Sebastián Vélez, a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, was honored with the Award for Service to Humanity by the Humanist Chaplaincy at Harvard in the Kirkland Junior Common Room last night.
President of Chile Sebastián Piñera warmly embraced each of the 33 miners that were rescued this Wednesday, encouraging them to reunite with their families and leading them in singing the Chilean national anthem. The miners had survived 69 days in a collapsed mineshaft.
Hauling lumber up three miles of trail in Vermont in the pouring rain did not intimidate the seven freshmen members and two upperclassmen leaders of FOP 62, but it did impress the Green Mountain Club of Vermont, which awarded its Group of the Year Volunteer Award to the service trip last month.
The Lab, a three-year pilot project, aims to foster innovation by integrating the arts and the sciences. Its reach extends beyond its exhibition space at the Northwest Science Building, with projects that have taken students around the world—from Paris to Cape Town.