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Acceptance Letters

Groups File Federal Complaint Alleging Discrimination in Harvard Admissions Process

Asian-American groups filed a federal complaint against Harvard calling for an investigation into what they charge is the College’s “unlawful use of race” in its admissions process.

University Hall

Among Harvard’s Faculty, ‘Women Are Still Pioneers’

Though the environment for women faculty at Harvard has improved over the past 20 years, many say that there is still room for improvement.

Entrepreneurship Final Project Fair

Entrepreneurship Final Project Fair

Students of the Graduate School of Education course Education Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship in Comparative Perspective speak to judges, faculty, and other visitors at the project presentation fair on Friday morning at the Harvard Innovation Lab.

Faculty Bows
Student Life

Photos of the Day (05/04/15)

Faculty Contributions Feature

Harvard Faculty Donate to Democrats by Wide Margin

Eighty-four percent of campaign contributions made by a group of 614 Harvard faculty, instructors, and researchers between 2011 and the third quarter of 2014 went to federal Democratic campaigns and political action committees.

John Bates Clark Medal Recipient

John Bates Clark Medal Recipient

Roland G. Fryer, this year’s John Bates Clark Medal recipient, speaks about his research on education for disadvantaged youths, influential mentors, and his two-year-old daughter on Monday afternoon in his office at Littauer Center.


Government Releases Guidance on Title IX Coordinator Position

The federal government published guidance on Friday that could strengthen the role of Title IX coordinators at many schools, including Harvard.


Boston College Opens Applications for Neighborhood Improvement Fund

The program is intended to finance public projects that may include benefits to public parks, open space, neighborhood beautification, transportation improvements, and public art.

Dean Fitzsimmons Discusses Class of 2019 Regular Admissions

Harvard Admissions Office Considers How To Weigh MOOCs

Admissions officers are still considering how to weigh edX courses against conventional AP or IB classes when evaluating applicants.

Ed School Campaign Progress
Central Administration

Ed School Has Raised $145 Million in Capital Campaign

This sum is comprised of more than 10,000 individual donor gifts and pledges, including a $5 million donation from the Walton Family Foundation in November 2014.

Higher Education

HarvardX Participation and Completion Rates Vary by Discipline, Study Says

The report found that only 5 percent of participants who did not pay a fee for ID verification actually completed their online course.

Massachusetts Hall

Graduate Students Start Movement To Unionize

Graduate students involved in the unionization effort said the movement is still in its early stages but counts members from all three divisions of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.

HONY and Mott Hall Bridges Academy Visit Harvard
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HONY and Mott Hall Bridges Academy Visit Harvard

HONY visit (weather): President Drew G. Faust speaks about the experience of being the first female president of Harvard University. Faust spoke at the Fogg Museum on Thursday morning, where Brandon Stanton, photographer and creator of the popular "Humans of New York" blog, brought students from Mott Hall Bridges Academy on a visit to Harvard University.

Harvard Law School

EdX Settles With Department of Justice

The edX settlement will require the platform to become accessible for people with disabilities—including those who are deaf or visually impaired.

Kimberly Theidon

Former Professor Suing University Granted Tenure At Tufts

Theidon, who was an associate anthropology professor at Harvard, will teach courses about human security at the Tufts graduate school when she begins teaching in September.

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Front Feature

Class of 2015, By the Numbers

Wedding Bells

Wedding Bells 2015

On Campus

The Geography of Harvard Athletics

University Hall

Among Harvard’s Faculty, ‘Women Are Still Pioneers’