Biden Taps Current, Former Harvard Spokespeople for Transition Team and White House
President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. has tapped two individuals from a little-known arm of the University to aid his transition: Harvard Public Affairs and Communications.
Harvard University Health Services Pharmacy Assures ‘Superior, Safe, and Consistently Accurate Services’
In light of a recent New York Times investigation into the increased likelihood of medication errors at major pharmacies, Harvard University Health Services remains committed to providing “superior, safe, and consistently accurate services,” according to an email from HUHS spokesperson Michael Perry.
Harvard Shifts Capital Campaign Communications
With a year and a half left in its historic capital campaign, Harvard’s alumni affairs and development team will grant The Crimson fewer interviews with a top fundraising official.
Jackson Hired as Top University Spokesperson
Melodie L. Jackson, who previously worked as the head spokesperson at the Kennedy School of Government, has filled the role of Assistant Vice President for Communications, a position that a top University spokesperson left vacant this fall.
Top Spokesperson Neal Leaves Communications Office
Neal, who joined HPAC in 2008, said he intends to take a six-month sabbatical to work on a writing project and will not seek another full-time position until 2017 at the earliest.
How Harvard Football Landed ESPN’s College GameDay
Athletic department officials say the iconic show has delivered lasting benefits to the department. Most significantly, these include a boost to recruiting efforts.
In the Box
Harvard's Director of Athletic Communications, Timothy J. Williamson, works the press box during a football game this fall.
The View From the Press Box
The athletic communications office is often overlooked, but it is influential in its efforts to promote Harvard’s varsity sports teams.
On the Field
Associate Director of Athletic Communications Allison Miller, left, watches as Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences Mike Smith is interviewed by a reporter from Fox College Sports.
On the Field
Tim Williamson, right, films on his phone while a Fox College Sports reporter interviews Director of Athletics Bob Scalise during halftime of the Harvard-Brown football game in late September.
View from the Top
Director of Athletics Bob Scalise stands on the sideline at halftime of a Harvard-Brown football game in 2015.
Dick Friedman, bottom, watches the Harvard-Brown game from the press box alongside other reporters. Friedman, the head football writer for Harvard Magazine, was one of nearly 200 credentialed media members on hand for the game.
Imry Halevi, right, in the multimedia control room beneath the Bright Hockey Center, monitors cameras as he produces a live stream for the Brown game. Halevi supervises a camera and production crew for each home game, shifting attention between the game production and the stadium’s video board content.
An Incomplete Partnership
With Harvard’s developments in Allston approved, neighborhood residents question if their voices are being heard.
Promoting the Harvard Campaign
Spending hundreds of millions of dollars each year, Harvard pulls out all the stops as it seeks to break a fundraising record.
Institute of Politics Website Hacked
The hack coincided with a busy day for the IOP: the release of its biannual millennial poll.
Overseer Connects Harvard Fundraising Apparatus to West Coast, Sony Emails Suggest
Sony Entertainment CEO Michael M. Lynton '82 is heavily involved in Harvard business both in his capacity as a member of the University’s second-highest governing body and as a donor and active alumnus.
Andrew to Lead Lobbying and Communications Arm
Andrew replaces Christine Heenan, who announced her departure from HPAC in October and took a job at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.