Alumni

  • Subscribe via RSS
  • Section

    All
    Admissions
    Arts
    Flyby
    Magazine
    Multimedia
    News
    Opinion
    Sports
  • Type

    All
    Image
    Pdf
    Widget
    Gallery
    Video
    Flash Graphic
    Table
    Map
    Article
    Topic Page
Fundraising

Paul Choi, Chicago Lawyer, Will Head Alumni Association

Paul L. Choi ’86, a Chicago-based lawyer, takes the reigns of the association during a University-wide $6.5 billion capital campaign—the largest in Harvard’s history that would be a record in higher education.

Commencement 2015
College

Commencement 2015

Deval Patrick Receives Honorary Degree
Commencement

Deval Patrick Receives Honorary Degree

Former Massachusetts Gov. Deval L. Patrick '78 receives an honorary degree during Commencement on May 28.

Deval Patrick at Commencement 2015
On Campus

Deval Patrick at Commencement 2015

Former Massachusetts Gov. Deval L. Patrick '78 received an honorary degree during Commencement on May 28.

Central Administration

Alumni Elect Five New Overseers

The five alumni, who will serve six-year terms as Overseers, are R. Martin Chávez ’85, Fernande R. V. Duffly, Brian Greene ’84, Beth Y. Karlan ’78, and John Silvanus Wilson Jr.

HLS Students Celebrate
College

Harvard Confers 7,736 Degrees at 364th Commencement

Ten people received honorary degrees from the University, including Yale President Peter Salovey and former Massachusetts governor Deval L. Patrick ’78.

Your Harvard: New York
Central Administration

Promoting the Harvard Campaign

Spending hundreds of millions of dollars each year, Harvard pulls out all the stops as it seeks to break a fundraising record.

1990 Reunion: Apartheid Protests Compilation
Alumni

Calls for Divestment: A Retrospective

While administrators harbored mixed feelings for the anti-apartheid and anti-tobacco movements, on the whole they acknowledged students’ interest in the issues and right to protest respectfully.

BGLSA 'Eat-In"
Student Life

Left, Right Extremes Clashed on Campus

As the extreme political viewpoints became more and more outspoken, Harvard was thrust into a period of fierce political debate.

A Rebel Flag
Student Life

Political Correctness Debate Shook Harvard

While students who were on campus agreed that Harvard administrators did not formally constrain the way students conveyed their beliefs, they added that the general climate of the student body exerted social pressure, determining what could and could not be said.

Society of Nerds and Geeks
Student Groups

Nerds Joined Forces to Fight Anti-Intellectualism

Having a 24-hour library was one of the main goals of the Harvard Society of Nerds and Geeks, a group Kahn formed during the ’89-’90 school year.

Martha McSally
Harvard Kennedy School

From Fighter Pilot Squadron Leader to Congresswoman

McSally demonstrated her perseverance not only in her efforts to keep her dreams of flying fighter jets alive, but also in athletic successes that made an impression on those who knew her at Harvard.

Artur Davis
Politics

‘Government Geek’ Pursued His Political Ambitions

The diversity of thought and the rigor Davis found in his academic work at Harvard challenged him to consider the viewpoints of others in ways that have influenced his subsequent political career.

Anna E. Cabral
Politics

Right on the Money: A U.S. Treasurer and Public Servant

Ultimately for Cabral, public service was her way of answering a question she posed to herself: “How do I give back for these great gifts that I’ve gotten?”

Paul Wylie
Alumni

Olympic Silver Medalist Balanced School and Training

Wylie took two years off to train but did not lose sight of his dream to attend Harvard, eventually finding his way to the University with the hope of balancing his athletic career with his academic ambitions.

Santa Lucía
Highlight

Trading Seasons: Spending Summer Break in a Chile Winter

Adulthood Is Relative
Highlight

Adulthood Is Relative

A Taste of Italy 2
Highlight

A Taste of Italy: On Milan, Siena, and Studying Abroad

Le Quatorze Juillet
Highlight

Le Quatorze Juillet