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Spring 2020 Shorenstein Fellows

February 11, 2020
The Marshal's Office hosted the spring 2020 resident fellows at the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics, and Public Policy for a welcome at Wadsworth House. Featured in the photo below are: Dr. Margot Gill, University Marshal; Ann Cooper, former NPR Moscow bureau chief; Larry Heinzerling, Associate Press reporter and spouse of Ann Cooper; April Glaser, investigative journalist for NBC News; and Don Baer, Chair of the PBS Board of Directors.... Read more about Spring 2020 Shorenstein Fellows
Dr. Yusef Salaam and Margot Gill in the Wadsworth House parlor

Dr. Yusef Salaam

October 22, 2019

Dr. Yusef Salaam, an inspirational speaker and justice reform advocate best known as one of "The Central Park Five", spoke at an event sponsored by the Harvard College Project for Justice and The Harvard Foundation for Intercultural and Race Relations. Prior to the event, the University Marshal Margot Gill and the Director of BGLTQ Student Life and Acting Director of the Harvard Foundation Sheehan Scarborough welcomed him at Wadsworth House. Photo credits:...

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Former Governor Peter Shumlin

August 29, 2019
The former 3-term governor of Vermont, Peter Shumlin, visited Wadsworth House on his first day of an 8-week fellowship at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. During his time at Harvard, Governor Shumlin will teach a weekly Health Policy and Management course to graduate students, hold weekly office hours, participate as a featured speaker on the Voices in Leadership series, and serve as a guest lecturer in other courses. He is pictured below with Pauline Barr, Senior... Read more about Former Governor Peter Shumlin
West Virginia delegation at the John Harvard statue in Harvard Yard

Delegation from West Virginia

April 22, 2019

West Virginia's Secretary of State Mac Warner led a delegation of senior officials from the Office of the Governor and from West Virginia University for a multi-day visit to Harvard. The goal of this visit was to connect with Harvard students who may have an interest in helping to develop solutions to some of West Virginia's most pressing public policy and economic development issues. 

This visit was a follow up to a February...

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Senior Leadership Fellow Jeffrey Sanchez

February 5, 2019

Former Massachusetts State Representative Jeffrey Sanchez (MPA '11) visited Wadsworth House near the start of his term as a Senior Leadership Fellow at the Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health.

Jeff Sanchez with Margot Gill in the Wadsworth House parlor

Parents enjoy the photo gallery in the Wadsworth House corridor

First Year Family Weekend Open House at Wadsworth House

November 2, 2018
The Office of the University Marshal hosted an open house at Wadsworth House as part of First Year Family Weekend. Parents, siblings, and grandparents enjoyed the opportunity to see inside one of Harvard's oldest buildings, hear a bit about the history of Harvard, and to learn about Commencement. Photos courtesy of Martha Stewart, http://marthapix.com/ 

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Margot Gill in conversation with Mayor Cruz in the Wadsworth House parlor

Carmen Yulín Cruz, Mayor of San Juan

October 26, 2018
The Mayor of San Juan, Puerto Rico, Carmen Yulín Cruz, received the 2018 Robert Coles "Call to Service" Award from the Philips Brooks House Association. Prior to the event at Memorial Church, she came to Wadsworth House with PBHA Executive Director Maria Dominguez Gray, Nonprofit Management Fellow Michael Leonard, and three undergraduate students. After a lively conversation with Interim Marshal Margot Gill, Mayor Cruz signed the university guest book. 
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Solange Knowles, Harvard Foundation Artist of the Year, March 2018

March 3, 2018
Grammy award-winning singer and songwriter Solange Knowles visited Harvard in March 2018 to receive the Harvard Foundation's Artist of the Year award at its annual Cultural Rhythms celebration. The Marshal's Office arranged for her to sign the university guest book prior to taking the stage at Sanders Theater. https://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2018/03/harvard-foundation-honors-solange-as-artist-of-the-year/
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Spring 2018 Institute of Politics Fellows

February 6, 2018
The Marshal's Office welcomed the six Spring 2018 resident fellows of the Institute of Politics (IOP) at Wadsworth House during their orientation week. The fellows include: Adam Conner, technology and politics expert; Ed Gillespie, former Republican National Committee chairman; Fred Hochberg, former Chairman of the Export-Import Bank of the US; Betsy Hodges, former mayor of Minneapolis; Scott Jennings, CNN political commentator; and Symone Sanders, former press secretary for the Bernie Sanders presidential campaign.

For more than half a century, Fellows participating in the...

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Fall 2017 Institute of Politics Fellows

September 8, 2017
The Fall 2017 Institute of Politics Fellows visited Wadsworth House as part of their orientation to Harvard. In the photo below are (left to right): Emily Hall, undergraduate IOP student liaison; Karen Finney, senior advisor and spokesperson for the Hillary Clinton campaign; Dan Balz, chief correspondent at The Washington Post; Sally Jewell, former US Secretary of the Interior; Jackie O'Neill, University Marshal; Jason Chaffetz, former US Congressman (R-UT); and... Read more about Fall 2017 Institute of Politics Fellows

Spring 2017 Institute of Politics Fellows

February 6, 2017

The Marshal's Office hosted the Spring 2017 Institute of Politics Fellows for a welcome at Wadsworth House. Pictured below are (left to right): Eric Andersen, IOP Fellows Administrator; Gil Kerlikowske, former Commissioner of US Customs and Border Control; Anna Laszlo, Mr. Kerlikowske's wife; TW Shannon, former Member of the Oklahoma House of Representatives; University Marshal Jackie O'Neill; Sarah Hurwitz, former Special Assistant to the President of...

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Alec Mapa, comedian and TV personality

September 14, 2016

Comedian and TV personality Alec Mapa (of "Ugly Betty" and "Desperate Housewives" fame) visited Wadsworth House during his afternoon at Harvard. His visit featured a discussion and screening of his film "Alec Mapa: Baby Daddy", about his experience of adopting a black boy through foster care with his husband. The event kicked off of the "Sexuality Intersections: LGBTQ Film Series" sponsored by the Office of the Assistant to the President for Institutional Diversity and Equity; FAS Diversity Relations and Communications; the Office for the Arts; and the Office...

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