The Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) Agora Institute hosted a panel discussion on Nov. 14 about the recent midterm elections. The panel featured Senator Barbara Mikulski and Stephanie Young and was moderated by Louise Flavahan, SNF Agora’s dialogue and debate director.
The Student Government Association (SGA) held its weekly general body meeting (GBM) on Nov. 15 to discuss the Beta X SGA Reindeer Games Bill, the SGA Communications and Marketing Commission (CMC) Funding Bill and the African Fashion Show Funding Bill.
The Student Government Association (SGA) published the results of a survey they conducted to assess student opinions of the Johns Hopkins Police Department (JHPD) and public safety in an Instagram post on Nov. 11. A detailed report of the results was also emailed to the student body on Nov. 14.
Students, faculty and staff alike gathered to celebrate the official grand opening of the Imagine Center for Integrative Learning and Life Design on Nov. 14. The center, which has been open to students since September, is home to the University’s seven career and professional development departments.
The JHU Veteran Employee Resource Group (ERG) hosted its first Veteran’s Commemoration to honor the those who have served in the country’s armed forces at Hopkins on Nov. 11.
The Name Review Board (NRB) was established to decide whether to rename or de-name Hopkins facilities, professorships, scholarships and other programs in October 2021. This establishment came at the guidance of the Committee to Establish Principles on Naming (CEPN), which developed substantive criteria to guide the name review process.
Former ambassador Marie Yovanovitch shared insider perspectives on diplomacy and the current war in Ukraine at the Milton S. Eisenhower (MSE) Symposium’s 2022 series “The Road Ahead” on Nov. 9. Over her 33-year career in foreign service, Yovanovitch served as the U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine, the Republic of Armenia and the Kyrgyz Republic.
The Hopkins Dining union, represented by UNITE HERE Local 7, held a forum for students and dining workers on their ongoing negotiations with the University in the Homewood Friends Meeting space on Nov. 9. The forum followed a picket line demonstration on Nov. 2 and a meeting with the University on Nov. 4, during which they failed to reach a consensus on job security.
The JHU Dissenters and Refuel Our Future co-hosted a teach-in at Keyser Quad on Nov. 9 to educate attendees about the University’s involvement in war and climate change. Hopkins students gave speeches about issues related to the Applied Physics Lab (APL), the Johns Hopkins Police Department (JHPD), fossil fuel investments, the University’s collaboration with the Space Force and Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC).
The Student Government Association (SGA) held its weekly general body meeting on Nov. 8 to confirm a Senior Class Senator, nominate members for the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences (KSAS) Curriculum Committee and discuss the Culture Fest Funding Bill and Garden Party Funding Bill.
The Alexander Grass Humanities Institute at Hopkins hosted an intersectional discussion about systemic oppression in the U.S. on Nov. 4. The panel discussion featured Daughters of the Movement, a group of women whose parents were on the front lines of the civil rights movement.
Hopkins Dining employees held a picket line demonstration on Nov. 2 to protest the treatment of food service workers at the University. The Hopkins Dining union, represented by UNITE HERE Local 7, presented their finalized negotiations to the University on Nov. 4.
Democrat Wes Moore, a Hopkins alum and former non-profit executive, was elected to be the 63rd governor of Maryland. Succeeding Governor Larry Hogan, Moore will be the first Black governor of Maryland and the third in the history of the United States.
Beatriz Rey, a visiting fellow at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) Agora Institute and expert on Brazilian politics, gave a pop-up talk about the political effects of the recent presidential election and what the results mean for the future of Brazilian democracy on Nov. 2.
The Hopkins chapter of The Women’s Network (TWN) held a virtual event with Women's National Basketball Association player and aspiring doctor Erica Ogwumike on Oct. 31. Ogwumike spoke about her loyalty to her sport and medical studies.
The Office of International Services (OIS) assists over 11,000 international Hopkins students, alumni and faculty. For undergraduate students, the OIS mainly helps with the visa process, social security number applications and work permits for on and off-campus jobs.
When Julien Fenouil wanted to join the student radio station as a freshman in 2018, an upperclassman told him it wasn’t worth it. WJHU radio was dying, and Fenouil was busy adjusting to college life so he put it off. The following year, the club had only one active member.
The Student Government Association (SGA) held its weekly general body meeting on Nov. 1. Vice President of Public Safety Branville Bard Jr., Senior Director of Public Safety Jarron Jackson and Executive Director of Public Safety Walter Simmons discussed public safety and the Johns Hopkins Police Department (JHPD) with SGA members. The results of the SGA Public Safety Survey were also presented, and SGA passed its Sweater Giveaway Funding Bill.