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Aung San Suu Kyi, State Counsellor of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, honored as the 2016 Humanitarian of the Year

Aung San Suu Kyi, State Counsellor of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, honored as the 2016 Humanitarian of the Year

September 17, 2016

On Saturday night a slight woman of enormous international stature let a Harvard audience in on a perk of her position: When she is asked to give a speech, the leader of Myanmar said, her staff provides her with talking points. Even better, for her lecture as the Harvard Foundation Humanitarian of the Year, Harvard provided her with a topic.

“[Foundation director  Read more about Aung San Suu Kyi, State Counsellor of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, honored as the 2016 Humanitarian of the Year

Portrait of First African American to Graduate from Harvard College, Unveiled.

Portrait of First African American to Graduate from Harvard College, Unveiled.

April 28, 2016

The walls of Annenberg Hall are lined with Harvard luminaries: University alumni, professors, and benefactors depicted in paintings and sculptures. On Thursday, a new portrait joined the array, that of Richard Theodore Greener, Class of 1870, the first African-American to graduate from Harvard College.

Greener was an outstanding Harvard undergraduate who won the prestigious Bowden Prize for elocution in his sophomore and senior years, and was a Class Day speaker at Commencement. A Stoughton Hall resident, he was well respected and went on to Read more about Portrait of First African American to Graduate from Harvard College, Unveiled.

Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, Kailash Satyarthi honored as the 2015 Humanitarian of the Year

Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, Kailash Satyarthi honored as the 2015 Humanitarian of the Year

October 16, 2015

The Humanitarian Award, which honors the late Rev. Professor Peter J. Gomes, Pusey Minister in the Memorial Church from 1974 to 2011, was presented at the Memorial Church on Friday, October 16, 2015. The recipient was the Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, Kailash Satyarthi in honor of his excellent contributions to humanitarianism, intercultural relations and international peace

Graduation

Graduation

May 28, 2014

Congratulations to all of the Harvard Foundation senior interns on their graduation!

Foundation Student/Faculty Award Ceremony

April 30, 2014

Every year, the Harvard Foundation holds an award ceremony to honor those who have contributed to intercultural and race relations on campus. The awardees include students from a variety of Houses and class years, all working to promote intercultural understanding on campus.  Awardees are selected through nominations from house masters, resident deans, tutors, proctors, faculty, and their peers. This year, we received over 80 nominations and after this careful deliberation and discussion, these final candidates’ names were submitted to the director for approval.

At the start of the Read more about Foundation Student/Faculty Award Ceremony