Schedule of Events
THANK YOU FOR MAKING ALUMNI WEEKEND 2019 A SUCCESS! Check back here for a list of events for Alumni Weekend 2020. Below's a sample of all the great events you can expect next year!
ALUMNI WEEKEND 2019, April 5-7
All students, alumni and guests are invited to participate in all activities.
THURSDAY, APRIL 4
RING CEREMONY. 5 – 7pm. Gilman Atrium & Lawn.
JHU FORUMS ON RACE IN AMERICA: BRIDGING THE POLITICAL DIVIDE THROUGH PROACTIVE DISCOUSE- A CONVERSATION WITH WILMA MARTINEZ AND MICHAEL STEELE. 6pm. Mason Hall Auditorium. In the four years since the launch of the Race in America series, political and societal divides have intensified across the country and globally. Join us for a discussion with Vilma Martinez, former U.S. Ambassador to Argentina and President of the Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund and Michael Steele, A&S '81, former Chairperson of the Republican National Committee and Lieutenant Governor of Maryland as they explore ways to bridge those divides, regardless of political affiliation. 6:00 pm: Reception, 7:00 pm: Candid Conversation.
FRIDAY, APRIL 5
RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE WITH ALPHA EPSILON DELTA. 9am – 4pm. O'Connor Recreation Center, Main Gym. Help save a life this Alumni Weekend by donating blood at the Red Cross Blood Drive sponsored by AED. All participants will receive a free t-shirt and snacks! First timers welcome!
JHU PRESS AUTHOR MEET & GREET. 11am – 12pm. Mason Hall Auditorium. It’s no surprise that the Traditional Crab Cake Lunch is a highlight of JHU’s Alumni Weekend. Maryland natives and far-flung alums know that an abundance of wonderful food is available from the Mid-Atlantic’s fields and orchards, rivers and streams, ocean coastline, and the amazing Chesapeake Bay. JHU Press authors John Shields (the chef-owner at Gertrude’s) and Renee Catacalos join us to discuss their appealing new books that celebrate “eating local” in the region JHU calls home. Touching on everything from oyster aquiculture and regional breweries to urban hoop house farms and healthy and sustainable updates of traditional Maryland recipes, this entertaining discussion for food-lovers and book-lovers alike will make you eager to explore (and ready for lunch!).
LUNCH AT LEVERING MARKET. 11am – 2pm. $1 discount per person, courtesy of Bon Appétit, Johns Hopkins’ new dining service.
INNOVATION CONVERSATION: MARGARET ROTH, YET ANALYTICS. 12 – 1pm. R. House - 301 West 29th Street, Suite 2004. Join FastForward U for lunch and an Innovation Conversation with Margaret Roth! Margaret Roth is the former chief customer experience officer and co-founder of Yet Analytics, a data analytics company that provides tools and solutions used to improve learning and talent development. Her background is in community building, leadership development, and project management. She is a board member of the Emerging Technology Centers, an active member and former VP of Community Impact for the Junior League of Baltimore, a member of the SXSWedu Advisory Board, and co-founder of EdTechWomen. She is a 2011 graduate of the Krieger School of Arts & Sciences and a 2012 graduate of the School of Education. Register Here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/innovation-conversation-margaret-roth-yet-analytics-tickets-58752220473
THE JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PRESS TOUR 1. 12:30 – 2pm. Shuttle departs front of Mason Hall at 12:30pm. Tour the editorial offices of America’s oldest university press and follow “The Life of a Book” from its acquisition through its design, publication and distribution in print and online. Space is limited.
HOP TALKS: A CANNABIS CONVERSATION. 12:30 – 1:30pm. Mason Hall Auditorium. Join Dr. Ryan Vandrey, Associate Professor in the Behavioral Pharmacology Research Unit, Michael Bronfein (CEO, Curio Wellness), and Laura Barrett-Nutting (cofounder Zen Leaf Dispensaries/Verano brands) as they discuss the risks and opportunities in the cannabis industry related to research, policy, and entrepreneurship.
MUSLIM PRAYER HOUR. 1 - 2pm. .Bunting Meyerhoff Interfaith Center - 3509 N. Charles St.
DREAMS: DAY OF UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH IN ENGINEERING, THE ARTS & HUMANITIES, MEDICINE, & THE SCIENCES. 1 - 4pm. Goldfarb Gym, O'Connor Recreation Center. DREAMS: A Day of Undergraduate Research in Engineering, the Arts & Humanities, Medicine, & the Sciences.
