The Student Government Association (SGA) met on Tuesday for its weekly meeting after he University’s decision to suspend in-person classes until at least April 12 due to coronavirus.
Once in-person classes resume at Homewood, on or after April 12, the Milton S. Eisenhower Library (MSE), in conjunction with the Office of Student Health and Well-Being and the Counseling Center, will continue to provide mental health services in Brody Learning Commons.
The Female Leaders of Color (FLOC) and Men of Color Hopkins Alliance (MOCHA) held the Men and Women of Color Symposium last Saturday, March 7, in Charles Commons. The event was designed to provide an environment for people of color to share a professional networking space, while creating a conversation about issues concerning race and gender.
Wings launched the Menstrual Products Initiative (MPI) pilot program, installing free tampon and pad dispensers in eight women’s restrooms and two all-gender restrooms on Homewood Campus this February. Wings is a student group that aims to promote menstrual health and hygiene at Hopkins and in the greater Baltimore community.
A Place to Talk (APTT), a peer listening group on campus, hosted a presentation on mental health and a workshop on empathetic listening this Saturday in Gilman Hall.
Amid the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, University President Ronald J. Daniels announced in an email to the student body on March 10 that as of March 11, Hopkins is canceling in-person classes through at least April 12. Following spring break, the University will transition to remote instruction for all undergraduate courses.
Candidates for the Student Government Association (SGA) Executive Board discussed their platforms at a debate on Thursday in Gilman Hall. Two tickets, Focus Forward and Taking Flight, and independent candidate Sam Mollin participated. The voting period began on Friday.
Hopkins Teachers and Researchers United (TRU) and the Coalition for a Humane Hopkins (CAHH) co-hosted a discussion about Hopkins Hospital’s debt collection practices against low-income patients at Red Emma’s Bookstore on Wednesday.
The Foreign Affairs Symposium (FAS) hosted a talk with indigenous climate activist and hip-hop artist Xiuhtezcatl Martinez on Wednesday. The event was the second part of FAS’s “Anthem” lineup, which aims to bring in activists that capture the diversity of social movements advancing justice and equity around the world.
The Inter-Asian Council (IAC) hosted Hopkins alum Frank Wu, the William L. Prosser Distinguished Professor of Law at the University of California, Hastings presented on the history of the legal and governmental treatment of Asian Americans on Tuesday.
The Student Government Association (SGA) met this past Tuesday for their weekly meeting to discuss the difficulties regarding student elections this semester, as well as SGA’s role in the Sex Week planned for April. During the public input period of the meeting, a large group of student leaders met with SGA to broach concerns with club restructuring and budget allocations with the recent audit led by SGA and Student Leadership and Involvement (SLI).
The Second Commission on Undergraduate Education (CUE2) released a set of recommendations last month, intended to revitalize the undergraduate experience and promote mental health on campus. Co-chaired by Krieger School of Arts and Sciences (KSAS) Dean Beverly Wendland and Whiting School of Engineering (WSE) Dean Ed Schlesinger, CUE2 is comprised of 30 faculty, staff, administrators, undergraduates and alumni.
Medical anthropologist and Associate Professor of Global Health at Georgetown University Emily Mendenhall gave a talk titled “Rethinking Diabetes: Entanglements with Trauma, Poverty and HIV” at the School of Public Health on Feb. 27, for the Social & Behavioral Interventions (SBI) Program. Mendenhall is the author of Rethinking Diabetes: Entanglements of Trauma, Poverty and HIV.
Hopkins alum and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg ended his campaign for president, endorsing former Vice President Joe Biden, on Wednesday morning. This announcement came after Bloomberg won only 53 delegates — and one territory — on Super Tuesday, despite spending hundreds of millions on his campaign.
Bishop Billy H. Stanfield Jr., the founder and executive director of New Vision Youth Services, gave a guest lecture at Professor Philip Leaf’s community-based learning course, “Health and Wellbeing in Baltimore: A Public Health Perspective” on Tuesday.
Former Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Operative Tracy Walder spoke about her experiences working at the two agencies, her new book and what she perceives to be the greatest threats to U.S. national security on Friday. Walder’s book, The Unexpected Spy, is a memoir that chronicles her experiences working for the two agencies. Her talk was sponsored by the International Studies program.
Two tickets, Focus Forward and Taking Flight, and an independent candidate, Sam Mollin, are running in the Student Government Association’s (SGA) executive board elections. The voting period will begin on Friday and end on March 11.