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Security was tight as people filed into the John F. Kennedy, Jr. Forum for former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak’s talk Wednesday night.
Following a year of of tension and discussion related to diversity at the Law School, administrators unveiled a total overhaul of first-year orientation this year to acclimate students from varying backgrounds to the school.
Harvard must produce “comprehensive data” from six full admissions cycles for use in the pending admissions lawsuit between the University and anti-affirmative action group Students for Fair Admissions following a court order filed Tuesday.
Kenneth W. Mack, a professor at Harvard Law School, speaks about reparations and the way that entities such as HLS can look at the fact that they would not be as successful without slave labor. The event was a joint seminar featuring Sir Hilary Beckles and Harvard professors.
Mariachi Véritas De Harvard perform Saturday evening in Sanders Theatre as part of the 2016 Cultural Rhythms show.
The annual festival has expanded its programming to include a dialogue series and other events in an effort to connect the performance showcase to conversations happening on campus and across the country.
The Harvard Art Museums’ special exhibition on Indigenous Art from Australia opens on Friday, with an opening celebration on Thursday night.
A crowd of about 100 students packed into a Sever classroom to attend the first lecture of English 181A: “Asian American Literature”—one of the College's few courses in the field—indicating a rising popularity in the subject.
As college students across the country stage protests in response to race-related incidents on their campuses, some cultural student groups at Harvard are planning to form a coalition “to present demands to the administration.”
Monica Duffy Toft described her emerging population transition theory, which posits that changes in state population configurations can portend civil conflict and destabilization.