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March 29, 2023

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See the Future event focuses on past

The Sustainable Hopkins Infrastructure Program (SHIP) and the University’s Sustainability Network hosted what was billed as the 2nd Annual Future of Hopkins Symposium on Tuesday evening in Maryland Hall, despite the fact that not much was actually said about the future at the event.

Hopkins deans outline trends in urban America

On Tuesday night, Dean of the Krieger School Katherine S. Newman and Dean of the School of Education David W. Andrews led a conversation in Boston on the future of American cities as part of the University’s capital campaign, “Rising to the Challenge: The Campaign for Johns Hopkins.”  The event focused on the University’s new Institute for the American City — one of President Ronald J. Daniels’ Signature Initiatives — and the role universities can play in redeveloping urban cities and schools.

Israel activists promote humanitarian program

The Coalition of Hopkins Activists for Israel (CHAI) hosted activist Carmi Kobren to speak about the humanitarian international project Save a Child’s Heart (SACH) this past Tuesday in Shaffer Hall. Kobren is the sister of the late Dr. Ami Cohen, the project’s founder.

Health fair features free yoga and massages

This past Friday, the Public Health Student Forum (PHSF) teamed up with a number of health-related clubs on campus to host a Personal Health Fair in Charles Commons Salon C. Groups represented at the fair included Stressbusters, the Center for Health Education and Wellness (CHEW), Preventative Education and Empowerment for Peers (PEEPs) and the Student Health and Wellness Center, also known as HelWell.

Hopkins prof. discusses drugs and brain

On Friday, the Chemistry-Biology Interface (CBI) colloquium titled “Drugs and the brain” hosted Professor Solomon H. Snyder, award-winning neuroscientist and director of the Johns Hopkins University Department of Neuroscience.

Republican candidate comes to Homewood

Last Thursday evening, the Hopkins College Republicans welcomed Maryland Congressional candidate and former Secret Service agent Dan Bongino to meet with students during a talk titled “Perspectives from a New Generation of Leadership.”

World Health Council hosts cultural banquet

On Thursday, the Glass Pavilion was filled with international music and flavors, as the World Health Council raised funds for a charity that brings drinkable water to developing countries.

Prof. David examines Syria, Iran in talk

Last Friday the Hopkins Hillel and the Jewish Students Association (JSA) invited Professor Steven David to give a talk about the impact of nuclear negotiations with Iran and the conflict in Syria on Israel, the United States and the world.

Cheer squad seeks varsity designation

This fall has seen the revival of cheerleading at Hopkins. Shortly after arriving on campus, freshmen Courtnie Brown and Tina Kanonuhwa decided to initiate a movement to bring back the Hopkins Cheer Team.

Sex slavery survivor discusses trafficking

This Monday, the Residential Advisory Board (RAB) sponsored an event titled “Stop Human Trafficking.” The event aimed to raise awareness about the issue of human trafficking and welcomed Jillian Mourning as a guest speaker to discuss human trafficking in the modern age. Mourning, herself a human trafficking victim, is the founder of All We Want is LOVE, an organization dedicated to educating, training and providing rescue resources to as many people as possible in an effort to end human trafficking and sex slavery.

Kal Penn discusses acting, public service

On Tuesday, actor and public servant Kal Penn spoke in Shriver Hall as part of the final installment of the MSE Symposium’s fall speakers series. During the speech, Penn discussed both his political and entertainment careers, describing experiences ranging from his very first acting audition, and the blatant racial stereotyping he encountered, to his first meeting with President Obama.

HERO teaches students on CPR Awareness Day

On Monday, the Hopkins Emergency Response Organization (HERO) hosted CPR Awareness Day in line with National Collegiate CPR Day. Stationed on the Keyser Quad, this interactive event was designed to raise awareness and teach the skills required to perform “hands-only” CPR.

Business Networking Event lures enterprise-minded students

Business professionals networked with and offered advice to current students at the Second Annual Business Networking Event last Saturday in Levering Hall. The event was co-hosted by the business fraternity Alpha Kappa Psi (AKPsi) and the student entrepreneur group StartUp Hopkins.

Old Bay seasoning bears its Jewish roots

Last Friday, students gathered at Hopkins Hillel to hear alumnus Ralph Brunn speak about his father and the invention of Old Bay Spice. The event was co-sponsored by Hillel and the Jewish Students Association.

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