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News: September 2013

Tributes to Elaine Amir

Johns Hopkins University Montgomery County Campus Executive Director Elaine Amir retired Sept. 30. We asked her friends, family and colleagues for thoughts about Elaine’s retirement. Here are some of the responses we received through our website:

Restoring the Dying Brain: BRNI Works to Fight Alzheimer's Disease

A drug called Bryostatin holds potential for treating and even preventing Alzheimer’s disease, Dr. Daniel Alkon said during the inaugural JHU/NCI Lunch Time Lecture Series.

Q&A with Artist Laurie Tylec

CATEGORY: The Arts

Q&A with artist Laurie Tylec, whose work is on display at JHU MCC through Oct. 30.

Q&A with Artist Craig Tinsky

CATEGORY: The Arts

Q&A with artist Craig Tinsky, whose work is on display at JHU MCC through Oct. 30.

Meet the Artists: Tinsky and Tylec

CATEGORY: The Arts

The Johns Hopkins University Montgomery County Campus hosts a vibrant series of ongoing arts exhibits in our 9605 Building Atrium and in the Academic & Research Building Food for Thought Café. The exhibits are under the direction of curator and artist Sherill Anne Gross.

IPad Boot Camp Opens Doors for Disabled

CATEGORY: Academics

Swiping the unlock button on your iPad. Typing an email. Browsing websites on Safari. For most people, these tasks are fairly mundane. But for those with visual, communications or speech impairments, these tasks could be difficult, if not downright impossible.

Mexico-U.S. Trade Opportunities Abound

CATEGORY: In The Community

American businesses should take advantage of emerging trade opportunities between the United States and Mexico as the Latin American country’s governmental policies are creating a friendlier environment for commerce.

Osher Striving for $1 Million Grant

Osher at JHU is trying to turn $50,000 into $1 million.