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Following controversy surrounding her role in an online video, Robin Steinberg, a New York public defender whose invitation to a Harvard Law School event was rescinded earlier this year, will deliver a lecture there in April.
University President Drew G. Faust will hold a panel on climate change on April 13, featuring Harvard science and public policy professors and experts outside the University.
Students discussed current and past social justice movements, Ferguson, and racism at an event commemorating the 50th anniversary of the civil rights marches from Selma to Montgomery.
Following controversy surrounding two Law School student groups’ recent decision to revoke an honor from Robin Steinberg, a New York City public defender, other students have begun planning to bring Steinberg to campus anyway.
The plaintiffs, who call themselves the Harvard Climate Justice Coalition, allege that Harvard is mismanaging its endowment in “abnormally dangerous activities.”
One week after the Divest Harvard protest in Massachusetts Hall, the organization partners with alumni for a week-long sit-in.
Although Our Harvard Can Do Better takes no position on fossil fuel divestment, it is neither our wish nor our place, as a campaign tackling one particular power structure, to purport to model the sole responsible form of activism on this campus.
Members of Harvard Faculty for Divestment praised the goals of a recent student sit-in of Massachusetts Hall, arguing that the protest returned attention to demands that the University withdraw its investments in fossil fuel companies.
Wesley Lowery discusses his experiences reporting on Ferguson and the resulting national reaction in a forum at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government.
Wesley Lowery, left, discusses his experiences reporting on Ferguson and the resulting national reaction. Next to him is Pulitzer prize winning journalist and director of the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, Alex S. Jones, asking questions.
Divest Harvard aims to launch a fossil fuel-free fund to which alumni can donate as an alternative to the University’s endowment, according to the group’s announcement from earlier this month.
Canyon S. Woodward '15 of Divest Harvard hangs a banner during a protest in Massachusetts Hall. A group of students rushed into the building that houses the University president's office this morning.
Divest Harvard member Miles Hewitt '17 gives a thumbs up as University personnel, reflected in a window, assess the situation during a protest in Massachusetts Hall on Thursday morning.