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Supportive Sticky Notes After Law School Vandalism
Student Groups

At Meeting, Law School Grapples With Race Relations

Facing a group of expectant students in a campus lecture hall on Monday, Harvard Law School Dean Martha L. Minow did her best to mollify students who have called on her to improve campus race relations.


Law Librarian Arrested On Child Sexual Assault Charges

Yahya Hussein Ahmad Melhem, who was a librarian at the Law School at the time of the incident, was arrested in Colorado on Nov. 20 after a sting operation involving a police officer posing as an underage girl.

Student Groups

Harvard Law School Will Reconsider Its Controversial Seal

Law School Dean Martha L. Minow has appointed a committee to reconsider the school’s controversial seal—the crest of the former slaveholding Royall family that endowed Harvard’s first law professorship in the 19th century.

Death by Demography Talk

Professor Uses Demography To Explain How States Collapse

Monica Duffy Toft described her emerging population transition theory, which posits that changes in state population configurations can portend civil conflict and destabilization.

Supportive Sticky Notes After Law School Vandalism

Police Investigate Law School Vandalism as Hate Crime

Law School students and professors arrived in Wasserstein Hall last Thursday to find pieces of black tape placed over the portraits of black professors at the school.

Students Evacuate Harvard Yard

Bomb Threat Investigation Remains ‘Active and Ongoing’

Last Monday, four Harvard buildings were evacuated and searched after Harvard Police received a report of a bomb threat that proved to be unfounded.

President Calderon at the JFK Forum
Central Administration

Kennedy School Nears $500 Million Campaign Goal

With $460 million raised, the school has brought in 92 percent toward its $500 million fundraising target.

Lab of Innovation

I-Lab Medical Teams Focus on Allergies and Sexual Health

As dozens of teams at the Harvard Innovation Lab tackle contemporary challenges with their entrepreneurial projects, Confi and Antera Therapeutics stand out in the field of medicine.

Drew Faust + GSD
Central Administration

Design School Campaign Raises $7 Million in 13 Months

Harvard’s Graduate School of Design raised just about $7 million in its segment of the University’s ongoing capital campaign in the 13 months following the launch of its public phase in September of last year.


Creative Writers Talk History in Fiction at Harvard Book Store

​Two sisters, novelist Kaitlyn Greenidge and playwright Kirsten Greenidge, spoke about weaving historical and personal influences into their fiction at the Harvard Book Store on Friday evening.


Jazz Trio Performs to Packed Sanders Theatre

Composed of pianist Danilo Pérez, bassist John Patitucci, and drummer Brian Blade, the Children of the Light jazz trio previously belonged to the Wayne Shorter Quartet, a Grammy award-winning jazz ensemble, before it disbanded in 2014.

Extension School

Extension School Club Screens Clothing Industry Documentary

The Harvard Extension Environmental Club screened “The True Cost,” a documentary detailing the environmental and humans costs of the clothing industry.

Central Administration

Harvard Signs onto ‘Climate Pledge’ Ahead of UN Conference

The pledge asks for an “ambitious agreement” at this winter's United Nations conference on climate change in Paris.

Women's Entrepreneurship Day
Extension School

Students Celebrate Women’s Entrepreneurship Day

Prominent female entrepreneurs discussed their experiences leading businesses at a speaker series on Thursday evening.

Students Rally Against Sexual Assault

At Rally, Students Call for Sexual Assault Policy Change

Bearing signs with the slogans reading, “we all deserve to be safe” and “our voices are strong and we will be heard,” undergraduates recounted experiences of sexual violence at Harvard.

Special Teams

In Photos: The Game

Crimson-UC Crossfire Debate

The Back of the UC Ballot

Helicopter over Harvard

In Photos: Bomb Threat Shakes the Yard


A.D. Club ‘Strongly’ Opposes Membership Changes