City school students explore engineering in two summer camps at Barclay School

July 5, 2016

In two innovative summer programs offered through the partnership between the Johns Hopkins Whiting School of Engineering and Barclay Elementary/Middle School and held at Barclay last week, Baltimore area students explored everything from computer programming and video game design to how to engineer a package that will keep ice cream cold as it travels from […]

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Barclay students visit Homewood for lab tours, STEM activities

June 16, 2016

While visiting Homewood campus on Wednesday, fifth-grader Levon Brown from nearby Barclay Elementary/Middle School struggled to take off one of the famous Johns Hopkins Ebola suits without letting the bright yellow exterior touch his unprotected skin. “It was hard,” he said. Nearby, his friend, Yasmim Carter, danced in another Ebola suit, and then struggled to […]

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AMS’s Dan Naiman joins effort to teach math, science through music

April 27, 2016

Music can make you want to dance, sing, and clap your hands, but can it also make you want to learn math? A Whiting School of Engineering professor of applied mathematics hopes so. This summer, Daniel Q. Naiman, a professor in the Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics, will offer a course on the “Mathematics of Music,” […]

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Weekend program introduces city middle schoolers to biomedical engineering

March 3, 2016

As part of an educational outreach program aimed at exposing Baltimore City middle school students to the principles of engineering, sixth graders from Lakeland and Barclay Middle Schools came to Johns Hopkins’ Homewood campus every Saturday for five weeks earlier this winter to study biomedical engineering. Taught and mentored by Hopkins undergraduates majoring in biomedical engineering and […]

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Charm City Science League recognized as “model program”

January 6, 2016

The Maryland/DC Campus Compact has included the Charm City Science League (CCSL), a Johns Hopkins student group dedicated to engaging Baltimore City youth in STEM activities, in its 2016 listing of model programs impacting communities in science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics education. A non-profit organization comprising public and private colleges and universities, Campus Compact […]

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Baltimore Sun: Hopkins opens new engineering lab in city elementary school

November 12, 2015

The Baltimore Sun reports on the opening of a new engineering lab at the Barclay School near the Homewood campus in Baltimore City. The lab is part of a multimillion dollar, 10-year commitment between Johns Hopkins, other partners and the Baltimore City Public School system to transform Barclay into the city’s first pre-K through 8th […]

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