Khurana at the UC Meeting

College to Pilot Pre-Orientation Program for Members of 'Historically Marginalized Communities'

The program could resemble a proposed summer program for low-income and first generation students that Khurana rejected in January.

For Second Time, Faculty File Motion Against Social Group Sanctions

21 professors submitted a motion that seeks to nullify penalties for members of final clubs and Greek organizations, renewing an effort to curb administrative regulation of the groups.

Social Group Ban Recommendation Could Be Revised After Faculty, Student Input

​The committee that proposed a ban on social groups at Harvard College will consult with faculty and students before releasing a final revised report on Sept. 25.

Justice Department Investigation Spurs Student Opposition

The Justice Department’s decision to investigate Harvard’s admissions practices for possible discrimination against Asian Americans has left some students feeling worried.

Professors, Staff Named to Presidential Search Advisory Committee

Harvard moved one step closer to naming its next president Tuesday when it unveiled the membership of two committees that will advise the search for University President Drew G. Faust’s successor.

Harvard Appeals Unionization Vote Ruling to National NLRB

Harvard has appealed a National Labor Relations Board decision to invalidate a student unionization election held last fall, the latest step in a process that has lasted months.

Justice Department May Join Admissions Lawsuit Against Harvard, Experts Say

The Justice Department’s decision to reopen an investigation into Harvard’s admissions process may result in the government joining an existing lawsuit on the issue.

Justice Department to Investigate Harvard's Admissions Process

The Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division will investigate allegations that Harvard discriminates against Asian Americans in its admissions process, according to a department spokesperson.

Harvard May Quietly Turn to Outside Firms in Presidential Search

As it solicits advice from students, professors, and alumni about who should be Harvard’s next president, the search committee may also turn to executive search firms.

Harvard Kennedy School

Facebook Sponsors Kennedy School Project to Protect Elections from Hackers

​Facebook is funding a new initiative at the Kennedy School that aims to develop better defenses against cyber attacks targeting the United States’s elections.

Food and Drink

Hawaiian-Style Fish Chain to Replace Liquiteria

Pokéworks, a Hawaiian-inspired seafood bowl chain, will take over the Harvard Square storefront currently leased by smoothie vendor Liquiteria this fall.

Politics

NLRB Official Rules to Invalidate Unionization Election

The ruling is the latest development in the drawn-out legal saga between the University and the union organizers since the initial election in November 2016.

College

Seven Votes

A Harvard committee's decision recommending a ban on membership in social groups was far from unanimous.

Harvard Square

&pizza and Milk Bar Partnership Obtains Initial Approval

The Cambridge Planning Board earlier this month voted to approve the proposed restaurant, a partnership between &pizza and Milk Bar, a dessert bakery based in New York.

Harvard Square

Wagamama Closes Doors After Decade in the Square

Harvard Law School

Law School Task Force Releases Findings, Students Dissent

IOP

‘Morning Joe’ Hosts Speak at IOP Event

College

College Appoints Dudley House Resident Dean

College

Faculty Committee Recommends Social Groups Be 'Phased Out'

College

Social Group Ban Revives Faculty Concerns Over Governance

The faculty committee was meant to ameliorate professors' worries that they weren't being heard—but a new ban on social groups has left some feeling more frustrated than ever.

College

After Proposed Ban, Final Clubs Consider Suing Harvard

A faculty committee’s recommendation that social groups at Harvard be “phased out” by May 2022 has some final club graduate leaders considering legal action.

Theater

A.R.T. Institute to Shutter for 3 Years After 'Failing' Debt Grade

The A.R.T. Institute will close its doors for three years in order to “work on a strategic plan" after receiving a failing grade on student debt from the Department of Education.

Student Groups

S. Allen Counter, Founding Director of Harvard Foundation, Dies at 73

Dr. S. Allen Counter, a neurology professor at Harvard Medical School and the director of the Harvard Foundation for Intercultural and Race Relations died Wednesday morning.

College

Fox Club Again All-Male After 'Provisional' Membership Revoked for Women

The Fox Club will not allow the nine women who had enjoyed “provisional” status in the group to become full members, marking the club’s return to all-male status.

Board of Overseers

Three Overseers Named to Search Committee

Harvard Square

Australian Burrito Chain to Replace Boloco

Square Business

&pizza Partners with Dessert Bakery in Another Bid at Harvard Square

Harvard Law School

Law School Honors Scalia with Endowed Professorship

University Finances

HMC to Unload Private Equity Assets