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School of Public Health

UNICEF Dinner Lauds New Joint Public Health Program

Barrie Landry was honored at the UNICEF Children’s Champion Award Dinner with the Helenka Pantaleoni Humanitarian Award.

Politics

A Political Education: Harvard Grads on the Ballot

With midterm elections almost upon us, pollsters are predicting a tough fight for the Capitol—and as always, Harvard is well-represented at the polls. Two years ago, the election of the 113th Congress saw the number of Harvard graduates in Congress grow from 34 to 43. Many of these alums and their fellows in state government will now be defending their spots from a fresh group of challengers, several of whom also attended the University. Below, you’ll find some of the notable Harvard alumni involved in this year’s midterms.

Sheryl WuDunn
Health

Today in Photos (10/27/2014)

Jim Kim at Harvard
Ethnic or Cultural Groups

Asian Alumni Reflect and Reconnect at Summit

The summit, which featured prominent speakers and panelists of Asian descent affiliated with the University, was organized by the Harvard Asian American Alumni Alliance.

College

Faust Makes 'Case for College' in Dallas Speech

Though she began by laying out the tangible indicators—wealth, employment, and civic engagement—that are often used to encourage college attendance, Faust spent the bulk of her talk arguing that college is critical for reasons that can’t necessarily be measured.

Faust HAA
Alumni

Faust Travels to Mexico, Dallas for Speeches and Donor Events

Faust’s Dallas speech marks the conclusion of a major international trip that saw her spend most of this week in Mexico, where she met with Harvard affiliates and alumni.

Harvard Law School

Harvard Law Grads Top Midcareer Earning Survey

Harvard Law School graduates earn $201,000 a year on average by the time they reach the midpoint of their careers, outpacing all other graduate school degree holders.

Harvard Business School

With Tomato Paste, Harvard Graduates Hope To Empower Farmers

Startup “Tomato Jos,” founded by two Harvard graduates, aims to build up a tomato paste industry in Nigeria by educating tomato farmers about agricultural techniques and supplying them with seeds and fertilizers.

Launch Lab
Harvard Business School

Launch Lab

Griffin and Fitzsimmons
College Administration

Financial Aid Office Renamed for Griffin '89

Griffin, founder of Chicago-based investment firm Citadel, donated $150 million to the University in February. At least $125 million of the gift will go toward financial aid.

Gerald T. Chan Gift
Harvard Square

Changes Slowly Taking Shape for Many of Chan's Properties

Though Gerald Chan’s record-breaking $350 million donation to Harvard’s School of Public Health grabbed headlines, he’s also been quietly developing his large portfolio of properties in Harvard Square.

Twins
Harvard Law School

Twins

Two of the shining white urinals located in the Falik Men's Room on the 2nd Floor of Harvard Law School's Wasserstein Hall. Harvard Law named the restroom in honor of graduate, William A. Falik '71, who donated $100,000 to establish a fellowship at the School.

Falik Men's Room
Harvard Law School

Falik Men's Room

The sign that greets those entering this glorious restroom on the second floor of Harvard Law School's Wasserstein Hall. Harvard Law named the restroom in honor of graduate, William A. Falik '71, who donated $100,000 to establish a fellowship at the School.

Waterfree
Harvard Law School

Waterfree

Harvard Law School has committed itself to helping to protect the environment, and this sleek Sloan Waterfree Urinal in the Falik Men's Room on the 2nd floor of Wasserstein Hall demonstrates this commitment. 2nd Floor of Harvard Law School's Wasserstein Hall. Harvard Law named the restroom in honor of graduate, William A. Falik '71, who donated $100,000 to establish a fellowship at the School.

The Throne
Harvard Law School

The Throne

One of the fine toilets of the Falik Men's Room on the 2nd Floor of Harvard Law School's Wasserstein Hall, featuring a Sloan dual flush handle that illustrates the School's commitment to the environment. Harvard Law named the restroom in honor of graduate, William A. Falik '71, who donated $100,000 to establish a fellowship at the School.

Hockey
Men's Ice Hockey

Hockey Preview 2014

The Oval
Scrutiny

Seeing Red: Stanford v. Harvard

blood handprint
Arts

Dead Letter: The Aesthetics of Horror

Election Strategy
Columns

Where Did All The Ideas Go?