FLY FISHING EVENT. 1:30 - 3pm. Johns Hopkins Club, Noble Room. Discover the thrill of Fly Fishing by Johns Hopkins own Jim Truscott, ’62, ’63, ’70 who will share the mechanics and history of the sport. Everyone will have a chance to try their hand at fly-casting. Registration limited.
HOP TALKS: FIRESIDE CHAT WITH FENIMORE FISHER: A DIVERSITY DISCUSSION. 1:30 – 3pm. Johns Hopkins Club, Library Lounge. The Johns Hopkins Alumni Association along with distinguished alumna, Mindy G. Farber, A&S ’74, are pleased to invite you to join a dynamic discussion. Alumni are invited to engage with Fenimore Fisher, Vice Provost and Chief Diversity Officer, in an intimate dialog concerning an overview of the university’s overall diversity and inclusion efforts, key learnings after the Roadmap, areas of improvement, community feedback and future areas of focus. Space is limited.
LEADING FROM THE ROOTS: LEADING LIVING SYSTEMS ft DR. KATHLEEN ALLEN. 1:30 – 2:45pm. Gilman Hall 50. The second annual Gary Laben Lecture, hosted by the Center for Leadership Education. This year’s Laben Lecture will provide valuable insight for those interested in learning more about leadership through the lens of living systems thinking. Dr. Allen takes an innovative approach to leadership theory by designing a set of principles, influenced by nature’s organizational systems, intended to help organizations function more responsibly, economically, and intelligently. Her new book, Leading from the Roots, will also be available for purchase at the lecture.
TOUR OF FASTFORWARD U. 2 – 3pm. FastForward U - 320 W 29th St #200, Baltimore, MD 21211. See the newest hub for student innovation and entrepreneurship at Johns Hopkins on a tour with the FastForward U team. FastForward U provides students with space, funding and resources to support their ideas, serving all students from the curious to the committed. This 10,000 square foot co-working and makerspace hub also offers students professional meeting space and event space to support their ventures. Learn more about student entrepreneurship at Hopkins with this tour.
HOP TALKS: SNF AGORA INSTITUTE. 2 – 3pm. Mason Hall Auditorium. Please join the SNF Agora Institute for an interactive dialogue examining the state of our democracy and the important work ahead for this new interdisciplinary institute. This forum will provide an opportunity to learn about the types of issues the institute will research and address, to hear about the progress the institute is making in building out its program, and to ask questions of the Executive Director.
HOP TALKS: HUMAN-ROBOT INTERACTIONS. 2 – 3pm. Hackerman B17. Dr. Chien-Ming Huang uses intuitive, interactive technologies to provide social, physical, and behavioral support for people, with a emphasis on how these technologies can help aging adults and special needs populations such as children with autism spectrum disorders.
CAMPUS WALKING TOUR. 2:30 – 3:30pm. Departs Mason Hall Lobby.
STATION NORTH TOUR. 3:30 – 5:00pm. Shuttle departs front of Mason Hall. Visit Hopkins’ new Film and Media Studies facility. Space limited.
HOP TALKS: WHEN A MATHEMATICIAN VOTES. 3:30 – 4:30pm. Shaffer 101.When we vote, we are gathering people’s varied preferences to arrive at a decision. Join Ed Scheinerman, PhD (Vice Dean for Graduate Education & Professor, Applied Math & Statistics) and Ben Yuhas, PhD (Engineering '90) as they explore with you mathematical surprises about preferences and decisions and share they ways in which these methods are employed to affect voting outcomes.
HOP TALKS: BITCOIN & BLOCKCHAIN TECHNOLOGY. 3:30 – 4:30pm. Mason Hall Auditorium. Doctor's Green and Jain are leaders in the technology behind leading cryptocurrencies including Bitcoin.
HOMECOMING BASEBALL GAME: JOHNS HOPKINS VS. GETTYSBURG. 3:30pm. Babb Field at Stromberg Stadium.
KRIEGER SCHOOL OF ARTS & SCIENCES AND WHITING SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING DEPARTMENTAL SHOWCASE. 4 – 6pm. Tent on Decker Quad. Visit with departments from the Homewood campus and enjoy light refreshments.
BME ALUMNI RECEPTION AND OPEN HOUSE. 4 – 6pm. BME Design Studio, Clark Hall, Homewood Campus.
