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PBHA and Class of ’55 fete 100 years of service

More than 100 members from the Class of 1955 kicked off their 50th reunion at a June 5 dinner reception in celebration of the centennial of the Phillips Brooks House Association (PBHA). As part of PBHA’s Centennial Campaign, the Class of 1955 has raised over $1.5 million to endow the executive director position of the association, currently held by Gene A. Corbin M.P.A ’01.

Volunteer opportunities at Peabody Museum

The Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology seeks a volunteer to help in the research office of Dr. Monni Adams, associate of African ethnology at the museum. Hours are flexible. Interested candidates should call (617) 495-8789.

University Archives announces summer hours

The Harvard University Archives, including the Records Management Office, will be open to the public on a reduced schedule during the summer months to accommodate upgrades to the facility’s elevators. Beginning June 13 and continuing until the work is completed in late August, the archives reading room, located in Pusey Library in Harvard Yard, will be open Monday through Friday, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

As always, researchers should contact the archives five business days in advance of a visit because many collections are stored off-site or may require special permission for access. In addition, University offices and other Records Management clients can schedule additional records pickup and delivery times by calling (617) 495-5961.

Safra Foundation Center seeks grant applications

The Harvard University Edmond J. Safra Foundation Center for Ethics (formerly the University Center for Ethics and the Professions) has announced the deadline for its 2006-2007 Faculty Fellowships in Ethics: Nov. 1. Note that this date is earlier than in past years. Applications are invited from teachers and scholars who wish to develop their ability to address questions of moral choice in areas such as business, education, government, law, medicine, and public policy. Applicants should hold a doctorate in philosophy, political theory, theology or a related discipline, or an advanced professional degree, and should be no more than 10 years from their first academic appointment. For details, visit the center’s Web site:, or call (617) 495-1336.

– Compiled by Andrew Brooks