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Harvard Medical School Quadrangle
Harvard Medical School

Medical School Hosts Opioid Crisis Symposium

“The need for action has never been more acute, and one of the fronts of the struggle is without a doubt, education and training,” Medical School Dean George Q. Daley ’82 said.

Student Groups

In Aftermath of Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rican Students Regroup, Fundraise

As Hurricane Maria crashed into Puerto Rico on the morning of Sept. 20, Agustin A. Rodriguez Lopez ’19 could only group together with other Puerto Rican students and wait.

Dr. S. Allen Counter
Race

Hundreds Honor Counter at Memorial Service

“For those of us who were Allen’s colleagues, losing Allen means losing a wise elder,” Khurana said.

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Politics

Public Health School Student Sues Trump Over DACA

The lawsuit charges that the Trump administration violated the due process rights of young people protected from deportation under DACA.

Harvard Medical School Quadrangle
Harvard Medical School

Medical School Raises $706 Million

Harvard Medical School has raised nearly $706 million since the public launch of its capital campaign in Nov. 2014.

Annenberg's New Portrait
Race

‘Ghost Portraits’ Commemorate Underrepresented Minorities at School of Public Health

As Harvard reckons with with historical ties to slavery, an exhibit at the School of Public Health this semester aims to honor the overlooked contributions of significant black and Native American figures in the field.

Harvard Medical School

Medical School Affiliates Protest Republican Healthcare Bill

Holding up fake gravestones and wearing white lab coats, over 30 Medical School affiliates staged a “die-in” to protest the proposed American Health Care Act on earlier this month.

Longwood

Police Investigate Dead Body Found in Dental School Lab

A dead man’s body was found in a Harvard Dental School laboratory on Friday morning, spurring deployment of a hazardous material team.

Executive Education
Harvard Law School

'A Win-Win': Executive Education

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

Curious George Store Closing
Cambridge

Gatekeepers of the Square

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

The Bee is Born

From a Queen to a Colony: The Bee Club was Born

Though Harvard had had all-male final clubs for over a century, the Bee was the first final club for women. The campus was set abuzz.

Harvard Medical School
Student Life

Medical School Takes Steps to Clarify Mental Health Policies

A survey of Medical School students found that one in five students screened positive for depression, and only one in five of those students reported that they had been treated.

"Harvard Against Hate"
Labor

Harvard Affiliates, Students Rally for International Workers' Day

Dozens of Harvard affiliates rallied on the steps of Widener Library Monday advocating for workers’ and immigrants’ rights.

Glass Concourse at Brigham Women's Hospital
Research

Brigham and Women’s to Buy Out 1,600 Employee Contracts

​Brigham and Women’s Hospital, a Harvard-affiliated teaching hospital, will offer a voluntary contract buyout for 1,600 employees to downsize its staff amid increasing expenses.

Glass Concourse at Brigham Women's Hospital
Research

Brigham and Women’s Hospital to Pay $10 Million for Research Fraud Allegations

​Brigham and Women’s Hospital—a Harvard Medical School teaching hospital—will pay $10 million to resolve allegations of research fraud, the United States Attorney’s Office announced Thursday.