HOPKINS RETROSPECTIVE: HERSTORY: WOMEN AT HOMEWOOD. 4:30 – 6:30pm. Levering Hall, Great Hall. Professor Bill Leslie, who is completing a history of Hopkins, will offer some reflections and moderate a panel discussion on the experience of women at Homewood, as students, faculty, and administrators. Panelists will include a current undergraduate, a member of the first class of women undergraduates, and distinguished women faculty from the schools of Arts and Sciences and Engineering. Be ready to share your own recollections and recommendations as we consider the future as well as the past and present. Panelists: Stuart W. “Bill” Leslie, Professor of the History of Science and Technology, Mindy Farber, A&S 1974, Sarah Coreas, A&S 2021, Beverly Wendland, James B. Knapp Dean of Zanvyl Krieger School of Arts & Sciences and Professor of Biology and Professor of Biology & Grace Brush, Professor Emerita of Geography and Environmental Engineering.
MARKETING AND CONSULTING ALUMNI RECEPTION HOSTED BY AMERICAN MARKETING ASSOCIATION (NEST STRATEGIES). 5 – 7pm. Mason Hall Lobby. Remember the people who helped you get where you are today? Come back to Hopkins and get the chance to give back to current business students. During this short event, you can network with fellow dynamic professionals and give valuable advice to motivated current students who would love to network with you. Register today to claim your spot and make a difference! Hosted by the American Marketing Association (Nest Strategies), the premier marketing consulting agency on campus.
HOP TALKS: HISTORIC DRINKING SONGS. 5 – 6pm. Gilman Hall, Memorial Hall. Raise a glass with Hopkins faculty, Susan Weiss, PhD, Professor of Musicology, and April Oettinger, PhD, Professor of Art History at Goucher College, as they celebrate the history of drinking songs throughout the ages. Warm up your pipes and sing along as you dig into the meaning of these seemingly silly songs. Libations will be provided by Archer Roose Wines thanks to co-founder Marian Leitner (A&S ’09)
SOBA/CAS/OMA NETWORKING RECEPTION & MULTICULTURAL GATHERING. 6 – 9pm. Hodson Hall Lobby. Hosted by the Society of Black Alumni (SOBA), Center for Africana Studies (CAS), and the Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA). Join alumni and current students, faculty, staff, and friends for an evening of networking, and updates and insights about the University and SOBA. All alumni and friends are welcome! Refreshments will be served.
MUSLIM SPRING BANQUET. 6 – 9:30pm. Glass Pavilion. JHU Muslim Association cordially invites you to our annual Spring Banquet! Mark your calendars for April 5, 2019 at 6:30pm in the Glass Pavilion on the Johns Hopkins University Homewood Campus. The event will feature a leader in the Baltimore community, and all proceeds will go to a local charity. The Spring Banquet is a long-standing tradition for the Muslim Student Association at JHU. We look forward to seeing you there in formal/cultural attire!
CRAFT BREW REVIEW. 6:30 – 8:30pm. Gilman Atrium. Sip and sample a variety of craft beer from some of Baltimore's best breweries.
TASTE OF B'MORE. 6:30 – 8:30pm. Decker Quad Tent. Be MORE local and enjoy dinner and drinks provided by some of Baltimore's best restaurants.
PHI GAMMA DELTA (FIJI) ANNUAL NORRIS PIG DINNER. 7– 9pm. Inn at the Colonnade. Join other Fiji graduates and guests from the past six decades starting with cocktails in the Colonnade bar at 6:00pm. The dinner program begins at 7:00pm, and will conclude with an auction to raise funds for the AAA Scholarship program. Spouses and guests are welcome. Cost for the dinner is $75 per person.
JONATHAN A. JARZYNA MEMORIAL POKER TOURNAMENT. 7– 11pm. Charles Commons, Salon A. Hosted by JHU PAWS, all proceeds go to the Maryland SPCA.
SILK ROAD ENSEMBLE. 7:30 – 9:30pm. Shriver Hall. Space is limited.
A CAPELLA FEST. 8pm. Mudd Hall Auditorium. Don't miss this musical showdown featuring Hopkins' own student a capella groups.
BARNSTORMERS MUSICAL CABARET. 8pm. Mattin Center, Swirnow Theater.
STAND UP COMEDY. 9pm. Levering Hall, Arellano Theater.
YOUNG ALUMNI TENT PARTY. 10pm – 1am. Bloomberg Courtyard Tent.
