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University Hall
University

Professors Condemn Rejection of Michelle Jones

Over 150 professors are condemning Harvard’s decisions to deny Ph.D. program admission to ex-inmate Michelle Jones and rescind a fellowship offer to Chelsea Manning.

SEAS

Harvard Kicks Off Data Science Initiative With Seminar

Harvard marked the official launch of a new Data Science Initiative Monday afternoon, kicking off a multi-year plan aimed at bringing the University to the forefront of the field.

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Politics

Public Health School Student Sues Trump Over DACA

The lawsuit charges that the Trump administration violated the due process rights of young people protected from deportation under DACA.

Endowment Returns, FY 2009-2017
College Finance

Strong Public Markets May Bode Well for Harvard

Robust growth in public markets may portend growth for Harvard's endowment in fiscal year 2017.

University Hall
Student Groups

Faculty Will Discuss Lewis Motion at October Meeting, Vote in November

The controversial faculty motion that may decide the future of Harvard undergraduate social life will go before the full Faculty at their monthly meeting on October 3, but will not be voted on until November, according to Faculty Council member David L. Howell.

Annenberg's New Portrait
Race

‘Ghost Portraits’ Commemorate Underrepresented Minorities at School of Public Health

As Harvard reckons with with historical ties to slavery, an exhibit at the School of Public Health this semester aims to honor the overlooked contributions of significant black and Native American figures in the field.

Pumpkin Float at Boston Common's Frog Pond
GSAS

GSAS To Subsidize Some Childcare for Grad Students

GSAS announced a new program that provides Ph.D. students free membership to Care.com, which normally costs $140 per year, as well as 10 days of childcare per year.

Loeb House
Drew Faust

In Presidential Search, Corporation Likely to Regularly Consult Faculty

If history is any indication, faculty on the committee advising the search for Harvard’s next president will be involved until the very end of the search, while students will play a far more limited role.

Faust
Politics

Faust Talks DACA, Title IX in CBS Interview

University President Drew G. Faust called for a legislative remedy to the situation caused by the repeal of a program protecting undocumented young people.

The Thomas P. O'Neill Jr. Federal Building
GSAS

Labor Experts Foresee Long, Difficult Path to Student Unionization

Harvard’s student unionization effort could come to an end at the hands of Republican appointees to the National Labor Relations Board, one of a number of ways experts say the years-long movement could stall.

Students Rally Against Sexual Assault
College

DeVos Title IX Review Sparks Concern From Activists

Some of Harvard's anti-sexual assault activists are concerned that the review will work to "silence survivors of sexual violence."

Faust at 2021 Convocation
Drew Faust

Presidential Search Remains in ‘Information-Gathering Mode’

The search for Harvard’s next president remains in “information-gathering mode” and has not yet discussed individual candidates, according to members of the committee leading the search.

HLS and Slavery
Race

Law School Unveils Slavery Monument, Reflects on History

The plaque is dedicated to slaves owned by the Royall family, whose donations helped endow Harvard Law School.

Massachusetts Hall
Drew Faust

Inclusion Task Force to Release Recommendations Earlier than Anticipated

Task force members said Drew Faust’s decision to step down in June precipitated the change in schedule.

Law School Library
Harvard Law School

Law School Faculty Call for Title IX Sexual Assault Policy Changes

In a memo to the Department of Education, the faculty members push for revisions of Obama-era Title IX standards that govern how universities respond to campus sexual harassment and assault..