The new Undergraduate Teaching Laboratories (UTL) building is only a proverbial stone’s throw away from Mergenthaler Hall, but the science facilities inside the sparkling, glass-fronted edifice are a world apart in terms of equipment, space, and aesthetics.
When medical researchers are designing new biological therapies to treat diseases such as cancer, they often have to test hundreds of thousands of DNA mutations in a gene to pick a single winning combination that produces a desired protein to fight an ailment.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, demand for robotics engineers is on the rise, with job growth now through 2018 in the range of 7 to 13 percent, and an estimated 50,000-plus job openings in that same time period.
Fueled by creativity and copious cups of coffee and cans of Red Bull, about 120 Johns Hopkins undergraduate and graduate students pulled the ultimate “all-nighter” (two all-nighters, in fact) in late September as part of HopHacks, Johns Hopkins University’s first-ever student-led hackathon.
Three Hopkins faculty members receive prestigious awards.
Patel is the 2013 recipient of the prestigious National Jefferson Award for Greatest Public Service by an Individual Under the Age of 35, an award dubbed the “Nobel Prize for public service and volunteerism.”