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Harvard Kennedy School

Former President of Finland To Join HKS as Fellow

As part of the fellowship, Tarja Halonen will give speeches, host study groups, and visit classrooms for one semester at the school.

Interview with President Faust
Higher Education

Draft College Rating System Emphasizes Accessibility, Post-College Success

The system would judge colleges and universities on a number of expected criteria, such as graduation rates, average net price, student loan debt, post-college earnings, and the percentage of students who receive Pell grants.

Soda Stream Machine
Student Groups

University To Investigate Dining Services Decision To Suspend Purchases from Israeli Company

Last spring, HUDS stopped purchasing water machines from SodaStream, whose main factory is located in the West Bank, following complaints that the appliances could offend Palestinian students.

Soda Stream Machine

Dining Services 'Mistakenly' Factored Politics into SodaStream Decision, Spokesperson Says

“As the President and Provost have made clear, our procurement decisions should not be driven by community members’ views on matters of political controversy,” the spokesperson wrote.

Interview with President Faust
Central Administration

In Sit-Down, Faust Looks Back at 2014

In her final interview of the year with The Crimson, Faust reflected on her role in several hot-button campus issues, including sexual assault policies and protests regarding two controversial non-indictments.


Abuse Case Against Former Swim Coach Will Proceed

A lawsuit against the University alleging sexual abuse by a former Harvard swim coach will be allowed to proceed in court, following a legal extension of the statute of limitations on child sex abuse cases.

Peshawar Vigil
Student Groups

Today in Photos (12/16/2014)

Bake Sale for the ODR
Student Groups

Activists Host Bake Sale To Fund Understaffed Sexual Harassment Investigation Office

It is unclear whether the office accepts donations and University spokesperson Jeff Neal did not respond to a question attempting to clarify the matter.

Mastering Style: The Learning and Teaching of Writing
Humanities Division

Pinker, Abramson Teach Writing Style

The event, entitled “Mastering Style: The Learning and Teaching of Writing,” was organized by the Harvard Initiative for Learning and Teaching.

Harvard Law School

In Light of Grand Jury Decisions, Law Students Petition for Exam Extensions

In addition to considering the trauma of students, the letter called for the Law School itself to support the student protests


Law School Student Charged with Assaulting HUPD Officer

The student, Matthew J. Diaz, was arrested on charges of assaulting a Harvard University Police officer in North Hall on Dec. 2.

Press and Politics Two
Harvard Kennedy School

Media Landscape Brightening, Veteran Journalists Say

Veteran Journalists Mark E. Halperin ’87 and John Heilemann, spoke about the brightening future of journalism at the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum on Monday night.

Divest Harvard
University Finances

Divest Harvard

Benjamin Franta, a Harvard Graduate School student, and Alli J. Welton ‘15 discuss the carbon budget and fossil fuel reserves at their rally in Harvard Yard on March 11, 2014.


Poll Analysis Reveals Partisan Split on Healthcare

Support for the Affordable Care Act is divided by party lines, according to a study by researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health.

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Harvard Law School

Analysis: Precedent for Divestment Suit Is Tenuous, Legal Experts Say

Harvard divestment advocates caught national attention when they took their fight to court last week, but legal experts say the case’s claims may ultimately be too tenuous to be heard.

Eldo Kim

News Analysis: Could Eldo Kim Return to Harvard?

Protestors on Mass Ave

Seen and Heard: Harvard's March Through Cambridge

Track and Cross Country

Decorated Thrower Looks To Continue Success


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