Amid Intense Internal Dispute, Harvard Graduate Council Votes to Remove Finance Chair, Alleging Misconduct
During the HGC’s final general meeting of the year on April 17, the student body that represents Harvard’s 12 graduate and professional schools voted to remove outgoing finance chair Mir Jahanzeb “M.J.” Mehdi and disqualify him from serving on the council in the future.
Harvard Graduate Council Elects Extension School Student as President for First Time
The Harvard Graduate Council on Monday elected Harvard Extension School student Brett A. Monson as president, marking the first time the Council’s leader will hail from the University’s continuing education division, according to HGC records.
Harvard Graduate Council Elects Nine New Board Members
The Harvard Graduate Council elected nine students from across the University’s 12 graduate schools to fill executive board positions this week.
Harvard Extension School Students Rally for Degree Name Change
A group of about 20 Harvard Extension School students rallied in Harvard Yard on Sunday morning to call on the school to change the names of the degrees it offers.
HUDS Pilots New Expanded Meal Plan for Graduate Students
Harvard University Dining Services rolled out a new graduate meal program this fall, which features expanded offering of campus cafe locations and extends to Harvard Extension School students.
Harvard is Home to 13,000 Workers. Some of Them are its Students, Too.
When he’s not working shifts as a custodian at Harvard’s School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Luis M. Toribio — a native Spanish speaker — takes classes on the weekends through Harvard to hone his English skills and practice pronunciation. Two years ago, he said, he struggled to communicate in English — but today, he proudly exclaims he can now do an entire interview in English.
Graduate Student Council Debates Phrasing of Extension School Diplomas, Student Organization Financing
The Harvard Graduate Council discussed the provision of financial support for events promoting cross-school interaction and the language on Harvard Extension School degrees at its meeting Monday.
DCE Uses Portable Technology to Support Students Learning Remotely
Instructors at the Harvard Division of Continuing Education can now accomodate teaching students learning both in person and remotely in nearly every classroom thanks to the portable technology software HELIX.
Extension School Student Government to Redraft Constitution in ‘Rebuilding Year’
After a controversial election last spring, the Harvard Extension Student Association is redrafting the board’s constitution and bylaws to establish transparency around its election process and prevent further contention.
The Harvard Extension Student Association is the official student government of the Extension School.
Jura Wins Extension School Student Government Election, Commits to Transparency After Election Rules Dispute
Kevin F. Jura will serve as the next president of the Harvard Extension Student Association for the 2021-2022 term after defeating opponent Antjaun Finch in a runoff election.
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Juan S. Cardenas-Duque is a Harvard University Dining Services employee, a student at Harvard Extension School, and an entrepreneur.
New Eligibility Requirement Mires Extension School Student Government Election in Controversy Again
Executive board elections for the Harvard Extension Student Association are mired in controversy for the second year in a row as eligibility requirements were changed just weeks before voting was set to begin.
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Kerre leads thousands of bikers in a Street Riders protest in summer 2020.
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Peter Kerre is an activist, community organizer, cybersecurity expert, and student at the Harvard Extension School.
How Eight Harvard Graduate Students Adapted to Life During the Covid-19 Pandemic
Eight students from five graduate schools sat down with The Crimson to share their stories from an unprecedented year. They are not just students; they are bakers and entrepreneurs, fathers and daughters, volunteers and Olympic-hopeful rowers.
Extension School Students Seek Degree Name Change, Consider Current Labeling ‘Unethical,’ ‘Disrespectful’
As online education persists during the ongoing pandemic, Harvard Extension School students have renewed calls on the University to alter the school’s degree names to “accurately reflect students’ programs of study."
Harvard Graduate Council Mulls Priorities, Challenges during Covid-19 Pandemic in First Public Meeting of Semester
The Harvard Graduate Council mulled student government priorities and institutional challenges brought on by the Covid-19 pandemic in its first public meeting of the semester Wednesday evening.
Harvard Extension School Enrollment Up 8 Percent, DCE Says
Enrollment at Harvard Extension School is up 8 percent in the 2020-2021 school year, according to Division of Continuing Education spokesperson Harry J. Pierre.