Alumni News and Activities

Gloria Korsman, MDiv ’92

Humans of HDS: A Lifelong Path

June 17, 2019

"Here we have the opportunity to build relationships and to learn from each other in a way that forms the building blocks of peace in society. I feel really proud to be a part of that, and privileged to be a part of the community."—Gloria Korsman, MDiv '92

Wendy Jehlen, MTS '00, as a starling in the “valley of bewilderment,” one of seven the birds must pass through on their search for Simorgh in The Conference of the Birds. Photo by Gary Alpert

Dance in Translation

June 14, 2019
Harvard Magazine writes about HDS alum and choreographer Wendy Jehlen’s "dance diplomacy."
Jim and Susan Swartz

New Name for Andover Hall

May 1, 2019

As Harvard Divinity School prepares for the most significant renewal of the HDS campus in a century, Dean David N. Hempton announced on May 1 that Andover Hall will be renamed Swartz Hall in honor of Susan Shallcross Swartz, her husband, James R. Swartz, and their family.... Read more about New Name for Andover Hall

HDS chaplain Kerry Maloney

Modeling Ministry for a Multireligious World

April 25, 2019

The HDS community is home to practitioners and scholars of dozens of different religions—and to those who have no formal religious affiliation at all. One is as likely to bump into a Buddhist monk from Sri Lanka on campus as a Unitarian Universalist from New England. The person who navigates this ever-expanding diversity of traditions and people is the School’s chaplain and director of religious and spiritual life, Rev. Kerry Maloney. ... Read more about Modeling Ministry for a Multireligious World