May 19, 2018

Johns Hopkins SAIS Europe celebrated the graduates of the Master of Arts in Global Risk (MAGR), Master of Arts in International Affairs (MAIA), Master of International Public Policy (MIPP), and Diploma degree programs on Saturday, May 19th in Bologna, Italy. Commencement speaker Annabelle Ewing (B’82), Minister for Community Safety and Legal Affairs of the Scottish Government, offered inspiring remarks about how her time at SAIS Europe prepared her for a career in public service.

The Class of 2018 voted to honor Adjunct Professor of International Economics Fabrizio Jacobellis with the Johns Hopkins University Alumni Association's Excellence in Teaching Award. Five students were awarded the Grove C. Haines prizes in recognition of their outstanding papers in international economics, international policy areas, regions of the world and best MAIA thesis. Student Government Association President Deboleena Rakshit closed the ceremony with the student address.

The Washington, DC campus held its commencement May 23. The Hopkins-Nanjing Center will recognize graduates June 15.