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News: Academics

Osher Director Mary Kay Shartle Galotto Retires

CATEGORY: Academics

After seven years with Osher, program Director Mary Kay Shartle Galotto enters retirement.

Biotech Students Enriched By Volunteering With the Elderly

CATEGORY: Academics, In The Community

A group of biotechnology master’s degree students have started what they hope becomes a new tradition: volunteering in the nursing home right next door to the Johns Hopkins University Montgomery County Campus.

Emerging Opportunities in Biotechnology 2017

CATEGORY: Academics

The Center for Biotechnology Education invited four alums to discuss their experiences while pursing their MS degrees and career paths and industry opportunities provided by their MS degrees.

Working Together: Osher Members and Biotech Students Support Manna Food Center

CATEGORY: Academics, In The Community

Members of Osher Lifelong Learning Institute donated food and funds to Manna Food Center. Master's in Biotechnology students delivered the food to the center.

Hands On Science

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

Approximately 500 MCPS seventh-graders got an up-close look at careers in science and medicine.

Johns Hopkins ranked among world's top 10 universities by 'U.S. News'

CATEGORY: Academics, Research

JHU moves up to No. 10 in publication's annual Best Global Universities rankings

Laura Hannon: Q&A with New Executive Director of Student Affairs for AAP

CATEGORY: Academics

Laura Hannon joined Johns Hopkins University this fall as executive director of Student Affairs for Advanced Academic Programs. Hannon attended Boston College and then worked at Northeastern and Boston universities. In her role at AAP, she will work with students at the Montgomery County Campus, as well as students in Washington, D.C.

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.

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