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Community Service

Bacow at Inauguration
Politics

Bacow Discusses University-City Partnerships in Phoenix

University President Lawrence S. Bacow traveled to Phoenix, Ariz. last Wednesday, meeting with Phoenix Mayor Katharine W. Gallego ’04 and other city officials to discuss the importance of partnerships between universities and cities. The trip is the latest in a series of stops Bacow has made across the country.

MLK Streets Talk
University

At "Beloved Streets" Event, Panel Discusses Race and Transformative Justice

Harvard affiliates and community leaders gathered Thursday evening for an event called “Beloved Streets: Race & Justice in America,” which marked the culmination of a winter-term course at Harvard Graduate School of Education of the same name.

College

Harvard Student Group Gives $10,000 in Sustainability Grants

An undergraduate consulting organization has granted $10,000 to 13 Harvard affiliates and groups to achieve sustainability initiatives this year.

PBHA
PBHA

Students, Staff Aim to Make Public Service Opportunities More Accessible

Phillips Brooks House staff members and College students from a variety of campus public service organizations are working to create a new public service initiative.

PBHA
College

PBHA Hosts Poverty Teach-In

Panelists tackled the issue from many angles including youth poverty, education, housing, immigration, and even the effects of the recent legalization of cannabis.

PBHA
PBHA

Students Travel to Puerto Rico on PBHA Spring Break Service Trip

PBHA’s Puerto Rico program was one of four service trips run by the organization from March 11 to 18 and was the latest effort on behalf of Harvard students to support people affected by the storm.

Kruti Vora
College

Cheered on by Fans, Harvard Students Run Boston Marathon

Cheered on by supportive fans and motivated by inspirational signs, more than a dozen Harvard students joined thousands of other runners to cross the finish line of the 121st annual Boston Marathon.

Music Lesson
Arts

Music Lesson

David A. Armenta ’17 teaches Matvey Soykin saxophone during his weekly Thursday music lesson in Paine Music Hall.

Music Lesson
College

In Service of Art

Incorporating art into community outreach poses challenges, but the experiences arts-based service organizations provide also offer unique fulfillment. As the roles of service and art in society remain under debate, initiatives at Harvard that meld the two areas continue to evolve, broadening arts access in surrounding communities and shaping campus artistic life.

A Musical Afternoon
Music

A Musical Afternoon

Seniors at the Chestnut Hill nursing home enjoy an afternoon of music.

CityStep Session
Dance

CityStep Session

Students participate in a CityStep session held in the basement of Lowell Lecture Hall.

Crooners Perform
Arts

Crooners Perform

Members of Crooners (a division of MIHNUET) visit the Chestnut Hill nursing home for a group singing activity on October 9.

College

(in)Formal Party Promotes Inclusive Social Space on Campus

Amidst ongoing dialogue on campus about social exclusivity, the Phillips Brooks House Association, the College’s student-run umbrella public service organization, hosted an “(in)Formal” party at the Student Organization Center at Hilles on Friday evening in an effort to provide an inclusive social space for students.

Mardi Bras
On Campus

Mardi Bras

Eudora L. Olsen ’17, founder of the Hygiene Campaign at a donation event in Science Center. Her group is dedicated to donating feminine products to homeless women and changing the conversation about menstruation.

Harvard Business School

Harvard Releases Inaugural Alumni Impact Study

The survey was sent to the 244,835 living alumni who continue to receive emails from the University and had a response rate of approximately 15 percent and a completion rate of 10 percent.

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