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It is now possible to join the Club or to make a contribution by credit card, using our secure website and PayPal.  Alumni of Harvard College, Harvard graduate schools, current students, and parents of current/former students are invited to join the club.

The mission of the Club:

Serve to extend knowledge of the aims and achievements of Harvard University;

Foster a spirit of community among graduates and former students of the University and their families through the sponsorship of educational and cultural activities;

Represent and promote the interests of Harvard on Long Island;

Promote and encourage communication between Harvard and its alumni/ae who reside on Long Island.

The club serves this mission

by offering...

A variety of programs -- cultural, topical, entertaining -- about a dozen per year. Note the events listings -- seeing location and RSVP requires registration.

An alumni interview for every Long Island applicant to Harvard College. Alumni/ae of the College who would like to interview should contact the Schools and Scholarship Committee. If you would like to make a contribution to support operations, do so here.

Annual Distinguished Teacher Awards to Long Island's best secondary school teachers. If you would like to make a contribution, do so here.

A Summer Community Service Fellowship for a Harvard undergraduate on Long Island. For background information, please read this link to the Phillips Brooks House Association. Registered members can read about the Club's program here.

Support to the three scholarship funds designated for Long Island undergraduates on financial aid at Harvard: the Kaltenborn, the Boyd, and the Hughes funds. If you would like to make a contribution or learn more, do so here.

Annual workshops for Long Island guidance counselors on college admissions. Counselors interested in learning more should contact the Schools and Scholarship Committee.

Support to Early Awareness programs which encourage college aspirations among students and their families who might not otherwise consider higher education. Those interested in learning more should contact the Schools and Scholarship Committee.

Membership in the Club

As determined by Article III of the Club by-laws, membership is open to...

Any person who has completed one semester at Harvard University or Radcliffe College as a student or as an instructor, or who has received an honorary degree from Harvard or Radcliffe shall be eligible. Spouses of persons who at some time had, or were entitled to, membership shall also be eligible for membership. Parents of current or former students shall also be eligible for membership and will remain eligible upon graduation of their children. Honorary members may be appointed by the Board of Directors.

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Upcoming Events

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03/11/2017
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College
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Club News

1/8/2017

Greetings to All, One of my paintings in the Holiday Show at Ille Arts sold, but there are two remaining. This is quite a comprehensive exhibition of East End artists' works and I hope you’ll get a chance to stop by and take a look. The show is extended through January 31st. The gallery is at 171 Main Street, Amagansett, NY. Hours are Thursday through Monday 12:00 - 6:00 pm. See www.illearts.com Happy New Year! read more »

9/24/2016

The Harvardwood Heroes grant program spotlights and supports Harvard students, alumni, faculty, and staff who have made an exceptional contribution to their local communities. These Heroes exemplify the mission of Harvardwood by demonstrating the power and purpose of the arts, media, and entertainment. Any Harvard alum can apply for a Harvardwood Heroes grant—you do not have to be a Harvardwood member. We will award $500 grants to four applicants who have demonstrated a distinguished level read more »

7/30/2016

Dear Harvard Alumni of Long Island, We’d like to invite you to join our growing community of Harvard alumni interested in the field of education. By joining, you will begin receiving our quarterly newsletter, be notified of upcoming global and local events, and be informed about other exciting opportunities related to education. You can join the SIG here: http://www.harvardaed.org/join-us/. Founded in October 2015, HAEd is one of the newest HAA Shared Interest Groups (SIGs), and read more »
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Harvard News

Harvard Gazette

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Gut details
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 18:00:56 +0000

New findings have the potential to help researchers more accurately identify microbiome enzymes and quantify their relative abundance.
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To understand Trump, learn from his voters
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 22:31:55 +0000

To understand Donald Trump’s rise to power, Harvard Professor Michael Sandel says, it’s important to learn from his voters, who are concerned about economic inequality, professional hubris, dignified work, and patriotism.
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It can’t happen here, probably
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 21:58:28 +0000

Authoritarianism appears on the rise in the United States, but fascism does not, panelists say at Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies.
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Rihanna named Humanitarian of Year
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 20:47:54 +0000

The popular singer Rihanna has been named the 2017 Harvard University Humanitarian of the Year, and will come to campus to accept the Peter J. Gomes Humanitarian Award at a ceremony Feb. 28.
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When bias hurts profits
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 18:21:29 +0000

