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News: In The Community

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.

Campus Staff Fulfill Wish Lists of RICA Students

CATEGORY: K-12 Outreach, In The Community

JHU Montgomery County Campus staff members turned into elves this holiday season, purchasing gifts for students who need a helping hand.

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.

Gaithersburg Book Festival Launches Eighth Annual Short Story Contest with Bigger Prize Pot

CATEGORY: In The Community

For the second year in a row, the Gaithersburg Book Festival is giving high school students the freedom to explore their writing creativity, with no opening lines or artwork to serve as inspiration, for its short story contest. The festival is also giving winners more money.

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.

Barbara Crews to be Named Chair of Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber

CATEGORY: In The Community

Barbara Crews, assistant executive director for community relations at the Johns Hopkins University Montgomery County Campus, has been tapped to serve as chair of the board of the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce.

Photographer Jim Tretick Shares his Visions of France in On-Campus Exhibit

CATEGORY: The Arts, In The Community

Tretick's passion for photography began with a junior high social studies project. His work will be on display at the Montgomery County Campus through Jan. 19.

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.

Emergency Preparedness Fair Educates Community

CATEGORY: In The Community

Johns Hopkins University held an emergency preparedness fair, where community organizations offered tips and advice on how to stay safe during the unexpected.

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