Gathering Together

The Harvard Alumni Association (HAA) has events lined up in Cambridge, Los Angeles, and Mexico this winter.

On January 22, alumni will gather in Cambridge for a half-day Alumni College on "Eggs to Extinction:Scientific Collections and the Modern Museum."Tours of the Harvard Museum of Natural History, notably its ornithology holdings, will follow morning lectures. On March 12, a day-long "Harvard in Hollywood" session in Los Angeles offers panels that include "Balancing the Creative and Business Side of the Entertainment Industry" and "Emerging New Technology and the Digital Revolution."

The HAA's conference in Mexico City on March 1-2 focuses on Latin America. An opening session on "Rebuilding the U.S.-Mexico Partnership" will precede six panels featuring University scholars and professional leaders from the region; topics include "Social Enterprise in Latin America" and "Education and Democracy in Mexico." President Lawrence H. Summers will speak at the March 2 luncheon. A cocktail reception at the fourteenth-century Chapultepec Castle is planned, as are several sightseeing excursions.

For more information, contact the HAA at 617-495-1920 or haa_alumnieducation@harvard.edu (for alumni colleges); at 617-495-5416 or haa_globalseries@harvard.edu (for Mexico) or visit www.haa. harvard.edu and click the "Alumni College"and "Global Series" links.  

You might also like

Teaching Nutrition in Medical Education

Will Harvard Medical School return nutrition instruction to pre-eminence?

Animal (Code) Cracker

After listening to leviathans, an undergraduate comes to conservation.  

Breaking Bread

Alexander Heffner ’12 plumbs the state of democracy.

Most popular

Prepare for AI Hackers

Human systems of all kinds may soon be vulnerable to subversion by artificial intelligence.

Teaching Nutrition in Medical Education

Will Harvard Medical School return nutrition instruction to pre-eminence?

The Missing Middle

How overheated political attention warps campus life

More to explore

Architect Kimberly Dowdell is Changing Her Profession

Kimberly Dowdell influences her profession—and the built environment.

How Schizophrenia Resembles the Aging Brain

The search for schizophrenia’s biological basis reveals an unexpected link to cellular changes seen in aging brains.

Harvard Researchers on Speaking to Whales

Project CETI’s pioneering effort to unlock the language of sperm whales