Withdrawing from the Paris Climate Accord: A Perilous Opportunity

Withdrawing from the Paris Climate Accord: A Perilous Opportunity

June 13, 2017

On Thursday, June 1, President Donald Trump announced that the United States would withdraw from the Paris climate agreement. In December 2015, nearly every country in the world agreed to the first global pact aimed at reducing emissions of planet-warming greenhouse gases. Dan McKanan, Ralph Waldo Emerson Unitarian Universalist Association Senior Lecturer in Divinity, wrote a commentary following Trump's controversial announcement.

HDS 2017 Commencement

2017 HDS Commencement Storify

May 26, 2017
On Wednesday, May 24, and Thursday, May 25, HDS and Harvard University celebrated Commencement. At HDS, 106 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. Read more about 2017 HDS Commencement Storify
Professor Stephanie Paulsell

Bearing Witness

May 25, 2017

Susan Shallcross Swartz Professor of the Practice of Christian Studies Stephanie Paulsell was the faculty speaker during the Multireligious Commencement Service on May 24, 2017. Below are her remarks: Read more about Bearing Witness

Rod Owens

Year in Review: HDS in 2016-17

May 17, 2017

The 2016-17 academic year provided many memorable moments at HDS, from the unveiling of the special Faces of Divinity exhibit to the bicentennial party and reunion. As we head toward Commencement, we take a look back at some of the events that made this academic year so meaningful and special.