35th Reunion Memorial Service: Program, poems, homily

The program from our 35th Reunion’s Memorial Service of Thanksgiving and Remembrance includes the poems, lyrics, and readings.

With the kind permission of The Reverend Dr. Mark David Hostetter ’81, his homily is here, including his adept re-visualization of our time at Harvard.

 

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Programming: Session details. New Schedule!

Impact! You can read extra details about Wednesday’s Impact! discussions.  For all seven topics, there’s a summary, and a roster of speakers.

More soon: Details of other reunion programming will follow.

The full schedule  has been revised & updated. (As of May 25.)

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Photos from our time together at Harvard.

Enjoy this beautifully-produced video reel of photos from college, contributed by classmates, curated collected and presented by Joe McDonough.

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PSA: Last chance to vote in crucial Overseers election.

REMINDER: Ballots must be RECEIVED in Cambridge by noon on May 20.

The HAA Nominating Committee developed a slate of candidates for the Board of Overseers and HAA Elected Directors.  As you may know, in addition to the HAA-nominated slate, five petition candidates qualified for ballot placement in the Board of Overseers election.

Please read more about how their positions challenge Harvard’s current college tuition and admissions practices in this Harvard Magazine article. The article includes a letter from five past Board of Overseers presidents sharing their concerns about the petition candidate platform.  See also this Crimson editorial and the website of the Coalition for a Diverse Harvard for more info.

Please vote for a full slate (five Overseers, six HAA Directors).  If you have questions, the elections FAQ may be helpful.

Note: Please let us know if there are better summaries of the controversy over this election, or ones that represent other important points of view.

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35th Reunion: Walk-ins welcome! (Updated)

Due to record-breaking registration numbers, we may not be able to accommodate walk-ins at select events. Register by Friday at 5 pm EDT to ensure that you can attend everything you want. we have changed some venues, and now we do expect to accommodate walk-ins at all events.

If you are interested in attending as a walk-in, and have any questions about capacity at the various events, contact us.

Note that all children must be registered. No childrens program walk-ins.

The good news, of course, is that we’ve broken the registration record for a Harvard 35th reunion!

Edited & revised May 17, 2016.

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35th Reunion: Details for attendees

Things you can do for your reunion:

Registration has closed for our reunion, but we will welcome walk-ins. Prices have been reduced for all. Subsidies are available if you need them.  All the details about attending (including parking info) are here.

Also on this site: We’ve a classmate attendee listCommencement info. The children’s program schedule. And the various reunion newsletters. It’s going to be a great program!

Countdown to reunion:
Countdown to HR1981 35th

Revised: May 17, 2016

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35th Reunion: April Newsletter

You should have received another email, with the latest news and details about our 35th reunion: Wednesday through Sunday, May 25-29, 2016, and also more invitations to pre-reunion events.

You’ve invited to participate: Sign up to sing, or to lead small-group meet-ups.. Please also submit photos from college, or of your own works.

If you didn’t receive this email, then check your spam trap. Then check your HAA profile or just give our HAA staff liaison your current email address.

You can also see all the previous emails from your classmates on the reunion committee.

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