Harvard Law School Welcomes New Dean of Students Marcia Sells

Marcia Sells will officially assume her position as Dean of Students on September 21, fulfilling the position vacated by Ellen Cosgrove’s departure for Yale Law School. After experiences ranging from ballet to private practice to academia, Sells is looking forward to her role in the Law School’s Administration.

“I like figuring out how to make things work well,” said Sells. “There are opportunities for collaboration between different offices—which is true in any field, especially higher education. I also like the engagement with people who are at different stages of their professional and intellectual development. It is nice to be there, and hopefully have some role in helping people find the beginnings of their paths.”

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An Afternoon With Chelsea Clinton

“There is no greater pillar of stability than a strong, free and educated woman,” Angelina Jolie said in June at the biannual African Union Summit, “and there is no more inspiring role model than a man who respects and cherishes women and champions their leadership.” As Chelsea Clinton, herself an advocate on this issue, visited Harvard last semester, we wanted to reflect on the insights that she had shared with students.

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An Afternoon With Madeleine Albright

Every semester, the Future of Diplomacy Project and the Program on Negotiation brings former U.S. Secretaries of States to Harvard University. Its mission is to connect students and faculty with the Secretaries’ philosophies and to discuss the most vital of negotiations that they conducted while they were in office. Last semester, Harvard hosted former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger at the Harvard Law School. This semester former Secretary of State Madeleine K. Albright was invited.

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