Days Before Deadline, Environmentalist Overseer Campaign Harvard Forward On Track To Reach Nomination Goal
Harvard Forward announced Wednesday that it is 500 signatures away from placing all of its endorsed candidates on the Board of Overseers ballot.
African American Harvard Business School Alumni Lobby for Dean Who Will Prioritize Diversity and Inclusion
Members of Harvard Business School’s African-American Alumni Association urged University President Lawrence S. Bacow in a letter earlier this month to prioritize diversity and inclusion in the search for the Business School’s next dean.
Harvard announced its nominees for the Board of Overseers — the University’s second highest governing body — and for directors of the Harvard Alumni Association Thursday.
Tight end Anthony Firkser ’17 scored the first-ever touchdown in the NFL Playoffs by a Harvard graduate in the Wild Card game Saturday night. Firkser also came up with a major third-down catch for the Tennessee Titans that helped to seal the upset victory over the New England Patriots in the Crimson alum’s return to Massachusetts.
Former Harvard and current Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick ‘05 returned to Massachusetts in heroic fashion, leading his squad to a shocking upset victory over the New England Patriots, ruining the latter’s chances at a first-round bye in the NFL Playoffs.
Twenty-two Harvard alumni who currently serve in the United States House of Representatives sent a letter to University President Lawrence S. Bacow last week declaring their support for the Harvard Graduate Students Union-United Automobile Workers strike.
A group of alumni and faculty supporting fossil fuel divestment penned a letter to University President Lawrence S. Bacow and Senior Fellow of the Harvard Corporation William F. Lee ’72 last week asking for a meeting with members of the Corporation.
Harvard Band Members Walk Out of Centennial Banquet After Alumni Comments on Sexual Harassment Policy
More than 70 members of the Harvard Band walked out of a banquet celebrating the group’s centennial Saturday after an alumnus joked about the group’s decision to implement a sexual harassment policy.
The Ad Hoc Committee for Harvard Divest — a group of Harvard alumni advocating for the University to divest its endowment from fossil fuels— raised $60,000 to hire two coordinators for alumni activities through the Cambridge climate group Better Future Project.
Lowell House welcomed 49 new members — including former University President Drew G. Faust and Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences Claudine Gay — to its Senior Common Room this fall.
Marianna K. Linz ’11 has returned to Harvard this fall as an assistant professor of Environmental Science and Engineering at the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, and will serve as one of only two female faculty members in the field.
Newly elected Harvard Alumni Association president Alice E. Hill ’81 said she wants to bring a more international focus to the University’s alumni organization in an interview Wednesday.
Entrepreneur and philanthropist Hansjörg Wyss has donated an additional $131 million to his namesake research organization, the University announced Friday.
Harvard fossil fuel and prison divestment activists launched pledges this week calling on alumni to withhold donations to the University until administrators concede to their demands.
The medal is awarded annually to alumni of Harvard or Radcliffe for their achievements in the arts. Past recipients include Margaret E. Atwood ’62 and Matt P. Damon ’92.
The great nephew of former University President Abbott Lawrence Lowell, Putnam created the Harvard Management Company — the firm that oversees the University’s multi-billion dollar endowment — and served as its first leader, which greatly influenced how universities manage their endowments.
FM sat down with Mayor Pete in a second-floor office at the Institute of Politics, an old haunt from his time as IOP president. We talked about his college days, “The West Wing,” and his Supreme Court-packing proposal. Today’s IOP student leaders have placed a poster behind him for the occasion that reads: “Mayors ask what youth can do.”
BRIDGE Week originated as an effort by the leaders of three student organizations at SEAS to celebrate a SEAS alumnus who had contributed to engineering and advanced diversity in STEM.
Kaplan, who graduated from the College with a degree in History and Literature, is notable for successfully representing Edith Windsor in the Supreme Court case United States v. Windsor in 2013.
The Coalition for a Diverse Harvard endorsed seven candidates in this year’s Board of Overseers election and six alumni candidates in the race for an elected director position on the board of the Harvard Alumni Association Thursday.
United States poet laureate Tracy K. Smith ’94 has been elected the 25th reunion chief marshal and will lead the 368th iteration of Harvard’s Commencement exercises, the University announced last week.
About 45 alumni, students, and community members gathered inside the Phillips Brooks House parlor room on Saturday to discuss the polarization of the media during a roundtable event hosted by the Harvard Alumni for Global Women’s Empowerment.