Harvard Alumni Procession 2013

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 Procession 2013
Harvard in the World

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 Phillips
Harvard Medical School

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 Case Study Method
Harvard Business School

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 Cropped

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
Harvard Law School

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.

William Monroe Trotter, Class of 1895
Harvard Kennedy School

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.

11-2 Trial

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.

Massachusetts Hall
Central Administration

Coalition for a Diverse Harvard Backs Six Board of Overseers Candidates

The Coalition for a Diverse Harvard — a network of Harvard affiliates dedicated to increasing diversity and promoting equity at the University — endorsed six candidates for this year’s Board of Overseers election and six candidates for the Harvard Alumni Association’s elected directorships on March 20.

Harvard Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study
Harvard Law School

Legal Experts Speak at Radcliffe Institute on 50th Anniversary of Equal Rights Amendment’s Senate Passage

Leading legal experts discussed the decades-long campaign for the adoption of the Equal Rights Amendment at a virtual panel hosted by the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study on Tuesday, which marked the 50th anniversary of the ERA’s passage through the U.S. Senate.

Merrick B. Garland ’74

Attorney General Merrick Garland ’74 to Speak at Harvard’s Joint Commencement for Classes of 2020, 2021

United States Attorney General Merrick B. Garland ’74 will speak at Harvard's joint Commencement ceremony for the Classes of 2020 and 2021 this spring.

Tracy K. Smith

Tracy K. Smith ’94 to Speak at Harvard Alumni Day

Pulitzer-Prize winning poet Tracy K. Smith ’94 will serve as the Harvard Class of 2022's Alumni Day speaker, the University announced Wednesday.


‘Passing the Torch of Knowledge’: HGSE Celebrates the 20th Alumni of Color Conference

The Harvard Graduate School of Education hosted its 20th annual Alumni of Color Conference on Friday and Saturday, with a theme of “Passing the Torch of Knowledge: Movements Toward Liberation Through Education”.

Iranian Divinity School Student Case
Harvard Divinity School

HDS Alumni Discuss Intersection of Ethics, Religion, and Spirituality

A group of Harvard Divinity School alumni in humanitarian aid careers reflected on the impact of their education at HDS and discussed the intersection of ethics, religion, and spirituality at a virtual panel Tuesday.

Harvard Alumni Procession 2013
On Campus

Harvard Alumni Split Over Move to Separate Commencement from Reunion Events

After learning in-person annual alumni events will be separated from Commencement for the first time, some Harvard alumni mourned the loss of intergenerational connections, even as many acknowledged the practical reasons behind the change.