Allegra Zoller, a college graduate who has been working at the Harvard COOP for around 8 months, restocks books for the upcoming year. Harvard students have until May 17th to return and sell their books.
Parents and relatives help students move out of Eliot House. Underclassmen must be moved out by Sunday, May 17th, while seniors must be moved out by Friday, May 29th.
Fatima Abo Alasrar, Edward S. Mason Fellow and Yemeni citizen, emphasized the gravity of the humanitarian crisis in Yemen during a luncheon panel at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs. The panel, according to Kennedy School Professor Michael C. Hudson, was assembled with initiative from current Yemeni students pursuing advanced degrees at the Kennedy School.
Student organizers from Harvard Law School assembled a vigil for Freddie Gray on Tuesday night in front of Langdell Hall. Gray died on April 12th after being detained by police forces in Baltimore and suffering spinal cord injury.
Students assembled in front of Langdell Hall on Tuesday evening for a moment of silence for Freddie Gray, who died after severe spinal cord injuries in police detainment. The moment of silence occurred just before 10 p.m., which is the curfew imposed by the city of Baltimore in light of recent civil unrest.
Jonathan B. Losos ’84, professor of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, explains the ecological significance of islands and their role in understanding evolution. The talk took place in a packed Geological Lecture Hall and was part of the Cambridge Science Festival, happening from April 17-26.
Members of the Student Mental Health Liaisons handed out free t-shirts and Italian ice in exchange for signing a pledge to, among other things, “be an advocate for mental health on our campus.” The students were stationed on the Science Center Plaza for much of Thursday.
Krzysztof Wodiczko talks about his most recent installation of the John Harvard Projection, as well as past work on other historic monuments. The talk was held at the Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts on Thursday evening.
Members of the Class of 2015 took part in a “speed-friending” session organized by the Senior Class Committee, in which unacquainted peers asked one another personal questions from a provided list. “So many people I don’t know yet, so little time,” said Trever J. Brandt-Serif ’15 when asked why he chose to participate.
Members of the greater community participate in the 6th Annual African Languages in the Disciplines Conference. The conference, which took place all day in the Barker Center, included talks on such topics as “Miscommunication during the Ebola Epidemic in Guinea and the Role of Local Languages in the Fight against the Disease.”
Students soak in rays outside of Holworthy dorm in Harvard Yard on Thursday afternoon.
Chrislene DeJean, creative organizer at Intelligent Mischief, spoke about African American women’s divergent experiences with violence and socioeconomic hardship as part of a panel on “Social Justice for Women of Color.” The panel was organized by the Action Committee of the Association of Black Harvard Women and took place in Harvard Hall on Thursday afternoon, while Divest Harvard protests took place outside.