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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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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Intersession Courses and Treks 2024

Get hands-on, in-person experience in the industries and areas you’ve always wondered about. Apply for the trek that matches your career interest whether they are Life Design Lab sponsored or academically sponsored. Students are only able to participate in one …

By Maren Gonzales
Maren Gonzales Communications Associate
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Do You Have the Magic Bullet for Your Job Search?

By Heather Braun

ALDE Course, Week 3: Building Connections

“You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the same time.”
― M. Scott Peck

Crowds make me dizzy with anxiety. As a hard core introvert, I’ve learned to …

By Heather Braun
Heather Braun Senior Asst Director of Life Design for Graduate Programming
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Life Design Lab Launches Fall 2023 Industry Weeks 

By: Ashley Schantz, Caitlin Broccoli, and Sarah Connelly 

Beginning the week of September 25th and throughout the 2023-2024 academic year, the Life Design Lab will host Industry Weeks.  

What are Industry Weeks? 

Industry Weeks serve as an exciting opportunity for …

By Sarah Connelly
Sarah Connelly Senior Life Design Educator: AMS, CaSE, & EHE
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Pushing Past Our Fears: How Life Design Can Help Week 2: Imagine Possible Lives

Article by Heather Braun, Life Design Educator for Advanced Academic Programs, KSAS

I thought I knew what I wanted to be when I grew up. But then, eight months ago, I left my 15-year career as an English professor, the …

By Heather Braun
Heather Braun Senior Asst Director of Life Design for Graduate Programming
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Feeling Stuck? How Life Design Can Help You Break Through


Heather Braun

“The most reliable way to achieve a breakthrough is getting stuck and unstuck over and over again.” — Adam Alter, Anatomy of a Breakthrough (2023)

I’m not a therapist. And yet, I spend a good portion of my day listening to …

By Heather Braun
Heather Braun Senior Asst Director of Life Design for Graduate Programming
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A Pakistani at Hopkins: Lessons on Privilege and Community – By Hassan Sohail

My freshman year at Hopkins was characterized by a pleasant bubble-like atmosphere, as the thrill of new encounters imbued everyone with intrigue. As an international student from Pakistan who had just relocated to the States, I was in a quasi-honeymoon …

By Sakshi Chetan Sarda
Sakshi Chetan Sarda
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JHU Undergrad Resham Talwar Showcases Breakthrough Research to FLOTUS and PM Modi During Historic State Visit to the United States – Resham Talwar

Over 2 million Indian students study in US presently, and talking about the community’s innumerable contributions brings forward one of the many important flavors of US-India relationships. On June 21st I had a chance to be 1 out of 11 …

By Contributor
Contributor
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#Design4Excellence: Career Closet Reflection

By Naomi Fonseka ’26

In our last post, we talked about what it truly means to be diverse and inclusive. We ascertained that an integral part of that definition was making sure that everyone present in our shared professional spaces …

By Clifton E. Shambry Jr.
Clifton E. Shambry Jr. Associate Director of Life Design: Diversity & Inclusion
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