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Alumni

Memorial for Ahmed S. Gondal '18
Kirkland

Harvard Affiliates Gather to Honor and Remember Ahmed S. Gondal ’18 and His ‘Radiant’ Smile

Around 40 Harvard students and administrators gathered in Kirkland House Thursday night to honor Ahmed S. Gondal ’18, who died suddenly earlier this week.

Anant T. Pai'19 is Second Class Marshal
College

Fourteen Seniors Selected as Class Marshals

Catherine L. Zhang ’19 and Anant T. Pai ’19 were named First and Second Marshals, respectively.

Ben Schatz
College

A Dragapella Star With a Law Degree

“I was just on my own and I was not going to be stopped,” he remembers. “It was scary but most people were” — he pauses, choosing his words carefully — “polite.”

Joseph O'Donnell
Alumni

O’Donnell Steps Down from Harvard Corporation

After seven years serving as a member of the Harvard Corporation, Joseph J. O’Donnell ’67 stepped down from his position last week.

Reed Shafer-Ray
College

Harvard Graduate Co-Founds Nonprofit Promoting Civic Service

The nonprofit, Lead for America, aims to promote public service by sponsoring recently graduated fellows to work for two years in local governments across the United States.

Governor Gina Raimondo
Politics

Gina M. Raimondo ’93 Recalls Harvard as Formative

Raimondo, a Democrat and the first female governor of the Ocean State, fondly remembers her time at Harvard.

Tracy Palandjian
Alumni

A Woman with a Social Impact: Tracy P. Palandjian ’93

In her late 30s, Tracy P. Palandjian ’93 had an awakening—while working at a management consulting firm, she began to search for something greater than herself.

Susan Carney
Central Administration

Carney, York to Lead Overseers; Wang to Lead HAA

Susan L. Carney ’73 will succeed Scott A. Abell ’72 as president of the Board of Overseers while Margaret M. Wang ’09 will become the youngest president in HAA history, succeeding Susan Morris Novick ’85.

Bill Gates at Harvard
On Campus

Bill Gates Returns to Harvard to Talk Philanthropy, Social Life

Bill Gates, Harvard’s wealthiest drop-out, returned to the University Thursday to visit labs and speak to hundreds of students from across Harvard’s schools about his work.

Harvard Arts Medal 2018
On Campus

Novelist Colson Whitehead Wins 2018 Harvard Arts Medal

“I accept this on behalf of the fourth floor of Pennypacker. May you all live in peace and harmony,” Whitehead said.

Alumni

From Harvard to the Hill: Chuck Schumer’s Years at the College

Before he hobnobbed with the University's president, Schumer was just another undergraduate at the College.

SEAS
Research

Lemann Donates to Engineering and Entrepreneurship Programs

Wealthy Brazilian investor Jorge P. Lemann '61 recently made a donation to Harvard in order to support classes in entrepreneurship and engineering.

Inspiration at the i-lab
Allston

i-lab Launches New Alumni-Led Ventures Program

Launch Lab X—which is set to start in September—will offer mentorship, guidance, and resources to accepted applicants for nine months.

Loeb House
Alumni

Coalition for a Diverse Harvard Endorses Overseers, HAA Candidates

An alumni coalition focused on increasing diversity endorsed five candidates in the Board of Overseers election and five candidates in the Harvard Alumni Association director election.

Tercentenary Theater Commencement 2016
Alumni

Rhode Island Governor Raimondo Named Chief Marshal

Governor of Rhode Island Gina M. Raimondo '93 has been elected 25th reunion chief marshal.

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