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CS Undergrads Selected KPCB Fellows

March 20, 2015

Congratulations to Adam Poliak and Elana Stroud, two undergrad CS students, who have been selected for one of the premier fellowships in technology: the KPCB Fellows Program ( They are part of the < 3% of applicants selected for the program and featured on the ‘meet the fellows’ webpage.

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Researchers look to Twitter to better understand vaccine refusal

February 24, 2015

A Johns Hopkins computer scientist is part of a team of researchers that has developed a new way to understand vaccine refusal by studying an unlikely resource: Twitter. The researchers will combine Twitter analyses with traditional survey techniques to study why people refuse vaccines and how these reasons vary among communities. The focus on vaccination […]

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Check out the winners from HopHacks

February 16, 2015 Baltimore reported that the most recent edition of Johns Hopkins’ hackathon, called “HopHacks,” attracted more than 160 students, who produced 31 projects over the 36-hour event. Participants traveled to Baltimore from Georgetown, Stanford, University of Pennsylvania, University of Delaware, SUNY Stony Brook and Penn State, as well as from other colleges in Maryland. Read […]

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