Ahmed Ragab, physician, historian, and scholar of the medieval and modern Middle East, has been named the Richard T. Watson Assistant Professor of Science and Religion at Harvard Divinity School, effective July 1, 2011.
"We at Harvard must be a model. . . . It is true that the climate change and the challenge of sustainability are global problems. But climate change is also a local problem. Read more about Celebrating a Green Campus
Rick Santos, MTS '92, has spent years working for nonprofit organizations that provide relief, medical aid, and economic development for people all over the world, but while attending a work-related meeting in Haiti on January 12, he found himself on the other side of need, trapped in the rubble of a collapsed hotel for two and a half days. Read more about The Other Side of Disaster