Phillips Brooks House staff members and College students from a variety of campus public service organizations are working to create a new public service initiative.
Some professors believe the measures, meant to ensure faculty members' "professional loyalty" remains with Harvard, are too stringent.
PBHA’s Puerto Rico program was one of four service trips run by the organization from March 11 to 18 and was the latest effort on behalf of Harvard students to support people affected by the storm.
Professors and student activists gathered at Harvard Law School Wednesday night to discuss the school's reported disconnect with public interest.
Attendee Mo Kim ’18 said he enjoyed hearing from alumni involved in public service how “they found themselves on the path that they’re on right now."
Four percent of Business School graduates chose careers in public service in 2017—roughly double the number who did so the previous year.
Five-time presidential candidate Ralph Nader said the Law School is "not addressing the broader need around the country for legal services.”
Elementary school students poured through the tunnels of Adams House laughing and shrieking at every turn—handling buckets of candy and enjoying a haunted house organized by the Phillips Brooks House Association and Adams House Committee.
Incorporating art into community outreach poses challenges, but the experiences arts-based service organizations provide also offer unique fulfillment. As the roles of service and art in society remain under debate, initiatives at Harvard that meld the two areas continue to evolve, broadening arts access in surrounding communities and shaping campus artistic life.