Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Peter Bailey-Wells Globe Staff January 16, 2019 John Harvard, the minister whose donation of 400£ helped establish the Cambridge university that bears his name, is the official mascot of Harvard University. The sports teams at Harvard are called the Crimson.But walk the campus and you might find a much-celebrated unofficial mascot lurking in the rooms of the law school or stalking through the grass outside Pierce Hall.His name is Remy. He is a cat.Sometimes he lives at the @hlslib Circulation Desk! pic.twitter.com/RitKbPf21l— Kyle K. Courtney (@KyleKCourtney) January 15, 2019 Advertisement Remy, an orange tabby, wanders the school in search of patches of sunlight, snuggly boxes, and friendly interactions. He’s wildly popular — a Facebook page dedicated to “Remy the Humanities Cat” has more than 2,500 followers. He was … [Read more...] about Say hello to Remy, Harvard’s cat-in-residence
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Share Tweet Plus One Pin It Email Print By: Live Law December 19, 2018 11:10 pm Change Font Size Harvard Law School’s Institute for Global Law and Policy Residential Fellowship Program applications are now open. Funding: Inaugurated in 2006, the Fellowship Program offers full or partial doctoral and post-doctoral fellowship support to a small number of scholars pursuing research in areas related to the IGLP’s ongoing work. The number of Fellowships awarded each year depends upon the available funding. Eligibility: Applicants considered for Fellowships are those whose work is challenging, original and focuses on progressive and alternative ideas within International Law. Often, work of this nature is not supported by mainstream institutional resources and the IGLP strives to give opportunities for diverse ideas to flourish. IGLP Fellows are integral members of the Institute and provide valuable programming insight and assistance with the execution … [Read more...] about Call For Applications: IGLP Global Law And Policy Residential Fellowship Program
Less than a week after 187 new U.S. citizens were naturalized in a ceremony at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library on Election Day, the JFK Library Foundation hosted a reception and dinner recognizing the numerous contributions of immigrants to America. On Saturday evening, the JFKLF’s New Frontier Network held a panel discussion by a trio of immigrants: former “Saturday Night Live” star Horatio Sanz, who was born in Chile and recently naturalized; “Black Panther” and “The Good Place” actor Bambadjan Bamba, who emigrated from the Ivory Coast and is a Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipient; and founder of the New American Leaders foundation Sayu Bhojwani, who was born in India, grew up in Belize, and is also a naturalized citizen. Prior to the discussion, Khizr Khan, an immigrant from Pakistan whose son, Humayun, was killed while serving in the U.S. Army during the Iraq war, gave a speech in honor of Veterans Day with … [Read more...] about ‘Black Panther,’ ‘SNL’ actors come together for a celebration of immigrants at JFK Library
Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page By Brooke Lea Foster April 09, 2015 WHEN ANA BARROS first stepped into Harvard Yard as a freshman, she felt so out of place she might as well have had the words “low income” written on her forehead. A girl from Newark doesn’t belong in a place like Harvard, she thought, as she marveled at how green the elms were, how quaint the cobblestone streets. Back home, where her family lives in a modest house bought from Habitat for Humanity, there wasn’t always money for groceries, and the world seemed gray, sirens blaring at all hours. Her parents, who immigrated to the New York area from Colombia before she was born, spoke Spanish at home. It was at school that Barros learned English. A petite 5-foot-2 with high cheekbones and a head of model-worthy hair, Barros found out in an e-mail that she’d been accepted to Harvard — a full … [Read more...] about What is it like to be poor at an Ivy League school?
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