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2016 AAP Career Fair

Thank you to everyone who visited us at our 2016 Advanced Academic Programs Career Fair on December 6, 2016! Advanced Academic Programs Career Services Advanced Academic Programs Professional Career Services Center Contact: Roni White, Associate Director Phone: 202-452-1932 Email:

John Caron Named New Associate Dean of AAP

John Caron

Beverly Wendland, the James B. Knapp Dean of the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, has named John Caron as associate dean of the school’s Advanced Academic Programs (AAP), effective January 1, 2017. Caron’s appointment will follow the retirement of Kathleen Burke—the current associate dean—at the end of 2016. Caron earned his doctorate of education read more…

Odyssey: Spring Weekend Writing Retreats

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Two Spring Weekend Writing Retreats — Registration now open! “Journal to the Self”: A Journaling Retreat (April 8-9, 2017) A Weekend of Journaling Experience with Diane Finlayson Memory and Imagination: A Writer’s Retreat (April 28-30, 2017) A Weekend of Writing Memoir and Poetry with Mary Azrael and Margaret Osburn Enrollment is limited, early registration is read more…

Lynn Johnson Langer and Debra Bowes at Women In Bio DC/Baltimore Chapter’s Holiday Gala


AAP’s Program Director for Regulatory Science and Enterprise Programs, Lynn Johnson Langer, as well as one of our students, Debra Bowes (Masters in Biotechnology Enterprise and Entrepreneurship) will be speakers at Women In Bio DC/Baltimore Chapter’s Holiday Gala. Both will be discussing their leadership experience and present the WIB Scholarship award. Register for the event.

Amir Poudel Will Be Presenting at the FLARE Annual Meeting 2016

Amir Poudel

Mr. Amir Poudel (JHU adjunct faculty and a research associate at NARMA Consultancy Pvt. Ltd, Kathmandu, Nepal) as the lead author will be presenting a paper at the FLARE (Forests, Livelihood Assessment Research and Engagement) Annual Meeting 2016 being organized by University of Michigan, Ann Harbor to be held at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland read more…

MS in Biotechnology Students among the Winners of the CAI-NASA SPACE RACE Competition


Team Genetoo, composed of several students from the AAP MS in Biotechnology program, won a startup competition, sponsored by NASA and the Center For Advancing Innovation (CAI). Genetoo focused its efforts on a NASA patent, entitled “Surface Particle Contamination Mitigation Methods,” designed to deliver technology able to significantly impact healthcare in the United States and read more…

Career Tips Interview Podcast with Tom Manatos

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Listen Listen to this brief podcast from JHU alum Tom Manatos (MA in Government, 2010) offering seasoned career tips for how to get a job in Washington, DC. Tom Manatos is the Director of Government Affairs at The Internet Association, a trade association representing America’s leading Internet companies and their global community of users. He read more…

Terrestrial and Marine Conservation Biology in Maine

Intensive Study – Terrestrial and Marine Conservation Biology (TMCB) in Maine

The MS in Energy Policy and Climate program is pleased to announce plans to teach an in-field class, Intensive Study – Terrestrial and Marine Conservation Biology, home-based at the College of the Atlantic (COA), Bar Harbor, Maine, the field portion of which is scheduled to begin at the end of July 2017. We will spend our read more…

Video of Diana Watts’ “Hero or Villain: Is There a Case for Sustainable Business?”

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EPC-ESP Forum (Speaker Series) Watch a video recording of Diana Watts’ “Hero or Villain: Is There a Case for Sustainable Business?” presentation. Business organizations viewed through the lens of “villain” must be held in check through regulation that constrains the operational activities of (global) value chains. This approach typically relies on mechanisms of standards, certification, audits read more…