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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.

Faust Climate Change
University Finances

Faust Will Host Climate Change Forum

Faust “reiterated” her plans to host the climate change forum this spring in a mid-December email to a group of 235 faculty members from across all of Harvard’s schools who have signed an open letter urging the University to divest from fossil fuels, her spokesperson said on Tuesday.

Medical School Applicants
Harvard Medical School

Medical School Applicants

Alumni make up an increasing proportion of medical school applicants as more students take time off before applying.

Medical School Applicants
Harvard Medical School

More Students Take Time Off Before Applying to Medical School

Alumni make up a growing majority of Harvard applicants accepted to medical school as taking time off become increasingly common.

Snow covered Harvard
Central Administration

Boston-Area Schools Differ in Snow Day Decisions

Despite shutting down operations three times this semester in what has been Boston’s second snowiest season on record, Harvard has remained open more often than some other area schools.

Harvard Law School

Analysis: Experts Say ADA Case Has Merit

Filed earlier this month, the complaint alleges that by not captioning its online content, edX, a virtual education platform founded by Harvard and MIT in 2012, violates the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

Deval Patrick
Central Administration

Deval Patrick Named 2015 Commencement Speaker

Patrick will address graduates and their families during the Afternoon Exercises of Commencement, which will take place in Tercentenary Theatre in Harvard Yard in May.

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