Medical School Applicants

More Students Take Time Off Before Applying to Medical School

Alumni make up a growing majority of Harvard applicants accepted to medical school as taking time off become increasingly common.

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Faculty Council Approves New Concentration, Discusses Schedule Changes

The Faculty Council, FAS's highest elected body, approved the proposed concentration in Theater, Dance, and Media on Wednesday.

Updated Grant Application Platform Rolled Out

While the updates streamline the process by which faculty members submit letters of recommendation, students have experienced glitches on the new version of the interface.

Despite Snow, Junior Parents Weekend Will Proceed as Planned

Students and the University alike have prepared for the arrival of the parents of the Class of 2016 for the annual Junior Parents Weekend.

Hist and Lit Concentrators Near Thesis Completion

Hist. and Lit. concentrators will celebrate submitting senior theses on Friday with champagne, cookies, and camaraderie.

As Winter Dampens Students’ Moods, Harvard Experts Offer Advice

As short, cold days drive students indoors, experts advise socializing to combat seasonal loneliness and sluggishness.

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Former Tunisian PM Describes Country’s 'Start-Up Democracy'

Former Prime Minister of Tunisia Mehdi Jomaa spoke at Harvard’s Institute of Politics Thursday about his country’s sometimes tumultuous but ultimately successful transition into a fledgling “start-up democracy.”

College Begins Redesigning Bias Reporting System

Spurred by racially charged death threats that were emailed to hundreds of students last semester, the College is beginning the process of redesigning its current bias reporting system.

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Jodi Goldstein Tapped To Lead I-Lab

Goldstein will assume her new position at the end of the academic year following the departure of current i-Lab director Gordon S. Jones.

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The Dropouts

Snow on Plympton
College

More Snow Looming, College Alters Dining Schedule

Divest Harvard Rally
Central Administration

After 24-Hour Sit-In, Divest Harvard Protesters Leave Mass. Hall

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College

Undergrads Form DKE Fraternity Colony

Last October, the Delta Kappa Epsilon's headquarters approved the creation of a colony at Harvard. Shortly thereafter, the colony initiated nine Harvard students at the fraternity's MIT chapter.

House Life

Ahead of Policy Change, All Houses Offer Mixed-Gender Suites

The policy change, which came after students lobbied for the effort, will officially take effect with the spring’s upcoming rooming lotteries, according to Associate Dean of Student Life William Cooper ’94.

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Crime

Police Arrest Suspect in Alleged Cambridge St. Stabbing

While waiting at a bus stop on the 600th block of Cambridge Street Tuesday night, a man was allegedly stabbed twice by a teenage male.

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Research

Allegations Against Smithsonian Researcher Bring Attention to Harvard

Conflict of interest allegations against climate change theories by unaffiliated researcher Wei-Hok Soon has brought attention to Harvard.

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Harvard Law School

Analysis: Experts Say ADA Case Has Merit

Filed earlier this month, the complaint alleges that by not captioning its online content, edX, a virtual education platform founded by Harvard and MIT in 2012, violates the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

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Central Administration

Boston-Area Schools Differ in Snow Day Decisions

Sciences Division

Artist-in-Residence Draws Inspiration from Physics

Sciences Division

BioVisions Initiative Highlights Importance of Life Sciences Visualizations

College

Harvard Finalizes Sexual Assault Climate Survey

Central Administration

Deval Patrick Named 2015 Commencement Speaker

FAS

After Controversial Attendance Study, Committee Will Discuss Privacy

"The committee has not been charged with investigating or reporting on the attendance study,” according to the chair of the group, Harvard Law School professor John C. P. Goldberg.

Harvard Law School

Dershowitz Denies Allegations in Law Record Op-Ed

In an op-ed in the Harvard Law Record, law school professor Alan M. Dershowitz again denies allegations of sexual misconduct.

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IOP

IOP Launches New 'Campaign and Advocacy' Workshop Series

Mike Vlacich, New Hampshire Senator Jeanne Shaheen’s campaign manager, will lead a new “Campaign and Advocacy” workshop series at the IOP.

IOP

Former Finland President Discusses Development at IOP

Tarja Halonen, HKS Fellow and former president of Finland, spoke at the Institute of Politics about her career in public service and her country's achievements in education, human rights, and sustainable development.

Politics

North Korean Defectors Recall Living Conditions at Event

Defectors Eunju Kim, Gwang Seong Jung, and Se Jun Park discuss the intellectual and economic poverty in North Korea and their experiences in escaping the country.

College

Coakley Shares Insight on Press, Trials with Freshmen

Health

Experts Talk Vaccine Opt-Out Parameters

Undergraduate Council

UC Strays from UN, Changes Gender Campaign Name

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UC Passes Act of Solidarity in Light of UNC Shooting

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Square Businesses See Winter Downturn