Pre-Inauguration reception at Wadsworth House

October 4, 2018
On the eve of the Installation of Lawrence Bacow as Harvard's 29th President, the Marshal's Office hosted a small reception at Wadsworth House for visiting delegates from international universities. Joining were several Directors and Executive Directors of regional centers and institutes around Harvard, including the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies (DRCLAS), Real Colegio Complutense (RCC), the... Read more about Pre-Inauguration reception at Wadsworth House

African leaders at Harvard

April 25, 2018
A number of notable leaders from Africa spent two days at Harvard for the "Africa's Leaders Speak" conference convened by the Center for African Studies. Professor Emmanuel Akyeampong, Director of the Center, brought a number of them to Wadsworth House to meet with Interim Marshal Dr. Margot Gill. Pictured below are (standing, left to right): James Ogolla, Director of University Advancement, United States International Univeristy (USIU), Kenya; Paul Zeleza, Vice Chancellor of USIU; His Excellency Jakaya... Read more about African leaders at Harvard

NATO and DHS representatives

March 5, 2018
Two representatives of NATO's Science for Peace and Security Program (NATO SPS) visited Harvard along with two representatives from the US Department of Homeland Security's Science and Technology Directorate (DHS S&T). Following a lunch hosted by the Harvard TH Chan School's Preparedness Program, they came to Cambridge for a tour of Harvard Yard and meeting at Wadsworth House with representatives from the Cyber Security Project at the Kennedy School's Belfer Center. Pictured below are: Dr. Rik Legault, DHS S&T Director of Public Safety Research; Dr. Deniz Beten, Head of NATO SPS; Dan... Read more about NATO and DHS representatives
The fall 2017 Shorenstein Fellows at the John Harvard statue

Fall 2017 Shorenstein Fellows

September 12, 2017
The Fall 2017 Shorenstein Fellows visited Wadsworth House as part of their orientation to Harvard. In the photo below are (left to right): Jackie O'Neill, University Marshal; Tyler Bridges, two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist from New Orleans; Wael Ghonim, Egyption internet activist and social entrepreneur; Kathleen Hall Jamieson, director of the Anneberg Public Policy Center at the University of Pennsylvania; Tom Wheeler, former Chairman of... Read more about Fall 2017 Shorenstein Fellows
The Marshal poses with the group in the Wadsworth House parlor

United Board for Christian Higher Education in Asia

July 20, 2017
A group of university administrators from various countries in Asia visited Wadsworth House during their three-week professional development program hosted by the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Participants hailed from China, India, Indonesia, the Philippines, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam.  Following a welcome and overview of Harvard with the University Marshal, they went on a tour of Harvard Yard with a student tour guide.
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International Education students

May 12, 2017

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.

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Shorenstein Fellows with the University Marshal in the Wadsworth House Parlor

Spring 2017 Shorenstein Fellows

March 1, 2017

The Spring 2017 Fellows of the Harvard Kennedy School's Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy visited Wadsworth House. Pictured below are (left-right): Adam Berinsky, professor of political science at MIT; Maigan Stone, president of the Malala Fund; Jackie O'Neill, University Marshal; Helen Boarden, director of BBC radio; Zack Exley, political consultant and former advisor to the Bernie Sanders campaign; Farai Chideya,...

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Aga Khan University and Aga Khan Foundation officials in the Wadsworth House Parlor with the University Marshal

Aga Khan Foundation and Aga Khan University

February 6, 2017

Five representatives from the Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) and the Aga Khan University in Nairobi, Kenya visited Wadsworth House on their last day on campus finalizing an agreement with the Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) Executive Education program to develop an adaptive leadership custom program that will take place at the AKU campus in Nairobi. Pictured below are (left to right): Michael Meyer, Founding Dean, Aga Khan University Graduate School of Media and Communications (AKU-GSMC); University Marshal Jackie O'Neill; Aleem Walji, CEO, Aga Khan Foundation USA; Rhonda Breit, Associate Dean,...

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Nuru Mugambi of Kenya talks with Faculty Director of the Center for African Studies Emmanuel Akyeampong

Eisenhower Fellows from Africa

November 7, 2016

All twenty-four of the fall 2016 Eisenhower Fellows visited Harvard on the same day for a group session co-sponsored by the Marshal's Office and the Center for African Studies, followed by individual appointments across the university with faculty and affiliates. This was the first time in the Eisenhower Fellowships' 60+ years that the program hosted an entire cohort from Africa. Participants came from Ghana, Kenya,...

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Spring 2016 Institute of Politics Fellows

February 10, 2016

The Spring 2016 Institute of Politics (IOP) Fellows visited Wadsworth House for a welcome to Harvard near the beginning of their term at the Harvard Kennedy School. The group of fellows includes: Karin Agness, founder and president, Network of enlightened Women (NeW), Forbes contributor, and former attorney; Anurima Bhargava, chief, Educational Opportunities Section (Civil Rights Division), U.S. Department of Justice;...

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Fall 2015 Institute of Politics Fellows

September 15, 2015

The Marshal's Office hosted the Fall 2015 Institute of Politics (IOP) Fellows for a welcome at Wadsworth House. This fall's fellows include Brent Colburn, former Assistant to the Secretary of the Defense and Chief of Staff, US Department of Housing and Urban Development; Candy Crowley, former CNN anchor and Chief Political Correspondent; Douglas Heye, Deputy Chief of Staff for US House Majority Leader Eric Cantor; Lindiwe Mazibuko, former Member of Parliament in South Africa; and Scott Smith, former Mayor of Mesa, Arizona. The group was escorted to Wadsworth House by Eric Andersen, IOP...

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