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Articles: Alumni

Photograph of Chris Wallace moderating 2020 presidential debate

The moderator in the middle, as Donald Trump defines “debate” to mean “brawl” in his first face-off with Joe Biden, Cleveland, last September 29.

Photograph by Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images


Chris Wallace has “the toughest job of any television journalist.”


From left to right: Walter K. Clair, Nancy-Beth Gordon Sheerr, Preston N. Williams.

Photographs courtesy of HAA. 

Alumni Association announces Harvard Medalists.



a hat made of jaguar pelt

Hat courtesy of the Houghton Library. Photograph by Jim Harrison

Two explorers strip to stay aloft.

May-June 2021

Photograph of Harvard economist Martin Feldstein

Martin S. Feldstein

Photograph by Harvard Public Affairs and Communications

Wisdom from the Great Depression—plus an accomplished economist, and rowdiness on the Charles

May-June 2021

The Overseer and Harvard Alumni Association director slates

May-June 2021

Pediatrician Eileen Costello stands next to the Boston Medical Center’s mobile pediatric clinic.

Eileen Costello says working at a hospital like BMC “is the reason I went to medical school.”

Photograph by Stu Rosner

A pediatrician cares for a city’s children.

May-June 2021

Portrait photograph of Maggie Shipstead

Maggie Shipstead

Photograph courtesy of Maggie Shipstead

Maggie Shipstead’s time-spanning, globe-circling new novel

May-June 2021

Portrait photograph of Marilyn Booth

Marilyn Booth

Photograph by David Levenson/Getty Images

Marilyn Booth translates Arabic literature for Anglophone readers.

May-June 2021

Johnson plays his harmonica with the Boston Pops orchestra behind him.

Johnson performs “What a Wonderful World” with the Boston Pops at his twenty-fifth reunion.

Photograph by Pierce Harman

Scott Albert Johnson finds his path.

May-June 2021