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BDP Programming & Special Events

In support of the BDP mission to incite interdisciplinary research, bridge the university’s divisions and teach the next generation, a variety of programming and events are offered for the Bloomberg Distinguished Professors, their families, and their research group members. Focused on connecting BDPs to the Johns Hopkins community and beyond, we offer events for intra-cohort networking, engagement with Johns Hopkins leadership, faculty and students, and professional enrichment opportunities. Here are some of our current offerings:

BDP Cohort Events –  

Hosted to encourage engagement amongst the cohort, encourage new research collaborations, acclimatize new BDPs and their research groups to the university, and build a sense of community:

  • Fall Welcome Reception
  • Family BBQ
  • Nichols House Dinner with President Daniels
  • Catalyst Awardee Mentoring Lunch
  • Johns Hopkins in Action with Bloomberg Philanthropies and Under Armour
  • Holiday Party

BDP Spotlight Events –  

Special events highlighting the work of one to two BDPs generally hosted in collaboration with other university entities such as Development and Alumni Relations. These events offer unique engagement opportunities for undergraduates, alumni and university leadership, and the broader academic community:

  • Bloomberg Scholars Lunch and Learn Series
  • President Daniels Regional Event Series
  • Dine with a BDP Alumni Affinity Group Dinners
  • Engagement Events with the Board of Trustees
  • Collaborative Events with BDP-led Initiatives

BDP Leadership Enrichment –

Training and professional communication opportunities offered to enhance a variety of expertise areas and further the thought leadership of the BDP cohort:

  • Communications and Public Speaking Training
  • JHU Press BDP Book Series and Communications Program
  • Op-eds in Bloomberg Opinion
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    265 Garland Hall
    3400 North Charles Street
    Baltimore, MD 21218

    (443) 927-1957

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