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President Summers, his children, Pam and Harry, and others participate in the Prostate Cancer Walk on Father's Day 2004 on Boston Common. (Staff photo Rose Lincoln/Harvard News Office)
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2006
2006 Commencement Address, June 8, 2006
Remarks at ROTC commissioning ceremony, June 7, 2006
Baccalaureate address, June 6, 2006
Remarks to the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, May 16, 2006
Remarks to the Harvard Alumni Association's Global Series, March 26, 2006
Reflections on Global Account Imbalances and Emerging Markets Reserve Accumulation, March 24, 2006
Remarks at the Higher Education Summit of the Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, March 23, 2006
Remarks at All India Institute of Medical Sciences, March 22, 2006
Remarks at Leadership 2006: Women/Leadership Conference, March 9, 2006
Letter to the Harvard community, February 21, 2006
Letter regarding Dean Kirby, January 27, 2006
Remarks at Economists for Peace and Security Tribute to Amartya Sen, January 7, 2006

2005
Harvard Business School Campaign Celebration, December 9, 2005
The Fairbank Center Fiftieth Anniversary Celebration, December 9, 2005
Council for Harvard Medicine/Board of Fellows Reception, December 8, 2005
Harvard Graduate School of Education Dean's Weekend, December 2, 2005
Remarks to the Symposium on Diversity in the Sciences, November 19, 2005
Statement at the Vigil for the Victims and Survivors of the South Asian Earthquake, November 9, 2005
A letter to the Harvard community from President Summers, November 7, 2005
A message about the South Asia earthquake, November 4, 2005
Remarks at the Knafel Building dedication, November 4, 2005
Remarks to the Harvard College Fund Assembly, October 29, 2005
Remarks at the Harvard Graduate School of Design symposium "Can Design Improve Life in Cities?", October 20, 2005
Remarks at Inauguration of Kim B. Clark as President of Brigham Young University - Idaho, October 11, 2005
Remarks at Playwrights Horizons Current Events Breakfast, September 27, 2005
Address at Morning Prayers, September 19, 2005
Remarks at Celebration of Black Alumni, September 16, 2005
Comments at the Harvard University Art Museums' Degas Event, September 15, 2005
Remarks at launch of Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race and Justice, September 15, 2005
Remarks at Opening Exercises, September 11, 2005
Keynote address at Weatherhead Center conference, September 7, 2005
Letter to the Harvard community regarding Hurricane Katrina, September 2, 2005
Commencement Address 2005, June 9, 2005
Letter to the Harvard community regarding the Allston Interim Report, June 1, 2005
Statement on reports of Task Forces on Women Faculty and on Women in Science and Engineering, May 16, 2005
Remarks to the Harvard Club of Washington, D.C., April 15, 2005
Remarks at the Harvard Bridge Program's Citizenship Celebration Dinner, April 7, 2005
Remarks at the National Symposium for the Advancement of Women in Science, April 7, 2005
Give scientists the tools they need, April 2, 2005
Letter Regarding Dean Lagemann, March 21, 2005
Remarks from FAS Faculty Meeting, March 15, 2005
Introductory remarks for the Jefferson Lecture by Helen Vendler, March 14, 2005
Remarks at Junior Parents Weekend, March 4, 2005
Letter to the Faculty Regarding NBER Remarks, February 17, 2005
Opening Remarks of President Summers at the February 15 FAS Faculty Meeting, February 15, 2005
Dzau Lecture on Global Health, February 4, 2005
Letter from President Summers on women and science,
January 19, 2005
Letter to the Harvard community regarding the tsunami, January 6, 2005

2004
Remarks at the New Members of Congress Program,
Cambridge, November 30, 2004
Universities and the Economic Future of Massachusetts: Remarks at Associated Industries of Massachusetts,
Boston, November 19, 2004
Every child getting ahead: Remarks at the College Board Forum,
Chicago, November 1, 2004
Letter to international students, October 29, 2004
20th Anniversary of the Humanities Center, October 10, 2004
Widener Library Celebration Dinner, October 1, 2004
Widener Library Rededication Ceremony, October 1, 2004
Human Rights at Harvard Reception, September 27, 2004
Morning Prayers address, September 20, 2004
Opening Exercises for the Class of 2008, September 12, 2004
Remarks at the fourth annual Boston Prostate Cancer Walk, Boston, June 20, 2004
Commencement Address 2004, Cambridge, June 10, 2004
Remarks at ROTC Commissioning Ceremony, Cambridge, June 9, 2004
Update on Allston planning,, June 4, 2004
Remarks at the opening reception for the Crimson Summer Academy, Cambridge, May 9, 2004
Presentation of the 2004 Harvard Arts Medal to Yo-Yo Ma '76, Cambridge, May 9, 2004
Remarks at Conference on Biomedical Innovation and Health Care Spending, Boston, April 28, 2004
Fourth Annual Marshall J. Seidman Lecture on Health Policy, Boston, April 27, 2004
Remarks at United Ways of New England Annual Luncheon Meeting, Boston, April 27, 2004
Remarks at Harvard Stem Cell Institute Inaugural Symposia, Cambridge, April 23, 2004
Remarks at Spring Members' Meeting of the Zell/Lurie Real Estate Center Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, April 22, 2004
Letter to Secretary of State Colin Powell, April 19, 2004
Letter to Secretary of Homeland Security Tom Ridge, April 19, 2004
Remarks on 50th Anniversary Celebration of Brown v. Board of Education, Harvard Law School, Cambridge, April 13, 2004
Remarks on 10th Anniversary of the Social Enterprise Initiative, Harvard Business School, Boston, April 7, 2004
Remarks at United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, Santiago, Chile, March 30, 2004
Remarks at Harvard Alumni Association reception, Santiago, Chile, Santiago, Chile, March 30, 2004
Remarks at American Council on Education: 'Higher Education and the American Dream', Miami, February 29, 2004
Remarks at Harvard Club of Southern California, Pasadena, California, February 3, 2004
Remarks at Life Sciences Conference: Experimentation in Complex Systems, Boston, January 30, 2004
President's message about Martin Luther King Jr. Day, January 19, 2004