WOMEN IN STEM SYMPOSIUM. 8am – 5pm. Turner Concourse, JHU East Baltimore Campus. Women of Whiting, a graduate student organization supporting women in STEM at Johns Hopkins University, is hosting its second-annual Women in STEM Symposium on Saturday, April 6th from 8 AM - 5 PM in Turner Concourse (JHU East Baltimore Campus). Registration is free and open to all! There will be a poster session with cash prizes, and the symposium will feature leaders from academia, industry, and government in two panel sessions and breakout workshops that focus on providing professional development skills.
The panel sessions will be on:
Stand Up: How and When to Speak Up
Step Out: Unconventional Careers in STEM
Poster abstract submission deadline is Sunday, March 24, 2019 at 11:59PM EST. Registration deadline is Saturday, March 30, 2019 at 11:59PM EST. Check our Twitter, Facebook, or website for more updates and information.
To register for the symposium please use the following link: https://goo.gl/forms/B3J9uN6r7yam7fzN2.
THE DRUM MAJOR INSTINCT - SERVICE PROJECT: COMMEMORATION OF DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. 8am – 1pm. 3003 North Charles Street - Suite 100 Baltimore, MD 21218. Transportation, meals, and t-shirt provided. We invite you to save the date and join us in modeling Dr. King’s life of servant leadership by supporting organizations dedicated to helping people in need. King asked to be remembered as one who “tried to give his life serving others”. He implored his congregation to remember his attempts to feed the hungry, clothe the naked, and comfort prisoners. “Yes, if you want to say that I was a drum major, say that I was a drum major for justice,” King intoned. “Say that I was a drum major for peace. I was a drum major for righteousness. And all of the other shallow things will not matter.”
RSVP Link: https://goo.gl/forms/Kw03wrW6RoNuXHLk2
PRESIDENT & DEANS’ BREAKFAST. 8:30 – 10am. Glass Pavilion. President Ron Daniels, Dean Beverly Wendland and Dean T.E. Schlesinger share their vision for the future of the University. Space limited.
JUNIOR JAYS LACROSSE CLINIC. 9 – 10:30am. Children ages 6–12. Ralph S. O’Connor Recreation Center Practice Field.
JUNIOR JAYS SOCCER CLINIC. 9 – 10:30am. Children ages 6–12. Ralph S. O’Connor Recreation Center Practice Field.
ADMISSIONS 101. 9:30 – 10:30am. Hackerman B17. For college-bound high school students and their families, followed by a campus tour.
THE JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PRESS TOUR 2. 10 – 11:30am. Shuttle departs front of Mason Hall at 10am. Space is limited.
PHI MU ALUMNAE BRUNCH. 10am – 12pm. MSE Q Level. Stop by to chat with your sisters over bagels and coffee!
BLUE JAY KIDS CLUB FAMILY ACTIVITY TENT. 10am – 2pm. Decker Quad.
HISTORICAL CAMPUS TOUR. 10 – 11:30am. Begins between the Library and Homewood Museum. Led by Jim Stimpert, Senior Reference Archivist in the Sheridan Libraries.
HOP TALK: AN ALUMNI PANEL DISCUSSION FEATURING DR. ZEID RA'AD. 10:30am - 12pm. Hodson 210. Join Political Science Professor Dr. Steven David who will moderate a thoughtful conversation of alumni panelists including Political Science alumnus Dr. Zeid Ra'ad (Class of 1987) on topics including human rights, the role of the UN, and the state of the world.
SOCIETY OF BLACK ALUMNI SPRING MEETING. 10:30am Gilman 219. Please join SOBA volunteer leaders for a discussion and working meeting about future opportunities for building and growing the SOBA community.
PITCHES & BRUNCH WITH JOHNS HOPKINS TECHNOLOGY VENTURES. 10:30am - 12pm. FastForward U - 320 W 29th St #200, Baltimore, MD 21211. Please join Johns Hopkins Technology Ventures (JHTV) at FastForward U, the new 10,000-sq-ft student innovation hub at Homewood for our annual Pitches and Brunch. You will eat well, hear pitches from this year’s most promising Hopkins student-led ventures who have won competitive funding from JHTV and meet the executive directors of our Social Innovation Lab and Student Entrepreneurship program. Hopkins alumni, students and the entrepreneurial community in Baltimore are invited to participate in this entrepreneurship and networking event.
