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Commencement

Poet Tracy Smith Elected 2019 Commencement Chief Marshal of Alumni

United States poet laureate Tracy K. Smith ’94 has been elected the 25th reunion chief marshal and will lead the 368th iteration of Harvard’s Commencement exercises, the University announced last week.

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College

Harvard Alumni Group Discusses Women’s Role in Media Depolarization

About 45 alumni, students, and community members gathered inside the Phillips Brooks House parlor room on Saturday to discuss the polarization of the media during a roundtable event hosted by the Harvard Alumni for Global Women’s Empowerment.

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HAA

Harvard Board of Overseers, Alumni Association Candidates Announced

Harvard announced the slate of candidates in contention for positions on its Board of Overseers — the University’s second highest governing board — and elected directorships in the Harvard Alumni Association Thursday.

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College

After Forty Years, Former Harvard Choral Director Jim Marvin To Retire

Marvin, who directed the Harvard choirs from 1978 to 2010, opened his final season with the Jameson Singers choir, consisting of Harvard alumni and Boston residents, last Saturday.

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Books

The Ivy

"The Ivy" is a young adult series about the life of a Harvard freshman. The first book was written by Lauren E. Kunze '08 when she was a senior at the College.

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Central Administration

Harvard Asks Alums to Tout School Online. PR Experts Call it 'Powerful' Strategy After Trial

Harvard said there is no link between the new initiative and the conclusion of the admissions trial. One public relations expert noted that — even if the timing is coincidental — the program is a "productive" response to the last three weeks.

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FAS

Alumnus Gifts $100 Million to Advance the Sciences

In a press release, Bacow wrote that the gift will “provide powerful momentum” for Harvard’s science initiatives.

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Admissions

Harvard Admissions Dean Emails ‘Key Points’ of School’s ‘Narrative’ to Alumni Interviewers Ahead of Trial

“In case you haven’t been closely following along, I want to take this opportunity to remind you of some key points of Harvard's narrative,” Fitzsimmons wrote in a Saturday email to alumni obtained by The Crimson.

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Alumni

Harvard Alumni Travel to D.C. to Hand-Deliver Petition Urging Sasse to Vote ‘No’ on Kavanaugh

The two alumni — Allison A. Hill-Edgar ’94 and Melissa A. Bender ’94 — graduated from Harvard in 1994, the same year Sasse did.

Harvard Business School
Harvard Business School

Harvard Business School Officially Dedicates New Conference Center, Klarman Hall

Klarman Hall, Harvard Business School’s latest construction project, made its debut today as a state-of-the-art convening center.

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Alumni

Harvard Alumni Petition Senators to Vote Against Kavanaugh's Confirmation

Alumni have circulated at least two separate letters in recent days — one addressed to the 13 Harvard alumni who currently serve in the Senate, and one specifically to Sen. Ben Sasse ’94.

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Harvard Affiliates Gather to Honor and Remember Ahmed S. Gondal ’18 and His ‘Radiant’ Smile

Around 40 Harvard students and administrators gathered in Kirkland House Thursday night to honor Ahmed S. Gondal ’18, who died suddenly earlier this week.

Anant T. Pai'19 is Second Class Marshal
College

Fourteen Seniors Selected as Class Marshals

Catherine L. Zhang ’19 and Anant T. Pai ’19 were named First and Second Marshals, respectively.

Ben Schatz
College

A Dragapella Star With a Law Degree

“I was just on my own and I was not going to be stopped,” he remembers. “It was scary but most people were” — he pauses, choosing his words carefully — “polite.”

Joseph O'Donnell
Alumni

O’Donnell Steps Down from Harvard Corporation

After seven years serving as a member of the Harvard Corporation, Joseph J. O’Donnell ’67 stepped down from his position last week.

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