Professor Fernando Reimers, Ford Foundation Professor of Practice of International Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, brought several of his soon-to-be-graduating students of international education to Wadsworth House to meet the University Marshal, and to learn about Harvard history and Commencement. The students also visited Houghton Library and the Harvard Art Museum. … Read more about International Education students
A delegation from the University of Sydney, Australia, spent three days at Harvard exploring possible areas of expanded collaboration between the two universities. The Marshal's Office hosted a welcome for the Pro-Vice Chancellor, Kathy Belov, and several of her colleagues. Their visit also included a tour of Harvard Yard, a visit to the Harvard Art Museum, and meetings with various faculty.
The King of Sweden led a 40-person Royal Trade Mission to the Boston area, the final leg of a week-long visit to the US to learn about innovation, technology, and the latest scientific advances at American universities. Following a short welcome with the University Marshal, the delegation heard presentations on engineering, innovation and technology development. Dr. Allen Counter, Honorary Consul for Sweden in Boston, acted as the royal delegation's host at Harvard.
Anatoly Alexandrov, Rector of the Bauman Moscow State University of Technology, visited Harvard with a small delegation while in Boston for a few days learning about American higher education, innovation, and technology. The visit was sponsored by the American Councils for International Education and the US-Russia Foundation. The University Marshal welcomed the delegation at Wadsworth House. … Read more about Rector of Moscow State University of Technology
Luigi di Maio, the thirty year-old Vice President of the Italian Chamber of Deputies and leader of the Five Star Movement, visited the Harvard Kennedy School at the invitation of European students. His visit to Harvard began with a welcome at Wadsworth House with the University Marshal, followed by a tour with an undergraduate student tour guide. He then returned to the Kennedy School for a lunch with faculty and public address in Wiener Auditorium. … Read more about Luigi Di Maio, Vice President of the Italian Chamber of Deputies
Marie-Louise Schäfer and Fabiola Gerpott of the German Summer Academy "Young Titans" visited Harvard while in town for the Harvard student-fun German American Conference from April 6-9, 2017. They met with Margot Gill, Administrative Dean for International Affairs of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, and Elaine Papoulias, Executive Director of the Center for European Studies, at Wadsworth House to discuss the possible participation of Harvard faculty and alumni as mentors or guest speakers for the program, to also seek guidance on how to recruit recent Harvard graduates to apply to to the… Read more about Young Titans Summer Academy in Germany
The President of Mauritius, Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, spent a full day at Harvard meeting with students and faculty, and giving a public address in the John F. Kennedy, Jr. Forum. Her visit included a courtesy call at Wadsworth House with the Marshal and a tour of Harvard Yard. She was joined by her daughter, Imaan Fakim, and the Ambassador of Mauritius to the United States. … Read more about Her Excellency Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, President of the Republic of Mauritius