Professor Henry Louis “Skip” Gates Jr. reads from his memoir, Colored People, in Sanders Theatre. Gates’ arrest by a Cambridge Police officer on Jul. 16, 2009 became the cause of a national debate on racial profiling.
Freshmen build camaraderie through alternative River Run rituals in the Quincy courtyard on Mar. 10, 2010 after the administration threatens to take disciplinary action against those that would partake in the tradition of burning a boat in the Charles River.
Musician Justin Timberlake enters the New College Theater with girlfriend Jessica Biel for the Hasty Pudding Theatricals annual “Man of the Year” ceremony on Feb. 5, 2010.
Admissions officer Valerie Beilenson helps load decision letters that will be delivered to applicants for the class of 2014 onto a mail truck outside of the admissions office on Apr. 1, 2010. A record 6.8 percent of applicants was granted a spot in the Harvard College class of 2014.
Microsoft founder Bill Gates calls on the nation’s brightest young people to use their talents to engage with the world’s biggest problems in an address in Sanders Theatre on Apr. 21, 2010.
Harvard University Health Service begins to offer general influenza vaccination to the public on Sept. 15, 2009. Many line up in front of the flu clinic awaiting their turn for a shot.
Faculty members and local Haitian-Americans discuss the role of the U.S. in providing aid to Haiti at JFK Jr. Forum. The country was struck by a devastating earthquake struck on Jan. 12, 2010.
Actress Anne Hathaway, the recipient of the Hasty Pudding Theatricals Woman of the Year award, parades with Pudding cast members on Mass. Ave on Jan. 28, 2010.
Former Undergraduate Council President Andrea R. Flores ’10 swears in newly elected President Johnny F. Bowman ’11 during a Dec. 10, 2009 ceremony after a controversial UC election that pitted Bowman against George J. J. Hayward ’11.
Members of the Harvard Student Labor Action Movement lead a group of 30 demonstrators advocating for better treatment of Harvard workers through the Yard on Apr. 29, 2010.
Rakesh and Stephanie Khurana will take over as Masters of Cabot House in fall 2010 after outgoing masters Jay M. Harris and Cheryl L. Harris announced on Nov. 29, 2009 that they would step down. Cabot is one of three undergraduate houses to receive new house masters in the upcoming academic year.