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Meet the First-Gen College Students

CATEGORY: Academics

First-generation college students are less likely to complete their college degrees in six years compared with their peers whose parents did attend college, according to the Postsecondary National Policy Institute. Also, first-generation college students are more likely to need remedial classes, attend two-year schools and struggle with English. Stats like that are why students such as Kenny Tran and Yereida Gallardo stand out.

HSI Students Raise Money for Hurricane Victims

CATEGORY: Academics, In The Community

A group of students in the Health Science Intensive program have banded together to come up with ways to raise money for victims of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.

Up to the (Pipette) Challenge

CATEGORY: Academics, K-12 Outreach, In The Community

Johns Hopkins University students and staff members, along with MDBio Foundation teachers, led seventh graders through a pipette challenge exercise.

Johns Hopkins ranked among nation's best colleges and universities by 'U.S. News'

CATEGORY: Academics

In annual rankings, publication recognizes JHU as a best value for students, for ethnic and economic diversity, and as a top engineering school.

Osher Welcomes Back Members for Fall Semester

CATEGORY: Academics, In The Community

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute kicks off its fall semester on Tuesday, Sept. 12.

Oh Snap! Engineering Innovation Program Tests Strength of Spaghetti Bridges

CATEGORY: Academics, K-12 Outreach, In The Community

Engineering Innovation students competed in the annual spaghetti bridge competition.

Health Science Intensive Student Lends a Hand Designing 3D Prosthetics

CATEGORY: Academics

A Baltimore native in the Health Science Intensive concentration has made function-specific 3D prosthetic hands.

High School Students Explore Careers in Medicine

CATEGORY: Academics, K-12 Outreach, In The Community

Dissecting a fetal pig, preparing an IV and touring Suburban Hospital were among the highlights this summer for a group of high school students interested in pursuing careers in medicine. Medical School Intensive was a two-week course held in June and July that was designed to engage bright students interested in medicine.

Summer Programs Reach All Ages at JHU Montgomery County

CATEGORY: Academics, K-12 Outreach, In The Community

Summer activity is in full swing at the Johns Hopkins University Montgomery County Campus. Retired adults, aspiring scientists, budding engineers, future doctors and young writers are taking classes on campus this summer. Here is a rundown of what is going on, as well as information about the Shady Grove Farmers Market.

Lynn Johnson Langer Receives Award

CATEGORY: Academics, K-12 Outreach, In The Community

Young Women in Bio honored Langer, director of regulatory science and enterprise programs, for her support of initiatives to help motivate girls to pursue STEM careers.

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