Margaux Fitoussi’s world has changed before her eyes more than once. Born in France, she lived in Paris until she was 7, when her parents—she an American dancer and he a doctor of Tunisian origin—divorced. Next was a home on the edge of the ocean in Long Beach, Calif., where her mother became a teacher, and Margaux lived with her two younger siblings and her Italian-American grandmother.… Read more about Immersed in the World’s Currents
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.”
After reflecting on the formation of Harvard Divinity School in 1816, Harvard President Drew Faust looked out to the crowd of HDS faculty, students, staff, and friends gathered on the Campus Green and told them that their community not only embodies the aspirations of the School’s founders, but also expands on them.… Read more about Stepping Forward Into the Third Century
Professor of the Comparative and Historical Study of Religion Kimberley C. Patton was the faculty speaker during the Multireligious Commencement Service on May 25, 2016. Below are her remarks:… Read more about The Power of Kindness
On Wednesday, May 25, and Thursday, May 26, HDS and Harvard University celebrated Commencement. At HDS, 130 degrees were awarded to graduating students. Proud family members and friends, staff, alumni, and the students themselves, shared pictures, videos, and thoughts about Commencement on social media.
Erez Golan, MTS '16, was selected by his student colleagues as the class speaker for HDS Commencement 2016. The following remarks were delivered by Golan at the Diploma Awarding Ceremony on May 26.… Read more about The Divinity Reward