Harvard International Office

Fast-Track Visa Suspension Could Jeopardize Hiring

The premium processing freeze may prevent or delay the hiring of international faculty and researchers.

News Analysis: With Sanctions Goal, Admins Shift from Sexual Assault Prevention

Administrators have shifted their focus from sexual assault to gender exclusivity as a rationale for their unprecedented involvement in undergraduate social life.

UC Adopts Student Organization Oversight in Constitutional Amendment

​The Undergraduate Council granted itself the authority to recommend creation of new student organizations after it amended the body’s governing documents.

GSAS Dean to Take Sabbatical Next Year

GSAS Dean Xiao-Li Meng will take a sabbatical next academic year, and Emma Dench, a History and Classics professor, will serve as interim dean.

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.

Harvard Recreation Brings Camelbaks Back To Campus

Months after Harvard’s Drug and Alcohol Peer Advisors discontinued regular giveaways of popular Camelbak water bottles, another campus group is bringing them back.

A Team Divided

As Patrick Wales-Dinan has led the women’s distance running program to new heights, he’s also been the subject of controversy and administrative investigation.

In 'Heartbreaking' Loss, First Year Law Student Dies

Will Zhang, a first year Harvard Law School student, died Thursday, according to an email from Law School Dean Martha L. Minow.

Faculty Council Votes to Refer Sanctions Motion to Faculty Committee

Instead voting in favor of or against the motion, the Faculty Council recommend the motion be taken up by a committee of faculty, staff, and students tasked with examining the policy.


New Research on Zika Virus Demonstrates Lingering Challenges

School of Public Health professor Marcia C. de Castro presented preliminary research that found that birth rates in Latin America have not fallen since the Zika epidemic.


Grad Student Union Hosts Anti-Islamophobia Teach-In

A sub-group of Harvard’s Graduate Student Union-United Auto Workers, held a teach-in on Islamophobia Thursday evening that looked to educate members about “the history of Islamophobia in the U.S. and current issues facing Muslim communities."


Khurana, Mankiw Endorse Tap Water Campaign

Green '20, the College's freshman sustainability think tank, seeks to correct misinformation about tap water.

University Finances

David Rockefeller, Major Harvard Donor, Dies at 101

David Rockefeller '36 donated at least $140 million to the University, making him one of Harvard's most generous financial supporters.

Central Administration

In Ho Chi Minh City, Faust Reflects on Vietnam War

University President Drew G. Faust paid homage to the lives lost in the Vietnam War in a speech at a university in Ho Chi Minh City Thursday.


Student Unionization Hearing Ends


Academics Debate U.S.-China Relations at Kennedy School


John Kerry Will Deliver Kennedy School’s Graduation Address


Feel Good Society Looks to Increase Mental Health Awareness

Central Administration

Faust Kicks Off Asia Trip in Singapore

City Politics

Immigration and Customs Enforcement Challenges Cambridge's 'Sanctuary City' Status

The Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency listed Cambridge an “uncooperative jurisdiction” for refusing to comply with federal requests to detain individuals for possible deportation.


Law School Students Participate in Human Rights Hearing on Immigration

Two students from Harvard Law School’s Immigration and Refugee Clinic argued that the United States was no longer a “safe country” for refugees before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights in Washington, D.C. Tuesday.


Court Denies Harvard Motion to Dismiss Title IX Lawsuit

​A lawsuit that challenges Harvard’s compliance with anti-sex discrimination law Title IX will proceed after a federal court ruled Friday to deny the University’s efforts to dismiss the suit.


Professors, University Decry 'Devastating' Trump Budget Proposal

​A University spokesperson harshly condemned President Donald Trump’s proposed 2018 budget as “devastating” and “unprecedented” Monday.

House Life

Currier House Faculty Deanship First to be Renamed Following Donation

Currier's Faculty Deans will now be known as the X. D. and Nancy Yang Faculty Deans of Currier House following a gift from the couple.

Harvard Medical School

Study Finds Lower Depression Rates Among DACA Eligible Individuals

Square Business

Crimson Corner Newsstand Will Move to Brattle Plaza


Music Department to Adopt New Curriculum Beginning Fall 2017


Fake News Research Guide Draws Ire from Conservatives

University Finances

Divest Harvard Plans to Blockade Massachusetts Hall