September 7, 2009

Events honoring the installation of Ronald J. Daniels as 14th president of The Johns Hopkins University

Friday, Sept. 11

9 to 10:30 a.m. Coffee and pastries and a chance to greet President Daniels for Homewood campus faculty and staff. Tent on Wyman Quadrangle.

12:30 to 2 p.m. Ice cream social for Homewood undergraduate and graduate students. Tent on Wyman Quadrangle.

3:30 p.m. Welcome to President Daniels at the Bloomberg School of Public Health, Sommer Hall, followed by a 4:30 to 6 p.m. reception for students, faculty and staff, Feinstone Hall.

Saturday, Sept. 12

10 a.m. The RD2.5K Presidential Fun Run, a noncompetitive jog through the Homewood campus with President Daniels, open to all students, faculty and staff and their families. To pre-register, go to the inauguration Web site. Check-in and “day-of” registration are from 8:30 to 9:45 a.m. at the O’Connor Recreation Center. Following the run, there will be refreshments and a raffle, with prizes including a Dell laptop computer, five iPod Nanos and gifts from Barnes & Noble Johns Hopkins.

12:30 to 5 p.m. President’s Day of Service. Join President Daniels for an afternoon of giving back through volunteer service at 50 sites, including schools, homeless shelters, parks and community gardens throughout Baltimore City. Open to students, faculty and staff. Check-in begins at 12:30 p.m. at the O’Connor Recreation Center, Homewood campus, followed by kickoff at 1 p.m., departure for work sites at 1:30 p.m. and a post-service party until 5 p.m. More details are online at www .shtml.

3 to 6 p.m. Convergence! the annual neighborhood block party sponsored by the university and area businesses for students and their Charles Village neighbors. Booths, food, information tables sponsored by university groups and businesses, entertainment and children’s games. Service road in the 3200 block of St. Paul Street.

Sunday, Sept. 13

2 p.m. Installation ceremony, by invitation only. Shriver Hall Auditorium, Homewood. A Webcast will be available online on the inauguration Web site, president/inauguration/ index.html. Reception for guests to follow.

Monday, Sept. 21

5:30 to 7 p.m. Welcome to President Daniels at the Carey Business School, open to the school’s students, faculty and staff. Johns Hopkins Downtown Center.

Tuesday, Sept. 29

8 p.m. President Daniels will be the honored guest at a Peabody Institute concert featuring musicians from the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory, Peabody’s sister conservatory in Singapore. Violinist Qian Zhou (head of Strings at Yong Siew Toh) and pianist Bernard Lanskey (director of Yong Siew Toh) will perform. Griswold Hall. Details are available online at www.peabody event_month=2009-09. A reception, by invitation only, will follow.