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Piper Kerman Receives Humanist Award
Student Groups

Piper Kerman Receives Humanist Award

Piper Kerman, author of the popular book Orange is the New Black, speaks at the Science Center after receiving the Humanist Heroine of the Year Award. She talked about the difficulties marginalized men and women face in prisons and after they are released.

Alyssa A. Goodman
Science

Alyssa A. Goodman

Pictured from left to right: Erin Johnson, Alyssa A. Goodman, Patricia S. Udomprasert, and Curtis Wong at the 2015 annual meeting of the American Astronomical Society in Seattle.

Alex S. Jones Moderates Goldsmith Awards
IOP

Miami Herald Awarded Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting

The award celebrates journalists who promote "effective and ethical conduct of government" by exposing both corrupt and commendable government performance.

FAS

Anthropology Professor Named Changjiang Scholar

The title of Changjiang Scholar is often considered the most prestigious academic award conferred in China, and is rarely granted to foreigners or to social scientists.

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.

Big States, Little States
College

Beyond Boston: Regional Diversity at Harvard

Central Administration

In Op-Ed, Law Profs Call for University Governance Changes

Jeffrey K. McDonough Artwork
Scrutiny

Not a 9-to-5 Job

Advising Programs Office Under Construction
College

Freshman Advising: Under Construction