70 Harvard Organizations Demand Law School Graduate's Brother Be Released from Chinese Detention Camp
More than 70 Harvard student organizations from across the University signed a statement demanding the release of Ekpar Asat — the brother of Rayhan Asat, Harvard Law School’s first Uighur graduate — from a Xinjiang internment camp.
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.
Smitha S. H. Haneef will serve as the new Managing Director for Harvard University Dining Services, Harvard Campus Services announced Monday.
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.
Harvard’s Undergraduate Council reduced the maximum allocation per student under its Career Opportunity Fund to $200 due to higher demand from students than anticipated, according to a UC Finance Committee statement.
Undergraduates living in Washington, D.C. said they felt shock, frustration, and worry as a mob waving Trump flags violently stormed the Capitol building during the Electoral College vote certification process on Wednesday.
Early admits to Harvard College's Class of 2025 said they reacted with surprise and gratitude at receiving their acceptance letters.
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.
HMS Study Finds Mask-Wearing, Social Distancing Reduce Covid-19 Infections by 87% on College Campuses
Harvard Medical School researchers found that a combination of wearing masks and practicing social distancing can reduce student and faculty Covid-19 infections on college campuses by roughly 87 percent, according to a peer-reviewed study published last week.
Students living in Harvard housing during winter recess, which officially began Monday, reported challenges adjusting to their temporary accommodations, such as moving dorms during a snowstorm.
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.
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.
Harvard College’s early action acceptance rate decreased to 7.4 percent as the number of total applicants hit a record high, marking the most competitive early admissions cycle in Harvard history.
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.
Harvard Summer School has suspended all study-abroad programming for the summer of 2021, citing concerns over the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Harvard announced Friday that it will not allow student-athletes living off campus to participate in athletics training on-campus next semester, marking the University’s latest effort to regulate life on campus during the coronavirus crisis.
As the pandemic scattered Harvard students across the world this semester, resident and non-resident tutors alike have endeavored to preserve a sense of community that has long defined Harvard residential life.
Despite their unusual introduction to classmates this fall, Harvard freshmen will face the process of blocking — choosing students with whom they will share an upperclassman House — this spring, administrators explained at a virtual panel Wednesday.
Challenged to create a meaningful gap year experience despite the pandemic, students pursued professional opportunities, explored the world around them, and focused on personal growth.
Two members of Harvard’s Class of 2021— and one member of the Class of 2019 — were named winners of the 2021 Marshall Scholarship on Monday.
The ongoing global pandemic has disrupted every aspect of higher education. Freshmen who lived on Harvard’s campus this fall adapted to daily coronavirus tests and virtual socialization, but still looked back on their unprecedented first semester as an overall positive experience.
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.
For members of the Class of 2024, the infamously stressful blocking process may be extra fraught due to pandemic-era social restrictions.