Afternoon of Engagement

A session to foster inclusion, belonging

April 13, 2017

Hundreds trade experiences, ideas that encourage more embracing, aware Harvard

Over the course of the Afternoon of Engagement on April 5, participants shared more than 1,500 experiences, aspirations, and ideas with each other and with the President’s Task Force on Inclusion and Belonging, all in the service of supporting academic and professional flourishing for all members of the Harvard community.

A tour group at Harvard University

Harvard, founded by ‘stock of the Puritans,’ wants them gone from storied anthem

April 6, 2017
By Steve Annear Globe Staff

Since the mid-1800s, incoming Harvard University students and those bidding farewell to the college have celebrated together at commencements and other major events by singing “Fair Harvard,” a hymn known to sometimes bring its performers together, arm-in-arm, in a show of solidarity.

Eden Girma at Afternoon of Engagement

University to Change ‘Fair Harvard’ Lyrics

April 6, 2017
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Toward a more welcoming campus

April 4, 2017

University-wide Afternoon of Engagement at Sanders will relay progress, seek input on inclusiveness issues

Students, academic personnel, and staff from across Harvard will have an opportunity on Wednesday to contribute their ideas on how to make the campus a more welcoming place for people from all backgrounds.