Astronaut Buzz Aldrin posed on the moon besides the U.S. flag

Fantastic Voyage: In the words of Archibald MacLeish LL.B. 1919

On the 50th anniversary of man’s first steps on the moon, the Pulitzer Prize-winning writer's New York Times commission is recalled

A half century ago, Archibald MacLeish LL.B. 1919 served as a literary interpreter of events beyond the imagination of most observers. Continue Reading

Alumni Notes and Newsmakers

  • Adrian Perkins greeting some senior citizens

    A Home Victory

    Recently elected mayor of his native Shreveport, Louisiana, Adrian Perkins ’18 seeks to rejuvenate the city he loves.

  • HLS Authors: A summer selection of alumni books

    The latest from alumni authors, chronicling travels to the moon and the Arctic, the dawn of a code war, and the unwinding of a miracle.

  • Michael Leiter walking down a hall

    Defending Domains

    As a former top national security official and current adviser to companies in the defense, intelligence, and technology sectors, Michael Leiter ’00 has spent his life assessing threats.

  • Menaka-Guruswamy

    For India, a New Era in LGBTQ Rights

    Constitutional lawyer Menaka Guruswamy LL.M. ’01 successfully argued against a colonial-era law that criminalized gay sex in India. The ruling by India's Supreme Court last year went beyond decriminalizing gay sex to acknowledge the individual rights of LGBTQ people and apologize for past mistreatment.

  • Love at Langdell

    As Anna Alriksson LL.M. ’14 and Kristian Persson walked down the front steps of Langdell library during Spring Reunions weekend, passersby couldn’t help but notice the couple showing off an engagement ring.