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April 02, April 2, ThursdayAbout the Series: Johns Hopkins University is a vibrant community of intellectual exchange committed to its mission of sharing knowledge with the world. This is true no matter if our physical campus is open or closed. Through the new Looking Forward @ Hopkins: Remote Speaker Series, JHU’s Gilman Scholars are engaging the scholarly community by sharing cutting-edge scholarship during the COVID-19 shutdown. The series will build virtual intellectual and social bridges to fill gaps left during this time of physical social distancing, and excite faculty, students, and staff to bring new ideas back to campus with them when our campuses re-open. Each week, one of the university’s Gilman Scholars will give a talk presenting their research, followed by time for questions. The Gilman Scholars comprise faculty members from a wide range of research areas who have been honored with this distinction—named for Daniel Coit Gilman, Johns Hopkins’ first president—for their outstanding contributions to scholarship, research, teaching, and service. The series is organized by Andy Feinberg. He also will present “Epigenetics and the Adaptive Genome in a Changing Environment,” the first talk in the series, on April 2, 2020, at noon. “I’ve been awed by the scholarship of my colleagues in this group,” says Feinberg. “They talk about their own research with excitement and passion. I thought it might be fun for them to share their ideas with the community, particularly to help us think about some of the exciting scholarship we’ll be able to pursue when we come back to campus.” More info here: Epigenetics and the Adaptive Genome in a Changing Environment Andy Feinberg April 2 at Noon Professor Feinberg is the Bloomberg Distinguished Professor of Epigenetics. He is the director of the Center for Epigenetics and has appointments in the departments of Medicine, Oncology, Molecular Biology & Genetics, and Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences in the School of Medicine; in the departments of Mental Health and Biostatistics in the Bloomberg School of Public Health; and in the Department of Biomedical Engineering in the Whiting School of Engineering. Professor Feinberg is considered to be a founder of the field of cancer epigenetics. He contributes his expertise in human epigenetics to cutting-edge research in cancer and applies these concepts to understand the role of epigenetics in all aspects of human disease. Feinberg was the first to demonstrate how genetics, epigenetics, and the environment interact to cause disease, and pioneered the field of epigenomics, developing many of the experimental and statistical tools to study epigenetics at a genome-scale level. Feinberg’s research is now focused on studying the epigenetic basis of normal development and disease, including cancer, aging, and neuropsychiatric illness. He is one of 10 principal investigators on NASA’s Twins Study analyzing the epigenetic effects of spaceflight on the Kelly identical twins, comparing samples from twin astronauts Mark and Scott Kelly during Scott’s year in space. Register for this webinar. Scheduled Speakers 4/2 Andy Feinberg Epigenetics and the Adaptive Genome in a Changing Environment 4/9 Al Sommer Do You Really Want to Hear From an Epidemiologist at a Time Like This? 4/16 Barbara Landau Unforgettable: When an Amnesic Artist Remembers 4/23 Mike Miller Pointilism, Alzheimer’s, and COVID-19: What do they have in common? 4/30 Jeremy Nathans X-chromosome Inactivation, Color Vision, and the Female Advantage 5/7 Lisa Cooper Health Inequities in a Global Pandemic/event/LookingForwardSeries04022020
 Apr 02, 2020
 12:00 PM
Webcast: Looking Forward @ Hopkins: Remote Speaker Series, JHU's Gilman Scholars
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KriegerSchoolofArtsSciences VirtualApril 03, April 3, FridayThe coronavirus outbreak has exposed how intricately interdependent we all are, and also the vulnerabilities baked into our societal and economic structures. As we address the crisis, we must also be mindful of the opportunity to create a different, safer future. How can we imagine a new economy that puts people, not profits, at the center and works to promote human flourishing? As communities come together to find empathetic and ethical responses to COVID-19, might we come out of this crisis closer to that vision? The panel will be moderated by Hahrie Han, a professor of political science and director of the SNF Agora Institute at Johns Hopkins University. Guests: Angus Burgin is an associate professor of history at Johns Hopkins University, where he writes and teaches on the intellectual history of political economy since the late 19th century. He is author of The Great Persuasion: Reinventing Free Markets since the Depression (2012), co-executive editor of the book series Intellectual History of the Modern Age, and co-editor of the journal Modern Intellectual History.   Margaret Levi is the Sara Miller McCune Director of the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences and professor of political science at Stanford University. She is author of Of Rule and Revenue (1988) and Consent, Dissent, and Patriotism (1997) and co-author of Analytic Narratives (1998), Cooperation without Trust? (2005); In the Interest of Others (2013), and Labor Standards in International Supply Chain (2016). She is general coeditor of the Annual Review of Political Science and an editor of Cambridge Studies in Comparative Politics.   