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Harvard Rescinds Acceptances for At Least Ten Students for Obscene Memes

Harvard rescinded admissions offers to at least ten prospective members of the Class of 2021 after the students traded explicit messages and memes in a Facebook group chat.

Harvard Appoints First Muslim Chaplain

Khalil Abdur-Rashid, an adjunct professor of Islamic studies at Southern Methodist University, will become Harvard’s first Muslim chaplain on July 5.

Undocumented Students Relieved by DACA Extension, But Far from Satisfied

Trump’s decision last week to extend Obama-era protections for undocumented students was greeted with relief from some Harvard students even as they reaffirmed a need for immigration reform.

Corporation and Three Overseers Will Lead Presidential Search

All twelve members of the Harvard Corporation and three members of the Board of Overseers will sit on the committee to replace University President Drew G. Faust.

As Harvard Gears Up for Presidential Search, Past Efforts Shed Light on Process

While Harvard will conduct the process from behind closed doors, its past presidential searches shed light on how one of the world’s most prestigious schools will choose its next leader.

Students Greet Faust’s Planned Resignation with Shock, Indifference

Many Harvard students stopped what they were doing—commuting to a summer internship, waiting for a flight, relaxing at home—to reflect on the decade-long career and legacy of Harvard’s first female president.

Board Denies &pizza's Bid for Square Storefront

After months of community debate and meetings, &pizza has abandoned its plans to move into the Harvard Square property previously occupied by Tory Row and Crimson Corner.

Undergrads Seek Role in Presidential Search

The leaders of the Undergraduate Council requested an expanded student role in the search for University President Drew G. Faust’s successor.

Graduate School Alumnus Wins 'The Amazing Race'

Scott Flanary, a 2010 graduate of the Harvard Graduate School of Education, won “The Amazing Race” and a $1 million prize, the show revealed in its season finale earlier this month.


Falling Money

Falling Money

Drew Faust

Faculty Praise Faust Following Resignation Announcement

While Faculty members are scattered across the globe for academic research and summer breaks, their absence from campus did not diminish their support for Harvard’s first female president.


Capital Campaign Total Hits $8 Billion With Year to Go

With a year still remaining in its record-shattering capital campaign, Harvard has raised $8 billion in donations.


Harvard’s Endowment Plans to Sell $70 Million of Cows and Farmland Assets

Not even Harvard’s cows are safe as Harvard Management Company undergoes a radical restructuring that it hopes will reverse a decade of lackluster returns.


Court Rejects Harvard's Dismissal of Admissions Lawsuit

A federal court rejected Harvard’s motion to dismiss an ongoing lawsuit accusing the College of race-based discrimination against Asian Americans in its admissions practices.

Central Administration

The New Corporation Man

Billionaire financier and philanthropist David Rubenstein is emblematic of the changing Harvard Corporation.

Harvard Square

Chan Unveils Plans to Build Theater, Retail Center at Vacant Church St. Site


In Photos: Boston Calling at Harvard


Some Accused of Cheating in CS50 Sought Legal Counsel


Yates Discusses Trump Defiance at Law School Class Day

College Administration

Khurana: A Case Study

Central Administration

The Harvard Lobby

Three trips to D.C., 11 lawmakers, two amicus briefs. Under Trump, Harvard's lobbying efforts are heating up.

Harvard Kennedy School

Kerry Urges Optimism at Kennedy School

Kerry urged the school’s Class of 2017 to pursue activism in a “moment of adversity” at a graduation ceremony for the school.

Drew Faust

Ten Years of Faust

On June 14, 2017, University President Drew G. Faust announced she would step down at the conclusion of the 2017-2018 academic year. Here is our retrospective from last month on her ten years in office and the events that shaped them.


'Morning Joe' Hosts Join IOP as Visiting Fellows

Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski, co-hosts of “Morning Joe”—MSNBC’s weekday morning news and talk show—will serve as visiting fellows at the Institute of Politics.


Under CS50 Policy, Accused Students Likely Left in Dark

Because of the way CS50 reviews cases of academic dishonesty, students likely did not learn of cheating allegations against them until months after they potentially violated course policy.


College Hires Resident Deans for Winthrop, Eliot, and Dunster Houses

College Administration

College Mourns the Loss of Dunster Faculty Dean Ann Porter

College Administration

Harry's Harvard


Associate Dean of Students Friedrich to Leave Harvard for MIT

College Administration

Khurana Favorability Hits All-Time Low