Features

Summer 2021

Getting the Drop on Better Health

Through his many advances in microfluidics, Jeff Wang is making it quicker, easier, and cheaper for clinicians to identify infectious pathogens and diagnose diseases earlier.

Summer 2021

Barrier Breakers

Like hundreds of students at Johns Hopkins who contend with disabilities, Isaac Diaz refuses to be defined by his challenges. Find out what steps the university is taking to help him and others flourish.

Summer 2021

Back(s) to Life

Those with spinal cord injuries are often plagued by pain and paralysis. An ultra-high-tech spinal implant being developed by Johns Hopkins engineers could dramatically improve that bleak reality—and transform clinical medicine.

Winter 2021

‘A Real Adventure’

Flexibility and fortitude are the name of the game as faculty and students adjust to learning in the age of COVID-19.

Winter 2021

A Golden Age

Find out how Johns Hopkins engineers are collaborating to lay the groundwork for a happier, healthier old age.

Winter 2021

At What Price?

In his latest book, data scientist Howard Friedman raises some hard questions as he examines the many ways we assign value to human life—making some peoples’ lives worth more than others.

Summer 2020

Connecting the Dots

In the highly abstract world of network analysis, Carey Priebe stands out for his prowess in tackling real-world problems—from human trafficking to corporate fraud.

Summer 2020

Start ‘em Up

At FastForward U, student entrepreneurs find all the resources they need to bring their creative new ventures to life.

Summer 2020

Is There Life on Mars?

Engineer and inventor Gilbert V. Levin ’47, PhD ’63, says “Yes!”