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Central Administration

Union Negotiations Ongoing, Labor Director Murphy Departs

Harvard’s director of labor relations departed for Northeastern amid contract negotiations with the Harvard Union of Clerical and Technical Workers.

Interview with President Faust
College

Faust Pledges 'Vigorous Defense' Against Admissions Lawsuit

At Memorial Church’s morning prayers, University President Drew Faust spoke softly but firmly about Harvard's affirmative action policies.

Central Administration

Harvard Management Company Elects Two New Board Members

A former Federal Reserve board governor and a co-founder of the Los Angeles-based Canyon Partners hedge fund joined the board in July.

Harvard Medical School
Health

Medical School Overhauls Curriculum With Major Redesign

The new curriculum represents a major change in Harvard’s fundamental approach to medical education, which has remained largely constant for years.

Provost Alan Garber
Central Administration

After Criticism, Harvard Offers Additional Health Benefits Plan

Harvard has revised its health insurance options for nonunion faculty and staff members to offer an additional plan without deductibles or coinsurance.

Central Administration

Harvard Works with Feds To Establish University in Vietnam

Fulbright University Vietnam will expand on the existing Fulbright Economics Teaching Program, a public policy master’s program that the Ash Center at the Kennedy School established in 1994.

Research

Shorenstein Center Names Fall Fellows

Three more journalists will join the Kennedy School of Government's Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics, and Public Policy as fellows this fall.

City Politics

Institute of Politics Names Six Fall Resident Fellows

The IOP announced on Thursday its fall class of resident and visiting fellows, which will include Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Wendy R. Sherman and longtime CNN anchor Candy A. Crowley.

Harvard Law School

After Federal Feedback, Law School Implements New Title IX Standards

Harvard Law School made final changes to its school-specific Title IX procedures this summer, and they will go into effect this fall.

Stephen Blyth
Central Administration

Harvard's Controversial Romanian Forest Sold to Ikea Group

The move distances Harvard from a corruption case involving one of the contractors who helped oversee the land.

Smith Campus Center Front
Harvard in the City

Zoning Board Delays Campus Center Plans a Second Time

Harvard is facing its first significant roadblock in its effort to renovate the Smith Campus Center.

Boston Olympics 2024
Harvard in the City

U.S. Olympic Committee Terminates Boston Bid

The U.S. Olympic Committee and Boston 2024 organizers terminated Boston’s bid to host the 2024 Olympic Games on Monday following several months of backlash and major changes to the bid.

James F. Rothenberg ’68
Central Administration

Rothenberg, Longtime Corporation Member, Dies at 69

As Harvard’s treasurer and a member of the Harvard Corporation, James F. Rothenberg '68 remained intimately connected to the University he loved, advising its leaders and helping manage its money, until his death Tuesday. He was 69.

Central Administration

Harvard Can't Fully Prevent Future Cyber Attacks, Experts Say

According to experts in cyber security, there may be nothing that Harvard and institutions like it can do to fully protect themselves from future attacks from hackers.

Stillman After Hours
College

Stillman Infirmary Closed, Renovation Plans Await Approval

A planned renovation of the 24-hour inpatient care space to expand mental health resources is still pending approval from the state public health department.

The View of Convocation
College

Class of 2019: By the Numbers

Sorry, Dorothy
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Sorry, Dorothy

Skipping Stones
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Skipping Stones

Katie Ledecky in Kazan
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The Fan in Kazan