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Nobel Laureate Toni Morrison To Deliver Six Campus Lectures

As the Norton Professor, Morrison will give a series of six free lectures called “Baring Witness, Bearing Views” to begin next year on March 2 in Sanders Theatre

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Harvard Faculty Weigh In on Emerging Presidential Candidates

Although the 2016 presidential election is more than a year away, several faculty members stressed that the early stages of a presidential election can serve as a critical time for candidates looking to secure their party’s respective nomination.

Student Life

Theater Concentration Courts Potential Concentrators

The professor who spearheaded the initiative to create the Theater, Dance, and Media concentration is turning his efforts to attracting both current students and admitted members of the Class of 2019.

Massachusetts Hall
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Teaching Campaign Prepares To Deliver Petition

With 1,827 signatures as of Wednesday, the Harvard Teaching Campaign is making a final push for signatures on a petition that calls for a 12-student cap on section sizes before delivering it to administrators.

Divest Harvard: Faith Day
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Faculty for Divestment Brings Advocacy to Classrooms

Twenty members of Harvard Faculty for Divestment have agreed to speak about divestment to their students amid demonstrations by activist group Divest Harvard.

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Med School Postdocs Criticize Health Benefits Changes

Nearly 70 Harvard Medical School postdoctoral fellows, professors, and administrators signed a letter expressing concern that the University’s new health benefits plan may disproportionately burden postdocs.

Continued Dialogue
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Blockade Remains After Faust Offers To Meet With Protesters

University President Drew G. Faust offered to meet with demonstrators on the condition that they stop blocking her office building’s entrances, but they refused.

Speaking on Climate
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Climate Change Panel Addresses Divestment

University President Drew G. Faust did not address Divest Harvard’s ongoing blockade of Massachusetts Hall, which holds her office, when she introduced a panel discussion on climate change on Monday.

Mass Hall
Central Administration

Members of Faculty for Divestment Participate in 'Heat Week'

Amid a weeklong protest by environmental activist group Divest Harvard, at least 18 members of Harvard Faculty for Divestment intend to devote portions of their course meetings this week to the topic of climate change and divestment.

University Hall Blockade
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On 'Heat Week' Day 3, Divest Protesters Target University Hall

The group decided to blockade University Hall after administrators did not respond directly to their blockade of Massachusetts Hall on Monday, according to Divest Harvard co-coordinator Talia K. Rothstein ’17.

College

Departments Prepare Potential Thesis Writers

According to faculty and staff from several departments, requiring or suggesting prospective thesis writers to draft proposals can help them develop their topics and planning summer research.

Updates on the Honor Council
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College Stalls Plans for Ad Board Database Meant To Increase Transparency

The Administrative Board has repeatedly pushed the database’s target release date back, amid concerns that the summaries could compromise the privacy of individual students.

Race

Harvard Reaches Gender Parity in Junior Faculty Hires

Harvard’s total number of junior faculty hires has reached gender parity across the University for the first time ever.

Graduate Student Council Election
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Graduate Student Council Election

Incumbent Graduate Student Council Vice President John Gee voiced his support for the unionization movement during his pre-election speech to graduate student voters.

Graduate Student Council Election
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Photos of the Day (04/08/2015)

Massachusetts Hall
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Graduate Students Start Movement To Unionize

Central Administration

Amidst Title IX Debate, Law Faculty Raise Governance Concerns

John Stilgoe Office
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John Stilgoe’s Secret History

Big States, Little States
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Beyond Boston: Regional Diversity at Harvard