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Office of Admissions and Financial Aid
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News Analysis: Anticipated Filings Could Preview Harvard Admissions Trial

A series of briefings due to be filed Friday could shed light on the arguments and evidence Harvard and anti-affirmative action group Students for Fair Admissions would present in a trial.

Pforzheimer Belltower
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O’Dair Announces New Quincy, Pfoho Resident Deans

Hawkins will take over for Judith X. Flynn, who has served as Quincy’s resident dean for 13 years. Roy will replace Brigitte A. B. Libby, Pforzheimer’s resident dean for the past four years.

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Reed Shafer-Ray
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Harvard Graduate Co-Founds Nonprofit Promoting Civic Service

The nonprofit, Lead for America, aims to promote public service by sponsoring recently graduated fellows to work for two years in local governments across the United States.

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Widener Library

Harvard University's Widener Library.

Harvard Admissions
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Admissions Lawsuit Trial Date Set for Oct. 2018

​The pending lawsuit alleging the College discriminates against Asian American applicants in its admissions process will go to trial Oct. 15, according to a May 23 court filing.

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Black Harvard Student Arrested in April Will Face No Charges, Per Attorneys

No charges will be filed against the black Harvard undergraduate whose arrest April 13 sparked national controversy and allegations of police brutality, his attorneys announced Friday.

Drew Faust
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Faust Confers 1,533 College Degrees at 367th Commencement

University President Drew G. Faust conferred 1,533 bachelors of arts and bachelors of science degrees on members of the Class of 2018 in Harvard’s 367th Commencement exercises Thursday.

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Makes the Case for Truth in College Class Day Speech

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie called on graduating seniors to pursue the truth and use the power of their Harvard degrees to change the world at the College’s Class Day exercises Wednesday.

Radcliffe Choral Society and Harvard Glee Club Concert
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Administrators Told All-Female Choir to Update Bylaws Months Before Group Went Coed

The formerly all-female Radcliffe Choral Society opened its membership to students of all genders in late April 2018.

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Khurana Calls Controversial April Arrest ‘Distressing,’ Promises to Support Students

Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana said the College’s goal is to “make sure that something like this doesn’t happen again.”

Harvard Glee Club
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Harvard Glee Club to Open Auditions to Students of All Genders

The Glee Club made the decision to open their membership eligibility after consulting with the historically-female Radcliffe Choral Society, which also decided to make its membership gender neutral in April.

Student Funding Process
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‘Asking For More’: Student Group Funding at Harvard College

As the number of recognized student groups on campus has spiked, funding has failed to keep pace. Now, the College is upping the student activities fee from $75 to $200.

Committee Kids Venn Diagram
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The Committee Kids

They’re known on campus as committee kids—the students whose names appear time and time again on the rosters of Harvard’s student committees. But some charge the committee kids do not accurately represent the College's student body.

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An Inflection Point: High Stakes as Harvard Admissions Trial Approaches

Now several years into legal proceedings, much remains at stake as a lawsuit over Harvard's admissions policies advances.

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