Anne-Marie Slaughter is the CEO of New America and the Bert G. Kerstetter ’66 University Professor Emerita of Politics and International Affairs at Princeton University. Previously, she served as the director of policy planning for the U.S. Department of State. She is author of several books, including The Chessboard and the Web: Strategies of Connection in a Networked World (2017), Unfinished Business: Women Men Work Family (2016), and The Idea that Is America: Keeping Faith with Our Values in a Dangerous World (2007).   About SNF Agora Conversations: The Politics and Policy of COVID-19 As coronavirus spreads across the country and around the globe, we are facing a crisis not just in healthcare, but also in how we live, work, learn, engage, and come together to govern ourselves as citizens and in communities. How do the politics of the pandemic shape the way individual, communities, and institutions respond? Likewise, how does institutional and governmental response to the pandemic shape people’s political views and behaviors? Do people trust what their governments are telling them? Why are some countries controlling the spread of the virus better than others? In the U.S., how will this affect the 2020 elections? And how do we practice social distancing and also protect and promote civic engagement and inclusive discourse? SNF Agora Institute will host a series of webcast conversations, with experts from Johns Hopkins University and beyond, that will explore the political and policy implications of COVID-19./event/SNFAgoraMoralEcon432020
 Apr 03, 2020
 12:00 PM
Webcast: SNF Agora Conversations: Imagining a New Moral Economy
This webinar will be streamed online
April 03, April 3, FridaySponsored by Lifelong Learning Do you often find yourself stretched too thin? Do you simultaneously feel overworked and underutilized? Are you frequently busy but not productive? Do you feel like your time is constantly being hijacked by other people’s agendas? If you answered yes to any of these, then practicing Essentialism is your way out. The Way of the Essentialist isn’t about getting more done in less time. It’s about getting only the right things done. It is not a time management strategy, or a productivity technique. It is a systematic discipline for discerning what is absolutely essential, then eliminating everything that is not, so we can make the highest possible contribution towards the things that really matter. By forcing us to apply a more selective criteria for what is Essential, the disciplined pursuit of less empowers us to reclaim control of our own choices about where to spend our precious time and energy—instead of giving others the implicit permission to choose for us.  Our presenter, Greg McKeown, is the father of the Essentialism philosophy and the author of the New York Times bestseller of the same name. In this webinar, you'll learn the value proposition for Essentialism and three practices to apply in your life. Namely, Explore what is essential, Eliminate the nonessentials and Execute what matters most as effortlessly as possible. You'll leave with a 21-Day Challenge with specific steps to put Essentialism into practice immediately and have the chance to ask questions.  About the Speaker: Greg McKeown is the CEO of McKeown Inc. Clients include Adobe, Apple, Google, Facebook, Pixar,, Symantec, Twitter, VMware and Yahoo!. His writing has appeared or been covered by The New York Times, Fast Company, Fortune, HuffPost, Politico, and Inc. Magazine. He is among the most popular bloggers for the Harvard Business Review and LinkedIn’s Influencers group: averaging a million views a month. McKeown has been interviewed on numerous television and radio shows including NPR, NBC, FOX, and as a regular guest on The Steve Harvey Show. Entrepreneur voted his interview at Stanford University the #1 Must-See Video on Business, Creativity and Success. Register for this webinar and check out other online events here:
 Apr 03, 2020
 12:00 PM
Lifelong Learning (Online) | Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less
Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD
ReunionApril 24, April 24, FridayUPDATE: Homewood's Alumni Weekend 2020 has been Postponed   <03.13.2020 at 2:32 pm eastern> Dear alumni and friends, Johns Hopkins University continues to actively monitor the global COVID-19 outbreak, with particular focus on the health and well-being of the university community, as well as on the continuity of university operations.  We also are fortunate to have some of the world’s best experts in public health, infectious disease and emergency management not only to guide our university response, but to contribute to the national and global response effort.     This afternoon, we have decided to postpone Homewood’s Alumni Weekend 2020. This decision was not easy to make, but we think that it is in the best interest of our Hopkins alumni, staff, students, and community as a whole.   The Office of Alumni Relations will be exploring options to celebrate a reunion with you at a later date and hope to provide those details in the coming weeks. In the meantime, if you have made travel plans, we encourage you to look into cancellation policies. If you have already registered for Alumni Weekend events, we will contact you regarding refunds.    For any questions, please contact the Reunion & Homecoming office at  or 410-516-5185. We will be sending out an email to our entire alumni community this afternoon regarding the change. During this difficult and unprecedented moment, we extend our best wishes for your family’s health and safety.  We know that many of you may not only be personally impacted, but may also be engaged in mitigation, planning, and response efforts around the world.  We are grateful.     While we are disappointed about this postponement, we are thankful for your patience and understanding as we adapt as a community to these new circumstances.  As this global pandemic evolves, we invite you to turn to the Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center for the most up to date information and insights from Hopkins experts.  /event/alumniweekend2020
