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Richard Hunt, Harvard's 9th University Marshal, passed away in April 2020

Former University Marshal Richard Hunt passes away

April 15, 2020

We were greatly saddened to learn of the recent passing of Richard Hunt, Harvard's 9th University Marshal. Rick led a remarkable life and served the university tirelessly, in many capacities, over 40 years. Below are links to his obituary, and the Harvard Gazette's tribute to him upon his retirement in 2002. He will be greatly missed.

Post Updated: https://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2020/04/respected-teacher-and-administrator-richard-hunt-dies-at-93/

https://www.legacy.com/obituaries/bostonglobe/obituary.aspx?n=richard-m-hunt&pid=...

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Dr. John Nkengasong, Director of the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention

March 4, 2020

Dr. John Nkengasong, Director of the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention, visited Wadsworth House on March 4, 2020.  Dr. Nkengasong spent 3 days at Harvard at the invitation of the Center for African Studies, and delivered the inaugural Joseph S. Agyepong Distinguished Lecture on Public Health in Africa at the Chan School of Public...

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