In This Issue

At WSE View All

$1.8 Billion Gift Is ‘Transformative’

Michael Bloomberg’s recent gift will allow Johns Hopkins to significantly enhance its financial aid packages, and become permanently need-blind and loan-free.

Home to Homewood

Students in three master’s degree programs at the Whiting School can now jump-start their course work months before they step foot on the Homewood campus, thanks to Home2Homewood.

WSE Programs Rank High

The latest engineering graduate program rankings from U.S. News & World Report.

Impact View All

Look What’s Missing!

Knowing the variations in genomes across populations is essential to research design to reveal why certain people or groups of people may be more or less susceptible to common health conditions, such as heart disease, cancer, and diabetes.


Trending quotes from Johns Hopkins engineers.

Students View All

Geese, Be Gone!

If you see a robot patrolling the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory campus, looking for wild geese and scaring them off, you’ll know that Bijan Varjavand has succeeded.

Getting Their Hands Dirty

Many mechanical engineering students enter college with little or no prior experience working on engines. Stephen Belkoff aims to fix that—with help from a pair of antique Ford N-series tractors.

Alumni View All

Hipper Hearing

Kevin Franck, MSE ’04, is on a mission to help the world hear better—and that starts, he says, “by changing the perception of everyone around us.”

The Itinerant Accountant

Brenda Yoo’s lifelong motto is, “Why not try it?” And she’s living that dictum now, working as a production accountant—a career that she had no experience in when she started 15 years ago.

Back Talk View All

Seeking Openness

Why it’s crucial to address exclusionary practices.

From The Dean

From the Dean

As all engineers know, there is always more work to be done. With you, the WSE community, as our partner, the impact we have will be tremendous.