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Speeches and Writings

Speeches and Writings

2017

Messages

Message from President Daniels on the executive order on immigration – February 1, 2017
JHU closely monitoring immigration actions – January 28, 2017

Media

‘Times Higher Education’ looks at the university as pillar of the community – February 9, 2017

2016

Messages

JHU and undocumented U.S. residents at the university – December 19, 2016
Update on diversity and inclusion at JHU – September 16, 2016
Johns Hopkins’ commitment to Baltimore – April 13, 2016
BLocal pledges to expand economic opportunities – April 4, 2016

Speeches

Freshman Convocation – August 31, 2016
Johns Hopkins University’s 2016 Commencement Ceremony – May 18, 2016
Bloomberg~Kimmel Cancer Immunotherapy Institute Announcement – March 29, 2016
Rising to the Challenge Celebration Event – March 3, 2016
Global Competitiveness Forum – January 26, 2016

Writings

BloombergView Commentary: A Better Way to Help U.S. Victims of Free Trade – December 2, 2016
Washington Post Commentary: Allowing guns on campus will invite tragedies, not end them – October 21, 2016
Baltimore Business Journal Commentary: STEM education key to city’s future – June 23, 2016
The Chronicle of Higher Education Commentary: Free the Public Universities – May 5, 2016
BloombergView Commentary: To Save State Universities, Free Them From the States – April 11, 2016
Baltimore Sun Commentary: A commitment to ‘BLocal’ in Baltimore – April 7, 2016

Media

‘The Economist’ looks at the challenging history and strengthening future of Hopkins and Baltimore – September 2, 2016
Aspen Ideas Festival – July 2, 2016
Milken Institute Global Conference – May 3, 2016


 

2015

Messages

President Daniels on the Black Student Forum – December 3, 2015
Diversity at Hopkins – November 13, 2015
Our commitment to Baltimore – September 3, 2015
New sexual misconduct policy – August 19, 2015
Announcing a Ten by Twenty progress report and the Idea Lab – March 10, 2015
A message on innovation and entrepreneurship at Johns Hopkins – March 4, 2015
Announcing new Catalyst and Discovery Awards for faculty – January 27, 2015

Speeches

Freshman Convocation – August 27, 2015
President Daniels confirms “deep and unwavering commitment” to Baltimore – June 22, 2015
Johns Hopkins University’s 2015 Commencement Ceremony – May 21, 2015

Media

Daniels speaks about HopkinsLocal on Dan Rodricks’ Roughly Speaking podcast – November 10, 2015
In MSNBC appearance, Daniels discusses Johns Hopkins’ efforts to strengthen Baltimore – November 6, 2015


 

2014

Messages

Message on alcohol issues – August 19, 2014
Johns Hopkins releases self-study report – April 30, 2014

Speeches

Johns Hopkins University Leadership Summit – October 17, 2014
Dean’s Symposium on Ebola: Crisis, Context and Response – October 14, 2014
Freshman Convocation – August 27, 2014
University of Toronto Convocation – June 6, 2014
Commencement Ceremony for the Class of 2014 – May 22, 2014

Writings

Wall Street Journal Commentary: How to Reverse the Graying of Scientific Research – March 4, 2014

Media

President Daniels performs with Masti student dance group – April 23, 2014


 

2013

Messages

Institute for Data Intensive Engineering and Science – November 4, 2013
Welcome back 2013 – September 3, 2013

Speeches

International Conference on Family Planning – November 12, 2013
Freshman Convocation – September 2, 2013
Commencement Ceremony for the Class of 2013 – May 23, 2013
Rising to the Challenge Campaign Launch – May 4, 2013
Summit on Reducing Gun Violence in America – January 14, 2013


 

2012

Messages

An Identity Initiative for Johns Hopkins University – November 30, 2012
President’s Day of Service: Thank you – October 31, 2012
Announcing the HCPI Report – September 27, 2012
Welcome back 2012 – September 4, 2012

Speeches

HCPI Press Conference – December 6, 2012
Leadership Summit – October 19, 2012
Freshman Convocation – September 2, 2012
Commencement Ceremony for the Class of 2012 – May 24, 2012
Sheikh Zayed Tower and the Charlotte R. Bloomberg Children’s Center Dedication – April 12, 2012


 

2011

Messages

Welcome back 2011 – September 6, 2011
Johns Hopkins and the East Baltimore Community School – August 23, 2011
Johns Hopkins and Baltimore – May 5, 2011
Message on the crisis in Japan – March 16, 2011
On the Soul of Johns Hopkins – March 2, 2011

Speeches

Johns Hopkins OUTList Launch Celebration – October 11, 2011
Leaders + Legends, Carey Business School | Video – September 20, 2011
Freshman Convocation – September 19, 2011
Commencement Ceremony for the Class of 2011 – May 26, 2011
Rising to the Challenge, San Francisco – April 16, 2011
Joint Degree Signing, Peabody and Yong Siew Toh Conservatories – March 9, 2011


 

2010

Messages

Johns Hopkins Takes Time for Schools – March 12, 2010
Johns Hopkins promotes plan for sustainable, healthy environment – March 11, 2010

Speeches

Rededication of Gilman Hall – October 23, 2010
Johns Hopkins University Volunteer Summit – October 22, 2010
Freshman Convocation – August 29, 2010
Commencement Ceremony for the Class of 2010 – May 27, 2010
Reds Wolman Memorial – April 11, 2010


 

2009

Messages

Letter to the Johns Hopkins community – March 2, 2009

Speeches

Installation Address of President Ron Daniels – September 8, 2009
Freshman Convocation – August 20, 2009
Morning Commencement Speech – May 21, 2009
ROTC Commissioning Ceremony – May 20, 2009
Dedication of the Founders’ Wall Celebration Dinner – May 2, 2009