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Deval Patrick
Central Administration

Patrick Urges Graduates to Feel ‘Uneasy’ About Society’s Issues

During Thursday’s Commencement Day Afternoon Exercises, former Massachusetts Governor Deval L. Patrick '78 told graduates that he wanted them to feel “uneasy” about problems facing society, such as income inequality and climate change.

Meet Harvard's Lawyers
Central Administration

Harvard’s Legal Defenders: Behind OGC

As Harvard faces increased regulatory pressure, the influence of its internal legal apparatus grows.

Montgomery Police 1965
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Archive: Civil Rights March

Protesters 1965
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Protesters 1965

Above, James Bevel (left, in skullcap) and James Forman (center) attempted to calm people sitting in a street in Montgomery, AL. Motorcycle policemen listen in background. At left, sheriff’s possemen use horses to interfere in a picket of the Capitol building.

Protesters 1965
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Protesters 1965

The Crimson printed this image on March 24, 1965.

Selma 1965
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Selma 1965

The Crimson printed this photograph by Glen J. Pearcy in a March 24, 1965 issue of the paper.

Montgomery Sheriffs and Protesters 1965
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Montgomery Sheriffs and Protesters 1965

In Montgomery, Alabama, sheriffs on horseback trampled voting rights marchers near the state Capitol on March 16, 1965. Crimson photographer Glen J. Pearcy photographed the voting rights march from Selma to Montgomery in the spring of 1965.

Montgomery Police 1965
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Montgomery Police 1965

Montgomery police waited for demonstrators on March 17 and 18, 1965 during the voting rights march from Montgomery to Selma. This photograph appeared in The Crimson later that month.

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.

Avik Chatterjee
College

Avik Chatterjee

Avik Chatterjee, a BGLTS, race relations, and pre-med tutor in Dunster House, poses before attending the Dunster Senior Dinner on Thursday.

Yemen Discussion
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Yemen Discussion

Fatima Abo Alasrar, Edward S. Mason Fellow and Yemeni citizen, emphasized the gravity of the humanitarian crisis in Yemen during a luncheon panel at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs. The panel, according to Kennedy School Professor Michael C. Hudson, was assembled with initiative from current Yemeni students pursuing advanced degrees at the Kennedy School.

Minority Faculty at FAS
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Minority Faculty at FAS

The Faculty of Arts and Sciences is making efforts to recruit more minority faculty members.

Minority Faculty at FAS
Central Administration

Few in Number, Harvard's Minority Faculty Face Additional Burdens

While Harvard has institutionalized a hiring process designed to draw in more a racially and ethnically diverse faculty, some professors say there is more work to do to improve the work environment for those faculty after they enter Harvard’s gates.

College

Group Supporting Harvard Motions To Intervene in Admissions Lawsuit

The motion, dated April 29, cites as its movants nine prospective students intending to apply to Harvard and five current students at the College.

College

Admissions Lawsuit Plaintiff Requests Extensive Harvard Records for Discovery

The lawsuit alleges that Harvard sets “target percentages” for underrepresented minorities and illegal quotas on students of Asian descent in its undergraduate admissions processes.

Beauty After Ruin
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Beauty After Ruin

Harvard Ed Portal Opening
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Year In Review 2015

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Year in Sports 2015

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Class of 2015, By the Numbers