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This section contains regularly updated highlights of the news from around The Johns Hopkins University. Links to the complete news reports from the nine schools, the Applied Physics Laboratory and other centers and institutes are to the left, as are links to help news media contact the Johns Hopkins communications offices.


YouTube Boss To Deliver Johns Hopkins Commencement Address

Susan Wojcicki, CEO of YouTube, will address graduates of Johns Hopkins University at commencement on May 22, 2014. Named one of Fortune’s “50 Most Powerful Women in Business,” one of Forbes’ “100 Most Powerful Women,” and one of Vanity Fair’s 50 “leading innovators [that] shake the foundations of their industries,” Wojcicki became head of the video-sharing powerhouse earlier this year.

Dr. Alfredo Quiñones-Hinojosa to speak at Johns Hopkins’ Commencement Ceremony

Dr. Alfredo Quiñones-Hinojosa, a renowned neuroscientist and neurosurgeon at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, will be the featured speaker at the university’s Thursday, May 23, commencement ceremony. He will address graduates from all Johns Hopkins schools at the morning university-wide event at the Homewood campus at which their degrees are officially conferred.

Media Advisory: Johns Hopkins University Commencement ceremony

The 136th academic year at The Johns Hopkins University has come to a close, and with that ending, thousands of new beginnings will be launched at a university-wide commencement ceremony on Thursday, May 24.

Daw Aung San Suu Kyi of Burma to Receive an Honorary Degree from Johns Hopkins

Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, revered around the world for her peaceful fight for democracy in Burma, will receive an honorary degree from The Johns Hopkins University on Thursday, May 24, at the university-wide commencement ceremony for graduates from all divisions and campuses.

IBM’s Sam Palmisano to speak at Johns Hopkins University’s Commencement Ceremony

Sam Palmisano, chairman of the board of IBM and chair of IBM’s executive committee, will return this spring to his alma mater, the Johns Hopkins University, as the featured speaker at the university-wide commencement ceremony on Thursday, May 24. A former university trustee, Palmisano will also receive an honorary degree of doctor of humane letters during the ceremony, which is for graduates from all divisions and campuses.

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