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Celebrating Nowruz
Religion

Celebrating Nowruz

Faculty members and students come together to celebrate the Persian New Year and beginning of spring at the annual Nowruz celebration, which was sponsored by the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies, the Islamic Studies Program, and the Center for Middle Eastern Studies in the Barker Center Monday evening.

His Holiness Speaks
On Campus

His Holiness Speaks

The Karmapa speaks to a packed Memorial Church about the importance of coexisting with all living beings. The event was hosted by the Harvard Divinity school and took place Thursday afternoon.

Religion

Buddhist Leader Speaks About Interdependence on Harvard Stop

The 17th Gyalwang Karmapa, the leader of one sect of Buddhism, stopped at Harvard on his two-month tour of the United States to deliver a lecture.

Grossman Wedding
Religion

Grossman Wedding

I started off my spring break with my cousin’s wedding. My cousin Josh Grossman is standing under the chuppah, a traditional covering in Jewish weddings, with his new wife, Tami.

Religious Solidarity
Student Groups

Religious Solidarity

Activist Dorothy Zellner, featured here next to Rev. Willie Bodrick II, speaks about her role as a white, Jewish woman during the Civil Rights movement. Zellner was one of four panelists who participated in the event "Selma to Ferguson: Religious Tradition as Solidarity," held at Harvard Hillel on Wednesday night.

New HUDS Chicken
College

HUDS Rolls Out Halal Chicken

Halal chicken will eventually serve as the only halal meat at the grill, once supplies for halal hamburgers and hotdogs run out.

OCS at the UC
College

UC Passes Act of Solidarity in Light of UNC Shooting

The resolution stated that “the Council publicly expresses solidarity with the Islamic Community for this senseless tragedy, recognizing that their loss is one that the entire Harvard Community mourns.”

Religious Leaders Engage Congregation Through Hymns
Religion

Religious Leaders Engage Congregation Through Hymns

Religious leaders engage the congregation in a hymn during the Ash Wednesday service at Memorial Church.

Moody Observes "Energy of Harvard" at Ash Wednesday Service
Religion

Moody Observes "Energy of Harvard" at Ash Wednesday Service

Charles D. Moody, a fellow at Harvard's Advanced Leadership Institute, explored Memorial Church after receiving ashes at the Ash Wednesday service. "I love it," Moody said. "The whole service was great -- the beauty of the church and the energy of Harvard."

Lenten Season Offers Time for Reflection and Sacrifice
Religion

Lenten Season Offers Time for Reflection and Sacrifice

The congregation lines up to receive ashes on their foreheads in observance of Ash Wednesday at the service at Memorial Church. In celebration of the Lenten season, several people opt to give up something for Lent; according to service attendee Charles D. Moody and his wife Karla L. Moody, they will be giving up judgmental thinking.

Ash Wednesday Service Provides Community Engagement
Religion

Ash Wednesday Service Provides Community Engagement

Rev. Lucy A. Forster-Smith placed ashes on the foreheads of several individuals during the Ash Wednesday service. "It's always fun to see how community members come out for things like this," said Selena L. Tan, a manager at the Graduate School of Education. "It's great I can step out of work and have a space like this."

Walton Welcomes Ash Wednesday Service Congregation
Religion

Walton Welcomes Ash Wednesday Service Congregation

Prof. Jonathan L. Walton welcomes the congregation to the Ash Wednesday service at Memorial Church. The service kicked off the beginning of Lent, a period of preparation for Easter.

Religious Leaders Prepare Ashes
Religion

Religious Leaders Prepare Ashes

Prof. Jonathan L. Walton and Rev. Lucy A. Forster-Smith bless the ashes used during the Ash Wednesday service at Memorial Church. During the service, the religious leaders placed ashes on the foreheads of individuals in the shape of a cross.

UC Alumni Funding
On Campus

Photos of the Day (02/18/2015)

Religious Leaders Engage Congregation Through Hymns
Religion

Students and Faculty Attend Ash Wednesday Service

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