As Joe Biden is inaugurated as the 46th U.S. president Wednesday, a team of Crimson reporters explored how the Biden administration will affect international students, admissions, labor, and everything in between at Harvard. Here's a look at how the Biden administration will reshape the University — and what role Harvard will play in shaping it.
Amid skyrocketing nationwide case counts of Covid-19, Harvard administrators announced Monday that the College is cautiously moving forward with welcoming increased numbers of students back to campus for the spring semester.
Government Professor Calls on Harvard to Adopt ‘Minimum Standards’ for Affiliation Following Capitol Riots
Harvard Government professor Ryan D. Enos called on the University to adopt “minimum standards” for affiliation with Harvard that “include supporting free elections and not encouraging violence” in a letter to University President Lawrence S. Bacow on Sunday.
Smitha S. H. Haneef will serve as the new Managing Director for Harvard University Dining Services, Harvard Campus Services announced Monday.
The storming of the U.S. Capitol building by a pro-Trump mob Wednesday drew shock, anger, and horror from Harvard University administrators, who called for a renewed commitment to truth and democracy.
More than 200 students violated Harvard College’s community compact throughout the fall semester, according to an interim report released by the Dean of Students Office Thursday.
The past twelve months were a year like no other for Harvard and the world. Under the backdrop of a once-in-a-century pandemic, students took classes from all over the globe, while pushing for social change at the University and on the political stage. Here, The Crimson reviews ten stories that defined 2020 at Harvard.
Harvard’s Undergraduate Council launched a petition Tuesday calling on the College to strengthen support for international students during the spring semester.
Khurana Expresses Confidence that Upperclassmen Returning to Campus This Spring Will Adhere to Health Guidelines
Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana said in a Monday interview he has “a great deal of confidence” that upperclassmen invited to return to campus for the spring semester will adhere to Covid-19 residential rules.
Academic continuity was a guiding principle in Harvard’s planning for the spring semester, Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana said in a Monday interview.
The 2019-20 academic year marked a five-year low for overall disciplinary action at Harvard College, according to Administrative Board statistics updated Thursday.
Harvard will expand the number of undergraduates invited to live on campus next semester, including College seniors and juniors who enrolled this fall, as classes continue online.
Dean of Harvard College Rakesh Khurana dismissed the work of Charles A. Murray ’65 as “discredited” in a Tuesday interview — a few days after Murray spoke at a controversial webinar for Harvard affiliates.
The Dean of Students Office released move-out plans to students living on campus in an email Friday, an endeavor the administration is hoping will be much smoother and well-planned than the hectic send-off students faced in the spring.
The Common Application announced plans Sept. 30 to remove a question asking college applicants to self-report disciplinary actions taken against them in high school, a move that experts on higher education say will make the college admissions process more equitable.
Harvard’s Undergraduate Council passed legislation calling for “student-friendly” grading policies that would extend the add-drop and pass-fail deadline and allow courses taken as pass-fail to count for concentration and general education credit in a meeting Sunday.
Harvard College’s Dean of Students Office has focused on helping student groups plan small, virtual gatherings as the COVID-19 pandemic and a scattered student body renders their marquee events impossible.
Administrators in the Dean of Students Office are optimistic that undergraduates living on campus will finish the semester safely, Dean of Students Katherine G. O’Dair said in an interview Wednesday.
Administrators at the Dean of Students Office say they have a difficult task this semester: supporting Harvard undergraduates while only a fraction of them live on campus.
Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana defended the principle behind Harvard’s sanctions targeting single gender social organizations in a Friday interview.
As the COVID-19 pandemic transforms on campus living, Harvard students are confronting a novel ethical dilemma: whether and how to inform on peers who violate public health guidelines.
Dean of Harvard College Rakesh Khurana said in a Friday interview that taking proportional disciplinary action and protecting student privacy were among the principles that informed the College’s process for adjudicating pandemic protocol violations.
Harvard College released a form for reporting social distancing violations — complete with space for photos and videos — as part of a rollout of its disciplinary process for students in residence. The procedures outlined offer insight into the community council’s structure and inner workings — from a report to review to potential removal from campus. Here’s a primer on the process.