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Please join us in celebrating National Engineers Week, February 18 to 24, with a wide variety of activities on campus.
Alumni experts offer targeted, successful salary-negotiation strategies and techniques.
Tuesday, Feb. 20 || Doors open at 5 p.m.; Competition from 5:30 to 6 p.m.
Teams compete to build the tallest towers out of dry pasta and marshmallows. Teams must register in advance.
Wednesday, Feb. 21 || Noon to 2:30 p.m.
Nobel Prize-winning NASA astrophysicist John Mather will discuss how engineering is the basis of space-age science and will show some of the key inventions that make the James Webb Space Telescope possible.
Thursday, Feb. 22 || 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Students will rotate through quick, one-on-one interviews with alumni, followed by an open networking reception.
Friday, Feb. 23 || 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Barclay Elementary/Middle School
Professional engineers, JHU faculty and student groups will teach 6th-8th graders about engineering careers through presentations and hands-on activities. (Event is part of the Barclay-Hopkins STEM partnership and not open to the public.)
Joel Bader will deliver a lecture as part of the Don P. Giddens Inaugural Professorial Lecture Series. Bader is a professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering.
Stopping Cancer Metastasis
Cancer’s lethality comes not from the growth of the original tumor, but from the spread of the disease to distant sites in the body. Professor Bader will describe ongoing work to dissect the gene and protein networks driving cancer metastasis, suggesting targets for therapeutic intervention.
The Don P. Giddens Inaugural Professorial Lecture Series began in 1993 as a way to honor newly promoted full professors. Professor Giddens, originator of the series, served as the fifth dean of Engineering at Johns Hopkins.