Hillary Clinton Receives Radcliffe Medal

​Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary R. Clinton received the Radcliffe Medal—an honor that recognizes “an individual who has had a transformative impact on society”—in a ceremony Friday.

Black Harvard Student Arrested in April Will Face No Charges, Per Attorneys

No charges will be filed against the black Harvard undergraduate whose arrest April 13 sparked national controversy and allegations of police brutality, his attorneys announced Friday.

Admissions Lawsuit Trial Date Set for Oct. 2018

​The pending lawsuit alleging the College discriminates against Asian American applicants in its admissions process will go to trial Oct. 15, according to a May 23 court filing.

Harvard Announces New Overseers, HAA Board of Directors

President of the Harvard Alumni Association Susan Morris Novick ’85 announced the election of six members of the Board of Overseers and six directors to the board of the Harvard Alumni Association.

Faust Confers 1,533 College Degrees at 367th Commencement

University President Drew G. Faust conferred 1,533 bachelors of arts and bachelors of science degrees on members of the Class of 2018 in Harvard’s 367th Commencement exercises Thursday.

In Commencement Speeches, Lewis and Faust Urge Student Leadership

​Congressman and civil rights leader John R. Lewis told students and alumni they “must lead” and implored them to get into “good trouble, necessary trouble” during his Commencement address Thursday.

Gelato 'Boutique' Amorino to Open in Harvard Square

Amorino, a high-end gelato chain, will open in Harvard Square just in time for the summer.

Medical School Professor's Study Faces Investigation for Relationship with Alcohol Industry

The National Institutes for Health has since launched two reviews of the study and has instructed Beth Israel to “pause all study activities until the reviews are completed."


Senator Flake Speaks at Law School Class Day

Republican senator Jeff Flake took the stage at Harvard amid speculation that he is mulling a 2020 presidential run.

Harvard Corporation

Pritzker and Martin Named to Corporation, Bringing Governing Body to Gender Parity

Pritzker and Martin were elected to their positions Wednesday by Faust and the Corporation. The pair will assume their new roles in July.


Clerical Union Begins Negotiations with Harvard

​Harvard’s largest labor union has come to the bargaining table to negotiate a new contract with the University, the union and administrators announced last week.


English Professor Claybaugh Will Be Next Dean of Undergraduate Education

Amanda Claybaugh will replace Jay M. Harris, starting July 1. Harris, who has served as dean since 2003, announced he would step down in Dec. 2017.

Central Administration

As Presidency Draws to Close, Faust Recalls Favorite Moments

Faust said she will stay on the Cape through the fall to “reacquaint” herself with the historical literature she missed over the last decade.


'Political Feeling': Harvard and the 1992 Election


Rebuilding African and African American Studies


Gina M. Raimondo ’93 Recalls Harvard as Formative

Square Business

Remembering Tommy's Lunch, 'A Harvard Institution'


A Jewel Heist at Harvard

Central Administration

Administrators Say Bacow Well-Equipped to Manage University Finances

Thomas J. Hollister, chief financial officer of the University, said the president-elect has long been “intimately involved” in Harvard's financial affairs as a Corporation member.

Commencement 2018

Wedding Bells Class of 2018

These five couples in the Class of 2018 are tying the knot.


A Letter From the Class Marshals

The Class Marshals for the Class of 2018 reflect.


Interactive Feature: Class of 2018, By the Numbers

​Scroll through graphs and charts for a visual representation of the Class of 2018. The data was collected in an email survey conducted by The Crimson during the month of May.​

Harvard Law School

Tensions and Tenure: Elizabeth Warren at the Law School

Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth A. Warren came up for tenure at Harvard Law School in 1992, and her review proved a flashpoint in the ongoing discussion about gender at the school.


A Woman with a Social Impact: Tracy P. Palandjian ’93


Class of 2018 In Memoriam

Cambridge City Council

Crisis, Community, and Controversy in Cambridge: McGovern's First 150 Days


In Short Supply: Women in the Economics Department


The Changing Face of the College Administration