At Harvard, real pressures—both financial and ideological—loom along the road to a comprehensive ethnic studies program.
On June 14, 2017, University President Drew G. Faust announced she would step down at the conclusion of the 2017-2018 academic year. Here is our retrospective from last month on her ten years in office and the events that shaped them.
With students from minority backgrounds comprising about 35 percent of the undergraduate student body in 1992, some said they felt underrepresented and out of place.
Students across the University will hold the first-ever commencement ceremony for black students on May 23 in an effort to bring black students across schools together.
The Black Men’s Forum honored four Harvard seniors and one professor for their leadership and mentorship on campus at the 23rd annual Celebration of Black Women gala.
The College will interview three finalists to replace the position left vacant when Emelyn A. dela Peña left Harvard six months ago.
“Today just marks a day where standing in solidarity should never stop,” said Hamid. “The pain should never end until the pain of other people’s suffering ends.”
“I have been feeling very vulnerable lately as a Muslim woman and I wanted to get more tools to fight for people like me," Sulaiman said.
Popular on-campus fashion shows Eleganza and Identities co-hosted a town hall event on Thursday to discuss ways to make their events more diverse and inclusive.
Yityish “Titi” Aynaw, the first black woman to win the Miss Israel beauty pageant, discussed her life and views on perceptions of beauty and race in Israel.
The working group consists of administrators from other parts of the College—such as the Office of Admissions and Financial Aid—to support both current and prospective undocumented students.
“Documentation really unlocks people’s access to basic human rights and with those rights, people have access to dignity in their daily lives,” Levitan said.
Members of Harvard College Act on a Dream protested President Donald Trump’s crackdown on undocumented individuals.
Harvard Hillel and the Harvard Islamic Society hosted a presentation and panel discussion Monday on prejudice and discrimination against Islam or Muslims.
Hundreds of attendees from across the United States gathered in Paine Concert Hall Friday and Saturday for “Black Lives Matter: Music, Race, and Justice,” a conference examining the intersection between black culture and race relations.