 Apr 24, 2020
 09:00 AM
*POSTPONED* Alumni Weekend 2020
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Alum or guest$30
2520 Flora St
Dallas, TX
May 05, May 5, TuesdaySponsored by the Hopkins Dallas Chapter Join JHU alumni and friends for a performance of Schumann 4 by the Dallas Chamber Symphony, featuring concertmaster violinist Kazuhiro Takagi and principal cellist Jesús Castro-Balbi. Dallas Chamber Symphony conductor Richard McKay, Peabody '11, will join the group for a meet and greet following the concert. About Richard McKay, Peabody '11 Richard McKay is a conductor of the symphonic and operatic repertory across the United States, Europe and South America. An established leader in the vibrant Dallas arts community, his recent performances have been hailed by critics as “spellbinding,” “finely paced,” and “perfectly shaped” (D Magazine and The Dallas Morning News). He is the founder and artistic director of the Dallas Chamber Symphony. McKay has worked with the Baltimore Symphony and Dallas Symphony, where he has assisted conductors Günther Herbig, Carlos Kalmar, Jaap van Zweden, and many others. He recently led performances at the Aspen Music Festival where he was a fellowship conductor at the American Academy of Conducting. McKay has also recently conducted the Fort Worth Symphony, Dallas Opera Orchestra, Irving Symphony, Baltimore Chamber Orchestra, Mendoza Symphony, Estonian National Youth Symphony, and others. Recent program highlights have included successful collaborations with Texas Ballet Theater and Bruce Wood Dance. McKay holds a doctorate from the Peabody Conservatory where he trained with Gustav Meier, Markand Thakar, and Marin Alsop while serving as assistant conductor and chorus master of the Peabody Orchestras and Opera. He graduated with a Master of Music degree in orchestral conducting from The University of Texas at Austin, where he conducted performances at the Butler Opera Center and served as Music Director of the University Orchestra.dallas-tx-dallas-chamber-symphon
 May 05, 2020
 08:00 PM
*CANCELLED* - Dallas, TX: Dallas Chamber Symphony and Meet and Greet
VirtualMay 13, May 13, WednesdaySponsored by Lifelong Learning No matter your age, life stage, bank account balance, or career level, you can learn how to pivot strategically into your next opportunity or grow within your current role. Your best chance of success lies right under your feet. By doubling down on what is already working, you can cut through confusion and move more quickly in a new direction. Pivoting is a mindset and a skill set, and it is one we can all get better at. This webinar will resonate with anyone facing the question of what comes next by providing a methodical plan to move forward, one that you can cycle through as many times as necessary. The Pivot Method is a 4-stage process that will help you: Identify existing strengths, interests and experiences, and define success one year from now Scan the horizon for new related skills, people and projects, without falling prey to analysis-paralysis or compare-and-despair Reduce risk by running small experiments that can provide feedback and help determine resonant next steps Launch with confidence, bolstered by the skills and methodology to adjust seamlessly and continuously as you move in a new direction The webinar will be presented by Jenny Blake, popular author and international speaker, who helps people organize their brain, move beyond burnout, and build sustainable, dynamic careers they love./event/pivot
 May 13, 2020
 12:00 PM
Lifelong Learning (Online) | Pivot: The Only Move That Matters Is Your Next One
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Alumni and Guests$25.00
Young Alumni (Classes of 2009-Current Students)$20.00
Homewood Museum
Baltimore, MD
ArtsEntertainmentMediaEntrepreneurship Affinity July 19, July 19, SundaySponsored by Homewood Museum and the Arts, Entertainment, Media, and Entrepreneurship Affinity Indulge your sweet tooth and love of Mozart during an afternoon at Homewood Museum, a Palladian-style, Federal-era mansion renowned for its elegant proportions, fine finishes, and extravagant details. Stroll through the furnished period rooms while enjoying a live performance by pianist Ayal Yariv on the museum's 1804 piano forte. Refreshments, Viennese chocolates, and other delectables will be served in the Wine Cellar. MEET THE PIANIST Ayal Yariv is currently a piano accompanist for the dance program at the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University and is also the director of music at Pilgrim Lutheran Church. He has worked with music, dance, and theater programs at schools such as the Baltimore School for the Arts, Colby College, Loyola University Maryland, Goucher College, and Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School, and has performed at churches and synagogues in Maryland, New York, and Oregon. A native of Jerusalem, Israel, he studied piano at the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance. He also has a bachelor's degree in musicology from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and a certificate in music therapy from the David Yellin College of Education. He was a member of the Portland, Oregon band, "Def Schlepper," and is currently involved in a new musical group called, "Minsky Pickup."  All ticket sales are final - ticketed events are non-refundable.  JHAA Event Cancellation and Refund Policybaltimore-md-vienna-at-homewood-