HOP TALKS: OUR GENETICALLY MODIFIED FUTURE - THE ETHICS OF DESIGNER BABIES. 10:30 - 11:30am. Great Hall. Genetic modification of human beings is no longer science fiction, as we all learned in November of 2018 when a Chinese scientist, He Jiankui, announced that he had edited the DNA of human embryos to create twin baby girls. Join Dr. Jeffrey Kahn, the Andreas C. Dracopoulos Director of the Berman Institute of Bioethics, as he discusses the scientific community’s response to He Jiankui’s experiment, the potential impacts that this emerging technology will have on humanity, and the ethical framework being used to govern this field of research.
Jeffrey Kahn is the Andreas C. Dracopoulos Director of the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics, and the Levi Professor of Bioethics and Public Policy. He is also Professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management in the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health. His research interests include the ethics of research, ethics and public health, and ethics and emerging biomedical technologies. He speaks widely both in the U.S. and abroad, and has published four books and over 125 articles in the bioethics and medical literature, and is currently co-PI for the Johns Hopkins Center of Excellence in Ethics and Policy Research on Genomics and Infectious Disease (NIH-NHGRI). He is an elected member of the National Academy of Medicine and Fellow of the Hastings Center, and has chaired or served on committees and panels for the National Institutes of Health, the Centers for Disease Control, and the Institute of Medicine/National Academy of Medicine, where he is currently chair of the Board on Health Sciences Policy. His education includes a BA in microbiology (UCLA, 1983), MPH (Johns Hopkins, 1988), and PhD in philosophy (Georgetown, 1989).
CAMPUS WALKING TOUR 2. 10:30 – 11:30am. Departs Mason Hall Lobby.
STUDENT RALLY & BBQ. 11am. Behind Homewood House.
DSAGA WALKING TOUR OF CHARLES VILLAGE'S QUEER HISTORY. 11am. Tour departs from Glass Pavilion. "Did you know the first Gay Pride Block Party in Baltimore happened within blocks of the Homewood Campus? Or that during the 1970s the Baltimore Gay Paper had a basement office located in Charles Village? Have you been to nearby "Lavender Lane," the street named for its visible lesbian activist residents?' To learn about these spaces and more, sign up for an LGBTQ History tour of Charles Village given by historian Mo Speller and sponsored by the Diverse Sexuality and Gender Alliance.
TRADITIONAL CRAB CAKE LUNCH. 11:30am – 1:30pm. Decker Quad Tent.
HOMECOMING TENNIS MATCH: JOHNS HOPKINS VS. SWARTHMORE. 12pm. Homewood Tennis Courts.
JHU PRIDE GATHERING & OPEN HOUSE. 12 – 1:30pm. LGTBQ Office, Homewood Apartments, 3003 N. Charles St. Visit with current students and fellow alumni. Light refreshments will be served. All alumni and students are welcome to attend.
FIJI ISLANDER. 1 – 8pm. President's Garden. Join your reunion classmates, their families and current students at the Islander, which has been a staple of the Johns Hopkins Homecoming Celebration for over 30 years. The Islander features entertainment, food, a beer garden and kids activities for familes. The event runs before, during and after the Homecoming Lacrosse game vs. Rutgers. The Islander also raises money for the Katie Oppo Research Fund. Admission is $10 per person. Registration fee will be collected at the event.
SOCIETY OF BLACK ALUMNI BBQ. 1:30pm. AMR BBQ Pit. All alumni and students are welcome to attend.
HOMECOMING LACROSSE GAME: JOHNS HOPKINS VS. RUTGERS. 2pm. Homewood Field. Game ticket required. New game day policies are as follows:
- All gates will now open 60 minutes prior to face-off (previously, gates opened 90 minutes prior to face-off).
- All bags 11 inches by 14 inches by 4 inches or smaller will be allowed to enter Homewood Field. Any bags larger than this will not be allowed in. All bags will be searched upon entrance.
- Reserved section seats now have a section, row, and seat number associated with the ticket. Fans with a reserved section seat must show their ticket to ushers at the grandstand entrance to access their seat.
- All faculty, staff, and Johns Hopkins students outside of the Homewood campus should proceed to the General Will Call Window located at Schelle Pavilion off University Parkway to receive their ticket. All faculty and staff will receive two free general admission tickets, and Hopkins students outside of the Homewood campus will receive free entry. A valid Johns Hopkins ID must be shown.
