Harvard Archaeologist Lawrence Stager Dies at 74

“He captured the room when he was in it and swept the rest of us up at that time with him,” a former coworker said of Stager.

Harvard Kennedy School

Kennedy School Professor Calestous Juma Dies at 64

Kennedy School Dean Douglas W. Elmendorf said one of Juma’s outstanding characteristics was his tireless energy and “infectious enthusiasm.”

Memorial Service for Alexander H. Patel ‘18

College Holds Memorial Service for Harvard Senior Patel

​Dozens of students, alumni, and professors gathered to honor the life of Alexander H. Patel ’17 -’18, a Harvard senior from Denver, Colorado.

Alexander H. Patel '17-'18

Alexander H. Patel '17-'18

Those who knew Alexander H. Patel '17-'18, a Philosophy and Mathematics concentrator, remember him as a brilliant student and a devoted friend.

Alexander H. Patel '17-'18

Patel Remembered as ‘Incredible Friend,’ Brilliant Student

Those who knew Alexander H. Patel '17-'18, a Philosophy and Mathematics concentrator, remember him as a brilliant student and a devoted friend.

Dr. S. Allen Counter

Hundreds Honor Counter at Memorial Service

“For those of us who were Allen’s colleagues, losing Allen means losing a wise elder,” Khurana said.

Gashaw Clark

Friends Remember Gashaw Clark ’14’s Energy and Uniquely Kind Heart

Gashaw Clark ’14, an optimistic and adventurous Harvard graduate living and working in the California’s Bay Area, died last week in a fatal biking accident. He was 25.


Albert Henrichs, Scholar of Greek Literature, Dies at 74

Albert Henrichs, a globally-renowned scholar of Greek literature and religion, died April 16. He was 74.

Radcliffe Institute

‘A Rare Treasure’: Mary Maples Dunn, Former Radcliffe Dean, Dies at 85

​Mary Maples Dunn, who took the helm of Radcliffe during its 1999 merger with Harvard, died March 19. She was 85.

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University Finances

David Rockefeller, Major Harvard Donor, Dies at 101

David Rockefeller '36 donated at least $140 million to the University, making him one of Harvard's most generous financial supporters.

Humanities Division

'Groundbreaking' Architectural Historian James Ackerman Dies at 97

​James S. Ackerman, a Harvard architectural historian who specialized in Renaissance architecture, died Dec. 31 in Cambridge. He was 97.


Chip Alford, Allston Resident and a ‘Force to Be Reckoned With,’ Dies at 67

Paul F. “Chip” Alford, a​ long-time Allston resident and a reliably vocal, strong-willed presence at meetings of the Harvard-Allston Task Force, died Nov. 1. He was 67.

Harvard Kennedy School

Schelling, 'Founding Father' of the Kennedy School, Dies at 95

​Thomas C. Schelling, a Nobel laureate, “Founding Father” of the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, and Economics professor noted for his work on game theory and arms control, died Tuesday at age 95.


Harvard Jewish Affiliates Mourn Death of Israeli Leader

Jewish Harvard affiliates are mourning the loss of former Israeli Prime Minister and Nobel Peace Prize Winner Shimon Peres, who died Wednesday at the age of 93.

Hong Kong Celebrates
Harvard Square

Buoy Lee, Founder of the Hong Kong Restaurant, Dies at 90

Lee's son said he thinks she would most like to be remembered in her role as hostess at the Hong Kong restaurant and a friendly face for the customers entering over the decades.