Commencement student speaker Ashley Lipscomb, MDiv '20. Photo: HDS

'Be the One'

May 28, 2020

Ashley Lipscomb, MDiv '20, was selected by her student colleagues as the class speaker for HDS Commencement 2020. The following remarks were delivered by Lipscomb during the Virtual Diploma Awarding Ceremony on May 28.... Read more about 'Be the One'

HBS Dean Nitin Nohria

Faith and Leadership

April 20, 2020

As dean of Harvard Business School (HBS), Nitin Nohria leads an organization dedicated to educating leaders who make a difference in the world. As a scholar who’s spent over 30 years on the HBS faculty, he studies human motivation, corporate transformation and accountability, and sustainable economic and human performance. Yet one of the most powerful experiences Nohria’s ever had—both personally and professionally—came while co-teaching a course that focused on religion.... Read more about Faith and Leadership

Cornell William Brooks

When Discrimination and a Pandemic Collide

April 20, 2020
HDS Visiting Professor of the Practice of Prophetic Religion and Public Leadership Cornell Brooks says America’s legacy of racial discrimination means communities of color are being hit hardest by the COVID-19 pandemic on everything from health to economics to political disenfranchisement.
Coronavirus sign

From a Care of Souls to the Care of Bodies

April 7, 2020
Kevin Cranston, MDiv '86, assistant commissioner in the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and the director of the state’s Bureau of Infectious Disease and Laboratory Sciences, spoke about how he and his team are working hard tracking cases of COVID-19 and helping advise local and state officials on policies to best mitigate its spread.
Audrey Choi

A Force for Good: A Student Reflection on HDS 3092: Ethical Discernment in Business Contexts

March 31, 2020

The following personal reflection was written by Chloe Merrell, student at the University of Cambridge. Chloe was awarded the Joseph Hodges Choate Memorial Fellowship, allowing her to study at Harvard's Graduate School of Arts and Sciences in 2019-20 as a non-degree special student.... Read more about A Force for Good: A Student Reflection on HDS 3092: Ethical Discernment in Business Contexts

The Great Hack

Politics of the Unseen

October 30, 2019

Terry Tempest Williams, HDS’s writer-in-residence, and film producer Geralyn White Dreyfous have curated a special film series that is open to the Harvard community as well as the general public, and includes the chance for audience members to engage in discussion with directors, producers, and subjects of the films.... Read more about Politics of the Unseen