- All Johns Hopkins Athletics Hall of Fame members should proceed to the General Will Call Window located at Schelle Pavilion off University Parkway to receive their tickets.
Please direct any questions to the Johns Hopkins ticket office at 410-516-7490.
INAUGURAL STUDENT GOVERNMENT ASSOCIATION (SGA) ALUMNI RECEPTION. 4- 6pm. Shriver Hall, Clipper Room. The undergraduate Student Government Association (SGA) invites alumni of the SGA/Student Council to participate in the inaugural SGA Alumni Reception, an opportunity to bring together generations of Hopkins student leaders, share life stories and the history of student representation at Hopkins, and celebrate all the amazing times to come.
Alumni of all branches or entities of the SGA/Student Council are welcome to attend.
The reception will begin at 4 PM with a dessert bar, and the SGA kindly asks that the first hour be attended primarily by former SGA members so as to facilitate a reunion of the legislative bodies of the SGA.
All SGA alumni are also invited to provide the current SGA with their email address or other contact information. Emails/contact information can be sent to Executive Secretary Emeritus Adelaide Morphett, Executive Vice President AJ Tsang (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Executive Secretary Aspen Williams (email@example.com).
CAMP BLUE JAY. 5:30 – 11pm. Levering MarketPlace, 1st Floor entrance. Childcare for kids ages 5 – 12 will be provided while you attend your class dinners and parties! Dinner, crafts, activities and snacks will be provided. Kids’ friendly movie will also be shown later in the evening.
THE TEEN SCENE. 5:30 – 11pm. Levering MarketPlace. Teens ages 13 - 17. Teens will be kept busy with exciting on-campus activities while you are enjoying your class dinners and parties! We have planned dinner at Fresh Foods Café, the freshman cafeteria. Then we will take them to the Digital Media Center where they will have a hands-on workshop and demonstration by current students. Afterwards, we will take them to the Ralph O’Connor Recreation Center for some time on the rock climbing wall and basketball courts. Goodies and snacks provided!
OUR THIRD ACT: RETIRING, REINVENTING, AND REJOICING. 5:30 - 7pm. Gilman 50. What better way to reconnect with the Class of ’74 than to find out where classmates are on the cusp of retirement. Join Farouk Dey, Vice Provost for Integrative Learning and Life Design, who will talk about "Life Purpose Revisited" and facilitate a fireside chat with classmate Bob Barbera and others on this topic.
ANNUAL AFRICAN STUDENT ASSOCIATION ALUMNI DINNER. 6 - 8pm. Interfaith Center. Hope to see you all this weekend for our Annual Dattawa Dinner! The menu for the night will be from three African restaurants in the area representing popular appetizers and crowd favorites on campus. This is a time for ASA alumni to reconnect during Alumni Weekend as well as an opportunity for current undergraduate and graduate students to meet former members of ASA.
GLOBAL CHINA CONNECTION ALUMNI NETWORKING WORKSHOP. 6:30 - 8:30pm. Mattin 160.
BARNSTORMERS MUSICAL CABARET. 8pm. Mattin Center, Swirnow Theater.
MENTAL NOTES 25TH ANNIVERSARY A CAPPELLA CONCERT. 8pm. Mattin Center SDS Room (101).
THE HULLABALOOZA. 9pm – 12:30am. Tent on Decker Quad. The party where your yearbook comes back to life!
BUTTSTEAK CONCERT. 9:30pm. Bloomberg Courtyard Tent. Party like it's 1989 as the Hopkins band, Buttsteak, plays their greatest hits!
17th ANNUAL BLUE JAY 5K RACE FOR LYMPHOMA. 9:45am. Front of Newton H. White Athletic Center. Details and registration information at www.hopkinstrack.com/bluejay5k.html.
SOCIETY OF BLACK ALUMNI INSPIRATIONAL SERVICE. 10am. Johns Hopkins Interfaith Center. Share in the spiritual fellowship of the Hopkins community for a Sunday service.
