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Administrators on the Stage
College

Class of 2019: Academics & Extracurriculars

Part II of The Crimson's survey of the Class of 2019 examines the academic and extracurricular pursuits of the incoming freshmen.

The View of Convocation
College

Class of 2019: By the Numbers

From first-generation status and admissions statistics to gap years and interest in campus social life, The Crimson's third annual survey of Harvard's incoming freshmen breaks down the Class of 2019.

Provost Alan Garber
Central Administration

After Criticism, Harvard Offers Additional Health Benefits Plan

Harvard has revised its health insurance options for nonunion faculty and staff members to offer an additional plan without deductibles or coinsurance.

Harvard Law School

After Federal Feedback, Law School Implements New Title IX Standards

Harvard Law School made final changes to its school-specific Title IX procedures this summer, and they will go into effect this fall.

Smith Campus Center Front
Harvard in the City

Zoning Board Delays Campus Center Plans a Second Time

Harvard is facing its first significant roadblock in its effort to renovate the Smith Campus Center.

Boston Olympics 2024
Harvard in the City

U.S. Olympic Committee Terminates Boston Bid

The U.S. Olympic Committee and Boston 2024 organizers terminated Boston’s bid to host the 2024 Olympic Games on Monday following several months of backlash and major changes to the bid.

James F. Rothenberg ’68
Central Administration

Rothenberg, Longtime Corporation Member, Dies at 69

As Harvard’s treasurer and a member of the Harvard Corporation, James F. Rothenberg '68 remained intimately connected to the University he loved, advising its leaders and helping manage its money, until his death Tuesday. He was 69.

Stillman After Hours
College

Stillman Infirmary Closed, Renovation Plans Await Approval

A planned renovation of the 24-hour inpatient care space to expand mental health resources is still pending approval from the state public health department.

Acceptance Letters
College

Education Department Dismisses Admissions Complaint

The Department of Education decided to dismiss the complaint because it is similar to an ongoing and separate federal lawsuit filed against Harvard.

Boston Same-Sex Marriage Celebration
College

Across the Country, Students Celebrate Same-Sex Marriage

Throughout the weekend, students celebrated the decision many miles away from Washington, marching in gay pride parades and attending rallies nationwide.

Boston Olympics 2024
Harvard in the City

Harvard No Longer Slated as Boston 2024 Tennis Host

Dorchester’s Harambee Park, not Harvard, would host Olympic and Paralympic tennis if Boston is selected as the host city of the 2024 Summer Games, yet another sign that Harvard’s relationship with the bid is evolving.

Smith Campus Center Front
Harvard in the City

Cambridge Planning Board Recommends Campus Center Plans

The unanimous vote to recommend Harvard’s plans to renovate the Smith Campus Center to the city’s Board of Zoning Appeal moves the construction plans one step closer to city approval.

Electrical Engineering
FAS

Record $400 Million Gift Renames SEAS

The gift will establish a permanent endowment for SEAS—which will now be known as the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences—as the school prepares to move into new facilities in Allston, Harvard announced on Wednesday.

Montgomery Sheriffs and Protesters 1965
Features

‘Busy Making History’

Marshall L. Ganz '64 was one of many Harvard students who found ways to engage in activism while at school in Cambridge, in a community that many described as increasingly supportive of the civil rights movement.

Acceptance Letters
College

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.

Administrators on the Stage
College

Class of 2019: Academics & Extracurriculars

The View of Convocation
College

Class of 2019: By the Numbers

Sorry, Dorothy
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Sorry, Dorothy

Skipping Stones
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Skipping Stones