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Harvard Divinity School

Constance Buchanan, Pioneer of Women’s Studies in Religion, Dies at 73

As the WSRP’s director, Buchanan was tasked with recruiting each year’s scholars, networking to gain faculty support, and procuring funding. That work paid dividends, particularly for the women Buchanan advanced, Gilkes said — including women of color.

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Religion

A ‘Public Enlightenment’: Harvard Divinity School Begins New Program in Religion and Public Life

The Harvard Divinity School launched a new program in Religion and Public Life this month, its first new degree program in 50 years.

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Religion

Harvard Professors Discuss Role of Religion in the 2020 Election at Divinity School Lecture

Harvard professors discussed the evolving role of religion in the 2020 presidential election in a lecture hosted by the Divinity School Thursday.

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Harvard Divinity School

Divinity School

The Divinity School hosted a panel on the role of religion in this fall's election.

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Central Administration

HLS, HSPH, GSD, HDS, and Radcliffe Institute to Stay Virtual in Spring 2021

Harvard Law School, Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard Graduate School of Design, Harvard Divinity School, and the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study will continue to hold their instruction and programming online next semester because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Proportion of Schools' Budgets Drawn from the Endowment
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Radcliffe Institute and Divinity School Particularly Vulnerable to Endowment Decreases

Losses to the University’s endowment due to the coronavirus pandemic may have a disproportionate impact on the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study and the Harvard Divinity School, which draw high proportions of their budget from the endowment.

Proportion of Schools' Budgets Drawn from the Endowment
Harvard Divinity School

Proportion of Schools' Budgets Drawn from the Endowment

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Harvard Divinity School

Divinity School Students Maintain Spiritual and Religious Life While Off-Campus

After Harvard transitioned to online classes last month, Divinity School students said they are finding ways to maintain spiritual and religious engagement off campus.

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Harvard Divinity School

More Than 1,000 Sign Petition Supporting Divinity School Student Denied Entry to United States

More than 1,000 people have signed a petition demanding the safe re-entry of Reihana Emami Arandi, an Iranian citizen admitted to Harvard Divinity School in 2019 but deported from Logan International Airport in September.

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College

Iranian Divinity School Student Case

Reihana Emami Arandi is an Iranian citizen deported from Logan International Airport last fall while trying to attend Harvard Divinity School.

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Harvard Divinity School

Lawyers File Civil Rights Complaint in Case of Deported Harvard Divinity School Admittee

Lawyers representing Reihana Emami Arandi — an Iranian citizen deported from Logan International Airport last fall while trying to attend Harvard Divinity School — filed a civil rights complaint with the Department of Homeland Security’s Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Office on Thursday.

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Harvard Divinity School

Harvard Divinity School Seeks to Improve Financial Aid Program

The Harvard Divinity School announced earlier this fall that, in an effort to improve financial support for low-income students, all donations to the Divinity School Fund in fiscal year 2020 will go toward strengthening the school’s financial aid program.

Matthew L. Potts
On Campus

Matthew L. Potts

Matthew L. Potts, Associate Professor of Religion and Literature and of Ministry Studies at Harvard Divinity School, is interested in how "Jesus Is King", Kanye West's new album, "plays with a tension in Christianity between the high and the low, the sacred and the mundane."

Divinity School Sustainable Building
Harvard Divinity School

Divinity School Sustainable Building

Swartz Hall, located at the Harvard Divinity School, is undergoing serious renovations with the goal to create a more sustainable building. The construction project will upgrade the building's electrical, plumbing, and climate control systems.

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Harvard Divinity School

Swartz Hall Renovations Involve Reducing Chemical Presence in Building

Scientific research from Harvard’s Healthier Building Materials Academy is being used to reduce chemical presence in the building formerly known as Andover Hall, according to a blog post from the Divinity School Director of Operations Ralph DeFlorio.

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