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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.

College

Yale’s College Dean Will Step Down In June

​Dean of Yale College Jonathan Holloway will step down from his position this summer to serve as Northwestern University’s provost, marking the end of a tumultuous three-year term.

Make a Run For It
Previews

Football Faces Off Against Penn for Share of Ivy Title

Harvard football has never won four ​straight Ivy League titles. Period. Tonight at 8 p.m., the Crimson (7-1, 5-0 Ivy) has a chance to change that. Squaring off against second-place Penn (5-3, 4-1 Ivy), Harvard can clinch at least a share of the championship. Lose, and the Crimson will drop into a tie.

College

Princeton’s Gen Ed Proposals Mirror Harvard Program

In an Oct. 20 report, Princeton’s Task Force on General Education wrote that it had consulted a series of peer institutions, including Harvard

Work Hard, Play Hard
Previews

Field Hockey to Vie Against Princeton for Share of Ivy Crown

​In a battle that will likely be for the Ivy League crown, field hockey conference leaders Harvard and Princeton will compete Saturday at the Tigers’ Bedford Field. The No. 20 Crimson (8-4, 4-0 Ivy League) haven’t won the division since 2004, when the team shared it with Penn. The No. 11 Tigers (9-5, 4-0 Ivy League), on the other hand, have taken the division title 21 of the last 22 times, the one exception being 2005.

Ivy League FY2016 Endowment Returns Graph
College Finance

Ivy League FY2016 Endowment Returns Graph

Ivy League FY2016 Endowment Returns Graph
Central Administration

Columbia Returns -0.9 Percent with Narvekar, Next HMC Head

​Incoming Harvard Management Company CEO N.P. Narvekar oversaw negative 0.9 percent returns on Columbia University’s investments during his last fiscal year on the job.

Harvard Stadium
Football

A Changing Game: A Look at the Ivy League's Ban on Tackling

Most players believe that football should make a space for both safety and zeal.

FAS

Ivy League Coaches Approve Banning Full-Contact Football Practices

Amid increasing concern over player safety and concussion prevention, Ivy League football coaches voted last week to eliminate all full-contact practices during the season.

Massachusetts Hall
College

Latino Students Issue Demands to Administrators

Latino students met with University President Drew G. Faust on Thursday to discuss demands for greater inclusivity for students of color.

Year in Photos: Housing Day
House Life

Dear Dartmouth, Here’s Some Advice

Dear Dartmouth, we here at Flyby recently heard that you have announced plans to change your current housing system to resemble more closely the residential housing system that schools like Harvard and Yale employ. After that crushing defeat a few weeks ago by our seemingly unstoppable football team, who could blame you for trying to make yourself more like us?

Ivy League Conference
Politics

Ivy League Conference

Students from the eight Ivy League universities listen as former U.S. Ambassador Edward J. Perkins talks about his experiences with foreign policy. The keynote address was a part of the Ivy Leadership Summit, a two-day conference hosted by the Ivy Council.

Ivy League Conference
College

At Summit, Ivy League Students Discuss International Leadership

Harvard’s campus welcomed about 250 delegates from the Ivy League and all over the world this past weekend at the 16th annual Ivy Leadership Summit hosted by the intercollegiate, student-run Ivy Council.

Office of Career Services

Harvard Lands Fourth in Economist’s First College Rankings

Peter F. Lake ’81, a professor at Stetson University College of Law who specializes in higher education law, said he was unsure how this new system would hold “in a crowded field of metrics.”

Harvard-Princeton Football Concert
Music

Harvard-Princeton Football Concert

The Harvard and Princeton Glee Clubs perform together at the Harvard-Princeton Football Concert on Friday evening.