Class of 2008

Welcome, Class of 2008, to your Reunion information page!
 

Here, you'll find everything you need to know about your 15th class reunion, taking place during Alumni Weekend 2023, April 14 - 16.

Every five years, your class comes back home to the Homewood campus to meet with old friends, enjoy good food, revel in social, cultural and academic events, and make new memories. Come back to Baltimore April 14 - 16, 2023 and celebrate this milestone with us!

Check back with us in January, when we'll open up registration (with a few surprises).
 

Reunion Committee

Interested in getting involved with your reunion committee? We would love to have you! Please email reunion@jhu.edu and we will connect you with the staff liaisons who are working with your class.
 

Class Gift

Every gift you make shows the strength of our community and solidifies our standing in U.S. News and World Report's undergraduate rankings as a top 10 institution - 7th to be exact..

Your gift empowers our students, faculty, staff, and fellow alumni to become the best leaders, researchers, innovators, and change agents they can be. Make a gift in honor of your class reunion today! 
 

2008 - What a year to remember!

President & VP: George W. Bush, Dick Cheney 
Popular Films: The Dark Knight, Iron Man, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, Hancock, WALL-E, Kung Fu Panda, Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa, Twilight, Mamma Mia, The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian, The Incredible Hulk 
Cost of: Gas ($3.27), Bread ($1.58), Milk ($3.80), Car ($23,900), House ($180,100)  
Average Income: $50,221 
US Population:  304.1 Million 
Popular Songs: “Low” by Flo Rida feat. T-Pain, “Bleeding Love” by Leona Lewis, “No One” by Alicia Keys, “Lollipop” by Lil Wayne feat. Static Major, “Apologize” by OneRepublic, “No Air” by Jordin Sparks and Chris Brown, “Love Song” by Sara Bareilles   
Popular TV Shows: “American Idol”, “Dancing with the Stars”, “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation”, “NCIS”, “The Mentalist”, “Desperate Housewives”, “Grey’s Anatomy” 
Baby Names: Emma, Sophia, Madison, Isabella, Olivia, Aiden, Jayden, Ethan, Jacob, Caden  
Sports: The New York Giants were the Super Bowl champs, the Philadelphia Phillies won the World Series, and the Detroit Red Wings clinched the Stanley Cup, the 2008 Summer Olympics was held in Beijing, China, the 2008 Winter Olympics were held in Beijing, China 
Other Notable Events: CERN’s Large Hadron Collider was officially inaugurated in Switzerland, Cyprus and Malta adopted the Euro, joining the other European countries in the European Union using the single currency, Barack Obama became the first African-American president-elect, 2008 was a leap year   

Got Questions?

We’ve got answers. We want to make attending Alumni Weekend 2023, April 14 - 16 as easy as possible. Let us know if you have any questions. Send an email to reunion@jhu.edu or call 410-516-5185.

 

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 Make a gift for your reunion button

There are a number of ways to make a tax-deductible gift or pledge to Johns Hopkins - online, by phone, or by mail.

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Contact reunion@jhu.edu or
1-800-JHU-JHU1 / 410-516-5185.