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Osher Members to Hear from Top Medical Professionals

CATEGORY: Academics, In The Community

Osher, a program for senior citizens offered at the Johns Hopkins University Montgomery County Campus, will feature medical experts from the local community, including doctors from Suburban Hospital, Johns Hopkins Medicine and the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.

Partnering with Industry for Better Education in Drug Discovery

CATEGORY: Academics, In The Community

The Johns Hopkins-MedImmune Scholars Program, believed to be a first-of-its-kind training program between a major university and a biopharmaceutical company in the United States, enables students to learn firsthand the process and challenges of drug discovery and development while still earning a traditional Ph.D. Research projects, managed by mentors at Johns Hopkins and MedImmune, may be conducted at both locations.

Osher's Spring Semester Offers New Courses

CATEGORY: Academics, In The Community

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, which offers non-credit classes to retired and semi-retired adults, starts its spring semester on Feb. 20, with 36 classes and more than 750 students at the Johns Hopkins University Montgomery County Campus.

Susan Howard Named New Osher Director

CATEGORY: Academics, In The Community

Susan Howard has been named the new director of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute.

Biotechnology Student Lands Prestigious Fellowship

CATEGORY: Academics

Kimberly Church, a Johns Hopkins University master’s in biotechnology student, has landed the prestigious designation of Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) finalist.

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.

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