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Ken and Frenchie
On Campus

Today in Photos (04/08/14)

Joshua DuBois
Religion

Joshua DuBois

Joshua DuBois, former Special Assistant to President Obama and Executive Director of the White House Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships, gives the William Belden Noble Lecture in Memorial Church on Monday.

Joshua DuBois
Religion

Former “Pastor-in-Chief” Lectures on Faith in America

Joshua DuBois, the former “pastor-in-chief” to the Obama administration, gave the William Belden Noble Lecture at Memorial Church on Monday evening.

Atheist Coming Out Week
Religion

Atheist Coming Out Week Promotes Open Discussion

The Harvard College Humanists, Agnostics, and Atheists is hosting a series of events this week for “Atheist Coming Out Week.”

Meanings of Mandela
Af Am Department

Committee on African Studies Commemorates Mandela Three Months After Death

Three months after the globally televised memorial for Nelson Mandela, the Harvard University Committee on African Studies commemorated the South African leader’s legacy at Sanders Theatre Tuesday evening.

An Evening Vigil
Obituary

Vigil Honors Lives of College Student and Alumnus

A group of more than 200 people joined together in Memorial Church to memorialize Angela R. Mathew '15 and Stephen Rose '06, who both died this week.

Religion

Incoming Senior Minister at Memorial Church Plans To Encourage Multifaith Dialogue

Lucy A. Forster-Smith brings both university and multi-faith experience to her new position at Harvard.

Harvard Divinity School

Humanist Chaplain Remembered as Pioneer of Religious Diversity

Thomas M. Ferrick, the Humanist chaplain at Harvard for over 30 years, died on Dec. 30 in Cambridge, Mass.

Vigil for Nelson Mandela
Memorial Church

Vigil for Nelson Mandela

Students mindfully guard their candles at a vigil for Nelson Mandela outside Memorial Church on December 7.

Mourner in Memorial Church
Memorial Church

Mourner in Memorial Church

One mourner among a reported 2000 who gathered in Memorial Church on Saturday, Nov. 23, 1963, to demonstrate what the photo's caption characterizes as "the intense sorrow of a stunned nation." The photo ran on page two of the Monday, November 25, 1963, issue of The Crimson.

College

Image

Harvard philosophy professor Sean Kelly discusses the purpose of the Bible during the Veritas Forum on Sunday night in Memorial Church.

Seamus Heaney Memorial
English

Seamus Heaney Memorial

Keir D. GoGwilt, a postgraduate fellow, plays a song during Seamus J. Heaney’s memorial service at Memorial Church. Semuas J. Heaney, a former Harvard professor, won the 1995 Nobel Prize in Literature and passed away Aug. 30, 2013 in Dublin, Ireland.

Presentation
PBHA

Presentation

The Honorable Shaun Donovan, United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, is presented the 7th Annual Robert Coles "Call of Service" award by President Drew G. Faust. The lecture and presentation took place in Memorial Church Friday.

PBHA

U.S. Secretary of Housing Speaks at PBHA Coles Lecture

United States Secretary for Housing and Urban Development Shaun Donovan ’87 spoke about the impact that his volunteer experience at Harvard had on his career path in a speech in Memorial Church on Friday evening.

Words of Comfort
On Campus

Words of Comfort

Kimberly Mihayo '15 offers words of encouragement to the victims and families affected by Saturday's Westgate Mall shooting in Nairobi, Kenya during a candlelight vigil at Memorial Church on Monday. Princess Daisy Akita '15, right, filmed student messages to be passed onto Kenyan media houses.

Youth Homelessness in the Square
Harvard Square

For Homeless Youth, Age Can Compound Challenges of Life on the Streets

On Year Later: Boston Marathon Bombings
Boston Marathon

VIDEO: Looking Back One Year Later, Harvard Affiliates Prepare to Return to Finish Line

Johnston Gate Arts Cover
Arts

Rebuilding the Past: Harvard's Beautification Renaissance

Awkward Eye Contact
Columns

Let’s Talk about Campus-Eye-Contact-Culture