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Stephen G. Breyer
Commencement

Justice Stephen G. Breyer, HLS '64: Supreme Court Justice and Former Law Professor

"Law requires both a heart and a head," U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen G. Breyer, a member of the Harvard Law School class of 1964 said during his Supreme Court confirmation hearing in 1994.

Barbara Hackman Franklin
Commencement

Barbara Hackman Franklin HBS '64, Former Secretary of Commerce

Until the Dean of Women at Penn State University nominated her to go to Harvard Business School her senior year of college, Barbara Hackman Franklin, a member of the Business School class of 1964, had not seriously considered going into business.

Books

Michael Crichton '64, Novelist and Screenwriter

While an undergrad at Harvard, J. Michael Crichton ’64 had a passion for writing, though he did not turn his full attention to these pursuits until later in his career.

Jasanoff
Commencement

Sheila S. Jasanoff '64, Professor at Harvard Kennedy School

Although Jasanoff said that her career trajectory has been propelled by the “accidental convergence” of opportunities, her friends and family credit her personal and professional success to her kind, pragmatic personality and her creative, adaptive mind.

Commencement

Dr. Andrew T. Weil ‘63-’64, Pioneer of Integrative Medicine

Weil’s successful career in promoting integrative medicine, a field he helped found, would come later. At the College, Weil enjoyed the camaraderie, creativity, and hijinks of extracurricular activity.

Kenneth C. Griffin
Reunions

Kenneth C. Griffin

Kenneth C. Griffin ’89 donated $150 million to Harvard in February 2014, the largest gift in the history of the College.

Kenneth C. Griffin
Reunions

Kenneth C. Griffin ’89: Investor and Philanthropist

Griffin is now the chief executive officer of his very own private equity firm, Citadel Capital, a company that oversees $19.6 billion in investments. In 2013, he was among the youngest members of Forbes 400 wealthiest Americans, holding his position at 103 with a net worth of $4.4 billion.

Music

Alan Gilbert ’89: Musician, Conductor, Visionary

Gilbert has served as director of the New York Philharmonic for the last five years, honing a reputation for unexpectedly intermingling the symphony with other artistic forms.

1989 Hockey
Men's Ice Hockey

Lane MacDonald ’89: Olympian, Harvard Hockey Star, Investor

The Crimson’s all-time leading goal scorer has maintained his seemingly effortless skating stride while smoothly transitioning into coaching, investing, and fatherhood.

Year in Review - Rob Lue
Academics

The 21st Century Pedagogue

FAS’s administrator en vogue, Robert A. Lue is at the forefront of Harvard’s mission to be on the pedagogical cutting edge.

The Veritas Project Logo
Profiles

Let's Be Real: The Veritas Project

This blog is a combined inspiration from Humans of New York (HONY), and Harvard’s First-Year Outdoor Program (FOP).

Inside Uber
Profiles

Inside Uber

Camille Z. Coppola '14 looks outside of the window while riding in an Uber vehicle. She has Ubered about 50 times.

At Her Desk
Scrutiny

Jill Lepore: A Historian’s History

Her work as an academic, a professor, and a magazine writer is to bring alive documents of the past; speaking with her is like encountering a living book.

L.A. Jeff
Books

This Week in FM (03/06/2014)

Blake Brasher: Angel Statue
Scrutiny

Let me Entertain You

Harvard Square has an uncanny ability to attract entertainers of different backgrounds. Unlike Boston’s Faneuil Hall, which admits performers on an audition-only basis and makes them schedule their performance times far in advance, Harvard Square does not discriminate: Performers who have never been in front of an audience before and those who have spent their entire careers in entertainment have equal access to its streets.

Echelman string sculpture
Visual Arts

Painting the Town: Boston's Big Art

Boxes
Columns

ISIL is Not the End of the World

Difficulty Defining
Columns

The Difficulty of Defining Difficulty

Reshuffling the Caseload
College

Unloading the Ad Board