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Awards

Goldsmith Awards at the IOP
IOP

Goldsmith Awards at the IOP

Setti Warren, executive director of the Shorenstein Center, presents nominees at the Goldsmith Awards Ceremony Tuesday. Each nominee received a round of applause for their reporting achievements.

Goldsmith Awards at the IOP
IOP

Washington Post Editor Martin Baron Receives Career Achievement Award

Martin Baron, executive editor of the Washington Post, received the Goldsmith Career Award for Excellence in Journalism at the Harvard Institute of Politics Tuesday.Baron oversaw the Post’s 2014 reporting that revealed the National Security Administration was conducting widespread secret surveillance of civilians.

Janet Mock
College

Janet Mock Named Harvard Foundation’s 2019 Artist of the Year

Acclaimed writer, producer, director, and advocate Janet Mock will be the Harvard Foundation for Intercultural and Race Relations' 2019 Artist of the Year, the foundation announced Thursday.

Harvard Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study
Commencement

Labor Leader and Rights Advocate Dolores Huerta to Receive Radcliffe Medal

Prominent labor leader and civil rights activist Dolores C. Huerta will receive this year’s Radcliffe Medal, the highest honor given by the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. It is given annually to an individual committed to “excellence, inclusion, and social impact."

Bryce Dallas Howard
College

Bryce Dallas Howard Named Hasty Pudding’s 2019 Woman of the Year

Bryce Dallas Howard, an American actress, producer, and director, has been named the Hasty Pudding Theatricals 2019 Woman of the Year. As is tradition for Woman of the Year festivities, Hasty Pudding Theatricals will parade through the streets of Harvard Square in Howard’s honor Thursday.

Yan Chen
College

Extension School Graduate Becomes First Harvard Affiliate to Win Rhodes in China

Chen, a 2018 graduate of the American Repertory Theater Institute and the Extension School at Harvard, is the first Harvard affiliate to receive the Rhodes Scholarship in mainland China, bringing the total number of University-affiliated winners this year to six.

Fall in Harvard Yard
College

Ten Harvard Affiliates Win Schwarzman Scholarships

For several of Harvard’s newly minted scholars, the opportunity to combine their academic interests with an international experience made the Schwarzman Scholars fellowship particularly appealing.

Malala Wins Activist Award
Harvard Kennedy School

Malala Yousafzai Accepts Award from Harvard Kennedy School, Urges Students to Embrace Activism

Malala Yousafzai, winner of the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize and a crusader for female education around the world, urged Harvard students on Thursday evening to passionately use their voices to enact change.

Bikes on Campus
Student Life

Harvard Wins 'Bicycle Friendly University' Award

The award, which is given by the League of American Bicyclists, recognizes universities for initiatives focused on bicycle safety and access.

Bikes on Campus
On Campus

Bikes on Campus

Student bikes saturate the bike racks outside of Weld in the middle of winter.

Mitchell B. Polonsky '19
College

Mitchell B. Polonsky ’19 Selected as George J. Mitchell Scholar

Sponsored by the non-profit U.S.-Ireland Alliance, the Mitchell Scholarship gives twelve U.S. citizens the opportunity to complete one year of graduate study in Ireland.

Roland Fryer Headshot
FAS

Amid Allegations of Sexual Misconduct, Harvard Prof. Fryer Racks Up Second Prestigious Award

Harvard Professor Roland G. Fryer, Jr. has been named a fellow of the Econometric Society, collecting a second prestigious award in as many months — and as he faces allegations of sexual harassment.

SEAS
Research

Harvard Engineering Professor Wood Awarded Medal for Work in Robotics

Robert J. Wood, a Harvard professor of engineering and applied sciences, won the Max Planck-Humboldt Medal last week for his innovations in soft robotics. The medal comes with $68,000 in prize money.

Libraries

English Professor Jorie Graham to Receive National Prize for Poetry

The Library of Congress will award Harvard English professor Jorie Graham a national prize for poetry in December, the library announced last week.

Year in Photos - FM - Malala Yousafzai
Harvard Kennedy School

Malala Yousafzai Receives Harvard Kennedy School Award for Activism

Yousafzai has been an advocate for girls’ education ever since the Taliban attempted to assassinate her at age 15 for criticizing life in Taliban-controlled Pakistan.

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