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HopMC – Walk Around Homewood Campus in Minecraft

Have you graduated from Johns Hopkins? Or maybe you’ve decided to continue online education this semester? You might miss the place that you used to call home and wish you could visit it to walk around Homewood campus buildings again. …

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Alumna uses MA/MBA to design a career at Deloitte

Originally written for Carey Business School web portal in July 2021 Peggy Brennan (MBA, Johns Hopkins Carey Business School/MA in Design Leadership, Maryland Institute College of Art, ‘18) had her career in architecture mapped out. When she secured a job …

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First-year student wins scholarship for students with cochlear implants

Originally written by Jacob deNobel for The Hub in February 2021.

First-year student Zandy Wong researches hearing loss in mice as a member of the neuroscience scholars program.

In the lab of auditory neuroscience professor Amanda Lauer, first-year student Zandy …

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TikTok tutor racks up thousands of followers around the world

Originally written by Sarah Tarney for The Hub in March 2021.

Hopkins senior Ben Straus shares homework help and study tips through TikTok videos and a Discord server.

Ben Straus joined TikTok for the same reason most of the platform’s …

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JHU senior awarded Luce Scholarship

Originally written by Jacob Budenz for The Hub in March 2021.

Nihaal Rahman will work to develop sustainable solutions to malnutrition among children during a year of working abroad.

From a young age, Johns Hopkins senior Nihaal Rahman has dedicated …

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Women of Whiting symposium focuses on self-advocacy at work and in life

Originally written by Sarah Tarney for The Hub in April 2021.

Exposure to science and engineering was part of the lives of both Kristin Gunnarsdottir and Golnoosh Kamali from childhood. A native of Iceland, Gunnarsdottir remembers lessons about things like …

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Despite challenges from pandemic, JHU once again a top producer of Fulbright awardees

Originally written by Jacob Budenz for The Hub in April 2021.

For the 11th year in a row, Johns Hopkins University appears on Chronicle of Higher Education‘s list of top producers for the 2020–21 Fulbright Scholarship application cycle. With 22 of …

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Hopkins Students Win Prizes at Virtual JHU Business Plan Competition

Originally written by Emily Myrick for The Hub in April 2021.

A platform that analyzes customer conversations to generate product insights and an electrochemotherapy catheter aiding in the treatment of advanced pancreatic cancers were among the new ventures that won …

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New Graduates Join Order of the Engineer

Originally written by Abby Lattes for The Hub in May 2021.

The Order of the Engineer ceremony, held Tuesday on the Johns Hopkins University Homewood campus, officially welcomed nearly 150 members of the graduating Class of 2021 to the engineering …

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Three graduating seniors receive arts prizes

Originally published at The Hub in May 2021. Three graduating seniors representing each of the three undergraduate schools at Johns Hopkins University have received prizes for their artistic endeavors as students. Similoluwa “Simi” Aluko, a playwright and senior at the …

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