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Dear [subscriber:firstname | default:] [subscriber:lastname | default:reader],

There are so many questions and controversial issues that have arisen from Covid-19, that, for better or for worse, have not generated a nationwide unified response and / or decisions: the F1 visa issue for international students given on-line e-learning being one.

Whilst the HAA directors reach out to the University and try to understand if anything can be adjusted, if any of us - as HUAAS alumni and members - have suggestions on how to help the would-be freshman and current students, please let me or any of the committee know? I do feel that that we should be able to do a little bit in some capacity... and I am sure anything we do would be appreciated.

In the meantime - please remember to vote for the Board of Overseers and Directors! It is all in-line and a fairly painless process. Your vote matters in getting our international representation on those panels.

Stay well and safe and healthy,
Rebecca Woo (AB '89)
HUAAS President
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5 Aug - Webinar - Re-imagining Capitalism in a World on Fire

Webinar - Reimagining Capitalism in a World on Fire
Since at least the industrial revolution, capitalism has done an amazing job of driving the world’s economic growth. There have been hiccups, certainly. A monopoly here, abusive labor practices there, but the rise of the middle class owes its existence to the free exercise of capitalism. Other systems? They were tried but crashed. Now, with all that is going on …

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Harvard's Global Day of Service welcomes the Class of 2024 to a vibrant culture that promotes civic engagement across the greater Harvard community! Our Global Day of Service is scheduled for Saturday, September 12, 2020. Thank you for signing up to join this effort! For everyone who signs up as a team leader, our staff will be in touch to support you in organizing a remotely-based service project that helps to meet community needs.

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The Executive Committee 2020/2021
Rebecca WOO, AB '89, President (Term Ending 2021)
Titus YONG, EdM '03, Vice President (Term Ending 2022)
Welly TANTANO AB '96 Treasurer (Term Ending 2022)
Allen CHU, AB ‘92, Secretary (Term Ending 2021)
Stephen JACOB, MPP '00 , Member (Term Ending 2021)
Arthur LANG AB '96, MBA '01 Member(Term Ending 2022)
Andrew NAI, GMP '14, Member(Term Ending 2022)
En-Ming ONG, AB '11, Member (Term Ending 2022)
Nadine YAP, AB '92, AM '95, Member (Term Ending 2021)

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