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Three alumni to receive Harvard Medal at Commencement

April 29, 2019

The Harvard Alumni Association (HAA) has announced that Teresita Alvarez-Bjelland ’76, M.B.A. ’79; Dan H. Fenn Jr. ’44, A.M. ’72; and Tamara Elliott Rogers ’74 will receive the 2019 Harvard Medal.

First awarded in 1981, the Harvard Medal recognizes extraordinary service to the University. Harvard President Larry Bacow will present the medals during the Annual Meeting of the HAA (Afternoon Program) on Commencement Day, May 30.

Teresita Alvarez-Bjelland has faithfully and energetically served Harvard for more than four decades, in both Cambridge...

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Daniel by the river in the Amazon

Interview with Fellowship recipient Daniel Martínez, on his Amazonian journey for social justice

April 22, 2019

By Diego C. Smirne

Your objectives are to better understand Amazonia’s local issues such as ecology, economy and drug trafficking to learn about the struggles for social justice of the communities that live in the area.  Could you tell us more about your interest in the Amazon region and how the idea for this endeavor began? Were there any specific issues you had in mind?

I was awarded a travel fellowship that was founded in 1965 to honor the...

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The journal Cuban Studies renews its Editorial Board

March 27, 2019

The editorial team of Cuban Studies welcomes its new editorial board, which will serve during the period of 2019-2024 to continue advancing the development of the journal. We thank the 2013-2018 board for all its support and guidance. Without its  sustained collaboration the journal's work would not have been possible. 

The 2019-2014 Cuban Studies Editorial Board is formed by: 

Abigail McEwen, University of Maryland, USA
Ada Ferrer, New York University, USA

Ailynn...

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