Stanford students help Bay Area residents access food, health care and legal aid during COVID-19

When COVID-19 hit, students and alumni across Stanford’s seven schools began banding together to build solutions. One of those: a website, available in six languages, that helps vulnerable Bay Area residents access free food, medical treatment and legal assistance. Many of the project volunteers are international students who are navigating the pandemic while separated from … Read more Stanford students help Bay Area residents access food, health care and legal aid during COVID-19

Tom Hanks Gives Virtual Commencement Address to Ohio College Graduates

Tom Hanks says graduates of an Ohio university that named a film center after him are “the chosen ones.” The Oscar-winning actor delivered a surprise virtual speech Saturday (2 MAY 2020) to the graduates of Wright State University’s Department of Theatre, Dance and Motion Pictures. The video was posted shortly before the ceremony began. “You … Read more Tom Hanks Gives Virtual Commencement Address to Ohio College Graduates

Colleges With Empty Campuses Face an Uncertain Financial Future

The coronavirus pandemic threatens to remake U.S. higher education, speeding the closure of small, financially weak colleges and forcing others to make tough decisions about what they can afford. Even state schools may no longer be immune as tax revenue falls. The most immediate challenge is one that could soon spiral into a crisis: It’s … Read more Colleges With Empty Campuses Face an Uncertain Financial Future

Chinese epidemiologist Zhong Nanshan wins first Being Edinburgh Award

CGTN, the Chinese state funded broadcaster, reports on Zhong Nanshan – a respiratory expert who worked on SARS – winning the first Being Edinburgh Award. China’s top respiratory expert has been named winner of the first Being Edinburgh Award. The award honors the achievements of alumni of the University of Edinburgh in Scotland. Epidemiologist Zhong … Read more Chinese epidemiologist Zhong Nanshan wins first Being Edinburgh Award

Fed Alumni Blinder, Dudley on Coronavirus Impact, Stimulus Options

Mar.11 — Former Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Alan Blinder and former New York Federal Reserve President and Bloomberg Opinion columnist William Dudley discuss possible global central bank policy responses to the economic shock caused by the coronavirus outbreak. They speak on “What’d You Miss?”

Working together for the climate in the Middle East

Dr Maya Negev is an Israeli climate scientist working to bring researchers together across political borders to combat climate change in the Middle East . The Middle East is a climate hotspot, with temperatures rising faster than the global average. The population in the Middle East is also particularly vulnerable to climate change, with pressures … Read more Working together for the climate in the Middle East

Roy Taylor on being diagnosed with MND | The Ray D’Arcy Show | RTÉ One

“It’s like…in a movie when a bomb goes off” Eurovision alumni, Roy Taylor, speaks about being diagnosed with motor neuron disease. #RayDarcyShow Watch The Ray D’Arcy Show live and on-demand from anywhere in the world at http://www.rte.ie/player The Ray D’Arcy Show | Saturday | RTÉ One, After the Main Evening News

HLS Library Book Talk | Felony and the Guilty Mind in Medieval England

Assistant Professor Elizabeth Papp Kamali’s book “Felony and the Guilty Mind in Medieval England” was the subject of a recent talk and discussion hosted by the Harvard Law School Library, part of a regular series that features books by faculty, alumni and other scholars affiliated with the university and beyond. Kamali’s book explores the role … Read more HLS Library Book Talk | Felony and the Guilty Mind in Medieval England

Cambridge Women in Law Launch: In discussion with Lady Hale and Lady Arden

Cambridge Women in Law (CWIL) is an exciting new social network of alumnae at the Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge, which features a diverse range of women from all sectors. CWIL was officially launched on 27 September with an event to mark the centenary of the passing of the Sex Disqualification (Removal) Act 1919, … Read more Cambridge Women in Law Launch: In discussion with Lady Hale and Lady Arden

Cambridge Women in Law Launch: Panel 1 – Women in practice

Cambridge Women in Law (CWIL) is an exciting new social network of alumnae at the Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge, which features a diverse range of women from all sectors. CWIL was officially launched on 27 September with an event to mark the centenary of the passing of the Sex Disqualification (Removal) Act 1919, … Read more Cambridge Women in Law Launch: Panel 1 – Women in practice

Cambridge Women in Law Launch: Panel 2 – Women in the wider world

Cambridge Women in Law (CWIL) is an exciting new social network of alumnae at the Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge, which features a diverse range of women from all sectors. CWIL was officially launched on 27 September with an event to mark the centenary of the passing of the Sex Disqualification (Removal) Act 1919, … Read more Cambridge Women in Law Launch: Panel 2 – Women in the wider world

Love Island: Montana Brown Is Live From Mallorca With the Latest Gossip | This Morning

Subscribe now for more! http://bit.ly/1JM41yF With the Love Island final just six sleeps away, former alumni Montana is live from sunny Mallorca with all the gossip and her reaction to that ‘Sidebar of Shame’ challenge. Plus, we speak to a panel of fellow reality stars – Big Brother winner Josie Gibson, TOWIE star Bobby Norris … Read more Love Island: Montana Brown Is Live From Mallorca With the Latest Gossip | This Morning

HLSA President Dan Eaton ’89 delivers remarks at HLS Class Day 2019

Dan Eaton ’89, president of Harvard Law School’s Alumni Association and partner, Litigation Department, Seltzer Caplan McMahon Vitek, delivered remarks as part of Harvard Law School’s 2019 Class Day ceremony. Harvard Law School’s 2019 Class Day took place on Wednesday, May 29, 2019. The oldest association of its kind, the Harvard Law School Association (HLSA) … Read more HLSA President Dan Eaton ’89 delivers remarks at HLS Class Day 2019