Student Activities and Interviews

Bilal Rehman

Graduate Profile: Bilal Rehman, MTS '22

May 27, 2022

HDS communications reached out to our 2022 graduating students to hear from them in their own words about their experiences at HDS, the people who've helped and inspired them along their grad school journeys, and their plans for the future.

How I've Changed

My peers at HDS challenged me to be a better person and to live more fully. In delicate moments, I've learned to love carrying my and others' complexities. Within community, I've learned how we can ask more of each other out of love for each other, and grapple with the limits of the institution...

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The Student Commencement Speakers

May 24, 2022
 “I’m very excited to go back to where I started and to do all the things I was already doing, but just do them with more wisdom, more knowledge, more practice," says Lindsay Sanwald, MDiv '22, who will deliver the graduate student address at Harvard University's Commencement.
Noor Idris Traina, MTS '22

Graduate Profile: Noor Idris Traina, MTS '22

May 24, 2022

HDS communications reached out to our 2022 graduating students to hear from them in their own words about their experiences at HDS, the people who've helped and inspired them along their grad school journeys, and their plans for the future.

How I've Changed 

There are two important ways in which HDS has transformed me. For those in my degree program who are graduating this May, our first year was remote. I had the unique experience of pursuing my Harvard degree from my small village of Ibad in Misrata, Libya. At the time, I was...

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Taking Lessons from Epic, Everyday

May 23, 2022
In her graduate student address during Harvard University's Commencement exercises, Lindsay Sanwald, MDiv '22, plans to call on people to rejoice at being together while urging them to acknowledge the devastation caused by the pandemic, to “marvel at the mystery of life” while accepting the “rawness and messiness of the human experience.”
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Graduate Student Profile: Saqib T. Qureshi, MTS '22

May 17, 2022

HDS communications reached out to our 2022 graduating students to hear from them in their own words about their experiences at HDS, the people who've helped and inspired them along their grad school journeys, and their plans for the future.

How I've Changed

To attend a divinity school like HDS is a very unique and fortunate experience. Putting together a cohort of individuals from all walks of life, as well as many diverse religious and non-religious traditions, giving them a space to be in communion – interacting with each other, speaking...

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