Biomedical engineering, computer science programs rise in 2014 grad school rankings
The School of Engineering received recognition in a number of specialties. The biomedical engineering program continued its rise to No. 16 in the U.S. News program rankings, passing Columbia, Cornell and Northwestern. Last year the program was No. 19, up from 22 the year prior. Johns Hopkins was ranked No. 1. Click here for the story.
Ph.D. candidate and alumna Alex Walsh and a group of her colleagues have developed a diagnostic method to determine in as little as two days—as compared to current methods that can take weeks or months—whether specific therapies are working against breast cancer cells.