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University President Drew G. Faust convened the task force last April amid debate over Harvard’s policies and approach to handling cases of alleged sexual assault.
Undergraduate Council leaders named Oak Yard representative Eduardo A. Gonzalez ’18 the Council's new communications director.
College student Kunho Kim '17 speaks to President Faust and Dean Khurana about the lack of accessibility for disabled students on campus. Kim was one of many students to voice concerns about true inclusion for all members of the Harvard community during the forum.
Undergraduate Council leaders Ava Nasrollahzadeh '16 and Dhruv P. Goyal '16 hold an open forum with President Drew G. Faust and Harvard College Dean Rakesh Khurana Tuesday night. Students spoke about a range of issues, including campus diversity and inclusion, accessibility for disabled students, and funding for summer and post-graduate public service opportunities.
Students voice concerns about public service funding, accessibility, and inclusive social spaces on campus at an open forum with University President Drew G. Faust and Dean of the College Khurana.
Undergraduate Council student representatives line the rows of Harvard Hall at their weekly meeting on Monday evening. The Monday gathering touched upon subjects such as the upcoming forum with Drew Faust and sign-up rates for Ventfull, a campus calendar application available on mobile devices.
In a mix of spring break updates and legislative policy announcements, Undergraduate Council Vice President Dhruv P. Goyal ‘16 facilitates the Harvard Undergraduate Council’s weekly meeting. The Monday gathering touched upon subjects such as the upcoming forum with Drew Faust and sign-up rates for Ventfull, a campus calendar application available on mobile devices.
Through "The Harvard Project," the Council will award $3,000 to one initiative proposed by an undergraduate student or group of students. Proposed initiatives should serve the College student body under a broader aspect of student life.
Undergraduate Council leaders hope to reschedule Housing Day to the Friday before spring break to avoid conflicting with midterms next year.
UC Vice President Dhruv Goyal delivers a speech entitled "State of the College" in Lowell dining hall Monday night. The annual Lowell House speeches were designed to encourage intellectual expression in house life.
Goyal expressed his desire to achieve a balance between fulfilling broad imperatives like inclusion and empowerment and also delivering tangible items to the student body.
Former UC representative Kevin Liang ’16 waits outside of Adams House on Monday afternoon. As a previous executive of multiple clubs, Liang often had to prioritize extracurricular activities over House events.
The UC president and vice president said they are concerned that students of lower-income backgrounds are discouraged from seeking summer internships in the public sector, which are often unpaid.
Students face long lines to enjoy food items like macaroni and cheese and hot dogs in the Science Center during #HarvardOasis. The event, held on Sunday afternoon, including a screening of Finding Nemo, a performance from a student band, and ping pong tables.