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June 14, 2024

Hopkins-Nanjing Center Commencement 2024

On June 14, 2024, more than 100 students graduated from the Hopkins-Nanjing Center, in Nanjing,...

Speakers: Li Xiaorong, Adam Webb, Nicholas Burns, Zhang Xinsheng

Commencement, HNC Commencement, Hopkins-Nanjing Center, HNC

June 3, 2024

How Kenya Is Tackling Climate Change

President William Ruto discusses the steps his nation is taking, including major investments in...

Speakers: Kenyan President William Ruto

Kenya, Climate Change, Renewable Energy

May 22, 2024

Firefighters in a Flammable World: Celebrating the SAIS Class of 2024

The Johns Hopkins SAIS community celebrated the accomplishments of the Class of 2024 in a rousing...

Speakers: David Miliband


May 18, 2024

SAIS Europe Commencement 2024

The Johns Hopkins SAIS Europe community celebrated the accomplishments of the Class of 2024 in a...

Speakers: Renaud Dehousse, Zeinab Badawi

Commencement, SAIS Europe Commencement, SAIS Europe

May 14, 2024

German Defense Minister: Transatlantic Partnership With U.S. More Vital Now Than Ever

Just three years after the end of World War II, U.S. and British forces organized the Berlin...

Speakers: German Minister of Defense Boris Pistorius

Germany, Transatlantic Partnership, Russia, Ukraine, NATO

May 10, 2024

A Conversation with Farida Shaheed, UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Education

In a discussion livestreamed to a university-wide audience, Farida Shaheed, the United Nations...

Speakers: Farida Shaheed (UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Education), Christopher Morphew (dean of the Johns Hopkins University School of Education), Chiedo Nwankwor (vice dean for education and academic affairs at Johns Hopkins SAIS)

Education, Right to education, Education as a human right, Cultural rights, United Nations, Education of girls

April 26, 2024

Senior Diplomat Discusses the Importance of Public Service at Alumni Speaker Series Event

On April 26, 2024, members of the Johns Hopkins SAIS community came together—in person and online—...

Speakers: Marta Costanzo Youth (principal deputy assistant secretary in the State Department’s Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration), Khadija Hill (associate dean, Development and Alumni Relations), Tina Wong (American Foreign Service Association)

Alumni Speaker Series, Careers in Diplomacy Club, United States Foreign Service, SAIS Office of Development and Alumni Relations

April 22, 2024

Iraqi PM: Relationship with U.S. Key Amid Middle East Conflict

Iraqi Prime Minister Mohammed Shia’ Al Sudani called for a de-escalation of tensions in the Middle...

Speakers: James B. Steinberg (Dean of Johns Hopkins SAIS), Iraqi Prime Minister Mohammed Shia’ Al Sudani

Iraq, Middle East, United States, International Relations, U.S.-Iraq Relations, Deans Speaker Series

April 12, 2024

The Vital Connection Between The Amazon Basin And Global Security

Guyana President Mohamed Irfaan Ali Joins Environmental Experts To Discuss Threats To This...

Speakers: Guyana President Mohamed Irfaan Ali

Amazon, Basin, Global Security

April 4, 2024

As Tensions Rise With China, U.S. Should Focus on Commonalities, Not Differences

In the early 1980s, while he was starting his academic career at Ohio State University, David M....

Speakers: David M. Lampton

China, United States, U.S.-China Relations