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Gregory M. Hewett '17 and Jenni L. Pfeiffer
Commencement

Wedding Bells Class of 2017

Here from six members of the Class of 2017 who are married or engaged to be married soon.

Crimson-UC Crossfire Debate
College

At Debate, UC Hopefuls Support Recognizing Single-Sex Groups

When asked how they would have voted on a proposed ballot referendum that called on administrators to restrict student membership in final clubs, all candidates said they oppose such a move.

Medical School Dean to Step Down
Central Administration

Medical School Dean Flier Will Step Down Next Summer

After nine years at the helm of Harvard Medical School, Dean Jeffrey S. Flier will step down from his position at the end of next July.

Harvard Divinity School
Central Administration

Divinity School Passes Halfway Point in Capital Campaign

University President Drew G. Faust said last month that the Divinity School’s campaign, which launched publicly in April 2014, has increasingly become a focus of the central administration.

Conversation with John Kerry
Politics

Secretary of State John Kerry Talks Foreign Policy at Event

“I can’t think of a time where the United States of America has been leading in as many places simultaneously, engaged in as many life and death challenges around the world,” Kerry said.

Religion

Divinity School To Launch New EdX Course on Scriptures

The class, which will be taught by six faculty members and focus on the texts of the world’s major religions, will premiere this spring through edX, the non-profit MOOC provider that Harvard and MIT founded in 2012.

Visit from the Pontiff
College

Pontiff’s Visit Inspires Students on Trip to Philadelphia

​During Pope Francis’ historic visit to the United States, two Divinity School faculty members accompanied a group of more than 50 undergraduates to catch a glimpse of the leader of the Catholic Church.

GOP Primary Debate
College

At Republican Debate Watch Parties, Trump Steals the Spotlight

Donald Trump's animated performance at the Republican presidential debate triggered laughter and dismay at watch parties.

Shopping Begins
College

Academic Advisers Adjust to New Electronic Study Cards

Prior to this summer's redesign of my.harvard, students had to solicit signatures for all from their academic advisers in person.

IOP

Former Australian PM Calls for U.S.-China Cooperation

Former Australian Prime Minister Kevin M. Rudd urged the U.S. and Chinese governments to develop a common strategic narrative to improve their relations during a panel.

IOP

Former UN Security Council President Talks China

Former United Nations Security Council president Kishore Mahbubani argued that the U.S. needs to begin considering a world in which China is the primary superpower on Wednesday night.

College

'Summer Camp' Looks To Foster Community for San Francisco Interns

"Summer Camp," as founders of the group call it, originated from a perceived lack of Harvard community among undergraduate interns in San Francisco.

Iranian Policy Forum
IOP

Forum Looks at Approaches to ISIS, Iran

Two former national security advisors discussed approaches to Iran and the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria at the Institute of Politics on Tuesday night.

Economics

After Two Years at the Fed, Economics Professor To Return to Harvard

Economics professor Jeremy C. Stein will resign from his position on the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve in May and return to Harvard.

FAS

WGS Sees Rise in Course Enrollment Numbers

Despite having just 37 concentrators in the College, the Women, Gender, and Sexuality department boasts two classes with more than 100 students each.

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