As members of the Nichiren Buddhist Community chant the Nam Myoho Renge Kyo sutra, friends line up to participate in the offering of roses and incense at the service of remembrance and thanksgiving for the life of Wendy Chang '12 in Memorial Church. The Crimson Key Society and S.G.I. showed their appreciation for their beloved former member and friends shared their reflections on her unforgettable laughter and dynamic personality.
General Colin L. Powell, former Secretary of State and founding chairman of America’s Promise Alliance, discusses the importance of improving education in the US and outlines the goals of Grad Nation at the Graduate School of Education. Grad Nation is a movement that aims to raise the national high school graduation rate to 90 percent by 2020.
President Drew Fausts appoints Jonathan L. Walton, Professor of Religion and Society at Harvard Divinity School, as Pusey Minister in the Memorial Church and Plummer Professor of Christian Morals, effective July 1.
George "Halfblood" Hageman '12 delivers a hook to the jaw of Jay "Blood" Brooks '14 at the Harvard Boxing Club's fourth annual Kenneth Moskow Memorial Fight Night at the QRAC. The exhibition featured seventeen matches, each composed of three rounds of two minutes each.
Historian Helen Lefkowitz Horowitz recounts tales of origin and exclusion, tradition and privilege, access and invisibility, innovation and progress, as she explores Harvard’s complicated 375 year history with women.
Ambassador Dennis Ross advocates for a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestine conflict at the IOP on Friday. Ross discussed his binary solution for the peace negotiations and built upon the innovative idea of the Harvard Israel Conference's Peace Challenge winner.
On Thursday and Friday, Harvard hosted the largest student-led conference on Israel at HBS and HKS. Focused on how innovation and economic prosperity can contribute to the peace process, the conference featured addresses by historian Niall Ferguson and Stanley Fischer, the governor of the Bank of Israel.
A Brother of the Society of Saint John the Evangelist lights the candle in preparation for the Holy Eucharist service on Easter Sunday.
During the Holy Communion on the Great Vigil of Easter at Memorial Church, Reverend Dr. Dorothy A. Austin invites the congregation to draw near and receive the Body of Christ, which was given for free, and his Blood, which was shed for sinners. The Eucharist is performed to remember and celebrate Christ's Last Supper.