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Central Administration

International Affairs Vice Provost To Step Down

Jorge I. Dominguez will step down from his position as vice provost for international affairs at the end of next June but will continue to teach as a professor of government, the University announced Thursday.

Double Tree Rally
Labor

DoubleTree Housekeepers Strike, Rally Attracts Hundreds

The strike marks the culmination of over a year of campaigning organized by a Massachusetts-based union that represents Harvard’s dining hall employees and the Student Labor Action Movement.

Metro News

ArtLifting To Sell Artwork at Harvard-Yale

A recently created online marketplace that sells artwork created by homeless or disadvantaged artists will be selling select pieces at the Harvard-Yale football game this weekend.

Harvard Law School

Law Professor Discusses Medical Tourism

Harvard Law School graduate I. Glenn Cohen and three other panelists shed light on various dimensions of medical tourism during a discussion Wednesday afternoon.

edX

EdX Hosts First Open edX Conference

EdX held its inaugural Open edX conference Tuesday and Wednesday to bring together nearly 200 of the platform’s collaborators, who hail from as nearby as Cambridge to as far away as Japan.

Students Sue Harvard Over Divestment
Harvard Law School

Student Activists File Suit Urging Harvard To Divest

The 11-page complaint claims that investment in fossil fuel companies is “a breach of [the University’s] fiduciary and charitable duties as a public charity and nonprofit corporation.”

Jimmy Carter
Harvard Divinity School

Jimmy Carter Addresses Issues of Human Rights

In his lecture, Carter shared facts about various forms of gender inequality, discussing the sex slave trade’s injustices against women, religious institutions’ discrimination against women, and sexual assault on college campuses.

Harvard Law School

Panel Focuses on Rise in Boston's Urban Agriculture

Much of the panel conversation centered on Article 89, a city-wide zoning ordinance passed into law in Dec. 2013 that makes it legal for Boston residents to grow and sell their own produce.

Harvard Medical School

Med School Prof Discusses Biotechnology, Startups

The talk, titled “Wild Biotechnology,” was hosted by Harvard Biotech Entrepreneurs, a student group focused on promoting interest in careers in biotechnology on campus.

Events

Panel Highlights Philanthropy Models Across Nations

The United States and India have much to learn from each other about the development of philanthropy and corporate social responsibility, panelists said at a discussion Tuesday.

Student Groups

Law Students Form Title IX Discussion Group

The group, called “Harvard Talks Title IX” or “HTT9,” was born out of discussion this fall in two courses taught by law professor Charles R. Nesson ’60.

Brokaw at the IOP
IOP

Brokaw Shares Berlin Wall Stories at IOP

Tom Brokaw—the only network anchor who reported live from Brandenburg Gate the night of Nov. 9, 1989—shared memories of witnessing the historic event on Tuesday.

Jeffrey Goldberg HKS Talk
Harvard Kennedy School

Goldberg Paints Dire Picture of Middle East Journalism

The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria has broken the previously “unwritten rule” that terror organizations generally refrain from killing foreign journalists, journalist Jeffrey Goldberg argued Tuesday.

Acceptance Letters
Race

Suit Alleges Race-Based Discrimination in Harvard Admissions Practices

The suit comes more than six months after Edward Blum, the director of POFR, launched a site seeking students who claim they were not admitted to Harvard because of their race to participate in a potential lawsuit.

Instability in the Middle East, with Graham T. Allison
IOP

Panelists Discuss Middle East Tension, Cooperation

Dignitaries from Saudi Arabia and Israel discussed the ongoing conflicts in the Middle East and how the world should move forward from the turmoil at a John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum panel event on Monday night at the Institute of Politics.

STANTING TALL
Football

Harvard-Yale 2014

Playing with the Rules
Scrutiny

Playing With The Rules

Highlight

Title IX Complaints in Higher Education

Art Museum Feature
Visual Arts

Newly Opened, Art Museums Prepare To Engage Undergrads