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No Clowning Around: Juggling Study Sheds Light on Locomotion

February 11, 2014

Juggling may sound like mere entertainment, but a study led by Johns Hopkins engineers has used this circus skill to gather critical clues about how vision and the sense of touch help control the way humans and animals move their limbs in a repetitive way, such as in running. The findings eventually may aid in […]

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Willard Hackerman, ’38, Longtime University Supporter, Dies at 95

February 10, 2014

Willard Hackerman, longtime president and CEO of the Whiting-Turner Contracting Company, a 1938 civil engineering graduate of Johns Hopkins University, and a former university trustee, has died. He was 95. Hackerman led the effort to re-establish the university’s stand-alone engineering school in 1979 and was instrumental in securing the school-naming gift from his mentor, G.W.C. […]

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Hopkins Engineering Undergrads Work with City Middle Schoolers

February 9, 2014

A dozen Whiting School of Engineering students enrolled in the Engineering Design Outreach Intersession course last month, working with teams of students in a 6th grade science class at the Barclay Elementary/Middle School in Baltimore’s Charles Village neighborhood. The course was led by Margaret Hart from the School of Engineering’s Center for Educational Outreach. The assignment: […]

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WSE Celebrates Engineers Week, Feb. 17 – 20, 2014

February 6, 2014

WSE Invites You to Celebrate National Engineers Week   Monday, February 17 E-Week Kickoff Reception Location: Glass Pavilion Time: 4:30 – 6 p.m. At the Engineers Week kickoff event in the Glass Pavilion, students will have the opportunity to meet Ed Schlesinger, WSE’s Benjamin T. Rome Dean, and learn more about engineering student groups. Theta Tau will […]

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