Your Harvard: Chicago
On May 6, nearly 400 alumni, friends, and faculty gathered at the Museum of Broadcast Communications for Your Harvard: Chicago. The event, which celebrated the many connections shared by Harvard and the community in the Chicago area, was part of Your Harvard, a series of events that will be held throughout The Harvard Campaign to bring together the global Harvard community.
Watch highlights from the event:
The evening's festivities included remarks by Drew Gilpin Faust, president of Harvard University and Lincoln Professor of History, who shared her vision for the future of the University.
— Harvard Alumni Assoc (@HarvardAlumni) May 7, 2015
In addition to Faust's address, the evening was filled with inspiring moments and opportunities for dynamic conversation.
Paul Finnegan '75, MBA '82, a Chicago resident, the University’s treasurer, a member of the Harvard Corporation, and co-chair of The Harvard Campaign, led an interactive discussion, "Mapping Opportunity and the Capacity for Change." Distinguished faculty Raj Chetty '00, PhD '03, William Henry Bloomberg Professor of Economics in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, and Bridget Terry Long PhD '00, academic dean and Saris Professor of Education and Economics at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, explored access and opportunity and how social perspectives inform our capacity for change.
Read more about this exciting event in the Harvard Gazette and listen to the faculty conversation below.
A sincere thank you to the many individuals and organizations that helped make this event possible. Your Harvard: Chicago was hosted by the Harvard Alumni Association together with the Harvard Club of Chicago.
Learn more about the Your Harvard event series.