Public Service

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.
Salwa Tareen

A Summer Between Two Homelands

September 14, 2017

This summer, thanks to several generous gifts in support of Dean David N. Hempton’s campaign initiatives, HDS continued its ongoing effort to provide students with financial support so that they can serve communities locally and abroad through organizations unable to offer paid summer experiences.... Read more about A Summer Between Two Homelands

Susan Hayward

Divine Disruptor

January 11, 2017

Working for durable peace is more or less Susan Hayward’s job description. Where fellow HDS alum Steve Simon keeps his eye on the potential for religiously inspired violence, Hayward, MDiv ’07, director of religion and peacebuilding at the United States Institute of Peace (USIP), leverages the power of faith communities to resolve conflict.... Read more about Divine Disruptor

Silvia Mejia

Leaders Who Serve

December 1, 2016

The call to service is literally in Harvard Divinity School’s DNA. It’s visible in the vision of Harvard President John Kirkland, considered by many to be the founder of HDS, who appealed to alumni in 1815 for support of an institution that would prepare those who “enter our houses in affliction,”... Read more about Leaders Who Serve

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