Features

Winter 2019

Sweet Sensation

When graduate student Luke Osborn needed to test the fingertip sensors he’d spent years developing for prosthesis wearers, he didn’t have far to look. The ensuing collaboration and results hold big promise for amputees.

Winter 2019

Philanthropy in Action

When the university’s Rising to the Challenge campaign concluded in October, the Whiting School had raised a record-breaking $292.6 million. Here’s how philanthropy has provided our faculty and students with the opportunities and resources they need to flourish, achieve, and make a difference.

Summer 2018

Modern Day Miners

There’s treasure in all those tweets and Google searches we send out into cyberspace each day, says Mark Dredze.

Summer 2018

All Ears

Why the echolocating brown bat is an ideal model for deciphering the complexities of the way humans perceive sound.

Summer 2018

Medicine’s Problem-Solvers

Through their work in hospitals and labs, Johns Hopkins engineering undergrads come up with real-world solutions that are critical to improving patient care.

Winter 2018

Tech Venturers

Meet a cadre of entrepreneurial Johns Hopkins engineers who are at the forefront of commercializing their discoveries.

Winter 2018

Coming of Age

Who knew that water could be young, old, and in between? Turns out that water’s age can offer insights on everything from purity to climate change.

Summer 2017

Genome Hunters

Thanks to dizzying advances in technology, scientists are poised to unlock the secrets of the genome in an ambitious effort to transform the diagnosis and treatment of disease.

Summer 2017

When the Sky Light’s the Limit

With leaks threatening the books of the 130-year-old George Peabody Library, civil engineer John Matteo and team set out to execute an innovative repair.