University Hall

Harvard Settles Lawsuit, Will Change Labor Policy

Harvard settled a class-action lawsuit brought against it by an employee Thursday.

Charles P. Slichter

Charles P. Slichter, Longtime Corporation Fellow, Dies at 94

Family and friends remember Slichter is for his award-winning physics research, and his sense of humor, sage advice, love of people, and talent for teaching.

Harvard Management Company
University Finances

Harvard Money Manager Departs

Melinda Barber, a managing director at Harvard Management Company—the University’s investment arm—will leave Harvard, Bloomberg reported Tuesday.

Loeb House
Harvard Corporation

Corporation To Fill Open Seat After Bacow Assumes Presidency

​The Harvard Corporation—the University’s highest governing body—will soon have an open seat on their 13-member board.

Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

GSAS Dean Meng to Step Down, Dench to Assume Deanship

Meng’s tenure saw the formation of the Harvard Data Science Initiative, a University-wide program launched last fall that aims to elevate Harvard to the forefront of the field.

President Faust's Office

Faculty, Students Hold Prison Education Reform Event

Attendees demanded Harvard implement a degree-granting program for incarcerated people and lower barriers to the admission of individuals with criminal records.

Goldsmith Awards

Martin, Montagne Win HKS Goldsmith Prize

The Goldsmith Prize, which celebrates investigative reporting that “promotes more effective and ethical conduct of government,” debuted in 1991 and is administered by the Kennedy School’s Shorenstein Center

Mark Zuckerberg

Zuckerberg, Chan Donate $30 Million to Ed. School Initiative

The initiative, called Reach Every Reader, will work to develop diagnostic screening and personalized education interventions for kindergartners susceptible to reading difficulties.

Harvard Graduate School of Education

Education Researcher Stresses Importance of Teacher Quality at HGSE

Loeb noted previous studies have examined the effect of teacher quality on test scores, but few have examined the effect of teacher quality on attendance.

Allston Construction

Harvard Addresses Allstonians’ Development Concerns

Various local residents had previously filed comments to the BPDA, raising concerns about housing, infrastructure, transportation, and open space.


University Plans Childcare Facility in Allston

The University plans to build a new childcare facility in Allston, the first expansion in decades, brought in large part by pressure from SEAS professors.

A Day of Hope and Resistance
Student Life

Harvard Holds ‘Day of Hope and Resistance’ to Support DACA

Artists, poets, and musicians joined Harvard affiliates at Memorial Church Monday for a series of events intended to support DACA recipients.

Harvard iLab
Harvard Business School

I-Lab Looks to Expand Management Team

Almost seven years after it first opened, Harvard’s Innovation Lab is looking to expand its management team to address growing interest in entrepreneurship on campus.

Casper Student Center
Harvard Law School

Casper Student Center

Harvard Law School

Student Life

The March 5 DACA Deadline, Explained

The March 5 deadline has served as a call to Congress to pass protections for undocumented individuals in the United States—but it is now essentially irrelevant. If you're wondering what that means, read this.