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Alumni spotlight
Bridging the broadband gap in wake of COVID-19
Published July 26, 2021
As director for broadband development and connectivity for Louisiana, alum Veneeth Iyengar is working to increase access to digital services for education, telehealth, and more
Physics pioneer
Published Summer 2021
Physicist Jami Valentine Miller created African American Women in Physics,, to celebrate her colleagues / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Caring for a nation
Published Summer 2021
Rochelle Walensky credits Hopkins for setting her on the path to studying infectious diseases and, ultimately, to her work at the CDC. / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Building a cultural network
Published Summer 2021
Hopkins Organization of Latino/a/x Alumni (HOLA) has hosted many networking events since getting off the ground in 2017, including two recent virtual happy hours in partnership with the Alumni Society, a members-based group of Latino graduates from 18 of the country's top universities / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Script revisions
Published Summer 2021
As script supervisor for the ABC sitcom The Goldbergs, Ari Halpern was deemed an essential employee during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Friends for life
Still gaga for each other
Published Summer 2021
When the COVID-19 pandemic derailed plans for the Octopodes' 30th anniversary celebration last spring, Peter Yang, A&S '14, devised an idea to get alums and current members of the a cappella group harmonizing in a new way. / Johns Hopkins Magazine
The right combination
Published Summer 2021
Dilawer Singh keeps his business plans simple with the mission of sharing his mother's recipes with the world / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Fueling diversity in STEM fields
Published Summer 2021
Johns Hopkins and Bloomberg Philanthropies recently launched the Vivien Thomas Scholars Initiative, a $150 million effort to create new pathways for students from historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) and other minority-serving institutions (MSIs) to pursue PhDs in science, technology, engineering, and math / Johns Hopkins Magazine