As Harvard prepares to welcome first-year students and a select group of upperclassmen to campus, the Dean of Students Office unveiled its “residential community compact” — a list of guidelines those residing on campus in the fall must follow.
Though all courses will be virtual this fall, Harvard College expects professors to guarantee every student — regardless of time zone — between two and four hours of live interaction with course staff or peers each week, according to official College guidelines.
A lawsuit Harvard and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology filed against the Department of Homeland Security and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement on Wednesday is a major step into existing legal battles over immigration and executive action, experts say.
Unlike Majority of Harvard Schools, Harvard Business School Will Offer Hybrid In-Person and Online Instruction During Fall Semester
Harvard Business School will offer a hybrid of in-person and online instruction during the fall semester and will welcome all its MBA students back to its residence halls.
Admitted freshmen were the only College class invited back to campus for the fall Monday morning, but many in the Class of 2024 said they are displeased with the arrangements.
Many Harvard undergraduates say they are concerned about their belongings stored with Olympia Moving and Storage after the University’s Monday announcement that only incoming freshmen and a group of approved upperclassmen would return to campus for the fall semester.
Compared with its peers in the Ivy League, Harvard has offered a stringent plan for the fall semester — allowing no more than 40 percent of undergraduates to return to campus at once and keeping all course instruction online.
Students attending colleges and universities operating entirely online will not be allowed to remain in residence in the United States, according to guidelines released Monday by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
Students voiced indignation, disappointment, and “heartbreak” after Harvard announced Monday morning that it would allow freshmen and very few upperclassmen to live on campus this fall.
Phillips Brooks House Association’s Summer Urban Program will begin virtually this Monday for roughly 550 young Boston and Cambridge students.
Beginning First Phase of Reopening, Harvard Libraries Offer Some In-Person Book Pickups, Resume Scan and Deliver Services
The Harvard Library began providing in-person book pickup and resumed its scan and deliver services Tuesday as part of its first phase of reopening, librarians Anna Assogba and Fred Burchsted wrote in an email to Harvard affiliates Tuesday.
Harvard Medical School Affiliates Hold COVID-19 Briefing on Reopening Strategies for Massachusetts and Harvard
Experts from Harvard Medical School and the T.H. Chan School of Public Health discussed the state of the COVID-19 pandemic Friday, along with challenges associated with preventing new infections from skyrocketing after easing lockdown restrictions.
After more than three months since the initial outbreak of the novel coronavirus in Cambridge, many local businesses have struggled to stay open, with a few even closing their doors permanently.
'An Entirely Different Universe’: International Students Anticipate Challenges in Returning to Campus in the Fall
As Harvard undergraduates anticipate the format of the fall semester, international students say they will likely have to navigate shifting border restrictions and visa delays.
Applicants to the College Class of 2025 will no longer need to submit any standardized test scores, according to a Monday note from Harvard’s admissions office.
Harvard has awarded emergency response grants to 27 Allston-Brighton nonprofit organizations to help tackle pressing needs amplified by the coronavirus pandemic through a new grant program, the University announced last week.
The Cambridge Public Health Department reported Tuesday that the number of coronavirus cases in Cambridge had surpassed 1,000.
The Harvard Corporation — the University’s highest governing body — moved to reduce the endowment payout for Fiscal Year 2021 by 2 percent and to make a special assessment of restricted assets as it projects a $750 million revenue shortfall.
Harvard Law School, Harvard Kennedy School, Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard Graduate School of Design, and Harvard Divinity School will hold their fall semesters online, while Harvard Graduate School of Education will conduct its entire 2020-2021 academic year virtually.
Cambridge will implement a pilot program allowing residents to walk, bike, and drive in both directions on select roadways, the City announced Thursday.
After evacuating the College in mid-March, undergraduates are adapting to cancelled internships and remote programming and even taking relief efforts into their own hands.
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In wake of the University’s announcement last month that Harvard would resume teaching and research in the fall, undergraduates penned a petition to the administration arguing against a virtual fall semester.
The Dean of Students Office is currently preparing for a multitude of scenarios for the fall semester, as uncertainty continues to swirl around whether undergraduates will return to campus.