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Harvard Kennedy School

Incoming HKS Dean Says School Should Focus on Technology, Local Politics at Alumni Talk

Incoming HKS Dean Jeremy Weinstein said he hopes to increase the School’s focus on studying the intersection of technology and politics at an alumni event on June 11.

Garber Attacked With Gold Glitter

Animal Rights Protester Charged with Three Felonies After Glitter Attack on Garber

The animal rights activist who dumped glitter on interim Harvard President Alan M. Garber ’76 during Alumni Day, pleaded not guilty to three counts of felony criminal charges on Monday.

Garber Glitter Attack Aftermath
Central Administration

Interim President Garber Asks Alumni to Stick by Harvard Despite ‘Difficult Year’

Interim Harvard President Alan M. Garber ’76 had a speech prepared for Alumni Day about the University’s resilience after a year of nonstop turmoil on campus. But before Garber could begin speaking, an animal rights activist leaped onstage and doused him with gold glitter.

Garber Attacked With Gold Glitter
Central Administration

Animal Rights Protester Dumps Glitter on Harvard President Alan Garber Before Alumni Day Speech

An animal rights protester dumped a tube of gold glitter on interim Harvard President Alan M. Garber ’76 as he prepared to address attendees at Harvard Alumni Day.

University Hall
Central Administration

Harvard Corporation’s Newest Member Donates $20 Million for Arts & Humanities, Financial Aid

Billionaires Joseph Y. Bae ’94 and Janice Y.K. Lee ’94 donated $20 million to Harvard’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences to endow the Arts and Humanities deanship and bolster financial aid for undergraduates.

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Computer Science

‘CS50 Changed My Life’: 25 Years After Shuttleboy, David J. Malan ’99 Reflects on Path to Teaching

Every fall, hundreds of students — sometimes as many as 800 — pack into Sanders Theatre for a course that promises to be “an experience,” unlike any other the College has to offer.

Sarah K. Hurwitz '99

Sarah K. Hurwitz ’99, Former Head Speechwriter for Michelle Obama, Looks Back On College and Career

Michelle Obama’s former head speechwriter Sarah K. Hurwitz ’99 found her love for politics at Harvard.

Tom B. Cotton ’99

‘He Liked to Provoke’: Foreshadowing Tom Cotton ’99

More than 25 years ago, Tom B. Cotton ’99 helped organize Harvard Model Congress. But playing pretend apparently wasn’t enough.

Student Life

‘We Thought That Was Our Due’: The Class of 1999 Enters the New Millennium

Only months out of college, the Class of 1999 had just begun their new lives post-Harvard when the world entered the new millennium.

Former President Bill Clinton Speaks at 2007 Class Day Ceremony

‘Tabloid Interest’: The Class of 1999 Looks Back on The Clinton-Lewinsky Scandal

A President was getting impeached for the first time in 130 years, but Harvard students were more focused on finals.

Radcliffe Merger Headline
Central Administration

‘An Important Counter Space’: How Radcliffe Officially Joined Forces with Harvard

Radcliffe College officially merged with Harvard in April 1999, after months of closed-door meetings that left students and alumni in the dark about the future of Radcliffe.

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Harvard Reunions 2024

Donor Garber Feature Graphic
Central Administration

‘No One is Doing More’: Harvard President Alan Garber Looks To Reverse Donor Revolt

As the University prepares for a long-term downturn in giving, interim Harvard President Alan M. Garber ’76 is leading the charge to woo back disillusioned donors.

Nancy Pelosi Comes to Harvard

Alums Disrupt Nancy Pelosi at Harvard Club of San Francisco Event in Pro-Palestine Protest

Pro-Palestinian protesters interrupted former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) as she delivered a keynote speech at the Harvard Club of San Francisco’s 150th anniversary event Monday evening.​​​​​​​

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Central Administration

Nearly 400 Pro-Israel Harvard Affiliates Sign Letter Urging ‘Significant Consequences’ for Protesters

Nearly 400 pro-Israel Harvard alumni and affiliates signed an open letter to interim Harvard President Alan M. Garber ’76 condemning “the alarming escalation of antisemitism” on campus during the pro-Palestine encampment in Harvard Yard.