Blog – Masonry & Sidebar

Gift of Science, Gift of Self

Before Stephanie Keyaka, then a rising high school sophomore, came to Johns Hopkins for a summer of research, she thought scientists were “strict, mean and all cooped-up.” Instead, she found that Johns Hopkins scientists are “down-to-earth and look just like everyone else walking down the…

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Knocking Down the Ivory Tower

Doug Robinson didn’t set out to create an outreach program. His family volunteered at Boys Hope Girls Hope in northeast Baltimore, a nonprofit that provides housing and a structured environment to help students achieve their dream of attending college. Robinson, a Johns Hopkins professor of…

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High schoolers to show off their summer research

The Summer Academic Research Experience (SARE) pairs specially selected teens who come from academically disadvantaged homes with university mentors who guide them through a mini research project. The students gain valuable work skills, learn about scientific careers, get tutoring help, practice their writing, gather data…

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