Hopkins researchers have made significant breakthroughs in water purification, genetics, and space exploration. The university is known as a giant in the fields of life sciences.
Young people should explore the world. They should experience and learn from it. But wouldn't it be great if they could, as thriving professionals, bring those experiences back to the communities that raised them?
In this world, wisdom – the type that comes from age and experience – is a competitive advantage.
In a savagely competitive world, the difference between great and very good is much, much larger than the difference between very good and good.
For a young man from Iowa or Baltimore, or a small town in Canada or Britain, this would have been his first look at the vaunted German war machine.
Cities combine up-and-to-the-right growth, intractable day-to-day problems, and shifting lines of authority between the public and private sectors.
In the 21st century, utilities – both public and private – are society's hard shell and soft underbelly.
Cities are mostly incremental, but occasionally, there are dramatic changes to the places we live and work.