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Graduate education
$5M investment bolsters support for non-STEM PhD programs
Published Jan 4, 2023
The programs seek to strengthen and broaden the pool of students prepared for and excited about doctoral education
Hopkins programs highlighted as part of White House STEM equity initiative
Published Dec 23, 2022
Bonnie Swenor, founder and director of the Johns Hopkins Disability Health Research Center, serves on STEMM Opportunity Alliance advisory council
'Incredible promise as researchers and thinkers'
Published Sept 8, 2022
The first cohort of 20 Vivien Thomas Scholars arrives at Johns Hopkins to pursue PhDs as part of an initiative designed to address historic underrepresentation in STEM fields
Hopkins welcomes first Vivien Thomas Scholars
Published Aug 18, 2022
20 scholars join the university this fall to pursue PhDs as part of a new $150M initiative to address historic underrepresentation in science, technology, engineering, and math fields
University announces $150M effort to fuel diversity in STEM fields
Published May 11, 2021
The Vivien Thomas Scholars Initiative, announced in partnership with Bloomberg Philanthropies, will create new opportunities and supports for diverse PhD students in Hopkins STEM programs