Harvard Graduate School of Education Celebrates 21st Annual Alumni of Color Conference
The Harvard Graduate School of Education held its 21st annual Alumni of Color Conference on Friday and Saturday, marking the first fully in-person iteration of the conference since the start of the pandemic.
Harvard Graduate School of Design Graduate Tapped as Vice Chair of Civic Design Commission
Boston Mayor Michelle Wu ’07 announced the appointment of Linda Eastley, an alumna of the Harvard Graduate School of Design, to the vice chair of the Boston Civic Design Commission in late February.
Thomas Lee ’65, Harvard Donor and Billionaire Private Equity Investor, Dies at 78
Thomas H. Lee ’65, a billionaire private equity investor and prominent donor to Harvard, died on Thursday at 78, according to family friend and spokesperson Michael Sitrick.
Journalist Sewell Chan ’98 Elected Chief Marshal of Alumni
Sewell Chan ‘98, editor-in-chief of the Texas Tribune, was elected to serve as this year’s chief marshal for the class of ’98, according to a press release earlier this month.
Forty Women Accuse James Toback ’66 of Sexual Assault, NYC Harvard Club of Negligence
Forty women made sweeping allegations of sexual assault in a lawsuit against James L. Toback ’66 and the Harvard Club of New York City late last year, alleging Toback repeatedly used his membership at the private alumni venue to abuse five of the plaintiffs.
Harvard Alum Petitions Supreme Court of India to Legalize Same-Sex Marriage
Utkarsh Saxena, who earned a Master of Laws from Harvard Law School in 2014 and an MPA/ID from Harvard Kennedy School in 2020, said he faced “a lot of phobia” around his identity. Now, Saxena is petitioning the Supreme Court of India to legalize same-sex marriage.
Free Speech Advocate Running Outsider Campaign for Harvard Board of Overseers Will Not See Name on Ballot
Harvey A. Silverglate, a 1967 Harvard Law School graduate who is staging an outsider campaign for election to the Harvard Board of Overseers, said he will probably not meet the signature threshold to see his name on the ballot, but pledged to continue his bid with a write-in campaign.
Five Harvard Grads Among Newly Elected Members of 118th Congress
Five Harvard graduates, including four Democrats, were among the freshman members of the 118th Congress sworn into office last week.
‘Wonderful to be Back’: Alumni Return to Harvard Stadium for The Game
Hundreds of Harvard alumni flocked to campus to watch the Crimson take on its rival — the Yale Bulldogs — on Saturday.
Students, Alumni Attend Tailgates
Students and alumni attended an unofficial tailgate on the lawn outside the Malkin Athletic Center.
Alumni at The Game
Harvard alumni filled the stadium on Harvard-Yale gameday. The Classes of 1995 and 1996 experienced their delayed 25th Reunions this weekend.
Black Alumni Reflect on if Harvard was ‘Worth It’ at Radcliffe Institute Event
Black alumni discussed their experiences as Harvard students and their thoughts on the College’s past actions during the “Beyond ‘Fair Harvard’: Perspectives from Black Alumni” event on Tuesday.
In Reversal, Harvard Alumni Association to Retain Alumni Email Forwarding Addresses
The Harvard Alumni Association will not deactivate alumni email forwarding sources, the organization announced Thursday in a change of heart that comes after thousands of alums signed petitions in protest.
Harvard’s Wyss Institute Receives $350 Million Gift
Entrepreneur and philanthropist Hansjörg Wyss gifted Harvard $350 million to support the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering, Harvard announced Thursday.
Harvard Alumni Association to Deactivate Email Forwarding Services Over Next Two Years
The Harvard Alumni Association announced last month it will deactivate all alumni email forwarding addresses over the next two years, leaving some alums concerned about the loss of this means of communication.
Former Fed Chair Bernanke ’75 Wins Nobel Prize in Economics
Former Chairman of the United States Federal Reserve Ben S. Bernanke ’75 was one of three recipients of the Nobel Prize in Economics Monday morning.
Carolyn Bertozzi ’88 Becomes First Female Harvard College Graduate to Win Nobel Prize
Carolyn R. Bertozzi ’88 was one of three scientists awarded the Nobel Prize in chemistry “for the development of click chemistry and bioorthogonal chemistry,” the Nobel Committee announced Wednesday morning.
Harvard Alumni Association Announces Six Recipients of HAA Alumni Award
The Harvard Alumni Association announced on Friday the recipients of its annual HAA Alumni Award, which recognizes alumni’s extraordinary contributions to Harvard through leadership and service.
Harvard Alumni Association Moves Ahead with Search for New Executive Director
The hunt is on for a new executive director of the expansive Harvard Alumni Association.
Preston J. Phillips, HMS Alum Killed in Tulsa Shooting, Remembered as ‘A Person of Extraordinary Warmth, Compassion’
Preston J. Phillips, a Harvard Medical School alum killed in a June 1 mass shooting in Tulsa, Okla., is remembered by his friends and colleagues as a talented surgeon who cared about providing care to those who needed it most.
Harvard Business School Receives $5 Million Donation to Establish New Sports Management Fund
The Harvard Business School received a $5 million donation to create programming and provide financial support for students interested in sports management careers.
Joe Kahn ’87, Former Crimson President, to Serve as Executive Editor of the New York Times
More than 36 years after he was elected president of The Harvard Crimson, Joseph F. Kahn ’87 is set to take over another storied American journalism institution: the New York Times.
Harvard Law School Students and Alumni Advocate for Inflation-Adjusted Financial Support
More than a hundred Harvard Law School Students and Alumni signed onto a letter last week calling on the school to adjust its Low Income Protection Plan to rising inflation rates.
150 Years Later, Harvard Graduate William Monroe Trotter’s Legacy ‘Can Be Seen in the Present’
The William Monroe Trotter Collaborative for Social Justice at the Kennedy School launched a two-day celebration of Trotter’s life on Thursday, his 150th birthday.
As Supreme Court Hearing Approaches, Harvard's Lead Lawyers Reflect on Time at the College
Over 50 years William F. Lee ’72 and Seth P. Waxman ’73, Harvard’s race-conscious admissions practices are in jeopardy as a lawsuit alleging discrimination against Asian-American applicants heads to the Supreme Court in the fall. The court agreed to hear the case filed against Harvard by anti-affirmative action group Students for Fair Admissions alongside a similar lawsuit against the University of North Carolina.