News & Events

David Carrasco

Examining U.S.-Mexico Ties In the Age of Trump

September 12, 2016

Professor Davíd Carrasco had strong words of his own for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's disparagement of Mexican immigrants, drawing on cultural and political history to make his case.

Ashlynn Rickord

Highlighting Forgotten Histories

September 6, 2016

This summer, thanks to several generous gifts in support of Dean David N. Hempton’s campaign initiatives, HDS continued its ongoing effort to provide students with financial support so that they can serve communities locally and abroad through organizations unable to offer paid summer experiences.

Convocation for a Bicentennial

Convocation for a Bicentennial

September 2, 2016

Seriously and joyfully, HDS began the academic year, and celebration of its bicentennial year, with images and words that looked back with candor and respect and simultaneously propagated enthusiasm for the school’s colorfully bannered mission to “Illuminate. Engage. Serve.”

Mother Teresa

Mother Teresa and Me (and You)

September 2, 2016

Professor Frank Clooney, director of the Center for the Study of World Religions, recalls his encounter with Mother Teresa, who will be canonized as a saint on Sunday, September 4.

Ashley Clements, MDiv 16

Humans of HDS: Addressing Others' True Needs

September 1, 2016

Ashley Clements graduated with a master of divinity degree in May 2016. She will begin a hospital chaplain residency at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston this fall and is pursuing ordination as an interfaith chaplain.