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Tracy Palandjian
Alumni

A Woman with a Social Impact: Tracy P. Palandjian ’93

In her late 30s, Tracy P. Palandjian ’93 had an awakening—while working at a management consulting firm, she began to search for something greater than herself.

Carpenter Center Today
Visual Arts

Harvard’s Home for the 'Living Artist'

The committee released a report on the state of the visual arts at Harvard, and urged the University to “reëxamine its relation to the artist”—in particular, the artists on its campus.

Yascha Mounk
Politics

'Intellectual Powerhouse': Yascha Mounk Examines the Future of Democracy

In the wake of the 2016 election, as concerns about populism gained greater traction, scholars began to take Mounk’s ideas more seriously.

The Opioid Crisis and the Law
Harvard Law School

Former Drug Czars Visit HLS to Address the Opioid Epidemic

​Michael P. Botticelli and John P. Walters, former directors of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy, spoke to a crowd of over 50 law students Thursday.

PBHA
College

PBHA Holds Second Annual Housing Awareness Week

Harvard students collaborated with community organizations, called their legislators, and discussed increasing rates of homelessness as part of the Phillip Brooks House Association’s annual Housing Awareness Week.

College

Harvard Senior Earns Churchill Scholarship

Vikram Sundar ’18 was recently named one of 16 Churchill Scholars, allowing him to pursue a fully-funded master’s degree at the University of Cambridge next fall.

Mayli Protest
UHS

Students and Labor Organizers Host Second Protest for Former UHS Employee

The picket marked the second demonstration in support of Mayli Shing since she was fired on Feb. 6.

The Past, Present, and Future of Violence
Student Groups

Steven Pinker Receives Humanist Award

Psychology professor Steven A. Pinker received the Outstanding Lifetime Achievement Award in Cultural Humanism at a ceremony Sunday afternoon.

On Campus

Ed School Hosts Panel on Supporting Undocumented Students

With ongoing uncertainty regarding the renewal of DACA, the Ed School hosted a panel focused on ways to support undocumented students in K-12 schools.

Act on a Dream
Student Groups

Act on a Dream Hosts Conference at Harvard

Two hundred fifty attendees—a record—observed panels, and participated in workshops that highlighted student advocacy and community building.

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