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Challenges and response (clockwise from upper left): Prague residents watch a Communist May Day parade in 1948; the Secretary of State; physical destruction in Münster, Germany in 1945; Marshall in the Commencement procession.

Challenges and response (clockwise from upper left): Prague residents watch a Communist May Day parade in 1948; the Secretary of State; physical destruction in Münster, Germany in 1945; Marshall in the Commencement procession.

Clockwise from upper left: © Archive Photos; George C. Marshall Research Library (Montage by Jim Gipe); © Archive Photos; Harvard University News Office

Harvardiana

When Secretary of State George C. Marshall received a degree—and established the standard for U.S. engagement with the world 

5.19.17

Peter Gomes

The late Pusey minister in Memorial Church is memorialized by the Faculty of Arts and Sciences.

10.8.14

Undergraduate Council vice president Sietse Goffard ’15 (at left) and president Gus Mayopoulos ’15 present the freshmen with their class banner.

Applause and advice at Harvard’s Freshman Convocation

9.2.14

From the pages of the Harvard Alumni Bulletin and Harvard Magazine

September-October 2014

Members of the undefeated 2001 Crimson football team show flags at a 2011 tailgate in New Haven. Jared Lewis ’02, far left, holds the ancient Little Red Flag, which has been to many Harvard-Yale football games. He designed the new flag, and Kelly Goff made it. It is brandished, from left, by Justin Stark ’02, Jason Hove ’02, and Samuel Taylor ’02.

"Ten Thousand Men of Harvard”—the logo, and John Harvard’s shoes

September-October 2014

A new permanent exhibit at the Harvard Museum of Natural History showcases more than 50 glass models of marine invertebrates from the collections of the Museum of Comparative Zoology—models crafted by Leopold and Rudolf Blaschka, creators of the famous Glass Flowers. This model is <i>Tubularia indivisa</i>, or oaten pipes hydroid. (MCZ SC119)

The Harvard Museum of Natural History showcases Blaschka glass invertebrates.

7.2.14

Samuel Clark, in costume, shows real tourists around Yale. He later said he was trying to be helpful.

Touring Yale, trombone sextet, and talking back to John Foster Dulles

July-August 2014

From the pages of the Harvard Alumni Bulletin and Harvard Magazine

July-August 2014

Dunster House undergraduates in the morning procession

The student speeches, the awarding of degrees, the honorands—and an Aretha Franklin song

5.29.14