Based on data collected from a French grocery store chain, a new Harvard study has found that minority workers were far less efficient in a handful of important metrics when working with biased managers.
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‘Moonlight’ reflection
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 17:10:52 +0000

Composer-pianist Nicholas Britell ’03 will celebrate with Harvard friends this weekend as his score for “Moonlight” competes for the Oscar for best original score.
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Stuck in legal limbo
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 17:00:54 +0000

A clinical instructor at the Human Rights Program at Harvard Law School, Anna Crowe traveled to Jordan to study the challenges some Syrian refugees face to obtain the legal documentation they need to access basic services and humanitarian assistance.
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A close reading of Elizabeth Bishop
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 16:59:30 +0000

Megan Marshall ’77 talks about the personal and scholarly perspective behind her new biography of the poet Elizabeth Bishop.
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Lamont wins Erasmus Prize
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 11:30:15 +0000

Weatherhead Center director Michèle Lamont wins the Erasmus Prize and is honored for her contributions to social sciences.
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U.S. intelligence: A ‘truth-devoted’ culture
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 23:11:04 +0000

Rolf Mowatt-Larssen, a former CIA officer and now a senior fellow at the Belfer Center, discusses the intelligence community’s investigation into Russian hacking of the 2016 election and the ongoing friction between these agencies and the administration of President Trump.

Athletics

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Women’s Lacrosse Readies for Road Matchup at Boston College
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 05:00:00 GMT

Harvard (1-0) will look to start a season 2-0 for the first time since 2008 when it visits crosstown rival Boston College (4-2) Saturday at 1 p.m. The game will be played at the Eagles’ Newton Campus Lacrosse and Soccer Field with live stats available HERE.
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Women’s Tennis Continues Home Stay, Hosts Boston University
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 05:00:00 GMT

Looking to win its fifth of six matches, Harvard women's tennis faces Boston University Saturday, Feb. 25. The first serve is set for 11 a.m. and the duel will be streamed on the Ivy League Digital Network.
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Softball Set To Kick Off 2017 Campaign at EMU Madeira Beach Invitational
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 05:00:00 GMT

The Harvard softball team will open the 2017 campaign this weekend (Feb. 24-26) at the EMU Madeira Beach Invitational in Florida, hosted by Eastern Michigan University.

Science / Health

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Gut details
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 18:00:56 +0000

New findings have the potential to help researchers more accurately identify microbiome enzymes and quantify their relative abundance.
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When bias hurts profits
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 18:21:29 +0000

Based on data collected from a French grocery store chain, a new Harvard study has found that minority workers were far less efficient in a handful of important metrics when working with biased managers.
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What to expect from Pruitt’s EPA
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 18:34:27 +0000

The Gazette speaks to Robert Stavins, director of the Harvard Project on Climate Agreements and a past member of the EPA’s Science Advisory Board, about the future of the EPA under the leadership of Scott Pruitt.
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To advance sustainability, fight inequality, researcher says
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 17:09:31 +0000

A new Harvard study argues that technological approaches to sustainability must be accompanied by efforts to reduce inequality.
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Study confirms vitamin D protects against colds and flu
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 23:30:02 +0000

Researchers find vitamin D helps the body fight acute respiratory infection.

Arts / Culture

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‘Moonlight’ reflection
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 17:10:52 +0000

Composer-pianist Nicholas Britell ’03 will celebrate with Harvard friends this weekend as his score for “Moonlight” competes for the Oscar for best original score.
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A close reading of Elizabeth Bishop
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 16:59:30 +0000

Megan Marshall ’77 talks about the personal and scholarly perspective behind her new biography of the poet Elizabeth Bishop.
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More than language lessons
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 20:00:32 +0000

María Luisa Parra teaches a course that caters to students of Latino heritage who spoke Spanish at home but never had formal instruction in the language.
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On stage: Nights of ‘the Iguana’
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 19:10:17 +0000

Director Michael Wilson is bringing Tennessee Williams’ “Night of the Iguana” to the American Repertory Theater with an all-star cast.
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Poetry unbound
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 18:21:33 +0000

Harvard Professor Elisa New's Gen Ed course, “Poetry in America,” attracts students from across disciplines.