TEDxJHU held its annual conference on April 16. The event, titled “Kaleidoscope,” featured environmentalist Carmera Thomas-Wilhite, songwriter Anthony Parker, Baltimore City Commissioner of Health Dr. Letitia Dzirasa and National Public Radio (NPR) hosts Aaron Henkin and Wendel Patrick. Each speaker’s TED-style Talk was pre-recorded and livestreamed at the event.
The College Democrats at Hopkins (HopDems) hosted 2022 Maryland gubernatorial candidate Ashwani Jain on April 7 to discuss his campaign for the governor’s seat.
The University will no longer allow first-year students to choose their own roommates beginning with the class of 2026. Hopkins will follow peer institutions like Duke University, Vanderbilt University and Stanford University in transitioning to a university-determined roommate assignment process.
The Foreign Affairs Symposium (FAS) held an event titled “The Global Response to the Uyghur Crisis” on Tuesday, April 6. The evening’s panel, part of the symposium’s “Where Do We Go From Here?” speaker series, featured Nury Turkel, board chairman for the Uyghur Human Rights Project; Rushan Abbas, executive director of Campaign for Uyghurs; and Louisa Greve, director of global advocacy for the Uyghur Human Rights Project.