The Graduate School of Arts and Sciences will allow students to receive their stipend in one lump sum on June 1, as it has in past years.
Kevin Tian, a graduate student in applied physics, and Aric Flemming, a graduate student at the Divinity School, were elected President and Vice-President of the Harvard Graduate Council on Monday.
GSAS will increase student stipends by 1.5 percent in the 2017-2018 academic year, an unusually small increase owing to poor returns on Harvard’s endowment.
A sub-group of Harvard’s Graduate Student Union-United Auto Workers, held a teach-in on Islamophobia Thursday evening that looked to educate members about “the history of Islamophobia in the U.S. and current issues facing Muslim communities."
In the second day of hearings, lawyers from Harvard and the union effort continued to contest which ballots should be counted in the election.
The NLRB began a hearing on Wednesday that could determine the fate of Harvard's student unionization effort.
Graduate students are calling on Faust to provide additional support for international and undocumented students amid uncertainties generated by Trump’s travel ban.
The GSAS Action Network, a graduate student advocacy group, will attend public meetings with members of Congress to discuss labor and environmental policies in the coming weeks, the group decided Monday.
The National Labor Relations Board will consider objections to Harvard’s student unionization election at a hearing Feb. 22 and deliberate over whether or not to call for a re-vote on the issue.
The "drying up of some funds" has prompted Harvard’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences to reduce the number of admissions slots for graduate students this year.