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Sophomore Kunho Kim always wanted to travel the U.S., but ensuring wheelchair accessibility at hotels, restaurants, and sightseeing attractions was especially hard. His friends Brad Riew ’17, Cynthia Cheung, and You-Myeong Kim '17 got on board for the romance of the open road, and to gather accurate, reliable data for wheelchair travelers.

Access, America

On a cross-country summer road trip, Harvard College students surveyed wheelchair accommodations at vacation destinations



Both Donald Pfister (left) and Rakesh Khurana believe strongly that an important role for the dean is to foster and build the College community of learning. “My goals were modest in a way, but they were really about reaching out and connecting with the students, and working within the College to make sure we weren’t merely in a transition, but moving the College forward,” said Pfister, who now turns the reins over to Khurana.

The community builders

Deans Pfister and Khurana, from differing backgrounds, share the goal of fostering belonging, learning, and excellence in the College