University News

HUDS Rally 10.22.16

Around 1,000 People March in Support of HUDS Workers

About a thousand people from across New England marched in support of Harvard’s dining services employees from Cambridge Common down Massachusetts Avenue late Saturday afternoon, stopping traffic as they headed toward City Hall.

HUDS March

‘Hopeful Signs of Progress’ in HUDS Negotiations

​As an unprecedented strike heads into its third week, Harvard’s dining service workers have begun to make progress in a months-long contract stalemate with the University.


Law Professor Recounts U.S. Disputed Elections

​Ohio State University Law professor Edward B. Foley presented his findings on disputed elections throughout history and advocated for legal measures to prevent future controversies at the Kennedy School.

Former Irish President Mary Robinson
Harvard Law School

Former Irish President Connects Climate Change and Human Rights

During the conversation at the Law School,​ Mary T.W. Robinson emphasized the need for international policies promoting sustainability.


School of Public Health Addresses Diversity Issues at Town Hall

Students and administrators at the Harvard School of Public Health say there has been a more concerted focus on diversity issues in the last few years.

Harvard Yard During the Strike

14 Workers Break Harvard Dining Services' Picket Lines

A small number of dining services employees have, during the course of the more than two-week long strike, avoided the crowds of marching dining hall staff and have resumed work in Harvard dining facilities.


Undergraduates Divided Over Unionization

After Harvard announced it had agreed upon the date for a union election with grad student union organizers, some undergraduates realized for the first time they will be involved in the process.


Arab American Leader Advocates for Better Understanding of Arab Culture

Arab American Institute President James J. Zogby discussed the negative portrayal of Arab Americans in popular culture Tuesday night.

Richard Rogers Speaks at GSD
Graduate School of Design

British Architect Establishes Fellowship, Delivers Lecture at GSD

A year and a half after award-winning British architect Richard Rogers donated a house to the Graduate School of Design, the GSD announced it will use the house to host a new residency program.

Union Block Party

Harvard Reaches Formal Agreement with Graduate Student Union Effort, Schedules Union Election

Harvard graduate students moved one step closer to unionizing after reaching an agreement with the University to hold an election on unionization next month.


SLAM Steps Up Strike Activism, to Mixed Reactions

Harvard’s dining services workers have been marching and banging drums the past two weeks while manning picket lines, and one group of students have taken up their cause with equal gusto.

Houghton Library

Houghton Library Expands Offerings With Spanish Collection

Houghton Library has expanded its historical documents collection with the donation of a collection that features new historical artifacts from the 20th century.

Harvard Law School

Antiguan Ambassador Calls on Harvard for Reparations

The Ambassador of Antigua and Barbuda to the United States is calling upon the University to provide reparations to Antiguans, some of whom are descendants of slaves owned by a family whose 18th century donation Harvard used to establish its first professorship of law.


Five Harvard Grads Running for Senate in 2016

With 34 U.S. Senate seats up for grabs in the midst of a tense 2016 election season, Harvard boasts its fair share of contenders with hats in the ring.


Nonprofit Celebrates 50th Anniversary with Grammy-Winning Musician

Latin Grammy award-winning pianist Gabriela Montero fused art and politics at a 50th anniversary celebration Monday for Laspau, a Harvard-affiliated nonprofit that promotes higher education in the Americas.