Front Middle Feature

Returns and Endowment Size (FY2006-FY2016) Graph

Faust Talks Impact of Endowment Tax

University President Drew G. Faust said the unprecedented endowment tax will have a "pretty significant" impact on funding for Harvard initiatives.

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Dean Donoff: A Dental School Fixture Across Decades

​Harvard School of Dental Medicine Dean R. Bruce Donoff jokes that his biggest accomplishment is making 80 percent of the University aware his school exists.

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Front Middle Feature

'Pracademic' Bacow Brings Economic Expertise to Top Job

Over the course of his academic career, President-elect Lawrence S. Bacow published two books and various articles on environmental studies, economics, and higher ed policy.

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Harvard in the World

Harvard Foundation Criticizes Myanmar Leader

The Harvard Foundation called on Myanmar’s leader Aung San Suu Kyi to better address her country’s ongoing persecution and expulsion of Rohingya Muslims.

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The Neighbors

All kinds of Allstonians are affected by the congestion—and proposed development—around I-90, and a multi-generational group of neighbors has stepped up.

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Graduate School of Design

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s GSD Appearance Met With Protest

A crowd of around 50 Harvard affiliates and Boston residents gathered in front of the Graduate School of Design’s Gund Hall to protest Mayor of Chicago Rahm I. Emanuel’s appearance at the GSD on Tuesday.

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Student Life

Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Adds Title IX Coordinator

Assistant Director of Student Affairs Caysie A. Carter will now serve as the Title IX Coordinator for Harvard’s Graduate School of the Arts and Sciences.

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Central Administration

Law School Affiliates Excited About Pres. Pick

Law School affiliates are eager to embrace a president with long-standing ties to the school.

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Drew Faust

Deans’ Council Meets To Discuss #MeToo In Academia

More broadly, Faust said the council will seek to prioritize addressing sexual assault at the University going forward.

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Students, Workers Protest Termination of Former Univ. Employee

Wielding picket signs and bellowing chants, around 40 students and workers gathered outside the Smith Campus Center Thursday to protest the recent termination of Mayli Shing.

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Undergraduate Council

The Half-Century Fight for a Multicultural Center

For almost half a century, students have been calling for the University to build and fund a multicultural center. For nearly half a century, Harvard has said no.

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Record 42,742 Apply to Harvard College

Harvard College received a record-breaking 42,742 applications for admission to the Class of 2022—setting a record for the fourth consecutive year.

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Central Administration

Preparing to Vacate Mass. Hall, Faust Promises A Smooth Hand-off

Faust will wrap up several initiatives from her presidency over the next few months while Bacow learns the ropes of the top job.

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FAS Administration

Faculty Optimistic About President-elect Bacow

Faculty across disciplines praised incoming University President Lawrence S. Bacow following the Sunday announcement he will succeed current President Drew G. Faust.

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Undergraduates Ponder No. 29

Harvard undergrads hurriedly googled the words “Lawrence Bacow” and scoured his Wikipedia page for answers.