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Chemistry Chair Arrested on Federal Charges

Harvard Chemistry chair Charles M. Lieber — a University Professor renowned for his contributions to nanotechnology — was charged in federal court in January for failing to disclose funding from the Chinese government.


Nine Harvard Affiliates Named 2022 Schwarzman Scholars

Nine Harvard affiliates, including four seniors at the College, were earlier this month named Schwarzman Scholars, an academic honor awarded to individuals interested in studying China and its relationship with the world.


Former Chemistry Chair's Defense Could Tie Federal Charges to DOJ China Initiative, Experts Say

Legal experts say recent court filings indicate University Professor Charles M. Lieber — charged with lying to federal officials investigating his funding sources and ties to China — may try to convince jurors that Lieber was swept up in the Trump administration’s broader anti-China campaign.


Beijing Summer Program Cancelled as University Reinforces Coronavirus Warning

After Harvard University Health Services reiterated that University-related travel to China is “strongly discouraged” due to the rapidly spreading coronavirus, the 2020 iteration of Harvard Beijing Academy has been cancelled.


Six Harvard Affiliates Win Schwarzman Scholarships

Six University affiliates – including three Harvard seniors – learned Thursday they will have the opportunity to earn a Master’s degree in Beijing next year through the Schwarzman Scholars program.


Harvard Kennedy School Hosts Lecture on China’s Belt and Road Initiative

Harvard Kennedy School research fellow Phillipe Le Corre described the complex strategies China has used to expand investment and the mixed reaction it has elicited from many European countries. His roughly 30-minute lecture drew approximately 100 attendees.


Chen Jian Discusses Zhou Enlai at JFK Jr. Forum

Chen Jian, a history professor at Cornell University, discussed his upcoming biography of Zhou Enlai — the first Premier of the People's Republic of China — examining Zhou's role in Chinese political history, during a talk at the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum Monday evening.


IOP Event on China

Chen Jian, a Professor of History at Cornell, spoke at the JFK Jr. Forum about China and his forthcoming book about Zhou Enlai Monday evening.


Roderick MacFarquhar, Prolific Author and Professor of Chinese History, Dies at 88

He was renowned for his close study of Chinese communism, died of heart failure on Feb. 10 at the age of 88. He was one of the leading scholars on the Chinese Cultural Revolution and served in multiple leadership positions at the University.


Tencent Co-Founder and Education Prize Winners Visit Ed School

Charles Chen Yidan, a co-founder of Tencent,visited the Harvard Graduate School of Education this week for a conference showcasing the work of the 2017 recipients of his award for education innovators.


Chinese Art

A world debut of an exhibit of dazibao and woodcuts from 1960's China is on display in the CGIS South Asia Center's lobby. The exhibit is entitled "Red & Black Revolution."


Mooncake

Students celebrate the Full Moon and Mid-Autumn Festival, hosted by Harvard-Radcliffe Chinese Students Association and and Student Astronomers at Harvard-Radcliffe, with mooncakes and stargazing.


Crimson falls to Stanford in China

Corey Johnson ‘20 was unable to get it going from the three point line against Stanford for the Crimson. The Crimson fell to Stanford during the Pac-12 China game, with a final score of 80-70.


In Shanghai, Vice Provost Condemns Men’s Soccer ‘Scouting Reports’

Vice Provost Mark Elliott applauded University President Drew G. Faust for asking the Office of the General Counsel to review the men’s soccer team, whose actions he called “scandalous.”


Design School Exhibit Challenges Perceptions of Modern Chinese Architecture

A Graduate School of Design exhibit uses 60 models to challenge perceptions of modern Chinese architecture.


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