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Commencement 2024
Kristen Corlay Sanmiguel selected as student speaker
Published April 29, 2024
Civil engineering major elected by senior class to speak at this year's universitywide Commencement ceremony on May 23
Alumna Toni Draper named School of Education graduation speaker
Published March 23, 2023
Draper, a publisher, pastor, business and community leader, returns to her alma mater to bring inspiration to the graduating class of the School of Education
New date, location for 2022 Commencement ceremony
Published Oct 18, 2021
Renovations at Royal Farms Arena prompted a date switch and the move to a sunset ceremony at Homewood Field
From the archives
'Be bold,' President Bush told Hopkins graduates
Published Dec 5, 2018
On May 22, 1996, former President George H.W. Bush—then just two and a half years out of office—spoke at JHU's undergraduate diploma ceremony
Women's History Month
'Instruments of change'
Published March 30, 2018
How Hopkins' first female undergraduates found their way
Graduate climate control
Published Fall 2015
Johns Hopkins University leaders are moving the annual commencement celebration from Homewood Field to a climate-controlled venue / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Universitywide graduation moves to indoor venue
Published June 30, 2015
Beginning in 2016, event will move from Homewood Field, its home for past 13 years, to Baltimore's Royal Farms Arena
Commencement 2015
'Seize this moment'
Published May 21, 2015 Video
Daniels tells Class of 2015 that Baltimore 'needs your ideas, your energy, and your optimism'
Commencement 2015
Johns Hopkins celebrates the Class of 2015
Published May 21, 2015 Video
Degrees were conferred on more than 7,000 students at the universitywide commencement on Homewood Field
Commencement 2015
8 receive honorary degrees
Published May 21, 2015 Video
Longtime Maryland congressman, acclaimed pianist, leader in the fight against infectious diseases among recipients