In honor of National Engineers Week, the Whiting School is
hosting a series of events to help
raise public awareness of and show appreciation for the
contributions engineers make to society, from
better building design to enhanced drug delivery to
advanced computer technologies. All events take
place on the Homewood campus.
Monday, Feb. 18, 5-7 p.m. E-Week Kick-Off
The week begins with a social celebration that
includes food, music, a student activities fair, a
sale of Hopkins Engineering T-shirts and a Tower of Power
Half-Hour Design Competition, sponsored
by the Hopkins Undergraduate Engineering Society. Prizes
will be awarded to the tallest structures.
To enter the competition, contact Adam Baumgartner at
Commons Banquet Room.
Tuesday, Feb. 19, 4-6 p.m. Engineering Your Job
Tracy Carter and Julia Galeazzi of Career Services
will give students advice and tips for
engineering their job search. A workshop on writing resumes
and cover letters is scheduled from 4 to
5 p.m., followed by a session on how to look for
employment. Great Hall, Levering Union.
Wednesday, Feb. 20, 6 p.m. "Behind the Politics of
Climate Change: A Lesson in Sustainability"
Climate change. Global warming. Sustainability. What
does it all mean? University experts will
discuss the science behind the words and the steps that
Johns Hopkins is taking toward a greener
world. Participating in the event, sponsored by the JHU
Society of Engineering Alumni, are Darryn
Waugh, professor, Department of Earth and Planetary
Sciences; Ben Hobbs, professor, Department of
Geography and Environmental Engineering, and chair of the
President's Task Force on Climate Change;
Davis Bookhart, director, Johns Hopkins Sustainability
Initiative, and manager, Energy Management
and Environmental Stewardship; and student representatives
from the JHU chapters of Engineers for
a Sustainable World and Engineers Without Borders. To RSVP
for the lecture and reception, e-mail
email@example.com with your name and phone number.
Computational Science and Engineering
Thursday, Feb. 21, 4:30 p.m. "Engineering for
Alumnus James Pitts, corporate vice president and
president of Northrop Grumman Electronic
Systems, will talk about the value of a Johns Hopkins
engineering education and how his has helped
him in his career as president of the largest sector of
Northrop Grumman. Lecture and reception.
Mason Hall Auditorium.
Thursday, Feb. 21, 6-8 p.m. Wine and Dessert
Women of Whiting invites all graduate students to an
evening of assorted desserts, wines and
firstname.lastname@example.org. Great Hall, Levering Union.