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Harvard Law School

Following Controversy, Steinberg Will Lecture at Law School

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role in an online video, Robin Steinberg, a New York public defender whose invitation to a Harvard Law School event was rescinded earlier this year, will deliver a lecture there in April.

Interview with President Faust
Central Administration

Faust Will Convene Climate Change Panel 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.

50 Years After Selma
College

Students Discuss Legacy of Selma Marches

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.

Race

Amid Controversy, HLS Students to Recognize New York Public Defender

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.

A Hearing
University Finances

Judge Issues No Final Decision on Divest Lawsuit

The plaintiffs, who call themselves the Harvard Climate Justice Coalition, allege that Harvard is mismanaging its endowment in “abnormally dangerous activities.”

Divest Harvard Alumni Letter
Alumni

Divest Harvard Alumni Letter

One week after the Divest Harvard protest in Massachusetts Hall, the organization partners with alumni for a week-long sit-in.

Letters

Letter to the Editors

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.

Divest Protest in Mass Hall
Student Groups

Faculty for Divestment Support Goals of Student Sit-In

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 - Ferguson Reporting
Politics

Wesley Lowery - Ferguson Reporting

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 - Ferguson Reporting
Politics

Wesley Lowery - Ferguson Reporting

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 Protest
Central Administration

Divest Harvard To Create Alumni Fund, Donation Conditional on Divestment

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.

Divestment Protesters Occupy Mass Hall
University

Divestment Protesters Occupy Mass Hall

Divest Protest in Mass Hall
Drew Faust

Divest Protest in Mass Hall

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.

Occupying Massachusetts Hall
Breaking News

Occupying Massachusetts Hall

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.

Ushering into Mass Hall
University

Ushering into Mass Hall

Benjamin D. Sorscher '18 ushers in Henney H. Sullivan '15 into Massachusetts Hall as student group Divest Harvard stages a protest calling for the divestment of fossil fuels on Feb. 12.

Big States, Little States
College

Beyond Boston: Regional Diversity at Harvard

Central Administration

In Op-Ed, Law Profs Call for University Governance Changes

Jeffrey K. McDonough Artwork
Scrutiny

Not a 9-to-5 Job

Advising Programs Office Under Construction
College

Freshman Advising: Under Construction