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Mind of a Medalist: Spin to Win

February 7, 2018

Everyone’s brain builds models—typically for ordinary tasks like walking down the street or climbing stairs. But years and years of practicing elaborate, disorienting moves like the triple Salchow or Lutz has forged considerably more complex models in the brains of elite athletes, says Kathleen Cullen, who studies the neural mechanisms that control balance. Read more […]

‘Bronze Johns’ gets a facelift with help of 3-D printing technology

January 11, 2018

Since 1973, a small-scale bust of Mr. Johns Hopkins—the so-called “Bronze Johns”—has been awarded to distinguished alumni and friends of the institution for their outstanding service to the university. However, over the 45-year legacy of the the Heritage Award, the statuette masters—the original sculptures that casting molds are made from—have deteriorated. Now, thanks to a dedicated team, a new master has been created to restore the Heritage Award’s Bronze Johns statuette to its former glory.

Thank you, Johns Hopkins! (2017 Edition)

December 21, 2017

“As 2017 draws to a close and we look toward the year ahead, I cannot help but marvel at the impact of your creativity and compassion on Johns Hopkins and the communities of which we are a part,” says Ronald J. Daniels, Johns Hopkins University president.

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