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Honor Council Reports 'Inappropriate Collaboration' Cases Doubled Last Year

In its report, the Honor Council obliquely referenced CS50, writing that “one large introductory course” had skewed the data for last year.

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IOP

Alumni Call on IOP to Drop Lewandowski and Spicer

More than 600 Harvard alumni have signed an open letter calling on the IOP to retract its fellowships for Corey Lewandowski and Sean Spicer.

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Politics

Public Health School Student Sues Trump Over DACA

The lawsuit charges that the Trump administration violated the due process rights of young people protected from deportation under DACA.

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Politics

Professors Arrested at DACA Protest

More than 20 professors from Harvard and other Boston-area universities were arrested Thursday for blocking traffic along Massachusetts Ave.

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College

College to Pilot Pre-Orientation Program for Members of 'Historically Marginalized Communities'

The program could resemble a proposed summer program for low-income and first generation students that Khurana rejected in January.

Harvard College Office of Admissions and Financial Aid
Race

Justice Department to Investigate Harvard's Admissions Process

The Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division will investigate allegations that Harvard discriminates against Asian Americans in its admissions process, according to a department spokesperson.

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College

Seven Votes

A Harvard committee's decision recommending a ban on membership in social groups was far from unanimous.

Harvard College Office of Admissions and Financial Aid
College Administration

Harvard Rescinds Acceptances for At Least Ten Students for Obscene Memes

Harvard rescinded admissions offers to at least ten prospective members of the Class of 2021 after the students traded explicit messages and memes in a Facebook group chat.

The Class of 2017, By the Numbers
College

The Graduating Class of 2017, By the Numbers

This week, the Harvard College Class of 2017 will enter a world still divided over November’s presidential election and, overwhelmingly, begin their post-graduate lives deeply pessimistic about the direction the country is headed.

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College

In Yale's CS50, Cheating Cases Rare

Only five Yale students faced academic dishonesty charges involving computer code for any course in fall 2016.

Harvard International Office
Government

Fast-Track Visa Suspension Could Jeopardize Hiring

The premium processing freeze may prevent or delay the hiring of international faculty and researchers.

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FAS

Economics Doctoral Students Received Confidential Information About Admitted Peers

​A spreadsheet containing personal information and confidential evaluation data about admitted Economics doctoral students was mistakenly sent to current graduate students in the department.

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Politics

Harvard Affiliate Barred From U.S. Sues Trump

​Samira Asgari, a Harvard affiliate and Iranian scientist barred from entering the United States this weekend, is suing President Donald Trump.

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Harvard Management Co

Harvard Management Company to Lay Off Half Its Staff

Harvard Management Company will lay off approximately half of its 230-person staff by the end of the calendar year in the genesis of a five-year overhaul of the world’s largest university endowment.

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Harvard Law School

Law Professor Sues Trump for Alleged Constitutional Violations

​Harvard Law School professor Laurence H. Tribe has joined a legal team suing President Donald Trump.