ONE LOVE x HOPKINS. 10:30am - 1pm. Homewood Field. One Love x Hopkins is an annual event on the Homewood campus to promote the One Love Foundation. One Love was founded by Sharon Love after her daughter, Yeardley Love, was beaten to death by her ex-boyfriend. Thus, the organization is focused on educating young people and communities about the difference between healthy and unhealthy relationship behaviors. This year, the event will be focused on promoting One Love's #LoveBetter campaign, which is designed to encourage healthy relationship behaviors and lifestyles. Come join us on Homewood Field following the Blue Jay 5K and make your pledge to #LoveBetter. There will be games, food, and exciting raffle prizes! Rain location will be at the Goldfarb Gym. To make a donation to One Love, you can do so at https://www.joinonelove.org/give
VETERANS AFFINITY NETWORK: A CONVERSATION WITH COL STEVEN ANGERTHAL, PH.D., U.S. ARMY. 11am. Gilman 75. Join alumnus, COL Steven Angerthal, Ph.D., Chief of Strategic Plans and Communications at the William J. Perry Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies, as he discusses career highlights including his time at the National Military Command Center (NMCC), a Pentagon command and communications center for the National Command Authority (i.e., the President of the United States and the United States Secretary of Defense) where he served the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. COL Angerthal will also share stories about his time as Army Attache-Ecuador in service with the US Defense Attache Office in the US Embassy-Quito. He’ll also tell us about his current position at The Perry Center, where his work focuses on the development and engagement of the Western Hemisphere’s community of defense and security professionals to seek mutually supportive approaches to common challenges in order to develop effective sustainable institutional capacity and promote a greater understanding of US regional policy. A question and answer session will take place after the talk, which will be followed by a reception.
ALUMNI WEEKEND CHAMPAGNE BUFFET BRUNCH. 11am – 1:30pm. Johns Hopkins Club.
FIFTH ANNUAL JHU PRIDE BRUNCH AT GERTRUDE'S. 11am. Gertrude's at the BMA, 10 Art Museum Drive, Baltimore, MD. All students, alumni, and guests are invited to attend. Space is limited.
THE TUTORIAL PROJECT- 60th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION. 11am - 2pm. The Johns Hopkins Tutorial Project is holding a brunch reception to celebrate 60 years of partnership between Baltimore and the Hopkins communities. Re-connect with fellow alumni and share memories and stories of Tutorial. You’ll have the opportunity to contribute towards future parent/family programming and workshops. All alumni are welcome. Registration is required.
SAGAMORE SPIRIT DISTILLERY TOUR AND TASTING. 11am & 12pm tour times (pick one). Sagamore Spirit Distillery- 301 E Cromwell St., Baltimore, MD 21230. Join us as we visit the newly opened distillery, Sagamore Spirit, to see how they triple distill their award-winning rye whiskey. We’ll enjoy a private tour of the distillery followed by a tasting all while enjoying their new waterfront space.
*Due to the activities of the event, this event is 21+ only
ORIOLES VS. NEW YORK YANKEES GAME. 12pm. Camden Yards. Join your fellow alumni for lunch at the Camden Club and then head to the stands to cheer on the hometown team. Game starts at 1:05 PM
HATCH- PRESENTED BY TCO LABS. 12 - 5pm. Hatch is a conference that seeks to showcase and empower entrepreneurship and innovation at JHU. We do that by offering programming that benefits student entrepreneurs, students who want to work at startups or maybe students who are passionate about innovation but want to work with bigger companies. Our program is divided in two main parts: speaker/workshop and startup alley. The speaker and workshop part is focused on inspiring students with stories of successful entrepreneurs and innovators, as well as giving them the opportunity to learn. The startup alley combines two different types of startups: student startups from the Hatchery (TCO’s incubator) and established startups from the MD region. It has two main goals: showcasing the student startups from the Hatchery and offering students a chance to find a job or internship at a startup.
BARNSTORMERS MUSICAL CABARET. 3pm. Mattin Center, Swirnow Theater.
SENIOR CLASS DINNER. 5:30 - 7:30pm. Tent on Decker Quad. The Class of 2019 is invited to attend the Senior Class Dinner on 4/7. You will be able to enjoy all kinds of Maryland inspired dishes, enjoy live music entertainment and receive giveaways to celebrate your last few weeks on campus! The event is entirely FREE, so be sure to come and enjoy the festivities. Government Issued ID required for entrance.
OLD GUARD HOMECOMING LUNCH: Classes of 1939, 1944, 1949, 1954 and 1959
Saturday, 11:30am - 1:30pm. Johns Hopkins Club.
OLD GUARD COCKTAIL RECEPTION & CLASS DINNERS
Saturday, 2-4pm. Johns Hopkins Club, Tap Room.
OLD GUARD COCKTAIL RECEPTION & CLASS DINNERS
Saturday, 6:30-9:30pm. Johns Hopkins Club.
