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.
“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.
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.
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.
Undergraduate Council representatives heard from Cornell Student Assembly president-elect Juliana Batista and amended the UC Constitution at their general meeting on Sunday evening.
Contrary to administrators’ previous statements, Winthrop House residents will not live in swing housing next year to accommodate House renewal plans.
The conference focusing on interdisciplinary examination of justice in the food system drew hundreds to Harvard Law School’s Wasserstein Hall this weekend.
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.
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.
A ruling in favor of unionization rights for graduate students at Columbia might prompt interest in a similar movement at Harvard.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.