Time off from Harvard helped her thrive

Time off from Harvard helped her thrive

Blessing Jee knew when she arrived at Harvard College that she would take time off from her studies, but she didn’t expect was that it would make her “fall back in love with Harvard”—and set her, newly energized, on her future path: pursuing public interest law Harvard Law School.

Dean Manning shares ‘canons of construction for life’ (video)

In commencement address, Dean Manning shares ‘canons for the construction of life’

Building on lessons learned ‘by making good and bad decisions, by accumulating successes and failures and mistakes, and by watching lots of other people do the same,’ Dean John F. Manning related five pieces of advice for new lawyers–what he described as ‘canons of construction for life’–during his first commencement address as dean of Harvard Law School.

Students honored at 2018 Class Day ceremony

Class Day 2018 3

A number of Harvard Law students from the Class of 2018 received special awards during the Class Day ceremony on May 23. They were recognized for outstanding leadership, citizenship, compassion and dedication to their studies and the profession.