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Articles: Alumni

Wendy Lesser standing happily among her books

Wendy Lesser

Photograph by Glenn Matsumura


The revered literary magazine editor discusses the writing (and reading) life.


Avarita L. Hanson, William F. Lee, Dwight D. Miller, Tom Reardon

Top, Avarita L. Hanson and William F. Lee; bottom, Dwight D. Miller and Tom Reardon 

Headshots courtesy of the Harvard Alumni Association; background photograph by Jennifer Beaumont/Harvard Magazine; montage by Niko Yaitanes/Harvard Magazine

Four alumni honored for extraordinary service to the University


The Board of Overseers and Alumni Association elected director slates

May-June 2022

Portrait of Alumni Association executive director Philip W. Lovejoy

Photograph by Will Halsey/Courtesy of the Harvard Alumni Association

Philip Lovejoy to retire as Harvard Alumni Association executive director

May-June 2022

Tracy K. Smith

Tracy K. Smith

Photograph by Stephanie Mitchell, Harvard University

An alumna and faculty member at a new Harvard tradition


The official notices for Commencement 2022 and Harvard Alumni Day

March-April 2022

Harvard alumni in their Commencement day finery preparing for the traditional alumni parade

The traditional alumni parade will remain an enjoyable part of the new celebration. (This photo was taken in 2014.) 

Photograph by Kris Snibbe/Harvard Public Affairs and Communications

Changes afoot for Harvard’s annual alumni meeting

January-February 2022