A Complicated Relationship

Unrecognized but Engaged

Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana says he wants to encourage undergraduates to rethink the ways in which their social organizations may be exclusive, but some worry that the College's stance on final clubs and similar groups is at best futile and at worst counterproductive.

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Faust Disapproves of Divest Harvard’s February Occupation

“I wish [Divest Harvard] would focus on accomplishing what we want to accomplish, which is have an effect on climate change,” University President Drew G. Faust said.

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With NCAAs, Harvard Scores Baskets and Potentially Donations

With a fifth-straight Ivy League title and yet another appearance at the NCAA March Madness tournament, Harvard's men’s basketball team is hitting the (literal) money shot.

$25,000 Raised, DKE Searches for House

Alumni of other chapters of fraternity Delta Kappa Epsilon, as well as DKE international, have given the colony most of the funds raised so far.

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UC Amends Constitution, Encourages Inter-Ivy Collaboration

Undergraduate Council representatives heard from Cornell Student Assembly president-elect Juliana Batista and amended the UC Constitution at their general meeting on Sunday evening.

Winthrop Residents Will Remain In House Next Year

Contrary to administrators’ previous statements, Winthrop House residents will not live in swing housing next year to accommodate House renewal plans.

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Law School Food Justice Conference Draws Crowds

The conference focusing on interdisciplinary examination of justice in the food system drew hundreds to Harvard Law School’s Wasserstein Hall this weekend.

Speaker Calls Ferguson ‘Failure of the Humanities'

George Lipsitz, a sociology and black studies professor at University of California Santa Barbara, called for the reorientation of the academic humanities toward promoting social justice in a discussion Friday afternoon.

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SEAS and Design School Plan Joint Master’s Program

A master's degree in engineering design will “hopefully” be launched next year, according to Materials Science professor Joanna Aizenberg, who sits on the committee spearheading the project.

Big States, Little States
College

Beyond Boston: Regional Diversity at Harvard

Central Administration

In Op-Ed, Law Profs Call for University Governance Changes

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Scrutiny

Not a 9-to-5 Job

Advising Programs Office Under Construction
College

Freshman Advising: Under Construction

FAS

Graduate Students Await Columbia Unionization Ruling

A ruling in favor of unionization rights for graduate students at Columbia might prompt interest in a similar movement at Harvard.

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Central Administration

Moore, Nelson Named to Board of Overseers Leadership

According to University spokesperson Jeff Neal, administrators “believe that this is the first time that two women have served" as president and vice chair of the Overseers concurrently.

College

Sexual Assault Task Force Members Detail Outreach Efforts

University President Drew G. Faust convened the task force last April amid debate over Harvard’s policies and approach to handling cases of alleged sexual assault.

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School of Public Health

School of Public Health Will Launch Blended Master’s Degree

The Harvard School of Public Health will launch a new master’s degree program that will be offered largely online, with a small residential component.

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College

Honor Council Begins Training Undergraduate Members

As the College readies for a fall rollout of its first honor code, undergraduates on the student-faculty body that will hear cases of academic integrity have begun their training.

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Central Administration

In Op-Ed, Law Profs Call for University Governance Changes

Endowment

Judge Dismisses Divestment Lawsuit

College

Undergrads Stress Public Service and Accessibility at Faust Forum

Harvard in the City

Allston Residents Frustrated Over West Station Revelations

College

UHS Study Found No Impact of Exercise Encouragement on Mental Health

Harvard Law School

Following Controversy, Steinberg Will Lecture at Law School

Following controversy surrounding her role in an online video, Robin Steinberg, a New York public defender whose invitation to a Harvard Law School event was rescinded earlier this year, will deliver a lecture there in April.

Harvard Square

Amid Snow, Square Tour Companies Weather the Winter

Although this past winter buried many tour group businesses in weeks of slow or no sales—especially those that depend on last-minute bookings—the damage was lessened by the industry’s anticipation of such seasonal cycle.

Central Administration

Divest Harvard, SLAM Distribute Flyers at S’mores Event

University President Drew G. Faust said the event was meant to mark the end of a snowy winter and give thanks to “everyone who kept Harvard running smoothly” during the snowstorms that forced many Harvard schools to cancel classes.

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Harvard in the City

Allston Committee Discusses Harvard Construction Demolitions

Harvard University Construction Mitigation Director Edward G. LeFlore estimated compliance with the University’s new construction worker parking program at around 97 to 99 percent out of 220 workers.

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Central Administration

Faust Will Convene Climate Change Panel in April

University President Drew G. Faust will hold a panel on climate change on April 13, featuring Harvard science and public policy professors and experts outside the University.

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College

Winter Weather Forces Athletes To Train Longer Indoors

College

UC Appoints Director To Encourage 'Prompt' Email Responses

Central Administration

Health Benefits Plan Will ‘Likely’ Change in Future, Committee Members Say

College

UC Outlines Grant Program for Student Initiatives

Harvard Law School

In ‘Uncommon Event,’ Law School Profs Spar Online over EPA Plan