Student Interviews and Activities

HDS Students and Staff Minister to Ground Zero Workers

HDS Students and Staff Minister to Ground Zero Workers

May 1, 2002

It wasn't a typical, carefree spring-break trip. Rather than focusing on their own "r & r," five Harvard Divinity School students, one alumna, and two staff members decided to give comfort to Ground Zero site workers for two days during their March break. And this in turn provided the HDS students and staff with a first-hand experience in pastoral care that they say was unforgettable.... Read more about HDS Students and Staff Minister to Ground Zero Workers

Student Profile: Milia Islam

Student Profile: Milia Islam

March 10, 2002

Early in September of 2001, Milia Islam was already anticipating a tough transition in coming to a big northeastern city such as Boston after having lived most of her life in a small Missouri town (Fulton, population 10,000), and in undertaking a Harvard graduate program that is challenging under the best of circumstances.... Read more about Student Profile: Milia Islam

Student Profile: Precious Muhammad

Student Profile: Precious Muhammad

March 25, 2001

It's probably safe to say there aren't many 25-year-olds who have been responsible for organizing a Harvard-wide conference on a hot topic (Islam in America), creating their own publishing company, and discovering an important scholarly treasure, the 1873 autobiography of an African Muslim ex-slave who spent the last years of his life starting schools for black children in Alabama. Yet a Harvard Divinity School student has done all this and more.... Read more about Student Profile: Precious Muhammad

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