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Annual Holiday Reception
Monday, December 22, 2014
The University Club, 401 E. Fourth Street
5:00 pm-7:00 pm,
Members $20, Non-members and guests $25, Students free.

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Come one, come all!

Tis’ the season to join in fellowship at the Harvard Club of Cincinnati’s Annual Holiday Reception! Come make merry under the mistletoe and tinsel, sharing light hors d‘oeuvres and libations as we celebrate together.  All members of the Harvard community, including current and newly admitted students are cordially invited.

Food and first drink covered, then cash bar.

Please RSVP by December 17
Members $20, Non-members and guests $25.
All at-the-door sales are $25: credit, cash or checks.
Current Harvard students, early admits and parents are free but we request an RSVP.

If you prefer to pay by check, make it to “Harvard Club of Cincinnati”, P.O. Box 8813, Cincinnati, OH, 45208.
Questions?  Contact Joe Scanio, scaniojj@ucmail.uc.edu

Global Networking Night--1st Ever in Cincy!
Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Join thousands of your fellow alumni at Global Networking Night (GNN) events around the world on Tuesday, January 13. GNN is a great way to connect with your local alumni community as you explore and expand your Harvard Network. The last GNN drew more than 5,500 alumni in 76 cities! Attendance is free, but capacity may be limited in some locations, so register now to be added to the guest list.

Global Networking Night—Cincinnati
Sponsored by the Harvard Club of Cincinnati
5:30–7:30 p.m.
The Bar at Palm Court at Hilton Netherland Plaza
35 West 5th St., Cincinnati, OH 45202
Free hors d'oeuvres, Happy Hour drink specials until 7 pm

You can start networking now. Connect with other attendees before, during, and after the event. Simply link your LinkedIn profile and other social media accounts to the guest list with the GNN registration form.

See you on January 13!


Global Networking Night events are designed to promote interesting conversations and professional network-building. We are planning for a diverse crowd by age and profession. This is the first Cincy-based event so plan to come out, make a connection and have a good time! More details next month.
Contact Sid D'Souza for more information.  sid.dsouza@post.harvard.edu

Family Winter Frolic—for everyone!
Sunday, February 8, 2015
Indian Hill Winter Club, 10005 Fletcher Rd, Camp Dennison 45111
2:30 pm-5:30pm: ice skating, paddle tennis, dodgeball, wine by the fireside and more

Harvard Club of Cincinnati Annual Meeting and Dinner
Monday, February 23, 2015
The Phoenix, downtown
5:30 Annual Meeting of Members for Election of 2015-16 Board, 7 pm Dinner

Lightning has struck our fair city!  Mark your calendars and prepare to welcome Peter K. Bol, Carswell Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, and the University’s first-ever Vice Provost for Advances in Learning. It is rare to have a University decision-maker of this caliber visit our area. Take full advantage and come out to meet Dr. Bol and hear about the cutting-edge of higher education.

His appointment in 2013 further catalyzed Harvard’s longstanding commitment to being a leader in learning, improving teaching on campus and online, advancing pedagogical research, and expanding access to knowledge across the globe.

As Vice Provost he provides oversight to HarvardX, the University-wide effort to create and implement research-enabled online learning experiences, and the Harvard Initiative for Learning and Teaching (HILT). His focus is on supporting faculty innovation and sharing best practices across schools, departments, and related programs.

Bol himself is active in new forms of learning, co-creating ChinaX, a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) that covers 4,000 years of Chinese history over 15 months, and utilizing a blended-learning approach to teach his related on-campus course. He is a former chair of Harvard’s Academic Computing Committee and played an instrumental role in the creation of the Center for Geographic Analysis.

John Rosenberg, our honored guest from Harvard Magazine last year, has written extensively about Bol over the last fifteen years or so and has recently covered many of the controversies surrounding the “disruption” of higher education through technology, from faculty concern about the role of virtual versus face-to-face education, the licensing and productizing of courses and intellectual content, and the protection of student data and privacy.

Reservations will open in January.  Questions can be directed to VP Couper Gardiner, cgardiner@cinci.rr.com.

Monthly Interest Groups

Harvard Club of Cincinnati Book Club
7:30 p.m. at the Bronte Bistro in Joseph Beth Bookstore
2692 Madison Road, Cincinnati, OH 45208

Thursday, December 4, 2014. In keeping with the fall and winter holidays this year, we will be reading several short stories:  "The Thanksgiving Visitor," "A Christmas Memory," and "One Christmas," by Truman Capote. These three stories appear in one particular book:  A Christmas Memory: One Christmas, and The Thanksgiving Visitor (Modern Library) which is inexpensively available at Amazon.com.  The stories also appear in other collections of Capote's work and are available at our public libraries.

Review:  Taking its place next to Breakfast at Tiffany's and In Cold Blood on the Modern Library bookshelf is this new and original edition of Capote's most famous short stories: "A Christmas Memory, " "One Christmas, " and "A Thanksgiving Memory." All three stories are distinguished by Capote's delicate interplay of childhood sensibility and recollective vision.

Questions? Contact Steve Strauss, sdstrauss@earthlink.net

Cincy Ivy Young Alumni Club
Friday, January 9, 2014, Happy Hour, 5:30-7:30 pm. As usual, there is no admission cost for young alumni, and we provide an array of appetizers and finger foods.  There is a cash bar with a multitude of happy hour drink specials.
Friday, January 16, 2014, Noon Lunch. We meet at a convenient downtown eatery for a casual lunch. It’s a great way to make friends with other young alums.

Look for location details in your Evite, about three weeks before the event. If you have not received the Evite or you have joined our list after the Evite went out, please e-mail social@cincyivy.org to be added to the invitation. Questions? Please e-mail Sid D'Souza at social@cincyivy.org.

Political Theory Group
January, date TBD.

We meet once a month for a meal and discussion of a mutually agreed upon text. For January we are reading Thomas More's Utopia. Please RSVP your interest in attending. --Peter Rose

To RSVP or get more information, contact Lori Nuckolls, Nuckolls@BlankRome.com, 513-362-8726

The Harvard Law School Association of Cincinnati
Noon at Blank Rome LLP,
201 East Fifth Street, Suite 1700, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202.
All Harvard University alumni and affiliates are welcome to attend.

January 23, 2015: Professor Isaac Campos, A.B. University of Michigan and Harvard University Ph. D. ’06 and Associate Professor in Latin American history at the University of Cincinnati, will give a             presentation on the history of drug policy and law in Latin America.

February 27, 2015: Retired Administrative Law Judge The Honorable Gilbert Sheard, B.S. Northwestern University and Harvard Law School J.D. ’62, on the topic of federal administrative law.

New Date: March 27, 2015: City of Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley, B.A. John Carroll University, Harvard Law School J.D. ’99 and Harvard Divinity School A.M. ’00, will speak at a formal luncheon to be held at Noon at The University Club of Cincinnati, 401 East 4th Street, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202.

To RSVP or get more information, contact Lori Nuckolls, Nuckolls@BlankRome.com, 513-362-8726

Save the Date
March 21  CSO Concert hosted by Harpist Gillian Sella

April 29                 Spring Reception with Cameron Kitchin, CAM

Upcoming Events, Dates TBD
April                       Harvard Serves

June                      Shore Dinner

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