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Faust Asks Congress to Resolve DACA Before Possible Gov. Shutdown

University President Drew G. Faust sent a letter to House and Senate leadership asking for “immediate attention” to protections for undocumented youth.

Commencement Celebration

Students Criticize Proposed Elimination of Loan Deductions

Graduate students say they are concerned about the tax plan’s “devastating” elimination of deductions for interest on student loans.

Yaz and Cam

UC Hosts Phone Bank Against GOP Bill's Proposed Endowment Tax

UC representatives urged fellow students to call and advocate against a provision in the Congressional tax bill that would cost the University millions.

Baker Library

Business School Study Finds Handgun Waiting Periods Reduce Gun Violence

Laws instituting a waiting period between the purchase and delivery of a gun reduce gun-related homicides by 17 percent, a Business School study says.

Donna Shalala

Former Clinton Administrator Reflects on Career

Shalala said that the failure of the Clinton Administration to pass healthcare reform was among her regrets as Health and Human Services secretary.

Sally Q. Yates

Former Deputy Attorney General Yates Criticizes Trump At IOP Event

“Our standard for our president shouldn’t be, ‘Anything short of a felony is okay,'" she said.

Law School Gavels
Harvard Law School

Report Criticizes Law School’s Alleged Corporate Focus

Five-time presidential candidate Ralph Nader said the Law School is "not addressing the broader need around the country for legal services.”

Massachusetts Hall

Harvard Facing Three Federal Title IX Investigations

Harvard is facing two previously unreported federal investigations into its compliance with anti-sex discrimination Title IX.


China Experts Analyze 19th Party Congress

Chinese President Xi Jingping may continue to centralize his power even as the country’s ideological balance remains constant, experts predicted at the event.

Faust at the Economic Club
Central Administration

Harvard Signs Letter Urging Legislative Support for 'Dreamers'

The letter claimed that universities were “ready to work with Congress in a bipartisan manner” to protect undocumented students.

Harvard to the Hill

John Harvard Goes to Washington

Come June, Faust's successor will need to continue to advocate for American higher education on a national stage.

Prayer and Vigil
Religious Groups

Students Protest 'Muslim Ban 3.0'

Students stood vigil in solidarity with those affected by Trump’s latest immigration restrictions.

Harvard School of Public Health

School of Public Health Researchers Find Many Unreported Police Killings

The study found that only 44.9 percent of police-related deaths were documented as such in a database managed by the federal government.


Panelists Share Perspectives on Social Media’s Impact

As social media becomes increasingly integral to everyday life, four Harvard professors discussed its impact on individuals’ identities and relationships at a panel on Monday.

Saravi Speaks to the Press
Harvard Medical School

After 8 Months, Iranian Scientist Barred By Trump Reaches Harvard

“Bans and restrictions make humans stronger,” Saravi said. “Now I am really stronger than before because I have passed many limitations, many restrictions.”