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Friends for life

A First-Year Friendship Lasts Forever
Published Spring 2024
They met first day of freshman year, fall 1975. Their memories of that initial encounter differ, but the outcome—an enduring friendship of 50 years—remains the same. / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Friends for Life
Home again at Homewood
Published Winter 2023
When Animal House premiered, Phi Sigma Delta president Billy Cooper, A&S '59, joked to his friends, "Who told them about us?" / Johns Hopkins Magazine
The first of us
Published Summer 2023
The women of the Class of 1973 describe their experiences as positive, formative, and foundational / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Real food fellowship
Published Spring 2023
A group of undergrad friends maintains its fellowship as alumni through their passion for sustainable food / Johns Hopkins Magazine
A bond beyond the curtain call
Published Winter 2022
David Berenato and Elizabeth Sherwood met and became friends as first-year students on the Homewood campus and say they have only grown closer post-college / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Intersecting pathways for advancement
Published Sept 6, 2022
Josh Bilenker, Med '99 (MD), Keith Flaherty, Med '97 (MD), Steve Harr, Med '98 (MD), and Ross Levine, Med '99 (MD), simultaneously attended Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, but they only grew close after graduation.
Friends for Life
Making up for lost time
Published Winter 2021
After serving in WWII, Paul Hessemer and Bud Holecheck became friends as Homewood undergrads. Recently the two members of the Class of 1949 reunited for the first time in more than 70 years to catch up and discuss their shared wartime history. / Johns Hopkins Magazine
A lifelong friendship
Published Fall 2021
David Bernstein, A&S '57, credits his childhood friend Morris W. Offit, A&S '57, with sparking his involvement with Johns Hopkins decades after graduation. / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Published Winter 2020
More than 30 years after they last played JHU men's lacrosse together, 10 of the players from the Class of 1989 say they are closer than ever before / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Recipe for a lifelong friendship
Published Spring 2019
These alums formed a lasting bond over multicultural meals and fine Georgian wine / Johns Hopkins Magazine