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Alex S. Jones Moderates Goldsmith Awards
IOP

Miami Herald Awarded Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting

The award celebrates journalists who promote "effective and ethical conduct of government" by exposing both corrupt and commendable government performance.

Student Groups

Law Students Discuss Treatment of Rape Law in Criminal Law Courses

Unlike most other criminal law subjects, sexual assault is an issue that law students are more likely to have personally encountered and should be approached with more sensitivity, according to law student Lana R. Birbrair.

Race

Amid Controversy, HLS Students to Recognize New York Public Defender

Following controversy surrounding two Law School student groups’ recent decision to revoke an honor from Robin Steinberg, a New York City public defender, other students have begun planning to bring Steinberg to campus anyway.

Radcliffe Institute

Radcliffe Raises $42 Million In Capital Campaign

Taking in gifts and pledged donations from more than 6,000 contributing households, the Radcliffe Institute has reached the 60 percent threshold of its capital campaign funding target.

Politics

Faculty Weigh In FCC’s Ruling To Classify Internet as Telecommunications

Following the Federal Communication Commission's decision to classify the internet as a telecommunications service, thereby allowing the government to regulate it as a utility, Harvard professors praised the ruling as a victory for ordinary consumers.

Central Administration

Federal Bill Would Regulate Colleges’ Handling of Sexual Assault

New federal legislation on sexual violence could change the way the University reports, advises, and assesses its approach to cases of alleged sexual violence.

Race

In Keynote, Activist Details His Undocumented Experience

The talk by immigration activist Jose Antonio Vargas served as the keynote address for the 13th annual Alumni of Color Conference.

Prime Minister of Tunisia
IOP

Former Tunisian PM Describes Country’s 'Start-Up Democracy'

Former Prime Minister of Tunisia Mehdi Jomaa spoke at Harvard’s Institute of Politics Thursday about his country’s sometimes tumultuous but ultimately successful transition into a fledgling “start-up democracy.”

Lab of Innovation
Interfaculty Initiatives

Jodi Goldstein Tapped To Lead I-Lab

Goldstein will assume her new position at the end of the academic year following the departure of current i-Lab director Gordon S. Jones.

Sciences Division

Harvard-Affiliated Researchers Discover New Class of Binary Stars

Maxwell C. Moe and Rosanne Di Stefano of the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics discovered a new variety of binary star consisting of a main sequence star and an infant pre-main sequence star.

IOP

IOP Launches New 'Campaign and Advocacy' Workshop Series

Mike Vlacich, New Hampshire Senator Jeanne Shaheen’s campaign manager, will lead a new “Campaign and Advocacy” workshop series at the IOP.

Research

Allegations Against Smithsonian Researcher Bring Attention to Harvard

Conflict of interest allegations against climate change theories by unaffiliated researcher Wei-Hok Soon has brought attention to Harvard.

Tarja K. Halonen at the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum
IOP

Former Finland President Discusses Development at IOP

Tarja Halonen, HKS Fellow and former president of Finland, spoke at the Institute of Politics about her career in public service and her country's achievements in education, human rights, and sustainable development.

North Korean Defectors speak to Students at HRiNK Event
Politics

North Korean Defectors Recall Living Conditions at Event

Defectors Eunju Kim, Gwang Seong Jung, and Se Jun Park discuss the intellectual and economic poverty in North Korea and their experiences in escaping the country.

The Lightning Rod
Harvard Law School

Dershowitz Denies Allegations in Law Record Op-Ed

In an op-ed in the Harvard Law Record, law school professor Alan M. Dershowitz again denies allegations of sexual misconduct.

9/11 Memorial
College

Boots on the Ground: ROTC at Harvard

Kaledora Kiernan-Linn
College

The Dropouts

Snow on Plympton
College

More Snow Looming, College Alters Dining Schedule

Divest Harvard Rally
Central Administration

After 24-Hour Sit-In, Divest Harvard Protesters Leave Mass. Hall