Comings and Goings

University clubs offer a variety of social and intellectual events, including Harvard-affiliated speakers (please see the partial list below). For further information, contact the club directly, call the HAA at 617-495-3070 or 800-654-6494, e-mail, or visit

On January 12, the Harvard Club of San Diego hosts the Reverend Peter Gomes, Plummer professor of Christian morals, who talks about “Nearly 40 Years On: A View From the Memorial Church.” 

On January 29, at the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco, visiting Harvard professors discuss “What Might We Know: Science in the Next 20 Years.” University provost Steven E. Hyman will moderate the discussion of such topics as stem-cell research, global health, and energy and the environment. Panelists will include professor of surgery and neurology Jeffrey D. Macklis, earth and planetary sciences professor Daniel P. Schrag, and Strong professor of infectious disease Dyann F. Wirth. The event is organized by Kat Taylor ’80 and the Harvard Alumni Association, along with the Harvard clubs of San Francisco and Silicon Valley. (Registration through the HAA is required.)

On February 5, the Harvard Club of Broward County welcomes Timothy Colton, Feldberg professor of government and Russian studies and director of the Russian Research Center, for a discussion on “How to Deal with a Resurgent Russia.” And McKay professor of computer science Harry Lewis talks about “Blown to Bits: Your Life, Liberty, and Happiness after the Digital Explosion” for the Harvard Club of Maryland on February 28.

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