As members of the Nichiren Buddhist Community chant the Nam Myoho Renge Kyo sutra, friends line up to participate in the offering of roses and incense at the service of remembrance and thanksgiving for the life of Wendy Chang '12 in Memorial Church. The Crimson Key Society and S.G.I. showed their appreciation for their beloved former member and friends shared their reflections on her unforgettable laughter and dynamic personality.
General Colin L. Powell, former Secretary of State and founding chairman of America’s Promise Alliance, discusses the importance of improving education in the US and outlines the goals of Grad Nation at the Graduate School of Education. Grad Nation is a movement that aims to raise the national high school graduation rate to 90 percent by 2020.
President Drew Fausts appoints Jonathan L. Walton, Professor of Religion and Society at Harvard Divinity School, as Pusey Minister in the Memorial Church and Plummer Professor of Christian Morals, effective July 1.
George "Halfblood" Hageman '12 delivers a hook to the jaw of Jay "Blood" Brooks '14 at the Harvard Boxing Club's fourth annual Kenneth Moskow Memorial Fight Night at the QRAC. The exhibition featured seventeen matches, each composed of three rounds of two minutes each.
Historian Helen Lefkowitz Horowitz recounts tales of origin and exclusion, tradition and privilege, access and invisibility, innovation and progress, as she explores Harvard’s complicated 375 year history with women.
On Thursday and Friday, Harvard hosted the largest student-led conference on Israel at HBS and HKS. Focused on how innovation and economic prosperity can contribute to the peace process, the conference featured addresses by historian Niall Ferguson and Stanley Fischer, the governor of the Bank of Israel.
Ambassador Dennis Ross advocates for a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestine conflict at the IOP on Friday. Ross discussed his binary solution for the peace negotiations and built upon the innovative idea of the Harvard Israel Conference's Peace Challenge winner.
As Boston warms up in the spring, children, accompanied by their parents, head to Cambridge Commons to play. On Saturday, children played games and bounced on an inflatable house, before heading to their favorite playground.
After the 4:30am Easter Vigil, the Monastery of the Society of Saint John the Evangelist is prepared for the 10am Holy Eucharist. The Monastery is home to the Brothers who live under a Rule of Life and who made vows of poverty, celibacy and obedience.
During the Great Vigil of Easter at Memorial Church on Saturday night, Reverend Dr. Wendel W. Meyer, the Acting Pusey Minister, baptizes and blesses the young girl in the name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. Proud parents and Reverend Dr. Dorothy A. Austin fondly observed this sacrament and rite of admission into the body of believers, the Christian Church.