The Johns Hopkins Robo Challenge is a low-pressure, low-cost competition for middle and high school students. Read More →
As we previously noted, Johns Hopkins University undergraduates will be feted this year by Pixar president Ed Catmull (hence this very fun commencement speaker announcement). But all of Hopkins’s other schools and departments, including the Carey Business School, have their own commencement exercises–which means they get their own speakers, too. Read More →
From Pressbox – From St. Paul’s to Notre Dame, Mikey Wynne’s lacrosse career continues to flourish. The 2014 St. Paul’s graduate is a freshman for No. 1-ranked Notre Dame, and the attackman ranks 13th in Division I men’s lacrosse in goals per game with 2.89.
During nine starts for the Fighting Irish, Wynne leads the team with 26 goals and 28 points. The team’s second leading scorer is senior and Gilman graduate Conor Doyle with 18 goals. Read More →
The University of Maryland is known for having one of the country’s best student-produced newspapers. The Diamondback once published an edition every weekday, and boasted a daily circulation of 20,000. But that was then. The paper has already eliminated its Friday edition in 2013; it’s also seen its publication numbers shrink by two-thirds–and starting next fall, it will go from being published four times a week to a mere once a week. Read More →
I’m a proud English major. That used to not make me all that unique; English has long been one of the most popular majors among undergraduates. But that trend may be beginning to shift. Read More →
The entire Boys’ Latin community proudly participated today in One Laker/One Love, a student-led initiative to end relationship violence.
As any educator will tell you, one of the greatest challenges today is preparing youth for an ever-changing world. With its upcoming performance, Imagined Worlds, Baltimore School for the Arts Director Chris Ford strives to do just that. His method? A large-scale, production that integrates all departments of the Baltimore arts high school and uses artists from all over the world. On April 17 and 18, in collaboration with BSA alum Kate Fisher and Brazilian-born composer Marcos Balter, Ford will showcase a collaborative dance, music, art and technological piece unlike any other.
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