General Colin L. Powell on Education
General Colin L. Powell, former Secretary of State and founding chairman of America’s Promise Alliance, discusses the importance of improving education in the US and outlines the goals of Grad Nation at the Graduate School of Education. Grad Nation is a movement that aims to raise the national high school graduation rate to 90 percent by 2020.
The Department of Visual and Environmental Studies hosted an open house on Thursday at the Carpenter center showcasing student works ranging from senior theses to silkscreening creations. Each of the studio spaces was open, including the painting room pictured above.
Old Quincy Groundbreaking
House Masters Lee and Deborah Gehrke, Deans Evelyn M. Hammonds and Michael D. Smith, students, and alumni gathered in Quincy courtyard to celebrate the groundbreaking at Old Quincy, initiating the 2012-2013 renovations.
Upholding tradition, students streaked and shrieked through Harvard Yard on the eve of the first day of Spring exams.
Wendy Chang Remembered
As members of the Nichiren Buddhist Community chant the Nam Myoho Renge Kyo sutra, friends line up to participate in the offering of roses and incense at the service of remembrance and thanksgiving for the life of Wendy Chang '12 in Memorial Church. The Crimson Key Society and S.G.I. showed their appreciation for their beloved former member and friends shared their reflections on her unforgettable laughter and dynamic personality.
Junior Jennifer VanderMeulen has been a force for the Crimson this season. She looks to lead the squad to an upset of Penn on Friday night.