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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.

Network Will Manage ‘Data Deluge’

“The goal is to create a robust, industrial-strength national storage substrate that can impact 80 percent of the NSF research community,” says Bloomberg Distinguished Professor Alexander Szalay.

Start Preparing for the Next Hurricane Irma

It’s time to stop using the words “unprecedented” or “one in a pick-your-large-number-year flood” to fool ourselves into believing that we’re experiencing one-off weather that can’t be defended against.

So Long, Equations; Goodbye, Variables

Yannis Kevrekidis and his collaborators work on algorithms that exploit data to enhance, or even circumvent, conventional modeling of chemical and biological systems, and help scientists better predict system behavior—from reaction rates to materials properties.

Good Behavior

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