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Radcliffe Institute

Justice Ginsburg Will Receive Radcliffe Medal in May

The Radcliffe Medal is presented annually to an individual who has made significant and effective contributions to change and progress.

College

Amy Poehler Named Hasty Pudding’s 2015 Woman of the Year

Poehler, known for her comedic timing, acted as a cast member of the comedy show “Saturday Night Live” for many years and has recently received critical acclaim for her performance as idealistic female bureaucrat Leslie Knope on NBC’s “Parks and Recreation.”

 Alia Qaternah
College

Alia Qaternah

Alia Y. Qaternah, a research assistant in the Life Sciences Outreach Program, won the New England Biolabs Passion in Science Award.

FAS

Physics Professor Awarded Fellowship for Nanotech Research

Yacoby’s research is primarily focused on how particles behave at a nanoscale.

FAS

Harvard Research Assistant Wins Award for Science Raps

A research assistant for the Life Sciences Outreach Program at Harvard was awarded the New England Biolabs Passion in Science Award for her devotion to uniting science and arts in education.

Ban Ki Moon Humanitarian of the Year
Awards

Ban Ki Moon Humanitarian of the Year

Ban Ki-Moon accepts the Harvard Foundation Peter J. Gomes Humanitarian Award as the 2014 Humanitarian of the Year on Tuesday in Memorial Church. Moon delivered a speech calling Harvard to action in supporting his efforts with the United Nations.

Rhodes Winner Fritzi Reuter
Lowell

Rhodes Winner Fritzi Reuter

Former Lowell House resident Fritzi Reuter '14 has been named one of two winners of the 2015 Rhodes Scholarship for Germany.

Ben Sprung-Keyser
Academics

Ben Sprung-Keyser

Ben D. Sprung-Keyser '15 is an economics concentrator in Kirkland House.

Ruth Fong
Academics

Ruth Fong

Ruth C. Fong '15 is a computer science concentrator in Mather House.

Kuumba Singers
Awards

Kuumba Singers

The Kuumba Singers of Harvard College performed at the W.E.B. Du Bois medal ceremony Tuesday afternoon.

Harvery Weinstein
Celebrities

Harvery Weinstein

Harvey Weinstein, co-founder of the highly successful company, Miramax Films, accepts a W.E.B. Du Bois medal in Sanders theater on Tuesday afternoon.

David Adjaye
Awards

David Adjaye

Architect David Adjaye accepts a W.E.B. Du Bois Medal in Sanders theater on Tuesday afternoon.

John Lewis and Deval Patrick
Awards

John Lewis and Deval Patrick

US Representative John Lewis and Governor Deval L. Patrick '78 embrace during the W.E.B. Du Bois ceremony, where Lewis was honored.

Shonda Rhimes
Celebrities

Shonda Rhimes

Shonda Rhimes, creator of the popular TV shows Grey's Anatomy and Scandal, accepts a W.E.B. Du Bois medal on Tuesday afternoon.

Harry Belafonte Honored
Celebrities

Harry Belafonte Honored

Harry Belafonte, distinguished artist and activist, was honored at the W.E.B. Du Bois medal ceremony on Tuesday afternoon. Honorees also included Oprah Winfrey, David Adjaye, Steve McQueen, Shonda Rhimes, and Harvey Weinstein.

Black Lives Matter Protester
Race

Demonstrators Continue 'Black Lives Matter' Campaign in Central Square March

Harvard Stadium
Allston

Boston Olympic Bid Names Harvard Venues as Hosts for 10 Events

Conflict at the Scene
Crime

Med School Professor Dies After Brigham Shooting

"Shut It Down"
College

The Top 10 Stories of 2014