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Dean Donoff: A Dental School Fixture Across Decades

​Harvard School of Dental Medicine Dean R. Bruce Donoff jokes that his biggest accomplishment is making 80 percent of the University aware his school exists.

East Meets West: 88rising Comes to Harvard

​88rising founder Sean Miyashiro and Chinese hip-hop group Higher Brothers came to campus Thursday afternoon to discuss Asian hip-hop and cultural appropriation.

Barreira Explains Student Health Insurance Options and Changes

​Harvard University Health Services Director Paul J. Barreira said in an interview earlier this month he thinks students don’t fully understand their health insurance options.

Republican Tax Plan Could Mean Added Business Income Tax for Harvard

​Hidden in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act passed last year is a change in the way taxes are calculated for nonprofits that could lead to increased expenses for Harvard.

Faust Continues Advocacy on Immigration, Higher Ed Act

​Amid turmoil in Washington over immigration reform, Harvard administrators are pushing for legislation securing legal protections for undocumented students and staff.

Former Diplomats Discuss Global Refugee Crisis

​David W. Miliband, former U.K. foreign secretary, discussed the global refugee crisis with Kennedy School Professor R. Nicholas Burns Thursday evening.

To Address Traffic Congestion, Allston Considers Designated Bus Lanes

​Amid traffic congestion concerns, the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority is considering a trial run of a designated bus lane connecting West and South Allston.

Extension School Expands Online Course Offerings

The Extension School has grown its online course catalog significantly over the past few years, according to the dean of the Division of Continuing Education.

On Campus

Black Arts Festival Kicks Off with Grammy Winners

The Kuumba Singers hosted singer, songwriter, and actress Jill Scott and jazz bassist and singer Esperanza Spalding to kick off the week-long Black Arts Festival.

Undergraduate Council

UC Faculty-Student Dinner Program Debuts to Praise

A new UC initiative that facilitates dinner table discussions between students and faculty members debuted last week.

Harvard Management Co

'Hard Lines to Draw': Harvard Balances Roles as University, Investor

Both a major investor and an educational institution, Harvard seeks to strike a difficult balance between considering ethical responsibilities while remaining apolitical.

Harvard in the World

Harvard Foundation Criticizes Myanmar Leader

The Harvard Foundation called on Myanmar’s leader Aung San Suu Kyi to better address her country’s ongoing persecution and expulsion of Rohingya Muslims.

College

Faculty Critique Loss of Course Gen Ed Status

“Had I known at the faculty meeting when we approved Gen Ed 2.0, had I known this is the way it was implemented, I would've voted against it,” one professor said.

Central Administration

Harvard Sold ProShares Before Market Dip

GSAS

Grad Student Unions Across U.S. Withdraw Representation Petitions

Student Life

Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Adds Title IX Coordinator

FAS

Harvard Researchers Design Shark-Inspired Airfoil

On Campus

Open Campus Initiative Hosts Lindsay Shepherd, Talks Free Speech

Harvard Divinity School

Record $25 Million Donation to Divinity School to Fund Renovations

A $25 million donation to the Divinity School will enable a complete renovation of the main campus building, administrators announced last Thursday.

Front Middle Feature

'Pracademic' Bacow Brings Economic Expertise to Top Job

Over the course of his academic career, President-elect Lawrence S. Bacow published two books and various articles on environmental studies, economics, and higher ed policy.

Student Life

CAMHS Debuts New System to Reduce Wait Time

Harvard’s Counseling and Mental Health Services has piloted a new model for service provision meant to reduce the wait time for students who request therapy appointments.

Undergraduate Council

UC Reps Allege Lack of Student Input in Presidential Search

Multiple members of the Undergraduate Council alleged Harvard did not adequately take student input into account in its recently completed presidential search at a Council meeting Monday.

Graduate School of Design

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s GSD Appearance Met With Protest

A crowd of around 50 Harvard affiliates and Boston residents gathered in front of the Graduate School of Design’s Gund Hall to protest Mayor of Chicago Rahm I. Emanuel’s appearance at the GSD on Tuesday.

Central Administration

Law School Affiliates Excited About Pres. Pick

Harvard Business School

HBS Prof. and Admin. Hugo E. R. Uyterhoeven Dies at 86

Politics

Former Trump Administration Official Awarded Kennedy School Fellowship

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Student Advisory Committee Member Declines To Say If Bacow Met Recommendations

Graduate School of Design

Design School Students Criticize Rahm Emanuel’s Visit in Open Letter

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