Dec. 7, 2016 CONTACT: Jill Rosen Office: 443-997-9906 Cell: 443-547-8805 email@example.com @JHUmediareps WHAT: Seventeen Men: Portraits of Black Civil War Soldiers, portrays the faces of 17 African-American soldiers, including one from Baltimore, who served under Captain William A. Prickitt, who recorded the faces of each man in a miniature photo album. Artist Shayne Davidson researched […]
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ADVISORY: Portraits of Black Civil War Soldiers Exhibit Opens With Visit From One Soldier’s Granddaughter and Captain’s Great-grandson
Johns Hopkins Freshman Engineering Contest Allows No Batteries or Other Electronics
WHEN: 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 7.
WHERE: On stage in the Shriver Hall Auditorium on The Johns Hopkins University’s Homewood campus, 3400 N. Charles St., Baltimore, Md.
In time for Major League Baseball’s Winter Meetings this week, a team of computer scientists from Johns Hopkins University is adding to the ocean of baseball statistics with what appears to be the first analysis of hitters’ performance when their team is either just about guaranteed to win, or hopelessly behind. In a 54-page unpublished paper consisting mostly of statistics, the three authors call this the “Meaningless Game Situation.”
Johns Hopkins University graduate Oladotun “Dotun” Opasina has been named a Schwarzman Scholar, the first from the university to win the newly established award.
Johns Hopkins University senior Nicole A. Mihelson has been named a Rhodes Scholar, one of the top awards available to American college students.
Bernie Sanders, a U.S. senator and former Democratic presidential candidate, to speak at Johns Hopkins University.
About 150 Johns Hopkins students are expected to dance all night to raise money to help sick and injured children. Money raised will help support a weekend child life specialist at the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center.
Boston-based painter Catherine Kehoe will present slides and discuss her work on Thursday, October 27 at Johns Hopkins University.
About 270 city leaders from about 30 metro areas across the country will convene in Baltimore for Johns Hopkins University’s inaugural 21st Century Neighborhoods Symposium. Sponsored by the 21st Century Cities Initiative.
When a battlefield explosion injures a soldier’s face or neck, the critical air passage between the head and lungs often becomes blocked, which can lead to brain damage and death within minutes. To help treat such injuries, a Johns Hopkins undergraduate team has designed a low-cost, low-tech device dubbed CricSpike that may boost the success rate when combat medics need to create an artificial airway and pump air into the lungs.
About 160 high school students at the Johns Hopkins Baltimore campus — and another 425 students across the country — will compete in the annual Spaghetti Bridge Contest, marking the culmination of a four-week summer course called Engineering Innovation.
It’s tough to play video games when you have no fingers to push buttons on the controller. Just ask Gyorgy (George) Levay, an avid gamer who lost both hands to a meningitis infection five years ago. But Levay and two fellow Johns Hopkins grad students have devised a clever way get him, and others with similar disabilities, back in the game.
Sales of drones—small flying machines equipped with cameras—are soaring. But new research by a Johns Hopkins computer security team has raised concerns about how easily hackers could cause these robotic devices to ignore their human controllers and land or, more drastically, crash.