Matthew M. Beck
Upon reading through the article, Ruth let out a literal sigh of relief before calling Kristin, her partner of four years, to share the news.
Speaking with Caucasian friends of his who had similarly international upbringings, Michael found that their transitions into American life were made easier by the assumptive associations between being white and being American.
And yet, America was all they were to know until they died.
Russian, interspersed with the occasional English idiom, flowed from her lips, like a bilingual mad-lib.
Over the course of the semester, I will interview students from across our university’s wide-reaching immigrant community, loosely defined for the purposes of this column.
Five minutes later, I hung up, the queasy feeling in my stomach moving upward through my chest. I couldn’t process the conversation.
This flyer was seen posted on a gate to Quincy courtyard early Friday morning.
Reverend Jonathan L. Walton was instituted as the Plummer Professor of Christian Morals and Pusey Minister last Sunday during the eightieth anniversary service of Memorial Church's founding.
In preparation for Harvard football’s first night-game of the year, the staff and clergy at Memorial Church gathered for the inaugural Sparks House tailgate, braving the rain that put a slight damper on the celebration.
Reverend Jonathan L. Walton, Pusey Minister in Memorial Church and Plummer Professor of Christian Morals, sits in his crimson-walled office, wearing a black suit and royal purple shirt. Walton was appointed in April 2012 to the position previously held by the late Reverend Peter J. Gomes. Tributes to his sports fanaticism decorate his office: A basketball signed by Tommy Amaker sits atop one of the bookshelves. FM munched on some peanut M&M’s with Walton, and talked about Memorial Church air conditioners, tailgates at Sparks House and his 3-month-old son Baldwin.
Sparks House—historic landmark and former private residence to the late Reverend Peter J. Gomes—has undergone a color change. Recently a bright shade of canary yellow, the House has now been painted a taupe tone, restoring the house to its original color that dates back over 150 years.
Reverend Jonathan L. Walton, a Harvard Divinity School professor, has been appointed Pusey Minister in the Memorial Church and Plummer Professor of Christian Morals, the University announced Wednesday. Walton is an ordained Baptist minister who received tenure as a professor at the Divinity School this semester.
David N. Hempton, a professor of Evangelical theological studies, will be the Divinity School’s next dean, Harvard University President Drew G. Faust announced Friday.
The estate sale of the late Reverend Peter J. Gomes, Harvard’s longtime Pusey Minister and Plummer Professor of Christian Morals, attracted longtime acquaintances as well as antique collectors.
Mark D. Jordan, a popular professor with appointments at the Harvard Divinity School and Faculty of Arts and Sciences, will leave Harvard at the end of the semester to take a position at the Danforth Center for Religion and Politics at Washington University in St. Louis.