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Harvard Corporation Did Not Review Claudine Gay’s Scholarship in Presidential Search

The search committee favored Claudine Gay’s administrative expertise, passing over two internal candidates who boasted both administrative experience and far more extensive scholarship credentials: Tomiko Brown-Nagin and John F. Manning ’82.

Steward-Operated Boston Hospitals Closing Would Be ‘Catastrophe,’ Officials, Experts Say

Experts and local leaders called the threat of two Boston hospitals’ closures a potential “catastrophe” at a city council hearing Thursday as Massachusetts officials respond to an ongoing financial crisis at one of the state’s largest hospital chains.

Black Alumni Group Demands Harvard Reaffirm Support for DEI Efforts in Letter to Garber

A group of Black Harvard alumni demanded that the University clarify and reaffirm its commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives on campus in a letter to interim President Alan M. Garber ’76 and Harvard’s governing boards.


Harvard Ed School Affiliates Talk Hopes, Expectations For New Dean

Harvard Graduate School of Education students and faculty expressed the need for a dean who will value global education and promote interdisciplinary collaboration, following the announcement of HGSE Dean Bridget Terry Long’s resignation at the end of this academic year.


‘This is the Future of Europe’: WSJ Journalist Discusses War in Ukraine at Harvard Event

Yaroslav Trofimov, chief foreign affairs correspondent for the Wall Street Journal, said the war in Ukraine will decide “the future of Europe” during an event at the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies Thursday afternoon.


As Cambridge Emergency Shelter Struggles to Meet Needs, Chelsea Nonprofit Provides Resources to Families

La Colaborativa, an immigrant social service organization in Chelsea, opened a walk-in day services center on Tuesday for families staying in the state-run emergency homeless shelter in Cambridge, which has struggled to transition its residents into permanent housing.

Harvard Ed School Affiliates Talk Hopes, Expectations For New Dean

Harvard Graduate School of Education students and faculty expressed the need for a dean who will value global education and promote interdisciplinary collaboration, following the announcement of HGSE Dean Bridget Terry Long’s resignation at the end of this academic year.

HKS Professors Discuss Academic Freedom, Issues Facing Black Americans at IOP

Three Harvard Kennedy School professors discussed issues affecting Black Americans and  attacks on academic freedom at an Institute of Politics forum on Thursday.

‘This is the Future of Europe’: WSJ Journalist Discusses War in Ukraine at Harvard Event

Yaroslav Trofimov, chief foreign affairs correspondent for the Wall Street Journal, said the war in Ukraine will decide “the future of Europe” during an event at the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies Thursday afternoon.

Harvard Science Dean Christopher Stubbs Reflects on Tenure, Gives Advice to Successor

Harvard Dean of Science Christopher W. Stubbs discussed his decision to step down and urged his successor to beware of slow institutional change in a Thursday interview with The Crimson.

Harvard to Open 24/7 Study Spaces for Graduate Student Reading Weeks

This spring, Harvard will open 24/7 study spaces for graduate students for the first time during reading period.

Cambridge Residents’ Division over Bike Lane Expansion Continues

The debate over bike lane expansion continued to swirl in Cambridge following the release of a long-awaited economic impact report conducted by the City Manager’s Office.

As Cambridge Emergency Shelter Struggles to Meet Needs, Chelsea Nonprofit Provides Resources to Families

La Colaborativa, an immigrant social service organization in Chelsea, opened a walk-in day services center on Tuesday for families staying in the state-run emergency homeless shelter in Cambridge, which has struggled to transition its residents into permanent housing.