 Jul 19, 2020
 01:00 PM
Baltimore, MD: Vienna at Homewood Museum
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Alumni & Guests$10
Evergreen Museum and Library
Baltimore, MD
ArtsEntertainmentMediaEntrepreneurship Affinity July 23, July 23, ThursdaySponsored by the JHU Arts, Entertainment, Media, and Entrepreneurship Affinity Whether you’re an expert at parsing camera angles and jump cuts or you just want a crash course on film appreciation, this mini-class will allow you to explore the many ways that films make meaning. Participate in a frame-by-frame analysis of a film clip from Bong Joon-ho's Parasite ​and discover how to enhance your viewing experience through an understanding of cinematography, sound, and editing. Parasite is a 2019 South Korean dark comedy thriller following members of a poor household scheming to become employees of a much wealthier family by posing as unrelated, highly qualified individuals. The film premiered at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival, where it become the first Korean film to win the Palme d'Or. The film received numerous accolades, winning four 92nd Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Achievement in Directing, Best Original Screenplay, and Best International Feature Film. At the 77th Golden Globe Awards, the film won the award for Best Foreign Language Film. It also became the first non-English film to win the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Case in a Motion Picture.  The event will be held in the Museum's historic theatre. Lite fare and refreshments will be served during a reception following the event during which guests can meet our speaker, mix, and mingle!  MEET OUR SPEAKER Linda DeLibero is Senior Lecturer and Special Advocate for Alumni and Outreach in the Film and Media Studies program at Johns Hopkins University, where she teaches film history and aesthetics. She was director of the film program from 2001-17 and served as Co-Director of the JHU-MICA Film Centre from 2015-18.  She received an MA in the Writing Seminars at JHU in 1989 and has published on film, media and cultural studies since 1990 in a wide range of publications, including ASAP/Journal, Raritan, Book Forum, The Hopkins Review, The Village Voice, VLS, The Boston Review, In These Times, and Newsday. Her monthly podcasts on film can be heard on Dan Rodericks’ Roughly Speaking, located on the Baltimore Sun website.   JHAA Event Cancellation and Refund Policybaltimore-md-linda-delibero-s-fi
 Jul 23, 2020
 06:30 PM
Baltimore, MD: Linda DeLibero's Film Analysis 101 at Evergreen Museum and Library
Renditions Golf Course
Davidsonville, MD
Affinity September 25, September 25, FridayThe Johns Hopkins Alumni Association, the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School, and Blue Jays Unlimited invite you to attend the 5th Annual JHAA Golf Outing. Alumni, faculty, staff, students, and their guests are all welcome to attend! We'll offer a "gimme" string grab, mulligans for sale, a 50/50 raffle, and a commemorative gift! Courtesy of Charity Golf International, we'll have a professional on-site to take long drives on your behalf on the 5th hole!  Event features include player prizes for: Closest to the Pin, Longest Drive (Men's and Ladies'), First Place, and Second Place!  EVENT SCHEDULE 7:30 am - Registration & Breakfast 8:00 am - Shotgun Start (Scramble Format) 2:30 pm - Lunch Begins 3:00 pm - Awards Ceremony DRESS CODE For Gentlemen, the required attire consists of a collared golf shirt, dress slacks or Bermuda length shorts and non-metal spiked golf shoes. For Ladies, the preferred attire typically consists of a ladies golf shirt, dress slacks or Bermuda length shorts and non-metal spiked golf shoes. PARKING When you arrive at Renditions, pull up to the circle and drop off your clubs, if you are playing. Parking is located next to the circle.  THANK YOU TO OUR GENEROUS SPONSORS     THANK YOU TO OUR PARTNERS 2020-09-25 -- 7 -- 30 -- AM -- 2020-09-25 -- 3 -- 30 -- PM -- Renditions Golf Course -- 1380 West Central Avenue -- Davidsonville -- MD -- 21035 -- USA -- 1 -- -- 144 -- Player Options -- 0 -- 0 Player Options 2020-09-25 -- 7 -- 30 -- AM -- 2020-09-25 -- 3 -- 30 -- PM -- Renditions Golf Course -- 1380 West Central Avenue -- Davidsonville -- MD -- 21035 -- USA -- 1 -- -- 0 -- Sponsorship Options -- 0 -- 1 Sponsorship Options 2020-09-25 -- 2 -- 30 -- PM -- -- -- -- -- Renditions Golf Course -- 1380 West Central Avenue -- Davidsonville -- MD -- 21035 -- USA -- 1 -- -- 0 -- 19th Hole Lunch Session -- 0 -- 0 19th Hole Lunch Session 2020-jhaa-golf-outing
 Sep 25, 2020
 07:30 AM
The 5th Annual Johns Hopkins Alumni Association Golf Outing