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Hopkins affiliates, including former students, held a protest on the Beach to call on the University to protect the rights of disabled students on May 4. Protesters described their experiences with discrimination and exclusion at Hopkins and outlined their demands for the administration.
As a part of its April Awareness Speaker series, the Diverse Sexuality and Gender Alliance hosted a talk by Jules Gill-Peterson on April 25.
The Foreign Affairs Symposium (FAS) hosted Georges C. Benjamin, executive director of the American Public Health Association (APHA), to discuss his work on April 19.
The College Democrats of Maryland hosted a gubernatorial debate between democratic primary candidates Jon Baron and Ashwani Jain on April 15. They outlined their plans for implementing educational, environmental, infrastructural and safety policies.
The Foreign Affairs Symposium (FAS) hosted Cassie Flynn on April 13 to discuss the difficulties involved in combatting climate change. The event was the penultimate installment of the “Shattered Reality: Reimagining the Future” speaker series.
On April 8, the University announced Meek Mill as the headliner for this year’s Spring Fair concert, which will take place on April 30 in the Ralph S. O’Connor Recreation Center. The event capacity is 1,800 and tickets are currently sold out.
The Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) Agora Institute hosted a conversation with E.J. Dionne and Miles Rapoport on March 29 to discuss their new book 100% Democracy: The Case for Universal Voting. The conversation was moderated by Students Learn Students Vote Coalition (SLVC) Executive Director Clarissa Unger.
The Foreign Affairs Symposium (FAS) hosted journalist Dexter Filkins. The event was held on March 10 and was the third event of six in this year’s “Shattered Reality: Reimagining the Future” speaker series.
The Program in Racism, Immigration and Citizenship (RIC) hosted the third event of their Spring 2022 Freedom Education series on March 11, “Why is Mass Incarceration Booming in the U.S.?,” featuring Jack Norton, a geographer and senior research associate at the Vera Institute of Justice.
Hopkins affiliates and members of the Baltimore community held a vigil on the Beach in support of Ukraine on March 5. Holding sunflowers and flyers, the event organizers called on attendees to donate resources for the people of Ukraine.
The Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) Agora Institute held a pop-up talk focused on the Russian Federation’s invasion of Ukraine on March 3. The conversation was led by SNF Agora Senior Fellows Anne Applebaum and Peter Pomerantsev, SNF Agora Institute Professor of International Affairs Henry Farrell and Desmond M. Tutu Professor of Public Health and Human Rights Chris Beyrer from the School of Public Health.
The Foreign Affairs Symposium (FAS) hosted career foreign service officer Tony Fernandes to discuss his work on Feb. 23.
Poet and activist Crystal Valentine was featured at an event hosted by the Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA) on Thursday, Feb. 24 where she discussed Black history through the lens of poetry and her own experiences as part of the Heritage 365 Initiative.
IDEAL, a nonpartisan political student organization at Hopkins, hosted a student-led forum to discuss navigating civic engagement at the University and Baltimore on Feb. 7.
Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, professor of African-American studies at Princeton University, spoke on the past, present and future of Africana studies on Jan. 27 as part of the Center for Africana Studies’ ongoing lecture series “The Challenges of Africana Studies 50+ Years On.” The conversation was moderated by Minkah Makalani, associate professor of history and director of the Center.
To celebrate this year’s World AIDS Day, the Rho Omega Chapter of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc., Sigma Chapter of Latinas Promoviendo Comunidad/Lambda Pi Chi Sorority, Inc. and Sigma Sigma Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. hosted an awareness event on Dec. 1.
TEDxJHU hosted its 2021 Fall Salon Event in Shriver Hall on Nov. 18. The Salon also featured the nonprofit organization Teach for America and an a cappella showcase from the Octopodes.
Members of Hopkins leadership held a town hall discussing University finances on Nov. 16. The town hall, moderated by Professor of Epidemiology and Executive Vice Provost for Academic Affairs Stephen Gange, centered around the University’s Fiscal Year 2021 (FY21) financial report.
The First-Generation, Limited-Income (FLI) Network celebrated National First-Generation College Student Day, or FLI Day, on Nov. 8. The event, which took place on Keyser Quad, featured a tabling event with the Life Design Lab, a winter swag giveaway and a display about a collaboration with the organization Art with a Heart for a new art installation at the Center for Student Success.
Why should people be more like a disability? According to Maysoon Zayid, it’s because it does not discriminate and welcomes everyone regardless of age, ethnicity, class or religion. Zayid, a renowned comedian, actress and disability activist, gave her own stand-up comedy performance to the Hopkins community on Nov. 9 as the final speaker of the Milton S. Eisenhower (MSE) Symposium’s “Rebuilding Our Future” series.