2003
Remarks at London School of Economics: 'Europe and America in the 21st century', London, November 13, 2003
Remarks at panel discussion: 'Public Health Crisis in Africa: How May Harvard Help?', Boston, October 28, 2003
Remarks to the Harvard College Fund Assembly, Boston, October 25, 2003
Remarks during Freshman Parents Weekend, Cambridge, October 24, 2003
Remarks at inaugural meeting of Harvard School of Public Health Leadership Council, Boston, October 21, 2003
President's letter to the Harvard Community on Allston planning, October 21, 2003
Remarks at Chicago Economic Club, Chicago, Illinois, October 14, 2003
Remarks at Black Alumni Weekend, Cambridge, October 4, 2003
'Learning With Excitement' Conference, Cambridge, October 3, 2003
Divinity School Financial Aid Initiative Kickoff, Cambridge, October 2, 2003
Reception for Human Rights at Harvard, Cambridge, September 29, 2003
Dedication of the New Research Building, Harvard Medical School, September 24, 2003
Remarks at South Asia Conference, Harvard University, September 18, 2003
Morning Prayers address, Memorial Church, September 15, 2003
Remarks at the Massachusetts Life Sciences Summit, Boston, September 12, 2003
Statement on the second anniversary of September 11th, Cambridge, September 9, 2003
Statement regarding Supreme Court decisions on university admissions, Cambridge, June 23, 2003
Remarks for launch of the Broad Institute, Cambridge, June 19, 2003
Commencement Address, Cambridge, June 5, 2003
Statement at ROTC Commissioning Ceremony, Cambridge, June 4, 2003
Remarks to the Cambridge Chamber of Commerce, Cambridge, April 30, 2003
Statement on the Patriot Act and academic freedom, April 8, 2003
Message from President Summers, March 20, 2003
Remarks at Harvard Administrators Forum, Cambridge, February 20, 2003
Message About Martin Luther King Jr. Day, January 17, 2003

2002
Letter Regarding regarding Scholars at Risk, December 5, 2002
Statement Regarding Invitation to Tom Paulin, November 20, 2002
Nieman Narrative Journalism Conference, Cambridge, November 10, 2002
Remarks at Resources for the Future's 50th Anniversary Symposium, Washington, D.C., October 15, 2002 (video of speech)
Harvard College Fund Assembly, Boston, October 12, 2002
50th Anniversary Celebration of the U.S.-Japan Fulbright Exchange, Cambridge, September 21, 2002
Remarks in honor of Dudley Herschbach, Cambridge, September 21, 2002
Convocation of the Divinity School, Cambridge, September 18, 2002
Morning Prayers address, Cambridge, September 17, 2002
Observance of September 11, Cambridge, September 11, 2002
Opening Exercises, Cambridge, September 8, 2002
Harvard University Statement of Values, August, 2002
Statement Regarding Violence at Hebrew University, August 2, 2002
Commencement Address, Cambridge, June 6, 2002
ROTC Commissioning Ceremony, Cambridge, June 5, 2002
Baccalaureate Address, Cambridge, June 4, 2002
Statement Regarding Commencement Speech, May 29, 2002
Statement Regarding Petition "for Divestment from Israel", May 16, 2002
Peking University, Peking, China, May 14, 2002
Harvard Club of Boston Annual Dinner, Boston, March 26, 2002
John Harvard Society, Cambridge, March 25, 2002
New York Public Library, New York City, March 20, 2002
Bauer Laboratory Dinner, Cambridge, March 4, 2002
Bauer Laboratory Plaque Dedication, Cambridge, March 4, 2002
Harvard Club Annual Awards Dinner, Chicago, March 3, 2002
Harvard Business School Board of Directors of Associates, Allston, February 22, 2002
Statement on Knowles Transition, February 11, 2002
Statement Regarding University Employment and Contracting Policies, January 31, 2002
The Harvard Community in Japan, Tokyo, Japan, January 28, 2002
Harvard Club Annual Dinner, New York City, January 25, 2002
Remarks at After School Initiative event, Cambridge, January 9, 2002
Statement on diversity at Harvard University, January 2, 2002

2001
Statement on Report of Harvard Committee on Employment and Contracting Policies, December 19, 2001
Grandberg Lecture in Primary Care, Boston, November 29, 2001
Clinton introductory speech, Cambridge, November 19, 2001
Remarks at Football Banquet, Boston, November 19, 2001
Remarks at President's Associates Dinner, New York, November 16, 2001
President's Weekend Dinner remarks (Education School), Cambridge, November 2, 2001
Harvard College Fund Assembly Speech, Allston, October 27, 2001
Remarks at Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, October 26, 2001
Remarks at Public Service Awards Dinner, Cambridge, October 26, 2001
Remarks to Yale Tercentennial, New Haven, Connecticut, October 5, 2001
Morning Prayers address, Cambridge, September 21, 2001
Letter to the Harvard community, Harvard Gazette, September 13, 2001

Freshman Orientation address, September 2, 2001


Press conference: Lawrence Summers selected as president of Harvard, Loeb House, Harvard University, March 31, 2001



 
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