Even among the many eminent people to emerge from a Harkness Fellowship, it will be difficult to find a person who has collected more honours, awards and prizes than Colin Blakemore (Fellow 1965-68)
This article described the second major change to the Harkness Fellowships in 1996 when the focus changed to health.
Over 5 decades after becoming one of the world’s most famous rugby players, the Harkness Fellow who played for Harvard Business School’s School’s rugby team in 1967-69 was still sought after by the media.
A Harkness Fellow in 1930s Berkeley – from California to Cambridge, Eleanor Francis wrote home describing the species ‘co-ed’.
Veronica Plowden, who travelled with her husband William Plowden to New York for three years, describes the first major change to the programme in 1988.