GSAS

Shopping Week Chaos
FAS

Shopping Week Chaos

Though many undergraduates love the week for the flexibility it provides, for Harvard administrators, shopping week means not knowing the size of each course until the Course Registration Deadline.

Mike Smith at Convocation
FAS

Admissions Cuts Concern Some Graduate Students

News that FAS will admit 4.4 percent fewer graduate students next year has precipitated concern and disappointment among some current graduate students.

GSAS

In Second Meeting, GSAS Action Network Plans Advocacy Events

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.

GSAS

NLRB To Consider Election Objections In Feb. 22 Hearing

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.

Mike Smith at Convocation
FAS

FAS Will Cut Grad Student Admissions by 4.4 Percent

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.

Politics

After Cancelled Protest, Grad Students Call Congress

After a snowstorm forced graduate students to cancel a planned protest of Trump's anti-immigration order, graduate student organizers traded protest signs for phone lines

Politics

Grad Students Organize to Resist Trump

​Progressive Action Network, a graduate student activism group, held its first-ever meeting Wednesday evening to organize advocacy efforts to resist President Donald Trump.

The Thomas P. O'Neill Jr. Federal Building
GSAS

Harvard Moves to Dismiss Objection to Unionization Election

Harvard disputed union organizers’ objection to a November student unionization vote, arguing that the University provided accurate lists of eligible voters in the election.

Unionization Polarization
GSAS

Students Puzzle Over ‘Surprising’ Unionization Vote Count

For many students on both sides of the unionization question, the initial vote count and the stalled progress of the unionization effort is surprising.

Unionization Vote
GSAS

NLRB Hearing on Unionization Election Disputes Set for Feb. 21

​The National Labor Relations Board will begin a hearing Feb. 21 to decide which votes should be counted in the November election intended to decide whether eligible Harvard students form a union.

Unionization Vote
GSAS

Student Union Organizers, Harvard Object To Unionization Vote

Harvard student union organizers filed an objection Thursday to a November election that could determine whether or not eligible students can form a union, arguing that the University may have prevented eligible voters from participating.

Unionization Vote
GSAS

Harvard Student Unionization Vote Remains Too Close To Call

The National Labor Relations Board will hold hearings to determine the fate of Harvard’s student unionization effort after a vote count Thursday morning showed that the election remains too close to call.

GSAS

Columbia Files Objections to 'Conduct' of Student Unionization Election

​Columbia University has objected to the “conduct” of a vote permitting eligible students at the school to form a union and called for a new union election, arguing to the National Labor Relations Board that alleged voting day violations could have skewed the results of the election.

GSAS

Columbia Students First to Unionize Following NLRB Ruling

An overwhelming majority of Columbia’s graduate and undergraduate teaching and research assistants voted in favor of forming a union.

GSAS

Student Unionization Vote Count Will Extend Into December

Ballot boxes containing student votes have remained sealed for nearly two weeks, which is standard protocol until all questions about challenged ballots are resolved.