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Central Administration

Union, University Present Arguments in NLRB Hearing

The NLRB began a hearing on Wednesday that could determine the fate of Harvard's student unionization effort.

HGSU Petition

GSAS Students Petition Faust for Increased Immigration Support

Graduate students are calling on Faust to provide additional support for international and undocumented students amid uncertainties generated by Trump’s travel ban.

Unionization Vote

Harvard Student Unionization: What’s at Stake

Harvard's student unionization effort is going to an NLRB hearing today. Here's a guide to who’s involved, what’s happened so far, and what’s at stake.

Mike Smith at Convocation

Admissions Cuts Concern Some Graduate Students

News that FAS will admit 4.4 percent fewer graduate students next year has precipitated concern and disappointment among some current graduate students.

Harvard Grad Council Adopts Statement On Immigration Ban

​Harvard Graduate Council members voted unanimously to “stand as a united body against the polarization affecting this country” in an open letter on President Donald Trump's immigration ban Monday.


In Second Meeting, GSAS Action Network Plans Advocacy Events

The GSAS Action Network, a graduate student advocacy group, will attend public meetings with members of Congress to discuss labor and environmental policies in the coming weeks, the group decided Monday.


NLRB To Consider Election Objections In Feb. 22 Hearing

The National Labor Relations Board will consider objections to Harvard’s student unionization election at a hearing Feb. 22 and deliberate over whether or not to call for a re-vote on the issue.


After Cancelled Protest, Grad Students Call Congress

After a snowstorm forced graduate students to cancel a planned protest of Trump's anti-immigration order, graduate student organizers traded protest signs for phone lines

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Radcliffe Institute

Woodruff and Ifill to Receive Radcliffe Medal

Journalists Judy Woodruff and the late Gwen L. Ifill will receive the Radcliffe Medal in May in recognition of their work on the PBS program “NewsHour.”


Guard Union Votes to Ratify New Contract

Harvard University Security, Parking and Museum Guards Union voted to ratify a new contract that offers higher pay, more personal days, and a health care fund.

Harvard Yard During the Strike

HUDS Workers Offer Advice on Protesting Trump

“We thought the strike was over, but it’s back on,” said Edward B. Childs, a dining services worker in Adams House.


Grad Students Organize to Resist Trump

​Progressive Action Network, a graduate student activism group, held its first-ever meeting Wednesday evening to organize advocacy efforts to resist President Donald Trump.


Guard Union, Harvard Reach Contract Agreement, Negotiate Wage Increase

After negotiations on Monday that lasted over ten hours, Harvard and the the University’s smallest union reached a new contract agreement, ending negotiations that have lasted months.

HGC Meeting

Harvard Grad Council Discusses Immigration Order, Governance

Members of the Harvard Graduate Council criticized President Donald Trump's immigration order at the body's first meeting of the semester Monday.

Grad Student Housing
Real Estate

Rent for Harvard Apartments Will Increase 3 Percent On Average

​Rent for apartments owned by Harvard University Housing will increase an average of 3 percent in the 2017-2018 school year, drawing criticism from some graduate students who live in the apartments.