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Harvard medical students learn where they will train on Match Day

Harvard medical students learn where they will train on Match Day

March 17, 2017

“Fortune favors the prepared mind.”

It’s a saying that is commonly attributed to Louis Pasteur, but it’s actually a simplified translation of what the famed scientist originally said in an 1854 lecture.

Nevertheless, the adage held true for the more than 150 Harvard Medical School (HMS) students who learned on Match Day 2017 where they will spend the next three to seven years of their training.

FAS staff acknowledged for their contributions

FAS staff acknowledged for their contributions

March 17, 2017

They were called “an indomitable asset,” “a consummate creator, innovator, and teacher,” “the glue that keeps it all together,” and even a “walking encyclopedia of Harvard knowledge and connections,” but the dozens of Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS) staff who gathered in University Hall last week can now all boast of a new title — Dean’s Distinction award winner.

A day of Hillary at Harvard

A day of Hillary at Harvard

March 3, 2017

With nary a dog leash or hiking boot in sight, Hillary Clinton took a break from her recent walks in the Chappaqua woods near her home in New York state to crisscross Harvard’s campus Friday to reflect on her time as U.S. secretary of state at a handful of private events.

In the morning, she spoke with a small gathering of undergraduate members of the Institute of Politics’ Student Advisory Committee during a private event at Kirkland House that was closed to the media.

A voice for others

A voice for others

February 28, 2017

Heads of state, Nobel laureates, titans of business. Sure, lots of famous and interesting people visit Harvard’s campus all the time. But none of them generate quite the sensation — or the declarations of love — that superstar Rihanna set off on Tuesday afternoon.

The pop singer received the Harvard Foundation’s Peter J. Gomes Humanitarian Award during an hourlong ceremony before a raucous crowd that had waited hours to get a coveted seat inside jam-packed Sanders Theatre.

Undocumented Students Criticize President Trump’s Executive Orders

February 6, 2017

As Harvard administrators spoke out against President Donald Trump’s anti-immigration executive orders, the University’s undocumented students say they are pleased with Harvard’s actions—like creating a website and appointing an immigration attorney—that aim to support them.