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Dorothy Zinberg Receives Harvard's Signet Medal

| Apr. 26, 2018

Dorothy Shore Zinberg, Lecturer in Public Policy at the Kennedy School and a founding member of the Belfer Center, was awarded the prestigious Harvard Signet Medal on Saturday, April 21.

Zinberg was honored with the medal for "bringing science to society and society to science." She received the Signet Society Medal for her "significant contribution to the arts and letters" as "Scientist, Sociologist, Ambassador." The ceremony took place during the Signet Society's One Hundred Twenty-Seventh Annual Dinner.

In receiving the medal, Zinberg joins an illustrious list of Signet medalists that includes Robert Frost, Norman Mailer, Seamus Heaney, T.S. Eliot, and others. The Signet Society was founded in 1870 as a student and faculty arts and literary society at Harvard College.

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