johns hopkins university

February 23, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Takeaways from Hogan’s COVID-19 Press Briefing Tuesday

In a press briefing on Tuesday, Gov. Larry Hogan noted that the anniversary of the first confirmed coronavirus cases in Maryland is approaching. On Monday, the United States surpassed 500,000 coronavirus-related deaths since the start of the pandemic. Hogan said the state mourns the loss of all Americans and Marylanders who died of the virus. […]

Read more

December 15, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Gayles: Three of Six County Hospitals Have No ICU Vacancy

Three out of six hospitals in Montgomery County have no ICU vacancy as of noon Tuesday, County Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles said at a county council meeting. Also as of noon, one hospital has no acute care bed vacancy, he said. Gayles said there was a period of time over the weekend when five […]

Read more

March 27, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Hogan Announces Funding for Research into Coronavirus Treatment

The state of Maryland, Bloomberg Philanthropies and Johns Hopkins University are working together to fund research for a possible COVID-19 treatment, Gov. Larry Hogan announced Friday.  According to a statement from Hogan, researchers plan to collect and process blood plasma from COVID-19 survivors and run clinical trials to evaluate effectiveness for critically ill coronavirus patients […]

Read more

February 1, 2018 | Staff Writer

High School Winners Announced in Johns Hopkins University’s Art Competition

For the last 12 years, Johns Hopkins University Montgomery County Campus has held an art competition designed to get children excited about Science Technology Engineering Art and Mathematics (STEAM) education. Students from 17 Montgomery County public high schools submitted work for the 2018 high school art show and 51 pieces were selected. The theme of […]

Read more

December 13, 2017 | Laura Rowles

Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber Names Crews Their Board Chair

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) has named Barbara Crews their 2018 Board of Directors Chair. Crews is the assistant executive director for community relations at the Johns Hopkins University Montgomery County Campus “I am really looking forward to the new year with Barbara at the helm. She is a great asset to the Chamber […]

Read more

March 8, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

New Mobile Lab to Encourage STEM Careers among High School Students (VIDEO)

MdBio Foundation on Tuesday displayed its new $750,000 mobile laboratory that provides high school students with science and technology activities to get them involved in STEM careers. STEM — science, technology, engineering and mathematics — is where high-paying jobs will be, said Brian Gaines, MdBio’s CEO. “Kids get out of their classrooms and into the […]

Read more

November 15, 2016 | Staff Writer

Students Learn at Frontiers In Science and Medicine Day (VIDEO)

Hundreds of seventh grade students from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Montgomery Village middle schools took part in Frontiers In Science and Medicine Day at the Shady Grove Life Sciences Center. MCPS-TV has the story. Visit our PEG partner MCPS-TV to view more of its local programming.

Read more

March 3, 2016 | Staff Writer

Nominations Wanted for Nancy Dworkin Awards for Service to Youth

The Montgomery County Commission on Children and Youth is seeking nominations for the 30th annual Nancy Dworkin Awards for Outstanding Service to Youth. These awards recognize individuals and organizations that have made a difference in the lives of children and youth in Montgomery County. Awards will be presented at a special 30th anniversary awards ceremony […]

Read more

November 23, 2015 | Staff Writer

Governor Larry Hogan Commits to Launch P-TECH Schools in Maryland (PHOTO)

Governor Larry Hogan announced today his commitment to launch up to four P-TECH (Pathways in Technology Early College High School) schools in Maryland to better prepare students for college and entry into the job market. Hogan was joined by Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake; Stanley Litow, president of the IBM International Foundation; Dr. Gregory Thornton, CEO […]

Read more

October 17, 2015 | Staff Writer

Redland and Farquhar Students Experience Real Life Science Lessons (VIDEO)

Seventh grade students from Redland Middle School in Derwood and Farquhar Middle School in Olney had the opportunity to bring science lessons to life while participating in the 7th Annual Frontiers in Science and Medicine Day. MCPS-TV has the story. Visit our PEG partner MCPS TV to view more of its local programming.

Read more

Engage us on Facebook

Follow us on Twitter