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Jamie D. Halper

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Faust Launches Law School Dean Search

Twelve Harvard Law School professors will advise University President Drew G. Faust and University Provost Alan M. Garber ’76 in the search for the next dean of the Law School, the University announced Thursday.

Dean Martha L. Minow
Harvard Law School

Law School Alumni Confident in Capital Campaign

Some Harvard Law School alumni and officials are confident that the school’s fundraising success will continue “unabated” after Law School Dean Martha L. Minow steps down at the end of the academic year.


Law School Professors Sign Letter Opposing Sessions Nomination

Sixteen Harvard Law School faculty members have joined thousands of other law professors across the country in signing a letter opposing Republican U.S. Senator Jeff Sessions’s nomination as United States Attorney General.


Obama Publishes Piece in Law Review

The Harvard Law Review published an article by President Barack Obama on criminal justice reform on Thursday—the first time a sitting president has published an article in the Law Review.

Martha L. Minow
Harvard Law School

Law School Dean to Step Down in July

​Dean of Harvard Law School Martha L. Minow will step down as dean at the end of the academic year, and University President Drew G. Faust will begin a search for her successor “soon.”

Larry Lessig

Law School Professor Says 20 Republican Electors May Vote Against Trump

​Continuing years of long-shot efforts to reform the American electoral system, Harvard Law School professor Lawrence Lessig said Tuesday that at least 20 Republican members of the Electoral College may not cast their votes for President-elect Donald Trump.

Food Markets in Harvard Square

The Cambridge Food Conundrum

Despite the variety of stores in Harvard Square, the surrounding area is largely devoid of grocery stores and supermarkets.


E-Tolling Paves Way for I-90 Realignment in Allston

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation switched to all-electronic tolling on the Mass. Turnpike last week, paving the way for the realignment of the I-90 interchange in Allston and opening up land for potential Harvard development.


UC Votes to Put Single-Gender Social Organization Proposition on Ballot

In a narrow vote, UC representatives approved adding a ballot question on whether they believe final clubs and Greek organizations should go gender-neutral.

Crimson Cash Reaches CVS

B.good and Oggi Gourmet Now Accepting Crimson Cash

Students now have more options in Harvard Square to spend their recently acquired $75 of Crimson Cash with the addition of b.good and Oggi Gourmet to the program.

Harvard Law School

Law School's Indigenous Rights Conference Brings Prospective Students to Cambridge

Kristen A. Carpenter, an Oneida Indian Nation Visiting Professor of Law at HLS, said the conference sought to give students access to conversations on federal Indian law.

Visual Arts

GSD Lecturer Merges Art and Science in Cambridge Installation

Visitors can transform four large metal sculptures in Chuck Hoberman’s 10°, a new exhibit at Le Laboratoire in Cambridge.


Dining Halls Welcome Annual Flu Shot Clinics

As flu season nears, Harvard University Health Services along with HealthPals has begun offering flu shot clinics in the College's dining halls.

Queen's Head Pub

Queen’s Head Pub Hosts Parties for Each Class Year

The Cambridge Queen’s Head, a student-operated pub, is hosting parties for students from each each class year in an effort to create more College-sanctioned social events for undergraduates.