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College

Nigerian Independence Day Feted at Gala

More than one hundred people attended a colorful gala, hosted by the Nigerian Students Association, on Saturday night at Wasserstein Hall.

Harvard in the World

EdX Joins Professional Education Market

Anant Agarwal, the platform’s CEO, announced the launch of the new courses on the edX blog Tuesday.

Central Administration

Univ. Working with Peer Institutions on Sexual Assault Survey

The task force is actively collaborating with peer institutions to create a “climate survey” to gauge the circumstances in which unwanted sexual advances occur.

Shiyi Cheery About Education
College

Chinese 'Power Couple' Defends Harvard Donation

Pan Shiyi and Zhang Xin, who donated $15 million to the University last July, shared their views on education and philanthropy with hundreds of students on Wednesday.

Boston Strong for Hong Kong
College

Affiliates Wear Yellow in Solidarity with Hong Kong Protesters

The action was originally conceived by Heather L. Pickerell ’15 as a chance for those on Harvard’s campus to raise awareness about the protests.

Harvard in the World

Amidst Competition, HarvardX Turns to New Marketing Strategies

HarvardX faculty and administrators are applying a variety of marketing strategies to spread the word about the courses they offer.

William Deresiewicz
Books

5Q: William Deresiewicz

William Deresiewicz stirred up a frenzy last July with his New Republic article, “Don’t Send Your Kids to the Ivy League.” Before appearing on a panel moderated by Professor Homi K. Bhabha, Deresiewicz entertained FM’s questions.

#emBODYindia
Harvard in the World

Student-Led 'emBODYindia' Campaign Sparks International Discourse

The Harvard U.S. India Initiative’s “emBODYindia” campaign published its first post at midnight on Thursday, and fewer than twenty four hours later, is already attracting international attention.

Iranian Policy Forum
IOP

Forum Looks at Approaches to ISIS, Iran

Two former national security advisors discussed approaches to Iran and the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria at the Institute of Politics on Tuesday night.

Harvard in the World

Bangladesh ‘Likes’ Harvard

It seems that Mark Zuckerberg really liked his alma mater. Either that or Dhaka, Bangladesh has a online obsession with Harvard.

Harvard Business School

I-lab Startup Applies Socially Conscious Mission to Yemeni Coffee Imports

Mokha Origin, a new startup based at the Harvard Innovation Lab, has made strides to begin importing coffee beans from Yemen to encourage economic growth and stability on the Arabian Peninsula.

Harvard Business School

'Shark Tank' Casting Team Searches for Harvard Entrepreneurs

In search of budding entrepreneurs, the casting team for ABC’s Emmy-nominated reality television show “Shark Tank” visited Harvard’s Innovation Lab on Friday.

Harvard China Forum
Politics

Annual China Forum Packs Science Center

Students from Harvard and across the nation flocked to campus this weekend to discuss China’s role in the world as part of the annual Harvard China Forum.

Harvard Kennedy School

In Ukraine, Harvard Alumni Seek To Professionalize New Government

The Harvard Club of Ukraine is collaborating with the alumni organizations of other universities from across the U.S. and Europe to fill vacant positions in the interim Ukrainian government with Western-educated professionals.

IOP

Palestinian Advocate Expresses Lack of Faith in US-Led Negotiations in the Middle East

Hanan Ashrawi, an executive committee member of the Palestine Liberation Organization, expressed her lack of faith in the ongoing Israeli-Palestinian peace process during a John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum at the Institute of Politics Monday night.

Free Time
Columns

In Search of Lost Time

Larry, In His Element
Scrutiny

Professor Summers

Data Sculpture
Visual Arts

Painting by the Numbers: Data Visualization

School at School
Columns

What We Forget About School: School