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Johns Hopkins aims to build stronger ties with HBCUs, attract more students through new initiative

March 31, 2021

A new initiative from Johns Hopkins University is aiming to strengthen the school’s research relationships with historically black colleges and universities, and attract more HBCU students to Hopkins’ graduate-level programs. Darlene Saporu, assistant dean for diversity and inclusion at Hopkins’ Whiting School of Engineering, is spearheading the new GradPath Collaborative initiative. She said she developed the concept after noticing an apparent “void” of strong relationships between the school and HBCUs, especially when it comes to research.

Article Source: Baltimore Business Journal

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