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Kristine E. Guillaume

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Memorial Church: A Retrospection

BSA Hosts First-Ever Black Convocation

“I know that my presence on this campus and your presence on this campus is not a mistake. It is a victory," one student speaker said.

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Ethnic or Cultural Groups

The Four-Decade Road to Ethnic Studies

At Harvard, real pressures—both financial and ideological—loom along the road to a comprehensive ethnic studies program.

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Drew Faust

Ten Years of Faust

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.

Jeffries Protest

Igniting Tensions: Racial Discord Rocked Campus

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.

Tercentenary Theater Commencement 2016

Graduate Students To Hold First-Ever Black Commencement

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.

Student Groups

Seniors Honored at Gala Celebrating Black Women

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.

Students Discuss Diversity and Inclusion
College Administration

Six Months After Departure, College Still Without Dean for Diversity

The College will interview three finalists to replace the position left vacant when Emelyn A. dela Peña left Harvard six months ago.

Student Groups

At Vigil, Students Mourn Victims of Chemical Attacks in Syria

“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.”

Harvard Kennedy School

Muslim Women Gather At First-Ever Kennedy School Summit

“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.

Eleganza Rehearsal

Eleganza and Identities Shows Discuss Gender and Race at Town Hall

​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.


First Black Miss Israel Talks Race, Education

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.


Working Group Will Formulate Recommendations for Undocumented Students

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.


Law School Symposium Grapples With 'Undocumentation'

“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.


Act on a Dream Builds Pro-Immigration Wall in Protest of Trump

Members of Harvard College Act on a Dream protested President Donald Trump’s crackdown on undocumented individuals.

Defining Islamophobia
Student Life

Hillel and Islamic Society Host Event Against Islamophobia

​Harvard Hillel and the Harvard Islamic Society hosted a presentation and panel discussion Monday on prejudice and discrimination against Islam or Muslims.