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Hannah Natanson

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Breaking the Silicon Ceiling

Students Promote Computer Science Professor for Harvard Presidency

Some students are launching an online campaign in an unconventional effort to promote Computer Science professor Margo I. Seltzer ’83 as a possible candidate for Harvard's presidency.

Social Life President Search
Drew Faust

'Not Going Anywhere'

It will fall to Harvard’s 29th president to implement and oversee the University’s historic effort to reshape undergraduate social life.

University Hall

Diversity Dean Says He Will Not Be Involved With Sanctions

Unlike his predecessor, Harvard’s new associate dean for diversity and inclusion Roland S. Davis will not help develop or negotiate the College’s year-old sanctions on members of single-gender campus social groups.

Protesting DeVos

At Harvard, Free Speech Likely Costs Thousands

As controversial speakers draw vigorous on-campus protest, Harvard has shelled out upwards of $10,000 per event in security fees.

Honor Council Town-Hall Meeting
Front Feature

Honor Council Increases Training Sessions for Teaching Fellows

The added trainings come on the heels of a broader outreach effort intended to grow the Council’s influence on campus.

Protesting DeVos

Twizzlers, Texts, and Betsy DeVos: the Making of a Protest

Demonstrators hoped to decry DeVos’s policies and highlight what they saw as Harvard’s complicity in legitimizing them—but they also wanted to “reclaim the narrative” of peaceful protest in the United States.

Harry Lewis
Student Groups

Student Groups Lobby Professors to Vote Against Social Group Policy

​Several student groups—including the Harvard Republican Club—are lobbying professors to support a Faculty motion designed to kill the College’s proposed regulations of undergraduate social life.

Brett Flehinger

Honor Council Increases Student Outreach, Meets With Athletic Teams

The College’s Honor Council is increasing its outreach to students this semester as part of a broader push to grow the body’s influence on campus.

CS50 orientation
College News

Honor Council Reports 'Inappropriate Collaboration' Cases Doubled Last Year

In its report, the Honor Council obliquely referenced CS50, writing that “one large introductory course” had skewed the data for last year.

Fly Club
Final Clubs

Faculty Committee Offers Alternatives to Social Group Ban in Final Report

The committee suggested that the University instead consider a full social group ban as one of several possible options for reshaping social life at the College.

Silent Protest

Hundreds Protest Education Secretary DeVos at IOP

DeVos visited campus to talk with students and invited guests in a forum titled “A conversation on empowering parents” hosted by the Institute of Politics.

Saravi Speaks to the Press
Harvard Medical School

After 8 Months, Iranian Scientist Barred By Trump Reaches Harvard

“Bans and restrictions make humans stronger,” Saravi said. “Now I am really stronger than before because I have passed many limitations, many restrictions.”

Our Harvard Can Do Better
Harvard Law School

With Pens and Posters, Students Prepare to Protest DeVos

More than 1,000 people have indicated that they are "interested" in attending a protest against Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, who will speak at Harvard Thursday.

Dean Khurana

On Social Group Ban, Khurana Keeps Quiet

​Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana all but refused to discuss a proposal to forbid membership in Harvard social groups in an interview Monday afternoon.

Students Rally Against Sexual Assault

Harvard ‘Reviewing’ New Title IX Guidance on Standard of Proof

Harvard is “reviewing” new guidelines cancelling a requirement that colleges use the lowest standard of proof when judging whether an accused student is guilty of sexual assault.