Tag: Whiting School of Engineering

Baltimore school partners with Johns Hopkins to increase emphasis on engineering, computer skills

November 11, 2015

Johns Hopkins University and Baltimore City Public Schools have partnered to create the city’s first pre-K-8th grade school dedicated to giving students a foundation in engineering and computer skills. Every class at the Barclay Elementary/Middle School—not just science and math, but also reading, social studies, and even art—will feature elements of engineering and computer science, […]

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WIRED: A brilliantly designed hazmat suit for Ebola workers

January 8, 2015

WIRED reported that a JHU team has developed a prototype protective suit to better shield healthcare workers on the front line of the epidemic. The suit—which uses several zippers and fasteners to fall off and peel outward, away from the wearer so they need not touch the outer surfaces—evolved through a design challenge USAID launched last fall. The […]

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