STEM-LEADs program, developed by members of the Hopkins Latino pre-health honor society Lambda Epsilon Mu, offers hands-on science and college prep at Patterson High School in East Baltimore.
At biannual hackathon, many will develop apps aimed at improving urban living.
After a Baltimore resident was killed in the the collapse of a rowhouse, housing inspectors enlisted the help of Tamas Budavari, associate professor of applied mathematics and statistics, to help pinpoint vacant homes for demolition.
WBAL-TV 11 reports that the Baltimore City Council president has introduced a package of resolutions to grant internet access to all city residents. Avi Rubin is quoted.
WIRED reports on Baltimore’s efforts to apply an algorithmic tool to predict vacant buildings. Tamás Budavári, assistant professor of applied mathematics and statistics, leads the research and is quoted in the article.
SABES, which launched in 2013 to improve STEM instruction, will expand to all 124 BCPS schools.