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University Hall
College Administration

Students Express Surprise, Confusion at Proposed Advanced Standing Changes

Students expressed surprise and confusion at recently proposed changes to the advanced standing program.

Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - HMC Office
Front Photo Feature

Harvard Moves to Outsource Real Estate Management to Bain Capital

Bain would hire roughly 20 people from HMC and become the money manager for Harvard’s real estate investments.

Donna Shalala
Health

Former Clinton Administrator Reflects on Career

Shalala said that the failure of the Clinton Administration to pass healthcare reform was among her regrets as Health and Human Services secretary.

Emerson Emerges
Computer Science

Computer Science, Philosophy Join Forces on Ethics and Technology

CS 108 is one of six computer science courses this fall that are co-taught by either professors or teaching fellows from the Philosophy department.

Presidential Search and SEAS Mass Hall Code
Features

Bridge Over the River Charles

Whether or not Harvard’s next president holds an engineering degree, SEAS and its role in Harvard’s future will constitute a central part of their tenure.

Harvard Medical School Quadrangle
Race

Medical School Unveils Diversity Statement

“Our unique perspectives, talents, experiences and contributions as HMS students, trainees, faculty, staff and administrators are the foundation and drivers of our excellence,” the statement reads.

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.