At Harvard Class Day 2023, Comedian Larry Wilmore Calls on Graduating Seniors to Pursue Their Passions
Emmy Award-winning television writer and comedian Larry Wilmore addressed the Harvard College Class of 2023 Wednesday, encouraging students to view success as a journey rather than a destination.
After HUFPI Financial Mismanagement Claims, Harvard DSO to Audit Student Org System
Months after allegations of financial mismanagement in a Harvard student organization, the Dean of Students Office is set to conduct an audit of Harvard independent student organizations in conjunction with Harvard’s risk management office.
Undergraduates Ramp Up Harvard AI Safety Team Amid Concerns Over Increasingly Powerful AI Models
Undergraduates in the Harvard AI Safety Team have ramped up activity amid heightened public concern over artificial intelligence’s rapid development and lack of regulation.
Current and Shah Pledge to Return to Legislative Structure, Emphasize Mental Health
Bobby F. Current ’24 and Rohan C. Shah ’24 see themselves as a big tent ticket with the ambition to bring lasting structural change to the young Harvard Undergraduate Association.
HUA Launches the Crimson Career Closet for Students to Borrow Professional Clothes for Free
The Harvard Undergraduate Association held the grand opening of the University’s first Crimson Career Closet Monday afternoon on the 10th floor of the Smith Campus Center in partnership with Common Spaces and the Office of Career Services.
HUA Meeting Smith Center
Members of the Harvard Undergraduate Association listen in as Saturday's meeting commences at the Smith Campus Center.
Pfarewell Pforzheimer: Faculty Deans Harrington and Durant to Step Down in 2023 After 10-Year Tenure
Pforzheimer House Faculty Deans Anne Harrington ’82 and John R. Durant will step down at the end of the 2022-2023 academic year after a 10-year tenure, the pair announced in an email to house residents Monday.
Chang to Lead The Crimson’s 150th Guard
Cara J. Chang '24 will lead The Harvard Crimson into its sesquicentennial as the president of the newspaper’s 150th Guard, the organization announced last week. Brandon L. Kingdollar '24 will serve as managing editor and Cynthia V. Lu '24 will be the organization's business manager.
Luke Balstad ’25 Remembered as ‘Incredibly Special,’ ‘Passionate,’ and ‘Kind’
Luke T. Balstad’s friends, family, and teachers remember him as a uniquely thoughtful, kind, and brilliant person who brightened the lives of those around him. He was passionate about self-care and helping others, hoped to become a doctor, and loved the outdoors.
Harvard College Dean Khurana Lauds New Campus Mental Health Initiatives
Harvard College Dean Rakesh Khurana praised new mental health initiatives launched by the University and Counseling and Mental Health Service this fall in a Friday interview.
After Covid-19 Closure, Quad Bikes to Reopen in Fall Following Student-Led Effort
Harvard undergraduates are set to reopen Quad Bikes, a bicycle repair shop nested in the basement of Cabot House, after a roughly two-year closure due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
81 Republican Lawmakers File Amicus Brief Supporting SFFA in Harvard Affirmative Action Lawsuit
More than 80 Republican lawmakers filed an amicus brief with the Supreme Court on Monday supporting anti-affirmative action group Students for Fair Admissions’ lawsuit against Harvard and the University of North Carolina.
At Stroke of Midnight, Students Strip and Streak in Spring Primal Scream
At the stroke of midnight Wednesday, more than a hundred Harvard students shed their clothes and inhibitions to take a naked lap around Harvard Yard.
Two Harvard Students Named 2022 Truman Scholars
Two Harvard College students were awarded the Truman scholarship — an honor recognizing leadership, commitment to a career in public service, and academic excellence — according to a press release from last week.
Phi Beta Kappa Welcomes 25 Harvard Juniors
Twenty-five juniors at Harvard College learned of their induction into the Alpha Iota Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s oldest academic honor society, through an email from the Office of Undergraduate Education on March 28.
Harvard Students Vote Overwhelmingly to Dissolve Undergraduate Council in Favor of New Student Government
Harvard College students voted overwhelmingly to dissolve their student government in favor of an alternative structure this week in a controversy-ridden referendum that appears to spell the end of the school’s 40-year-old Undergraduate Council.
UC President Edited Proposed Constitution After Voting Closed in Referendum
Less than two hours after voting closed on a referendum in which students voted to dissolve Harvard’s Undergraduate Council, a public document containing the text of a proposed new student government constitution was edited by UC President Michael Y. Cheng ’22 to grant him additional authority during the transition to the alternative system.
One Month Into Invasion, Harvard Affiliates Rally for Ukraine, Affected Scholars
One month after Russia launched its invasion of Ukraine, more than one hundred demonstrators rallied in Harvard Yard on Saturday in support of Harvard students and scholars impacted by the war.
Former Governor Chris Christie Discusses Future of Ukraine and Republican Party at IOP Forum
Former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie analyzed the state of the Republican party and President Joe Biden’s response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in a Harvard Institute of Politics Forum on Monday.
Mask Usage Mixed Among Harvard Undergraduates After Requirement Lifted
With indoor mask-wearing now recommended — but not required — at Harvard College, undergraduates have been left to decide for themselves whether to mask up in most indoor spaces.
‘Going in the Wrong Direction’: Khurana Calls on Students to Observe Covid-19 Rules Amid Spike in Cases
Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana implored students to continue masking and avoid large gatherings in a Thursday interview as Covid-19 cases climb on campus.
Faculty Debate Previous-Term Registration, Double Concentration Proposals
Members of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences discussed a slew of hot-button issues at their monthly meeting on Tuesday, including one proposal that would move Harvard to a system of previous-term registration instead of shopping week and another that would allow for double concentrations.
UC Restores Storage Program for Summer 2022, Allocates Funding for FGLI, Transgender Students
The Harvard Undergraduate Council convened Sunday for its weekly general meeting and passed five pieces of legislation, including plans to renew its summer storage program.
Harvard College Will Hold Housing Day In-Person. But it Won’t Be Back to Normal.
Housing Day will take place in-person for the first time since 2019 according to two proposals formulated by the Dean of Students Office and House Committees — one that includes a modified version of traditional “dorm storming” and one that moves festivities entirely outside.