Alumni

Dean Martha L. Minow
Harvard Law School

Law School Alumni Confident in Capital Campaign

Some Harvard Law School alumni and officials are confident that the school’s fundraising success will continue “unabated” after Law School Dean Martha L. Minow steps down at the end of the academic year.

Harvard Business School

HBS Women Oppose Alumnus Steve Bannon as Trump Strategist

More than 1,000 current students and alumni of Harvard Business School signed a letter denouncing Stephen K. Bannon, a 1985 Business School graduate and President-elect Donald Trump’s pick for chief strategist.

Politics

Grady, a Harvard Alum, Considered for Trump Cabinet Position

Robert E. Grady '79 is in the running to serve on Donald Trump's cabinet, according to Politico.

Thankathon
On Campus

Thankathon

Students write thank-you notes to donors at the Harvard-Yale thankathon sponsored by the Harvard College Fund Tuesday afternoon in Queen’s Head Pub.

College Life

In Shanghai, Vice Provost Condemns Men’s Soccer ‘Scouting Reports’

Vice Provost Mark Elliott applauded University President Drew G. Faust for asking the Office of the General Counsel to review the men’s soccer team, whose actions he called “scandalous.”

Food and Drink

Alumni Duo to Bring a Taste of Hawaii to Somerville

Manoa’s signature menu item will be a traditional poke bowl with rice or quinoa and fish.

Baking, Not Business School: A Conversation with Joanne Chang
Food and Drink

Baking, Not Business School: A Conversation with Joanne Chang

Joanne B. Chang ’91 estimates that she eats an entire loaf of banana bread every day.

Harvard in the World

More than 40 Harvard Alumni Win Seats in 115th Congress

More than 40 Harvard alumni won seats in Congress Tuesday night as both the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives remained under Republican control.

College

SEAS Expects Increase in Concentrators, Strives for Greater Diversity in School Makeup

The School of Engineering and Applied Sciences is projected to see increased numbers of undergraduate concentrators when sophomores declare their fields of study on Nov. 17, continuing a trend of fast growth since 2007.

Harvard Law School

Appeals Court Upholds Law School Plagiarism Decision

​A federal appeals court upheld last week Harvard Law School’s decision to reprimand a student for plagiarism, affirming a lower court ruling against the plaintiff, Megon J. Walker, who sued Harvard in 2012.

College

Costumed Children Scramble for Candy at PBHA Event

​Elementary school students poured through the tunnels of Adams House laughing and shrieking at every turn—handling buckets of candy and enjoying a haunted house organized by the Phillips Brooks House Association and Adams House Committee.

Food and Drink

Flour Will Bring Signature Sticky Buns to the Square

​With lines for Tatte Bakery and Cafe stretching out the door, students will now have another option for getting their coffee and croissants in Harvard Square.

College

Sexual Assault Bill Author Encourages Youth Activism

Amanda N. Nguyen ’13, founder and president of advocacy group Rise, criticized the lack of support the legal system affords sexual assault victims and emphasized young people’s ability to change that system during an address in Currier House Monday.

 Boston City Councilor Michelle Wu
City Politics

Boston City Council Unanimously Endorses Strike

The Boston City Council unanimously voted to support the Harvard University Dining Services workers’ strike at their meeting on Wednesday in a resolution introduced with an impassioned plea by the Council’s president, an alumna of the College and Law School.

College

Five Harvard Grads Running for Senate in 2016

With 34 U.S. Senate seats up for grabs in the midst of a tense 2016 election season, Harvard boasts its fair share of contenders with hats in the ring.