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Smashing Agassiz’s Boulder
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Smashing Agassiz’s Boulder

Joseph L. Graves discusses the legacies of former Harvard professor Louis Agassiz and Charles Darwin’s legacies in Northwest Labs Tuesday night. The talk was part of a speaker series put on by the Peabody Museum for their 150th anniversary.

Smashing Agassiz’s Boulder
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Evolutionary Biologist Puts Agassiz’s Views on Race Under Microscope

Evolutionary biologist Joseph L. Graves examined the controversial history of former Harvard professor Louis Agassiz’s views on race and human evolution.

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Stephen L. Carter Examines Effects of Law on Race

Yale Law professor Stephen L. Carter examined on Wednesday the invisible consequences of law on African-Americans in the second of three lectures of the W.E.B. DuBois Lecture Series on “Blackness and the Legal Imagination.”

 W.E.B. Du Bois Lecture
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W.E.B. Du Bois Lecture

Yale Law Professor Stephen L. Carter delivered the first of three lectures in the W.E.B. Du Bois series, with the topic “Blackness and Legal Imagination,” in the Barker Center on Monday afternoon.

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Stephen L. Carter Argues Slavery’s Effects on the Law

Yale Law School Professor Stephen L. Carter argued the relevance of slavery in the United States by addressing its impact on the law in the first installment of his W.E.B. Du Bois Lecture Series on Tuesday.

"How Jews Became White Folks"
Religion

"How Jews Became White Folks"

People broke out into groups to discuss topics of race, religion and political movements in an event called "How Jews Became White Folks", run by Harvard Hillel on Thursday.

Indigo Peer Counseling
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Citing Staff Shortage, Indigo Peer Counseling Takes Hiatus

Indigo, the peer counseling group aimed at addressing issues of race and diversity in mental health, is taking a hiatus this semester due to a staff shortage.

Harvard College Office of Admissions and Financial Aid
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Harvard to Release Six Years of Admissions Data for Lawsuit

Harvard must produce “comprehensive data” from six full admissions cycles for use in the pending admissions lawsuit between the University and anti-affirmative action group Students for Fair Admissions following a court order filed Tuesday.

567 Nations: The History of Federal Indian Law
On Campus

567 Nations: The History of Federal Indian Law

Dean Martha L. Minow invites Joseph W. Singer, Bussey Professor of Law, to give the first lecture of the Diversity and U.S. Legal History series at the Harvard Law School.

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567 Nations: The History of Federal Indian Law
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Law School Launches Series on Diversity

After a year that saw Harvard Law School embroiled in debates over race and diversity, Law School Dean Martha L. Minow has launched a new lecture series entitled “Diversity and U.S. Legal History.”

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Law Review Inducts Most Diverse Class of Editors in History

​For the first time in the publication’s nearly 130-year history, the Harvard Law Review inducted a group of editors this year whose demographics reflect those of their wider Law School class.

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Rev. Walton Expresses Support for NFL's Kaepernick at Morning Prayers

Jonathan L. Walton voiced support for San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who has drawn criticism for sitting down during the national anthem to protest police brutality.

Harvard Medical School
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Students Draft 'Social Justice Agenda' for New Medical Dean

More than a hundred gathered at the Medical School Wednesday to develop a list of priorities for the new dean to help make the school more diverse, convening after a semester of campus activism aimed at selecting a leader dedicated to the issue.

Students Discuss Diversity and Inclusion
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Dean for Diversity to Depart Harvard in October

Emelyn A. dela Peña, the College’s assistant dean for equity, diversity, and inclusion, will leave her position this October, adding to recent administrative shakeup within the Office of Student Life.