Events and Happenings

Levi Watkins Lecture Series to Feature Prominent Minorities in Science

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Marc Edwards, Ph.D., has a vision for an innovative kind of lecture series at Johns Hopkins. The postdoctoral research fellow is interested in featuring prominent minority biomedical scientists and clinician-researchers from across the nation in a new program that he calls the Levi Watkins Seminar Series. “When I first came to Hopkins, I felt isolated,”(...)

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Speaker Ta-Nehisi Coates Sheds Light on the Issue of Racism at the Inaugural JHU Forum on Race in America

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This past week, the first ever “JHU Forum on Race in America” took place with speaker Ta-Nehisi Coates at the forefront. Ta-Nehisi, a prominent writer for The Atlantic, is an active advocate for contemporary issues. Though scheduled months in advance, the talk could not have come at a more appropriate time in Baltimore, with recent(...)

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It Is Our Showtime

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On March 1, a new year ball was held in Washington, D.C., at the Westin. The event was sponsored by the local chapters of the Fudan Alumni Foundation, the University of Science and Technology of China Alumni Association, the Shanghai Jiaotong University Alumni Association and the Zhejiang University Alumni Association. Attendees were dressed formally. Gentlemen(...)

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Class of 2015: Four Years a Family

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An earthquake shook Baltimore our first day of anatomy. Days later, a hurricane moved through. That was our first week of medical school, and Mother Nature welcomed us in perfect allegory. Almost four years later, we’ve arrived at the 2015 Match Day. Friday, more than 26,000 medical students learn where they will be training for the(...)

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