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CLE student Jennifer Baron continues Hopkins family legacy

June 7, 2019

This May, graduating senior and CLE student Jennifer Baron continued a Hopkins legacy begun by her grandfather Seymour Baron seventy-five years ago. Mr. Baron graduated from JHU in 1944 with a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering and was a driving force behind Jennifer’s decision to attend Hopkins. Jennifer earned a BA in Computer Science and […]

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CLE class places second in national Acura-sponsored marketing challenge

May 31, 2019

Following a top three placement in the nationwide Acura ILX Marketing Challenge, a partnership program managed by EdVenture Partners, five student “department managers” from the Center for Leadership Education’s Advertising & Integrated Marketing Communications class, dubbed Jay Way Media, spent May 27-29 in L.A. networking with senior Acura executives, honing their presentation skills, and presenting […]

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CLE hosts 20th annual JHU Business Plan Competition

May 30, 2019

On April 26, the Center for Leadership Education hosted the 2019 JHU Business Plan Competition on the Homewood Campus. This year’s event marked the 20th anniversary of the competition. Over sixty teams across all nine divisions of the university competed for over $40,000 in prizes. The ventures competing included a minimally invasive tool used to […]

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Lawrence Aronhime wins Gold Cup

May 30, 2019

This May, the JHU Senior Class Council awarded Senior Lecturer Lawrence Aronhime the Gold Cup, presented each year to a faculty member who “enhances the undergraduate experience of the Senior Class.” Professor Aronhime was nominated by his students, who described his “animated lectures,” his valuable “insight in business and entrepreneurship,” the “trust, respect, and autonomy” […]

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CLE students honored at WSE Convocation

May 23, 2019

On May 6, the Whiting School of Engineering honored faculty and spring graduates at the annual Convocation Awards Ceremony in the Shriver Auditorium. The event welcomed award recipients, their family and friends, and members of the Whiting School community to celebrate the achievements of the past year. Among those honored were several Center for Leadership […]

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CLE students present innovative projects at Design Day

May 21, 2019

On May 7, students from the Center for Leadership Education participated in the Whiting School of Engineering’s Design Day. A full day of presentations, poster sessions, and prototype demonstrations, Design Day allowed engineering students from all WSE departments an opportunity to exhibit research projects undertaken over the last academic year to industry leaders and alumni […]

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Engineering Improvisation

May 17, 2019

A new article in the Wall Street Journal examines the rise of teaching improv in engineering programs. In “‘Oh, My God, Where Is This Going?’ When Computer-Science Majors Take Improv,” Sara Castellanos explores how a required improvisation course at Northwestern University, in which students sing, act, dance, study movement and even “assemble themselves into a […]

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Award-winning CLE Faculty

May 10, 2019

  Senior Lecturer Leslie Kendrick named AMA Advisor of the Year On Saturday, April 13, the American Marketing Association named Senior Lecturer Leslie Kendrick Advisor of the Year at the 2019 AMA International Collegiate Conference Awards Banquet in New Orleans. Professor Kendrick was nominated for her exceptional work with the undergraduate JHU Chapter of the […]

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Clark Scholars Design Proposal Accepted at the Barclay School

May 2, 2019

  The Clark Scholars design proposals for the Barclay preschool and kindergarten were reviewed and accepted by the schools’ administration! New additions to the playground coming soon! This includes a blacktop that the Clark Scholars will paint jointly with the Barclay students. See photos of the Scholars cleaning the playground and drawing with chalk of […]

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Team SteadyAid wins The Lawrence Aronhime Award at the Business Plan Competition

May 1, 2019

From the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department:   Jigar Shah, who is pursuing his master’s of science in engineering management from the Center of Leadership Education department and ECE, was a member of the group that won The Lawrence Aronhime Award at the 20th annual Johns Hopkins University Business Plan Competition. The competition is hosted […]

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