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The SIGnboard

January-February 2010

The Harvard Alumni Association has approved more than 20 Shared Interest Groups; a full list appears at http://www.clubsandsigs.harvard.eduHarvard Magazine invites SIG officers to share news of their groups’ activities in this space. (Send items to [email protected], using SIG in the “class year” line.)


Harvard Alumni Alliance for the Environment

HAAE ( welcomes all alumni and other members of the Harvard family interested in the environment, experts and novices both, sharing in common a concern for Earth’s future. Have fun connecting with friends and peers, learning about this important and emerging field, networking with people engaged in it, and helping to save our future! HAAE includes an active online community and live events in major cities. To join, send an e-mail to [email protected].


Harvard Asian American Alumni Alliance

The Harvard Asian American Alumni Alliance is planning a “summit” for Asian-American alums of all years and schools, to be held at Harvard on a weekend in 2010. If you are interested in joining the organizing committee, please contact Jeannie Park ’83 at [email protected].


Harvard Humanist Alumni

Harvard Humanist Alumni (HHA), in cooperation with the Humanist chaplaincy at Harvard, will host Darwin Day celebrations on Friday, February 12, in Boston and other cities with active HHA chapters. Darwin Day is a global celebration of science and reason held on or around the birthday of evolutionary biologist Charles Darwin.  Locations and times will be announced on our website,  Alumni who consider themselves Humanists, atheists, agnostics, or nontheistic are encouraged to join us at



On the West Coast, join fellow Harvardwood members in welcoming the undergraduates to Los Angeles in the first week of January for the Harvardwood 101 mixer! (See for more details.) On the East Coast, enjoy two New York City events as Harvardwood presents Broadway legend Arthur Laurents in conversation with Victoria Wilson, vice president and associate publisher at Alfred A. Knopf ( and two weeks later hosts “Dinner, A Show, and Laughter Times Three!” featuring three great comedians, open bar, hors d’oeuvres, and a delicious meal at the Down Town Association (