Tag: biomedical engineering

It’s Not Just a Rollercoaster — It’s Homework, Too

Johns Hopkins students “conducting research.” Photo by Will Kirk.

It’s a college class with no textbook, no exams, and a required field trip to Six Flags for “roller coaster research”:  yep, college sure has changed since we were freshmen.

Johns Hopkins Students Are the Nation’s Best Inventors


When I was an undergraduate, I wrote bad poems and had a radio show. So while I admire the team of Johns Hopkins undergraduate students who just took home the top prize (and $12,500!) in the 2012 Collegiate Inventors Competition, I’m a little bit mad at them for making me feel bad about myself.