News: Student Stories

Hopkins Baja Racing Team Places 8th in Competition

April 20, 2015

During the weekend of April 18th-19th, the Johns Hopkins Baja team competed in the first of two competitions this season in Auburn, Alabama. The team, consisting of primarily underclassmen improved immensely over last years finish and earned their highest placing yet.  With a race strategy of less drama and more laps, the team raced to […]

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Team of Undergraduate Engineering Students Win Social Venture Competition at Clinton Global Initiative University Conference

March 17, 2015

Miguel Dias ’17, Samantha (Yu) Wang ’17 and Yadel Okorie ’17 were announced winners of the 2015 Social Venture Challenge at the Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U) conference, for their project Bright Energy Africa (BEA)—a social enterprise that works to convert agricultural waste into fuel briquettes. The group received $5,000 in seed funding, the […]

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Greg Langer ’15 Builds Bamboo Bicycle

February 20, 2015

Greg Langer ’15 is a member of the Hopkins Cycling Team and the Johns Hopkins Outdoors Club (JHOC), where he leads mountain biking and caving expeditions. Long-distance cycling has been a hobby of his for quite a few years. Applying his engineering know-how, Greg took on a new challenge: to build a bamboo bicycle! He […]

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Megan Carney, B.S. ’15 Experiences Australia

February 20, 2015

For the fall semester of 2013,  Megan Carney ’15 studied abroad in Australia at the University of Sydney. She took courses that are typical for MechE juniors: Fluid Mechanics, Heat Transfer, Intro to Programming as well as a couple of fun courses for her math minor like Cryptography. Unlike the Homewood campus with a few […]

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Amy Sun, B.S. ’16 Kicks Into High Gear

February 20, 2015

Amy Sun ’16 has jumped into life at JHU with both feet and then some! Joining us as a Westgate scholar, Amy is pursuing a dual degree in Biomedical Engineering and Engineering Mechanics. This is Amy’s third year on Student Government, and she looks forward to her new role as Chair of the Student Services […]

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