News - Advanced Academic Programs

Alumni Feature: Roxana Trimbitas

Roxana Trimbitas: Increasing the International Footprint of Hopkins Biotech Late 2014, Roxana was second author on a paper published in the European Journal of Public Health. The project was completed in Morocco. Roxana, who recently began working as Medical Science Liaison for the Danish pharmaceutical company Novo Nordisk, has some things to say about her read more…

Faculty Feature: Tom Colonna

Dr. Thomas Colonna, JD, PhD is the associate program director for our Regulatory and Food Safety Regulation programs. He has published in several areas and has extensive regulatory affairs experience. We asked him a few questions about his background, his career, and his thoughts about our new Food Safety Regulation program: Can you tell us read more…

Student Feature: Justin Chang

Justin Chang, on a Design Team to Fight Ebola On December 12th, 2014, JHU Hub released an article highlighting the accomplishments of the Johns Hopkins team in the Emergency Ebola Design Challenge, who received federal funding for a suit for ebola caregivers. On this team was Justin Chang, a student of the Johns Hopkins University read more…

Dr. Benjamin Ginsberg on CSPAN

Dr. Ginsberg on CSPAN

On January 18th CSPAN’s Book TV featured Dr. Benjamin Ginsberg, Chair of the Center for Advanced Governmental Studies, discussing his new book, The Worth of War. Click here to view the CSPAN recording.

Museum Studies Partners with Newseum

Newseum

The MA in Museum Studies program hosts an onsite seminar each year. This two-week, intensive, period of on-ground museum study is a required component for graduation. The seminar provides students with the chance to use what they have learned in their prior courses, develop networks with fellow students and museum experts, and explore the latest read more…

Faculty Spotlight: Paul Weinstein Jr.

Paul-Weinstein-Home

Q: You have been the Director of the Public Management program for three years. What are the most challenging and rewarding parts of your job? A: My favorite part of the job remains interacting with students, particularly in the classroom. Too often taking on management responsibilities in academia means one has less opportunities to teach. read more…

Hundreds Attend Writing Thesis Readings

With the support of cheering, filled halls, 23 students from the MA in Writing and MA in Science Writing Programs joined in the festive Fall 2014 thesis readings for the programs on Dec. 12 and 13, 2014. The weekend began Friday evening with a filled lecture room in Hodson Hall on the Homewood Campus. Nearly read more…

Biotech Students Participate in Frontiers in Science and Medicine Day

Frontiers Students

Approximately 700 young scientists spent the day at the Johns Hopkins University Montgomery County Campus learning about epidemiology as they tracked a zombie virus, using DNA to figure out who stole Fluffy’s cat food, and calculating the cost of bringing a drug to market by counting real beans. The activities were part of the sixth read more…

Mercenaries at Sea? Private Anti-Piracy Contractors Today

John-Clark-Levin

Private military contractors — what some people call “mercenaries” — are controversial on land. But what happens when they go to sea? On October 2, 2014, the Global Security Studies program hosted John-Clark Levin, co-author of Private Anti-Piracy Navies: How Warships for Hire are Changing Maritime Security, to discuss this topic. He described the ways read more…

Student’s Perspective on Master of Liberal Arts Degree

Master of Liberal Arts

In January, the Master of Liberal Arts program will begin offering classes at Johns Hopkins University Montgomery County Campus. Classes will be held in the evenings and on Saturdays. Students may also choose to complete some of their coursework at the Homewood campus in Baltimore. The Montgomery County Campus Hopkins Happenings Newsletter recently interviewed a read more…