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Making Music and Keeping the Faith

Making Music and Keeping the Faith

August 19, 2009

A blossoming musical career and a career dedicated to exploring religion go hand in hand for one talented Harvard Divinity School professor.

Donated Doctoral Robes Connect Generations of HDS Alumni

Donated Doctoral Robes Connect Generations of HDS Alumni

July 25, 2009

Efforts to make the world ever more sustainable and less wasteful have been an operations priority at Harvard Divinity School for several years now, but the 2008–09 academic year saw the first application of this green philosophy as it relates to the symbolic draping of academic tradition. With two very thoughtful donations of doctoral robes to graduating ThD students, "renewable energy" has taken on a new meaning.

The Rev. Robert Wilden, BD '61, Remembered as Generous Philanthropist and Friend

The Rev. Robert Wilden, BD '61, Remembered as Generous Philanthropist and Friend

July 15, 2009

Even a person who has already dedicated close to five decades of his life to service for the socially disadvantaged can experience a profound moment of vocational clarity, an epiphany in regard to destiny. For the late Rev. Robert W. Wilden, BD '61, that moment arrived after the death of his beloved wife of many years, Imogene, in 2005, when he undertook a search to find ways to contribute his financial resources, his time, and his talents for the good of his local community as well as Harvard Divinity School.