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. Harvard Magazine invites SIGs to share news of their activities in this space. (Send items to [email protected], using SIG in the “class year” line.)

Harvard Gay and Lesbian Caucus

Celebrate the new year in Berlin on January 6 at an LGBT All-Ivy Alumni Social (RSVP by January 3 to [email protected]) or in West Hollywood on January 20 at the Inaugural Ball (details at There will be a Career Networking Event for all Ivy LGBTQA students and alumni in New York City on January 9; RSVPs requested by January 3 but walk-ins are welcome (details at Also in New York, enjoy mixed cocktails at the Rubin Museum of Art on January 18 (

Harvard Humanist Alumni

Darwin Day is celebrated on or around February 12. Visit and for details about this year’s celebrations of Darwin, science, and reason.


Join us in New York City as our Great Beers series continues on January 10 with a dinner and seminar devoted to England’s Winter Ales. Our annual Comedy Night, on January 30, features three of New York’s smartest, funniest comics. Visit for more details. In Los Angeles, join us on January 25 for an evening at the Los Angeles Art Fair and at Trader Vic’s. And don’t forget the annual Harvard ROCKS concert in February, featuring great musical talent from the Harvard community. Visit for details and ticket information.

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