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The Honor Council, the composition of which will be announced this spring, is scheduled to begin hearing academic integrity cases next fall at the same time as the College's first honor code is implemented.
Classes across the University will proceed as normal Wednesday, although the Faculty of Arts and Sciences Registrar’s Office has listed select class cancellations on its Tumblr blog.
The "crippling and potentially historic" looming blizzard is predicted to bring more than two feet of snow to the Boston area.
The working group that crafted Harvard’s newly centralized sexual harassment policy and accompanying procedures did not anticipate that individual schools would deviate from those procedures to the extent Harvard Law School may, according to University Title IX Officer Mia Karvonides.
In the letter, the professors argue that Dershowitz was unable to directly respond to the recent allegations in a legal setting, citing the fact that he does not have standing in the civil case in which the allegations of sexual misconduct were first filed and that Dershowitz denies.
Boston Police Commissioner William B. Evans said Tuesday that a doctor from the hospital was in life-threatening condition after being shot at least twice in the hospital’s Shapiro Building.
While officials have detailed plans to move several University offices to other locations to make room for the construction, the fate of several restaurants currently housed in the building still remains unclear.
Harvard Stadium could serve as a venue should Boston beat out other contenders when the final decision is made in 2017.
The lawyers—whom Harvard Law School professor emeritus Alan Dershowitz claims fabricated sexual misconduct allegations against him—accused Dershowitz of “initiat[ing] a massive public media assault on [their] reputation and character.”
If the Law School’s new procedures are implemented, the University’s approach to investigating sexual harassment complaints against students will no longer be consistent across all of its schools.
2014 was a year of change and controversy as Harvard affiliates reacted to events on campus and across the nation. In this feature, Crimson Multimedia uses photo and video to recap the 10 biggest stories of 2014.
As faculty members debated changes to their health benefit plans and administrators pushed through a proposal to create the College's first honor code, 2014 saw a flurry of change and controversy on Harvard's campus. The planned reenactment of a satanic "black mass" drew criticism from both the University president and outside observers; as Harvard faced two federal probes into its compliance with Title IX, administrators unveiled plans to overhaul their approach to addressing the increasingly national issue of sexual assault on campus. With an eye toward the new year, The Crimson takes a look at 2014's biggest stories.
The Vermont group is the first alumni club to officially back the divestment movement, according to club president Charles A. Boright ’68. The club’s position comes after months of discussion and research on the topic.
The committees addressed several new topics, including fast food advertising and its possible connection to childhood obesity, corporate tax policies, and the impact that investing activities of certain companies may have on greenhouse gas emissions and climate change.
“As the President and Provost have made clear, our procurement decisions should not be driven by community members’ views on matters of political controversy,” the spokesperson wrote.