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Lauren Taylor

Ready to Change the World

May 28, 2015

It’s one thing to apply, be accepted to, and attend Harvard. It’s another to do that while writing a successful book and helping shift the public discourse around health care. That was the demanding path of Lauren A. Taylor, who arrived at HDS in 2012 with a book contract and an interest in global health partnerships.

A Political Awakening for Buddhists

A Political Awakening for Buddhists

May 12, 2015

HDS professor Janet Gyatso speaks about Buddhism and civic activism ahead of 125 U.S. Buddhist leaders from across the spectrum gathering on May 14 in Washington for what organizers say may be the biggest conference ever focused on bringing their faith communities into public, civic life.