Student Interviews and Activities

Seasons of Light 2019

Exploring Divinity School during COVID-19

June 15, 2020
If you’re thinking about coming to divinity school, you might be wondering how to decide where to apply when you can’t visit campus. The HDS Office of Admissions has developed resources to help you explore HDS!
Reflecting on My Last Year at HDS

Reflecting on My Last Year at HDS

May 28, 2020
Tessa Steinert Evoy, MTS ‘20, and a graduate assistant in the Office of Admissions, reflects on the memories of HDS that will stay with her long after graduation. 
Commencement student speaker Ashley Lipscomb, MDiv '20. Photo: HDS

'Be the One'

May 28, 2020

Ashley Lipscomb, MDiv '20, was selected by her student colleagues as the class speaker for HDS Commencement 2020. The following remarks were delivered by Lipscomb during the Virtual Diploma Awarding Ceremony on May 28.... Read more about 'Be the One'

MDiv candidate Julia Reimann and friends

Reflecting on My First Year at HDS

May 26, 2020
"As the year comes to a close, I find myself feeling immense gratitude for the classmates and courses of the first year of divinity school in all its complexity and challenge," writes MDiv candidate Julia Reimann.
Salvador Pena

'My Need to Serve'

May 21, 2020
Graduating student Salvador Peña has spent the past three years at HDS earning his master of divinity degree and seeking out new ways to help others.
De “Gathering Historias” participante Tania Erlij: “Hay mucho para ver, cómo lo veas, como científica o como nada más apreciar.”

'Gathering Historias' Revela Conexiones Profundas Con La Naturaleza Y La Comunidad

April 29, 2020

Steven Salido Fisher está realizando un trabajo venerable simplemente al escuchar las historias que las personas comparten desde sus corazones. El estudiante de la Escuela de Teología de Harvard (HDS, por sus siglas en inglés) está trabajando en una misión para darle una voz elevada a los habitantes de la comunidad hispana local en el tópico del medio ambiente. Su proyecto, “Gathering Historias,” está documentando, en su idioma nativo, las experiencias de las personas con la naturaleza, incluyendo el espacio verde e histórico del Arnold Arboretum de la Universidad de Harvard.... Read more about 'Gathering Historias' Revela Conexiones Profundas Con La Naturaleza Y La Comunidad

Illustration by Steven Fisher

'Gathering Historias' Reveals Deep-Rooted Connections to Nature and Community

April 29, 2020

Steven Salido Fisher is doing sacred work simply by listening to people as they share the stories in their hearts. The Harvard Divinity School (HDS) student is building on a mission to give people in the local Hispanic community an elevated voice about the natural environment. His project, “Gathering Historias” is documenting, in their native language, their experiences with nature including the historic green space of The Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University.... Read more about 'Gathering Historias' Reveals Deep-Rooted Connections to Nature and Community

Zoom Palm Sunday service

Blessings from Afar

April 10, 2020

Houseplants stand in for Lenten palms and seder cuisine gets creative as Harvard’s faith communities mark Easter and Passover from a distance.

Janet Gyatso

Zooming through the Grad Schools

April 3, 2020
“The classes are proceeding as close to normal as one could hope for under the circumstances. We’re all determined to finish the semester,” said Janet Gyatso, Hershey Professor of Buddhist Studies and associate dean for faculty and academic affairs.

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