HLAB Inspires Truman Scholarship Student to Pursue Career in Public Service

The Latest from HLS Clinical Programs 2014-05-05

Photo by Colin Manning Tianhao He ’15 of Mather House was named a Truman Scholar for 2014. The award recognizes college juniors from around the country who are potential leaders in public service.

Photo by Colin Manning Tianhao He ’15 of Mather House was named a Truman Scholar for 2014. The award recognizes college juniors from around the country who are potential leaders in public service.

Via The Harvard Gazette

Coming to the United States as a young boy, Tianhao He ’15 quickly learned about the many opportunities this country can provide, while also becoming aware of its many inequities. …

“I don’t see the problems with government as a reason to turn away, but rather as an opportunity to turn towards, get involved, and reimagine how we can solve these problems,” He said. “Through my involvement with the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau, I have seen firsthand Harvard Law School’s genuine commitment to clinical legal education, which has inspired me to want to go to law school myself because I have seen how law can be a powerful tool with which to solve the social problems I have studied as an undergraduate sociology concentrator.”

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