A farewell to remember
President Brody's sendoff brings laughter and tears to
friends and colleagues
The university hosted a Saturday evening farewell
dinner to William and Wendy Brody, a
touching and lighthearted gala that at times resembled a
Johns Hopkins version of This Is Your Life.
John Holland, 89, studied personalities in
John Holland, professor emeritus in the Department of
Sociology in the Krieger School, died on
Nov. 27. He was 89.
Batteries NOT required in student-engineered
For their first major design project, freshman
mechanical engineers at Johns Hopkins had to
think low-tech. The students were assigned to design, build
and race model cars that could not use
conventional motors — or even a single battery. Each
vehicle could be powered only by two mousetraps
and six rubber bands.