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The SIGnboard

November-December 2013

The Harvard Alumni Association has approved more than 30 Shared Interest Groups; see http://alumni.harvard.edu/haa/clubs-sigs/sigs-directory. To share news of SIG activities in this space, send items to [email protected], using SIG in the “class year” line.

First Generation Harvard Alumni

Welcome to our First Generation social and panel on November 2, during Freshman Parents Weekend. Visit www.firstgenerationharvardalumni.com for details.

Harvard Veterans Alumni Organization

HVAO (www.harvardveterans.org) has launched a Harvard Veterans & ROTC “Monthly Blast” newsletter covering Harvard military-related events and veteran- and military-related issues. E-mail [email protected] to sign up for future issues. And join us on November 20, from 3 to 5:30 p.m., for the first-ever Harvard Military Memorials Walking Tour, dedicated to many of Harvard’s more than 1,350 alumni, staff, and faculty members killed in the uniformed services. We start and finish at the John Harvard Statue.

Harvardwood

On November 7, Harvardwood NYC presents a private talk about Barbara Stanwyck, one of Hollywood’s greatest stars, with Victoria Wilson, vice president and senior editor at Alfred A. Knopf. Advance registration is required; visit our events calendar at www.Harvardwood.org/events to RSVP. And join us for holiday parties in Los Angeles and New York this December. For more information, visit www.harvardwood.org.

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