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Race

Faust Condemns Free Tuition Proposal from Outsider Overseers Ticket

University President Drew G. Faust critiqued both major proposals put forward by five alumni last month in their grassroots campaign for the Board of Overseers, the University's second-highest governing body.

School of Public Health

Collage, Petition Detail Harvard Club Worker Grievances

Tensions between the Harvard Club of Boston and its unionized employees intensified this weekend following the delivery of a collage of worker photos and the circulation of a petition from School of Public Health students in support of the union.

"Free Harvard, Fair Harvard"
Central Administration

Outside Overseers Candidate Arrives in Square, Petitions in Hand

Per Unz’s estimate, he had collected almost 300 signatures over a series of weeks—shipping petitions to alumni across the country—to earn a spot on the ballot for Harvard’s second highest governing body. He arrived in the Square to collect a few more signatures.

University Fundraising in 2015 Graph
Central Administration

Stanford Tops Harvard in FY 15 Contributions

After taking the top spot in 2014, Harvard fell to second in a ranking of universities by donations. Stanford has led this ranking, compiled by the Council for Aid to Education, for nine of the last ten years.

Harvard in the City

Student Groups Petition To Revoke Harvard Club’s Name Rights

A group of students, Harvard Club workers, and Unite Here Local 26 union representatives presented University Provost Alan M. Garber '76 with a petition Thursday to revoke the Harvard Club of Boston’s right to use Harvard’s name.

Harvard Business School

Harvard Releases Inaugural Alumni Impact Study

The survey was sent to the 244,835 living alumni who continue to receive emails from the University and had a response rate of approximately 15 percent and a completion rate of 10 percent.

Stein at the Million Student March
Harvard in the World

Harvard Grad Jill Stein Faces Uphill Battle for Presidency

Now in the thrust of her second campaign for Commander-in-Chief, Jill Stein ’72-’73​, a Green Party candidate, faces an uphill battle against the two mainstream parties.

Fox Club
College

Graduate Board Shuts Down Fox Club

The graduate board of the Fox Club, one of Harvard’s historically male final clubs, shut down the organization’s house just weeks after undergraduate leaders added women to their membership and a day after a party there prompted controversy among alumni.

Drew Faust + GSD
Central Administration

Design School Campaign Raises $7 Million in 13 Months

Harvard’s Graduate School of Design raised just about $7 million in its segment of the University’s ongoing capital campaign in the 13 months following the launch of its public phase in September of last year.

Harvard Business School
Research

Kraft Foundation Gives Business School $20 Million Gift

The Robert and Myra Kraft Family Foundation has pledged to donate $20 million to Harvard Business School to endow a fund to support research and the advancement of precision medicine.

Harvard Law School

Kagan Discusses Statutory Interpretation at Law School

Supreme Court Associate Justice Elena Kagan discussed what she described as “remarkable” changes in interpretation of statutory law in a conversation with law professor John F. Manning ’82 during an event at the Law School on Tuesday.

Alumni

Alumni Update: Lin, Fitzpatrick Star In New Roles

Former Harvard and current New York Jets quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick '05 suffered a close loss against upstate rivals Buffalo last Thursday, one day after Jeremy Lin '10 led the Charlotte Hornets to their second consecutive victory.

College

A.D. Club ‘Strongly’ Opposes Membership Changes

In an email to club graduate officers, undergraduate president Coby C. Buck ’16 wrote that 31 of 36 undergraduates members in good standing with the A.D. oppose any changes in the club’s membership policy.

Meyer Gate
History

Student Veterans Give Harvard Military History Tour

To commemorate Veterans Day, current Harvard students who have previously served in the U.S. Armed Forces led official “Harvard Military History” tours that centered on the University’s and its affiliates’ association to American wars.

Soman Chainani
College

Harvard Grad Chainani Discusses Fantasy Book Series

​New York Times bestselling author Soman S. Chainani ’01 shared his experiences as a writer and discussed his children’s fantasy trilogy “The School For Good and Evil” on Tuesday during a Folklore and Mythology class.

Special Teams
Football

In Photos: The Game

Crimson-UC Crossfire Debate
College

The Back of the UC Ballot

Helicopter over Harvard
Crime

In Photos: Bomb Threat Shakes the Yard

College

A.D. Club ‘Strongly’ Opposes Membership Changes