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Articles: Alumni

Photograph of a stout middle-aged woman seated at her desk, writing

Bryant at work, captured in an undated photograph.

Image courtesy of the Museum of Comparative Zoology/Harvard University

Alumni

Brief life of an underappreciated arachnologist

2.9.21

Photograph of Roxanne Guenette

Roxanne Guenette

Photograph by Stu Rosner

Seeking answers to science’s biggest questions

March-April 2021

Stephen Gray stands on city sidewalk with street car passing by on right

Photograph by Aaron Conway/aaconn studio

Back in his hometown: Stephen Gray in downtown Cincinnati

Stephen Gray pioneers equitable urban design.

March-April 2021

Portrait of Jeannie Suk Gersen, an elegantly dressed Korean American woman leaning against a stone archway.

Jeannie Suk Gersen

Photograph by Stu Rosner

Jeannie Suk Gersen on the law, trauma, and “the rhetoric of believing”

March-April 2021

Photograph of a stout middle-aged woman seated at her desk, writing

Bryant at work, captured in an undated photograph.

Image courtesy of the Museum of Comparative Zoology/Harvard University

Brief life of an underappreciated arachnologist

March-April 2021

Vanity Fair editor-in-chief Radhika Jones poses stylishly in a studio

Radhika Jones

Photograph by Jay L. Clendenin/Los Angeles Times/Contour RA/Getty Images

Radhika Jones at the helm of Vanity Fair

March-April 2021

A photograph of the border wall stretching toward a mountain in the distance

The border wall, looking eastward from the Mexican side, toward El Monte Cristo Rey, a mountain where there is no wall, but the rugged terrain deters crossings. The Mexican soldiers who guard the border there, Smith says, sometimes have to rescue stranded or injured migrants. The painted signs attached to the wall read, in part, “Ni delincuentes ni ilegales”: "Neither criminals nor illegals.
Photograph courtesy of Morgan Smith. 

Photographer Morgan Smith ’60 documents life on the precarious precipice between Mexico and the United States.

2.9.21

Philanthropist Edwin Binney with Helen Willard, curator of the Harvard Theatre Collection

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(1 of 4) Edwin Binney with Helen Willard, curator of the Harvard Theatre Collection, at the exhibition opening for “The Romantic Ballet” in 1966. 

Image courtesy of the Harvard Theatre Collection

Brief life of a philanthropic art collector: 1925-1986

January-February 2021

Shelby Meyerhoff's photographic self-portrait of her head and shoulders transformed with body paints into a blue-ringed octopus

Shelby Meyerhoff uses body paint and photography to transform herself into creatures and scenes from the natural world. Photograph: a blue-ringed octopus

Photograph courtesy of Shelby Meyerhoff

Shelby Meyerhoff’s liminal, liberating body painting

January-February 2021