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Awards

Harvard College Women's Center
College

Women’s Leadership Award Celebrates 25th Anniversary, Honoring Three Harvard Seniors

The Harvard College Women’s Center celebrated the 25th anniversary of its Women’s Leadership Awards, expanding the number of recipients from one to three graduating seniors.

Harvard Divinity School
Harvard Divinity School

Harvard Divinity School Names Five Recipients of Peter J. Gomes Honors

The Harvard Divinity School Alumni/Alumnae Council named the five recipients of its Peter J. Gomes Distinguished Alumni Honors earlier this month — a distinction named in honor of Gomes, who taught at Harvard for four decades and served as Pusey Minister of Memorial Church.

IOP Goldsmith Awards
IOP

Washington Post Columnist Michele Norris Honored with Goldsmith Career Award

Washington Post columnist Michele L. Norris was awarded the 2022 Goldsmith Career Award for Excellence in Journalism at an event hosted Tuesday by Harvard’s Shorenstein Center and the Harvard Institute of Politics.

Sheila Jasanoff Awarded the Holberg Prize
Harvard Kennedy School

Harvard Kennedy School Professor Sheila Jasanoff ’64 Awarded Prestigious Holberg Prize

Harvard Kennedy School professor Sheila S. Jasanoff received the 2022 Holberg Prize, which is described by some as the “Nobel Prize for social science and humanities.” Jasanoff will be officially presented with the award on June 9 during a ceremony in Norway.

Brent Renaud in Libya
Obituary

Brent Renaud, Acclaimed Filmmaker and Ex-Nieman Fellow Killed in Ukraine, Remembered as ‘Incredibly Kind’ and ‘Relentless’

Acclaimed filmmaker and former Nieman Foundation fellow Brent A. Renaud was killed on March 13 by Russian forces in Irpin, a suburb of Kyiv, while filming Ukrainian refugees fleeing from the war.

Allston SEC 2020
SEAS

Massachusetts Awards SEAS $3 Million for Wearable Tech Research

The Innovation Institute at the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative, a state agency, has awarded Harvard $3 million to support the development of next-generation robotics and wearable technologies.

Harvard Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study
Commencement

Civil Rights Lawyer Sherrilyn Ifill Chosen for 2022 Radcliffe Medal

Sherrilyn Ifill, an influential civil rights lawyer who leads the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, will receive the 2022 Radcliffe Medal, Harvard’s Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study announced last Friday.

Nidhi Patel ’22 and Marissa G. Sumathipala ’22
College Life

Two Harvard Seniors Awarded Gates Cambridge Scholarship

Neuroscience concentrators Nidhi Patel ’22 and Marissa G. Sumathipala ’22 were among 23 students in the United States tapped for the 2022 Gates Cambridge Scholarship, Gates Cambridge announced in early February.

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Health

Harvard School of Public Health Prof. Receives Award for Vaccine Research Education

Kizzmekia S. Corbett, an assistant professor of Immunology and Infectious Diseases at the Harvard School of Public Health, was awarded the 2022 Early Career Award for Public Engagement with Science from the American Association for the Advancement of Science earlier this month.

Iranian Divinity School Student Case
Religion

Harambee Hosts Sixth Annual Black Religion, Spirituality, and Culture Conference at HDS

Harambee, an organization for students of African descent at Harvard Divinity School, hosted the sixth annual Black Religion, Spirituality, and Culture Conference last week.

GSD
Graduate School of Design

Hanif Kara, GSD Professor, Bestowed Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire Award

Hanif Kara, professor in the practice of Architectural Technology at the Graduate School of Design, was bestowed the Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire award for his work in architecture, engineering, and education last month.

Award
Harvard Kennedy School

Award

Research professor John P. Holdren will be receiving the Public Welfare Medal, a prestigious award given by the National Academy of Sciences.

Hasty Pudding Theatricals' 2022 Man and Woman of the Year
College

Hasty Pudding Theatricals Announces 2022 Man and Woman of the Year

Actors Jennifer Garner and Jason Bateman will be the Hasty Pudding Theatricals 2022 Man and Woman of the Year, the organization announced earlier this month and last month.

Tsinghua University Beijing gate
College

Eight Harvard Affiliates Named 2023 Schwarzman Scholars

Eight Harvard affiliates, including five seniors at the College, were named Schwarzman Scholars last month. The prestigious scholarship allows students to study China and its relationship with the rest of the world.

Marshall Scholar
College

Harvard Senior Maggie Chen Tapped for Marshall Scholarship

Senior Maggie S. Chen ’22 was among the 41 recipients of this year's prestigious Marshall Scholarship.

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