Students in the Phillips Brooks House Association phoned Massachusetts state representatives at a Tuesday event held by the group in support of a Covid-19 housing equity bill making its way through the state legislature.
Weeks after finishing her first semester at Harvard, Gunnhildur F. Hallgrímsdóttir ’25 became the youngest person in Iceland’s history to be seated in the nation’s Parliament.
Kizzmekia S. Corbett, School of Public Health assistant professor, was named one of the 2021 Federal Employees of the Year for her work in developing the Moderna Covid-19 vaccine.
Mia Mingus, an anti-violence and disability justice advocate, received the Phillips Brooks House Association’s Robert Coles “Call of Service” Award on Friday.
Harvard Law School professor emerita and U.S. Sen. Elizabeth A. Warren (D-Mass.) urged the Law School’s 2021 graduating class to “have courage” as they considered their long careers ahead in a speech at the school’s virtual Class Day ceremony Wednesday.
Sen. Christopher A. “Chris” Coons (D-Del.) underscored the importance of promoting national service to bridge partisan divides and restore democratic values at an Institute of Politics forum event on Wednesday.
College Student, Newton City Council Hopeful Madeline J. Ranalli ’23-’24 Lays Out Progressive Platform
Madeline J. Ranalli ’23-’24 is facing off against consultant John R. Oliver in a bid for the Ward One Councilor-at-large seat in the Newton City Council. The special municipal election will take place March 16.
A non-profit website, run in part by Harvard College students and incubated in the University’s iLab, is pushing forward in its mission to provide free aid to those working through immigration applications.
Boston City Councilor and mayoral candidate Michelle Wu ’07 spoke about her background and public service work at a webinar hosted by several Harvard student organizations Thursday evening.
The Systemic Justice Project at Harvard Law School has partnered with Howard University School of Law to launch a year-long initiative exploring the role lawyers can play in creating social change.
Harvard, MIT Undergrads Create Volunteer Tutoring Platform to Serve K-12 Students Affected by Coronavirus Crisis
A team of Harvard and MIT undergraduates has launched “CovEd,” an online platform to pair volunteer tutors with grade school students.
Students from Harvard School of Public Health are joining the workforce through initiatives to support both the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and Harvard University Health Services during the coronavirus pandemic.
With restaurants struggling across the nation and healthcare workers working around the clock, Isabella M. Di Pietro ’20 and her family were inspired to start an organization that provides a way to support those frontline healthcare workers — while keeping the family restaurant business afloat.
The Harvard Square Homeless Shelter announced it was closing for the rest of the season on Sunday morning, stopping daily lotteries for beds and halting in-person services amid challenges brought on by the coronavirus pandemic.
Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana said in an interview last Tuesday that he hopes to expand the way Harvard College and its students define public service.
This summer, the Director’s Internship program at Harvard’s Institute of Politics will offer funded summer internship opportunities at 145 host organizations, as well as a new program aimed at students interested in pursuing public service in their hometowns.
Former United States presidential candidate Ralph Nader urged Harvard Law School students to enter public interest legal careers at a lunchtime event Wednesday.
Reuben and Lovett’s dual appointments mark the end of a more than yearlong vacancy left by former Dean of Public Service Gene A. Corbin’s departure in May 2018.
As the College searches for a new assistant dean for public service, the Phillips Brooks House will pursue “a different model” of programming, College Dean for Administration Sheila C. Thimba said in an interview Tuesday.
Participants in the program — called “Service Starts with Summer” — will receive a $1,500 stipend to pursue 100 hours of community service in their hometowns, both in the United States and abroad.
Harvard launched its search for a new public service dean last week, nearly a year after the former assistant dean for public service, Gene A. Corbin, left the post.