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Harvard Rescinds Acceptances for At Least Ten Students for Obscene Memes

Harvard College Office of Admissions and Financial Aid

Harvard rescinded admissions offers to at least ten prospective members of the Class of 2021 after the students traded explicit messages and memes in a Facebook group chat.

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Year in Review 2017

From Harvard's response to Donald Trump's election to a Faculty debate on a contentious new social policy, the past academic year has been anything but uneventful.

'Morning Joe' Hosts Join IOP as Visiting Fellows

Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski, co-hosts of “Morning Joe”—MSNBC’s weekday morning news and talk show—will serve as visiting fellows at the Institute of Politics.

Chan Unveils Plans to Build Theater, Retail Center at Vacant Church St. Site

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The plans detail a new 50,000 square-foot building that would include two below-ground movie screens, three or four retail shops, and five stories of office space above.

Gatekeepers of the Square

Curious George Store Closing

As developers propose ambitious renovations, the Cambridge Historical Commission has been thrust into a city-wide debate about the future of Harvard Square.

'A Win-Win': Executive Education

Executive Education

University leaders trumpet alternative programs as the future of education. Conveniently, they're also quite lucrative.

Manning, Professor and Constitutional Law Scholar, Named Law School Dean

Harvard Law School Library

John F. Manning ’82, a constitutional law scholar and long-serving Law School professor, will be the next dean of Harvard Law School.

Year in Review 2017

From Harvard's response to Donald Trump's election to a Faculty debate on a contentious new social policy, the past academic year has been anything but uneventful.

Gatekeepers of the Square

Curious George Store Closing

As developers propose ambitious renovations, the Cambridge Historical Commission has been thrust into a city-wide debate about the future of Harvard Square.

'A Win-Win': Executive Education

Executive Education

University leaders trumpet alternative programs as the future of education. Conveniently, they're also quite lucrative.

College Hires Resident Deans for Winthrop, Eliot, and Dunster Houses

The College appointed three new resident deans Tuesday—one in Winthrop House, one in Eliot House, and one in Dunster House—ending a months-long search.

Associate Dean of Students Friedrich to Leave Harvard for MIT

In his new position as the Senior Director of Housing Operation and Renewal Planning at MIT, Friedrich will be responsible for the school’s residential system, and will oversee a project to renovate and renew it.

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Free Speech, Not Free Rein

Any infringement on any person’s speech, however odious that speech might be, is a threat to the free expression that has fueled our democracy.

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The Transformation of Harvard Square

As far as transformative experiences go, Harvard Square has had a remarkable one. More worrying: it's becoming a Square catering to affluent tourists and students with money to spend.

This week, the Harvard College Class of 2017 will enter a world still divided over November’s presidential election and, overwhelmingly, begin their post-graduate lives deeply pessimistic about the direction the country is headed.
Anti-war student activists clashed with politicians and University administrators as the nation grappled with one of the most controversial wars in the country’s history.
​“He’s in the crowd, but you can’t pick him out,” a 1991 article said of Harvard’s newly-elected President Neil L. Rudenstine. “He doesn’t look like a Harvard president.”