Features

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.

Summer 2017

Breath of Fresh Air

As chair of the newly formed Department of Environmental Health and Engineering, Marsha Wills-Karp is bridging disciplines and campuses.

Winter 2017

Say What?

Think today’s computers are smart? Just look at what’s coming. Meet a multinational bullpen of computer scientists who are rapidly bridging the divide between humans and machines.

Winter 2017

Making Waves

After 60 years at the vanguard of the physics of sound, prolific inventor James E. West is on to his next big project: a smart stethoscope.

Winter 2017

LOVE, Reign O’er Baltimore

As an agent of change in his adopted hometown, Scott Burkholder ’02 has turned to art to inspire hope.

Summer 2016

Bridging the Past

By looking back in time to study the evolution of covered bridges, Rachel Sangree equips students with wisdom they need…

Summer 2016

Good Behavior

Paul Ferraro is looking to win-win incentives to save the Chesapeake Bay—and the planet. By Mary Beth Regan  Photos by…