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Faculty Contributions Feature

Harvard Faculty Donate to Democrats by Wide Margin

Eighty-four percent of campaign contributions made by a group of 614 Harvard faculty, instructors, and researchers between 2011 and the third quarter of 2014 went to federal Democratic campaigns and political action committees.

Law Students for Justice
On Campus

Law Students Organize Vigil Commemorating Freddie Gray

The vigil consisted of two speakers and spanned from 9:45 to 10 p.m. in order to coincide with Baltimore's 10 p.m. curfew announced by the city's mayor.

Shinzo Abe, with Joseph S. Nye

Address by Japanese Prime Minister Met With Student Protest

A visit from Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who spoke about his reform agenda and the importance of stable U.S.-Japan relations at the Institute of Politics, was met with student protest on Monday morning.

Jessie J

In a Harvard T-Shirt, Jessie J Takes the Yardfest Stage

British pop artist Jessie J took the stage in pink hair and a Harvard T-shirt for the College’s annual Yardfest concert in Tercentenary Theater on Friday night.

Forum on the Future of Theater at Harvard
Student Life

Theater Concentration Begins Hiring Faculty

The new Theater, Dance, and Media concentration has started the process of hiring faculty members, said Martin Puchner, the English professor who spearheaded the effort to create the concentration, during a panel event Wednesday.

Harvard Teaching Campaign Petition

Teaching Campaign Delivers Section Cap Petition to Mass. Hall

At the time of delivery, the petition had garnered 2,273 signatures, with 1,103 undergraduates, 685 graduate students, 113 faculty members, and 81 alumni as signatories.

Lucas Carr and Matt Brown Near Finish Line

Bombing Memories Still Lingering, Harvard Affiliates Run Marathon

Two years after two bombings left the Boston Marathon’s finish line in chaos in 2013, more than a dozen Harvard students, faculty, and affiliates took to the 26.2 mile Marathon course on Monday.

Harvard-Yale Field

God of the Playing Field

For many of Harvard's athletes of faith, religion is a strong component of their identity both on and off the field. However, balancing that identity with the demands of a varsity sport is anything but easy.

University Hall Blockade

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.

Divest Harvard
Central Administration

Calling for Divestment, Protesters Blockade Mass. Hall

The blockade, which is part of a planned weeklong protest the group has dubbed “Heat Week,” came after the group trained protesters in civil disobedience tactics and held a rally at the First Parish in Cambridge earlier in the evening.

Divest Protest in Mass Hall
Central Administration

Frustrated Divest Harvard Turns to Further Civil Disobedience

Beginning on Sunday, Divest Harvard plans to stage its most ambitious act yet, hoping to bring hundreds of students, faculty, and alumni to Harvard Yard to blockade Massachusetts Hall.

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Central Administration

University Prepares To Launch Sexual Conduct Climate Survey

In preparation for the survey, administrators are emphasizing the confidentiality of the poll and are executing an aggressive publicity push to draw respondents.

Incoming Harvard Law School Classes
Harvard Law School

Law School Admissions ‘Actively Preferences’ Work Experience

For the past several years, roughly three-fourths of each incoming class of Harvard Law School students has come to campus having spent some time beyond their college campuses.

Grad Boards

Grad but Not Gone

Graduate boards are groups made up of Harvard College alumni who voluntarily take on oversight roles for specific clubs located on the undergraduate campus. Grad boards often work closely with undergraduate organizations’ leadership, though the extent of their influence varies from group to group

Graduate Student Council Election

Newly Elected Graduate Student Leaders Back Unionization

Newly elected members of the Graduate Student Council declared Wednesday night their support for an effort by graduate students to unionize.

Massachusetts Hall

Graduate Students Start Movement To Unionize

Central Administration

Amidst Title IX Debate, Law Faculty Raise Governance Concerns

John Stilgoe Office

John Stilgoe’s Secret History

Big States, Little States

Beyond Boston: Regional Diversity at Harvard