scott Fitzgerald lived in one of our residence halls!
Rebecca - Johns Hopkins University was the first research university established in the United States.
Favorite Ice Cream Parlour and Flavor:
Patrick - The Charmery, Saturday Morning Cartoons.
Rebecca - Honestly Taharka Brothers ice cream in the Fresh Food Cafe is really good, my favorite flavors are Key Lime Pie and Chocolate Fudge Brownie. If you want to get off campus, The Charmery is a staple!
Bakery and Favorite Sweet:
Patrick - B Doughnut,The Everything Doughnut.
Burger Joint and Fries:
Patrick - The Dizz.
Hottest Mexican Spot:
Rebecca - Bar Clavel, great tacos!
Things to do:
Where to go for yoga, exercise classes, or the gym:
Rebecca - Ralph S. O'Connor Recreation Center (get a fitness class pass or try classes for free during the first week of the semester!). The Movement Lab is also great (and right above R. House)!
Best Dive Bar:
Patrick - P.J.'s Pub.
Rebecca - Red Emma's (also a cafe!)
Where is your favorite spot on campus to hang:
Rebecca - The Beach! Also Gilman Atrium is gorgeous
Where do you want to go on spring break:
Rebecca - I'm planning on traveling to several countries in Europe--Greece and Spain are at the top of my list!
Where to Stay:
Patrick - Hopkins Inn.
Anything we missed? Tell us more!
Rebecca - R. House has pretty much any type of food you could ever want. Super close to campus and everything is delicious! Grano Pasta Bar in Hampden is really cute and the food is cooked right in front of you! Keep an eye out for Baltimore Restaurant Week to eat three-course meals for cheap!