For the first time in decades, Harvard hosted on Friday a “welcome reception” for students who are veterans, marking yet another step in the University’s recent efforts to repair relations with the military after nearly forty years of tension.
South Boston, a long-time stronghold of conservative Democrats, will likely be a key battle ground in the upcoming 2012 Senate race between incumbent Republican Scott Brown and Warren, the undisputed Democratic front runner.
The Massachusetts Republican party has urged the University to withhold Harvard Law School professor Elizabeth Warren’s salary while she runs in the upcoming election for the Massachusetts Senate seat currently occupied by Scott Brown.
Hours after President Drew G. Faust led a ribbon cutting ceremony celebrating the repeal of the military’s “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy and the return of the Naval Reserve Officers’ Training Corps to Harvard, Lecturer Timothy P. McCarthy ’93 and a number of students spoke out against the University’s decision.
A tell-all book leaked over the weekend is stirring controversy due to its portrayal of the Obama White House during the financial crisis as rife with internal conflict and jockeying between economic bigwigs.
Academics, policy makers, and professionals discussed the current state of female employment in America on Friday at “The New Majority? The Past, Present, and Future of Women in the Workplace” symposium.