Graduating Harvard Medical School students will have the option to receive their diplomas early so that, if they choose, they can quickly be deployed into hospitals to help treat patients amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Jose Cerda III ’88 still believes government is a force for good. Read how a last-choice course at Harvard was the first step toward a career shaping public policy, from the White House to local communities in the Midwest.
A lawyer, venture capitalist, writer, and mentor in California’s charter schools, Ken Aldrich AB ’60, LLB ’64 found a way to combine his love for education and entrepreneurship by teaching students of all ages how to shape their financial futures and embrace the entrepreneurial mindset—and by benefitting his passions at Harvard.
Harvard was on the minds of Ron and Rita Ramnath when they dropped their comfortable lives in Trinidad & Tobago to bring their son, Rick AB ’91, to the U.S. Now, Rick seeks to honor their sacrifice by paying it forward to future alumni.
At Harvard Management Company, helping Harvard donors support their alma mater often means navigating the world of illiquid assets—but it’s all in a day’s work for Senior Vice President for Estates and Special Investments Karen Johnson.
A $20 million gift from philanthropists Lisa Yang and Hock Tan MBA '79 establishes the Hock E. Tan and K. Lisa Yang Center for Autism Research at Harvard Medical School, which will encompass the efforts of basic, translational, and clinical scientists from the entire Harvard ecosystem.