CLASS OF 1950
68th Reunion Celebration
Friday, 3:45-5pm, Reunion Tour. Tour departs from the Johns Hopkins Club entrance.
Friday, 5-8pm, Dinner at Johns Hopkins Club.
CLASS OF 1964
55th Reunion Celebration
Saturday, 6:30-9:30pm. Johns Hopkins Club.
CLASS OF 1969
50th Reunion Tour
Friday, 4-6pm. Tour departs from Homewood House
50th Reunion Cocktail Reception
Friday, 6-8pm. Johns Hopkins Club, Lounge & Dining Room.
50th Reunion Service of Remembrance
Saturday, 10:30-11:30am. Mason Hall Auditorium.
50th Reunion Class Seating at the Homecoming Lacrosse Game
Saturday, 2pm. Homewood Stadium.
50th Reunion Celebration
Saturday, 7-10pm. Gertrude's at the Baltimore Museum of Art.
CLASS OF 1974
45th Reunion Celebration
Saturday, 7-10pm. Gilman Atrium.
45th Reunion Brunch
Sunday, 11am-1pm. Home of a classmate. For more information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
CLASS OF 1979
40th Reunion Celebration
Saturday, 7-10pm. Mason Hall Lobby.
CLASS OF 1984
35th Reunion Celebration
Saturday, 7-10pm. Hodson Hall Lobby.
CLASS OF 1989
30th Reunion Celebration
Saturday, 7-10pm. Bloomberg Physics & Astronomy Building.
CLASS OF 1994
25th Reunion Class Seating at the Homecoming Lacrosse Game
Saturday, 2pm. Homewood Stadium.
25th Reunion Celebration
Saturday, 6-10pm. Red Star.
CLASS OF 1999
20th Reunion Celebration
Saturday, 7-10pm. Mudd Hall Atrium.
CLASS OF 2004
15th Reunion Celebration
Saturday, 7-10pm. Evans East & West.
CLASS OF 2009
10th Reunion Celebration
Saturday, 7-10pm. Pen & Quill- 1701 N Charles St., Baltimore, MD 21202
CLASS OF 2014
5th Reunion Celebration
Saturday, 7-10pm. Glass Pavilion.
ADDITIONAL WEEKEND ACTIVITIES
TOURS OF JHU MUSEUMS
FREE to alumni and family with Alumni Weekend nametag.
Free guided tours hourly on the half-hour. Friday, 11:00 am – 3:30 pm, Saturday & Sunday, Noon – 3:30 pm.
Contact: 410-516-5589 or visit http://museums.jhu.edu.
Evergreen Museum & Library
4545 N. Charles St. Free guided tours hourly on the hour. Friday, 11:00 am – 3:00 pm, Saturday & Sunday, Noon – 3:00 p.m.
Contact: 410-516-0341 or visit http://museums.jhu.edu.
ALUMNI WEEKEND GENERAL INFORMATION
Alumni Weekend Welcome Tent is located on the Decker Quad, adjacent to Mason Hall.
Friday, April 5, 10am – 10pm
Saturday, April 6, 8am – midnight
Park your car in the South Garage under Mason Hall and collect your registration materials at the Alumni Weekend Welcome Tent. Saturday check in, please note: Glass mugs are NOT permitted in Homewood Stadium.
Friday: Free parking will be available at the South Garage 11am – 1am. Tell the attendant that you are an Alumni Weekend guest. Additional free parking will be available after 5pm on the lower two floors of the Muller garage, just off San Martin Drive.
Saturday: Free parking at the South Garage 7:30am -1am. Additional free parking will be available after 5pm at the Muller upper deck and garage. Parking is available at the San Martin Garage for $9. Shuttle service will be available from all lots.
Getting Around Campus
For the convenience of our Alumni Weekend guests, complimentary campus shuttles will be offered Friday, April 5, 11am -1am and Saturday, April 6, 7:30am until 1am. Shuttle stops include all designated parking lots, the Welcome Tent, the Inn at the Colonnade and all event locations. All Reunion shuttles are handicap accessible.
The Johns Hopkins University will photograph Alumni Weekend 2019 events and participants. Please be advised that JHU may use photos taken during the weekend for JHU publications in print and online, fundraising materials and other non-commercial purposes. Please contact the Reunion Office in advance if you object to being photographed for these purposes.
Dietary Meal Requests
Please contact us at 410-516-5185 before March, 2019, to confirm your request.