42 stories tagged ‘Student Voice’
“In my first semester at Harvard, I worked with several other students to create a chapter of the national DREAM Program here. It was my first foray into working with youth, and I was excited to give Cambridge kids a taste of the campus that was so close to their homes,” says Harvard student Sara Providence ’14.
A student spends an unforgettable summer working with African penguins.
An undergraduate suggests that, when it comes to innovation, there is no place better than Harvard to start work on an important initiative, since the University combines entrepreneurship, leadership, and knowledge-sharing into a coherent whole.
A student from Australia, far from home and legally blind, found her niche by singing in the Memorial Church choir.
A student finds that her involvement in Athena, a gender-empowerment group, has helped to build confidence and community. She has given many hours, and gotten back much.
A budding reporter learns to combine her appreciation of science with the joys of storytelling.
In embracing a new form and playing in Harvard’s Mexican-inspired band, a student relearned the joy of playing the trumpet.
A Divinity School student reflects on his calling, how it has defined him and makes him different, and where it might lead.
A second-year Harvard Medical School student, Eva Mihalis ’09, recounts how having a caring mentor to help her navigate personal problems taught her how to help nurture others.
A Harvard undergrad sees her work at Radcliffe with visiting fellows as pivotal to her academic development.
A Harvard undergrad explains how visiting other lands has helped to shape her College experience.
Scholar, friends develop guidebook to help younger students understand, succeed in science.
A Harvard Extension School student, the first in her family to complete her studies, reflects on the parental advice that helped her along the way.
An undergraduate on summer break is inspired to write a poem celebrating Harvard’s 375th anniversary.
Harvard Divinity School has a new blessing, a pluralist plot of paradise, in its own community garden.
When Harvard admits its freshman class each April, it invites new students to a weekend’s immersion in College life. Here’s how the experience changed a life.
When freshman Anna Kelsey realizes she needs something from home, she just walks seven minutes to get it.
A Harvard undergrad who was a summer intern for a nonprofit in Europe returns for another dose of experience in January.
A Harvard doctoral student from Belarus spends winter break in her homeland, awash in election turmoil.
A veteran, now a midcareer student at the Harvard Kennedy School, reflects on the values that his military peers bring to campus. Still, when a sharp noise splits the air, he ducks.
In this Student Voice column, a senior talks about how he learned to chart his own course while at Harvard.
Harvard senior Marcel Moran recalls the classes he loved. But, more important, he realizes how his education has helped him to analyze and synthesize what he learned while at Harvard.
A Harvard College senior discusses the difficulties of explaining her senior thesis in the sciences, particularly since the topic can make people cringe.
Student reflects on the joys of studying art history by seeing the works in person.
An undergraduate explains why she majors in psychology, even though she expects her career paths will take her to other fields.