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9/11 Memorial
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Year in FM Photos

Grad Boards
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Grad but Not Gone

Graduate boards are groups made up of Harvard College alumni who voluntarily take on oversight roles for specific clubs located on the undergraduate campus. Grad boards often work closely with undergraduate organizations’ leadership, though the extent of their influence varies from group to group

Grad Boards
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Grad Boards

Stilgoe-shelves
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Stilgoe-shelves

Old film cameras and books line Prof. John R. Stilgoe's office shelves in Sever Hall.

John Stilgoe Office
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John Stilgoe’s Secret History

Professor John R. Stilgoe wants his students to notice—to be able to process and interpret visual information by opening themselves up to the subject. What it comes down to is looking.

Stilgoe Office Desk
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Stilgoe Office Desk

Professor Stilgoe's office is on the top floor of Sever Hall.

Keith Bender Stilgoe
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Keith Bender Stilgoe

Keith H. Bender '15 believes that Stilgoe is one of the most caring people on campus. "He's been known to say, 'If there's anything I can do to increase your happiness, please let me know.' And you would be surprised about the number of students who take him up on that," says Bender.

Li Murphy
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Li Murphy

"He has a great history of teaching this course, and he's able to tap into those experiences," says Li E.K. Murphy ’15, a student of Stilgoe's who works as a barista at Cafe Gato Rojo.

Stilgoe Slides
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Stilgoe Slides

In total, Stilgoe has around 150,000 slides in his collection, which he projects during his lectures.

Stilgoe Cameras and Bats
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Stilgoe Cameras and Bats

"He's got the eye of an interior designer. It's not just this random collection of things that he's thoughtlessly hoarded. Everything is there for a reason," said Sam H. Rashba '14-'15 on Stilgoe's office.

John Stilgoe Portrait
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John Stilgoe Portrait

Professor John R. Stilgoe, the Robert and Lois Orchard Professor in the History of Landscape.

John Stilgoe Office
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John Stilgoe Office

Stilgoe poses in his office on the top floor of Sever Hall. Students frequently drop by for office hours.

Stilgoe Boat Decoration
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Stilgoe Boat Decoration

Decorations line the walls of VES Professor John R. Stilgoe that reflect his scholarly travels.

Luke Heine Map
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BIG STATES

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Sorry, Dorothy

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