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Harvard Business School

With Additional Target, Business School Charts Separate Fundraising Course

In an apparent deviation from the rest of Harvard's fundraising practices, the Business School announced last week that it will seek to raise an additional $300 million after having reached its $1 billion goal.

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Higher Education

At Miami High School, Faust Praises Higher Ed

​Speaking at a Miami high school, University President Drew G. Faust encouraged students to pursue higher education—from local community colleges to Ivy League institutions.

Shkreli Protesters

Protest, False Fire Alarm Disrupt Martin Shkreli’s Harvard Speech

A false fire alarm and student protest continuously disrupted the controversial investor's appearance on campus.

Central Administration

Three Investment Managers To Depart HMC to Form Hedge Funds

Weeks after the Harvard Management Company announced its intent to lay off nearly half of its 230-person staff, three of the firm’s investment managers will leave the company to form their own hedge funds, according to Bloomberg.

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University Finances

Harvard Alumnus Brian Rogers Named to Harvard Management Co. Board

Brian C. Rogers ’77, a prominent investment manager and philanthropist, has joined the Harvard Management Company's board of directors.

Martha L. Minow
Harvard Law School

Law School Dean Criticizes Trump in Op-Ed

The piece condemns Trump’s “attack” on a federal judge and warns that the president “may become a tyrant” without the rule of law.

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University Finances

Some Alumni Encouraged by HMC Changes

While some alumni said they are cautiously optimistic about the changes at HMC, others remain focused on compensation structures at the firm.

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Harvard Medical School

Medical School Affiliates Protest Trump Resort Fundraiser

​Dozens of protesters assembled Saturday urging the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute to relocate a Feb. 18 fundraiser from President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort.

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Harvard Files Additional Amicus Brief Opposing Immigration Order

Harvard signed an additional amicus brief challenging Trump’s immigration order Monday, joining 16 other universities to argue that the order has damaged their institutions.

Student Groups

Martin Shkreli's Scheduled Harvard Appearance Sparks Controversy

Controversial investor Martin Shkreli has accepted an invitation by the Harvard Financial Analysts Club to speak on campus on Feb. 15.

Harvard Medical School

After Protests, Dana-Farber to Avoid ‘Controversial’ Fundraising Venues

Following protests led by HMS students, the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute will not relocate a fundraiser planned for Mar-a-Lago, but vowed to avoid "controversial" venues in the future.

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Harvard Law School

Inside the Clinic Leading Harvard's Response to Trump

Staffed by attorneys and students at Harvard Law School, the clinic provides immigrants, refugees, and asylum seekers legal support—a mission that has become all the more pressing under the Trump administration.

Central Administration

Harvard Spent Over Half a Million Dollars Lobbying Congress in 2016

Harvard spent over half a million dollars lobbying the federal government in 2016, a number that has held relatively steady for the past five years.

Martha L. Minow
Harvard Law School

Law School Dean Search Panel Solicits Student Input

After some Harvard Law School students requested more rigorous involvement in the search for the school’s next dean, University President Drew G. Faust has organized a series of panels to hear student perspective on desirable characteristics of the next dean and the state of the school.

Harvard Law School Library

Former Classmates Reflect on Gorsuch's Law School Days

Gorsuch's Law School peers remember a conservative who avoided confrontation with the largely liberal student body.