Title IX Officer

Karvonides Responds to Law School’s Departure from Central Title IX Procedures

The working group that crafted Harvard’s newly centralized sexual harassment policy and accompanying procedures did not anticipate that individual schools would deviate from those procedures to the extent Harvard Law School may, according to University Title IX Officer Mia Karvonides.

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University Monitors 'Potentially Historic' Blizzard

The National Weather Service predicts a “crippling and potentially historic” 20 to 30 inches of snow for the Boston area, with snowfall accumulation at rates from 2 to 4 inches per hour.

Freshman Class Begins New Tradition of ‘ReFRESHMENt’

The presentation, which was was organized by the First-Year Social Committee, the Undergraduate Council, and the Freshman Dean’s Office, featured entertainment and speakers including Dean of College Rakesh Khurana.

At Conference, Warren Calls For 'Fighting Chance' For Americans

Warren spoke at the fourth annual Public Interested Conference, an event that aims to help students explore postgraduate opportunities in the public sector.

Brooks, Yearwood Featured at 'Conversations with Harvard'

This first-ever Conversations with Harvard evolved from Conversations with Kirkland, a speaker series launched by former Kirkland resident scholar Peter V. Emerson in 2002.

Justice Ginsburg Will Receive Radcliffe Medal in May

The Radcliffe Medal is presented annually to an individual who has made significant and effective contributions to change and progress.

University Names Overseer Nominees

All alumni, excluding members of the Corporation and “officers of instruction and government,” may vote in the Overseer election. Election results will be announced in May.

Affidavit Filed Reaffirms Allegations Against Dershowitz

The woman, identified in court documents as “Jane Doe No. 3,” claims in the affidavit that she “had sexual intercourse with Dershowitz at least six times.”

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In Wake of Allegations, 38 Law School Profs Sign Letter ‘in Support of’ Dershowitz

In the letter, the professors argue that Dershowitz was unable to directly respond to the recent allegations in a legal setting, citing the fact that he does not have standing in the civil case in which the allegations of sexual misconduct were first filed and that Dershowitz denies.

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Demonstrators Continue 'Black Lives Matter' Campaign in Central Square March

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Boston Olympic Bid Names Harvard Venues as Hosts for 10 Events

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Med School Professor Dies After Brigham Shooting

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Harvard Medical School

Med School Establishes Research Center in Dubai

The Harvard Medical School Center for Global Health Delivery—Dubai, as the center is called, will house research for delivery methods of health care treatment throughout the UAE, but it will not provide patient care.

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Harvard Law School

Same-Sex Marriage Likely, Not Guaranteed, Law School Profs Predict

Law School professors say that the Supreme Court is likely, but not certain, to rule in favor of plaintiffs challenging recent Sixth Circuit Court decisions that upheld same-sex marriage bans in four states.

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Ed School

GSE Prof. Argues for Standardized Testing Before Congress

Professor Martin W. West urged members of Congress not to lose sight of the positive impacts of standardized testing requirements introduced by the No Child Left Behind Act, which some members of Congress hope to dismantle.

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College

Khurana Pushes for Wintersession To Focus on Reflection

New programs for this year’s Wintersession, including a three-day retreat to Vermont, are meant to prompt students to reflect on their experiences at Harvard, according to College Dean Rakesh Khurana.

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College

Faust Letter Cautions Against Proposed Cuts for DACA

University President G. Faust wrote a letter to the Massachusetts House delegation critiquing an amendment that would roll back a key Obama administration immigration initiative.

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Harvard Kennedy School

Longtime Shorenstein Center Director To Depart

Politics

Shorenstein Center Names Spring Fellows

Federal State Relations

Coakley Reportedly May Take Fellowship at Harvard

English

Sacvan Bercovitch, Courageous Literary Scholar, Dies at 81

Harvard Business School

Paul Vatter, Gifted Business School Professor, Dies at 90

Film

'Selma' Director Responds to Criticism at Hutchins Center Q&A

The discussion, which was hosted by University Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr., followed a free screening of the film at the AMC Assembly Row in Somerville.

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Research

Company Partners with Harvard, Brigham To Develop Ebola Drug

Canadian pharmaceutical company H&P Labs, Inc., announced earlier this month a partnership with Harvard and the Brigham and Women’s Hospital dedicated to the development of a new drug to fight the Ebola virus.

College

Students Volunteer with Pre-Med Society’s Service Week

Participants will be volunteering at the Phillips Brooks House Association Mission Hill After-School Program on Tuesday and the Boston Living Center on Wednesday and Thursday this week.

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College

Analysis: Law School Probe’s End May Mean Closer Scrutiny for College

Now that the government’s investigation into Harvard Law School’s compliance with Title IX has concluded, its ongoing probe at the College may focus more specifically on the undergraduate school’s own handling of sexual harassment.

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College

Campus Center Plans Feature Student Offices, Network of Common Spaces

While officials have detailed plans to move several University offices to other locations to make room for the construction, the fate of several restaurants currently housed in the building still remains unclear.

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House Life

Currier House Names Meisner Acting Dean

IOP

IOP Announces Roster of Spring Resident Fellows

College

Chris Pratt Named Hasty Pudding’s 2015 Man of the Year

Harvard Law School

University Did Not Defame Former Law Student, Judge Rules

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EdX Offers Amazon Web Services Credit for Course Completion