Scientific Communication: Mentoring Workshop

Written by:

Ashley A. Schantz, Sr. Director of Undergraduate Education, Life Design Lab

Jason Trageser, PhD, Director of Undergraduate Studies, Neuroscience

Scientists need to be able to communicate their research to a broad audience. This is essential because everyone benefits …

By Ashley Schantz
Ashley Schantz Senior Director, Undergraduate Education
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Reflections from the International Career Collective’s Inaugural Think Tank

Written by: Yasir Kurt

The International Career Collective’s (ICC) Think Tank, held on Friday, June 7th, served as a vital platform for career services professionals to gain insights and strategies tailored to the unique opportunities for international students. This focus …

By Kayla Michael
Kayla Michael
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Inaugural Champions of Map the System Hopkins Announced

Congratulations to the Inaugural Champions of Map the System Hopkins!

The Life Design Lab is thrilled to announce that the team of Dory Bittle, Teja Sathi, Kim Hwang Yeo, and Juliet Zon has been selected as the winners of the 

By Kayla Michael
Kayla Michael
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A Lesson in Pivoting 

By Kate Barrett and Stacey Mitchell

Over the past few weeks, we have reflected deeply and fondly on participating in this year’s Washington, DC Career Trek for international studies (IS) majors sponsored by the Life Design Lab and the Program in International …

By Life Design Lab
Life Design Lab
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Nurturing Tech and Entrepreneurial Spirit: An Intersession Trek to the Bay Area 

Intersession Treks are one of Johns Hopkins University’s Life Design Lab’s signature programs. The staff meticulously craft multiple industry-based, immersive, and credit-bearing experiences, recognizing the profound impact of integrating our Life Design curriculum into real-world contexts. In one of these …

By Caitlin Broccoli
Caitlin Broccoli Assistant Director of Life Design: Computer Science and Electrical & Computer Engineering
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Online Education Completion Lags Behind Face-to-Face Instruction

Article Sourced from Inside Higher Ed

The University of Florida’s Institute of Higher Education found students who enroll in exclusively online degree programs were less likely to complete a degree than peers who enrolled in some face-to-face courses. But certain …

By Georges Hatcheu
Georges Hatcheu
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A Wake-Up Call to the Student Affairs Profession About Male Students

Sourced From Inside Higher Ed.

Men’s participation in postsecondary education and their completion rates have been front and center in higher education in recent weeks in both the United States and Canada.

A recent report released by the Higher Education …

By Georges Hatcheu
Georges Hatcheu
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Attend the JHU First Year Major Exploration Fair!

Are you curious about learning more about ideas/topics that are tied to the major you are planning to declare this spring as a KSAS student? Are you interested in pivoting toward a new major altogether but not sure where to …

By Michael Gonzales
Michael Gonzales Associate Director of Life Design: First Year Krieger
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3 Amazing Career Exploration Resources You Don’t Know About

Sourced from: Boston College Career Center Blog

As a Career Exploration Coach, I meet with students with a wide range of questions and needs. Some of my students have no idea what they are interested in, and others have so …

By Georges Hatcheu
Georges Hatcheu
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Overcoming Your Career Exploration Fears

Sourced from INSIDE HIGHER ED

Alex McMullen, a Ph.D. student in biomedical engineering at the University of Rochester, told us that the Personalized Career Exploration Program plan has given him structure and guidance in exploring his career options. Before being …

By Georges Hatcheu
Georges Hatcheu
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Strangers on a Train: Why Authentic Communities Start Small

-Heather Braun

“That visibility which makes us most vulnerable is that which also is the source of our greatest strength.” ― Audre Lorde

Bringing strangers together to design their lives reminds me of traveling by train. In my twenties, I toured …

By Heather Braun
Heather Braun Senior Asst Director of Life Design for Graduate Programming
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7 Hispanic Heritage Month Facts Students Should Learn About

Article Sourced from BestColleges.com

Hispanic Heritage Month is full of festivals, events, and activities, but what does it really celebrate? While Latino/a and Hispanic cultures are important and celebrated every day, they are particularly marked and recognized during one month …

By Georges Hatcheu
Georges Hatcheu
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