Harvard Remembers Tommy Raskin, an ‘Extraordinary Young Person’ with a ‘Perfect Heart' And ‘Dazzling Radiant Mind'
Relentlessly passionate about aiding the global poor, Thomas B. “Tommy” Raskin's friends and family said they will remember him as a visionary who displayed an intense commitment to justice and the truth.
More than 30 Harvard workers and supporters called for contracted employees idled by the pandemic to receive paid leave in the spring during a socially-distanced rally in Harvard Yard Thursday.
U.S. Representative Elise M. Stefanik ’06 (R-N.Y.) was removed from the Institute of Politics’ Senior Advisory Committee Tuesday morning, Harvard Kennedy School Dean Douglas W. Elmendorf announced in a letter sent to members of the committee.
Harvard will not apply for federal aid from the latest Congressional Covid-19 stimulus package, University spokesperson Jason A. Newton wrote in a statement Monday.
Harvard is set to receive nearly $7 million in aid from the latest Congressional stimulus package, according to an analysis published Thursday by the American Council on Education, a higher education interest group.
Nearly 700 Harvard affiliates petitioned for Harvard’s Institute of Politics to disaffiliate with U.S. Representative Elise M. Stefanik ’06 (R-N.Y.), a supporter of efforts to overturn Electoral College votes in favor of President Donald Trump.
Harvard faculty reacted with shock and frustration — but often little surprise — to the storming of the U.S. Capitol by a pro-Trump mob Wednesday that disrupted the counting of electoral votes.
Harvard students from across the country pitched in to campaign in Georgia ahead of Tuesday's contentious Senate runoff elections.
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.
The Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinical Program filed a lawsuit in December on behalf of four immigrant rights organizations against the Trump administration’s proposed, sweeping changes to asylum rules.
Harvard’s graduate student union filed a grievance against the University and met with administrators earlier this month in response to Harvard’s decision to exclude 108 students in Population Health Sciences from the union’s bargaining unit.
Vogel, who served as Henry Ford II Professor of the Social Sciences, Emeritus, and was described by his colleagues as a visionary in East Asian studies, died on Dec. 20 at age 90 of complications from cancer surgery.
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.
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.
Harvard Prof. Danielle Allen Says She Would Apply Experience in Academia to Potential Gubernatorial Run
University Professor and potential 2022 gubernatorial candidate Danielle S. Allen said she would apply decades of experience in academia to her foray into politics in an interview with The Crimson on Tuesday.
University Professor Danielle S. Allen is exploring entering the 2022 race for governor of Massachusetts, she tweeted Monday.
University President Lawrence S. Bacow penned a letter to President-elect Joe Biden on Monday asking him to instate new immigration policies that protect international students.
Harvard’s Anthropology department has formed eight subcommittees — along with hiring an external consultant and launching faculty outreach efforts — in order to address long standing climate issues revealed this past summer.
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.
After a turbulent year for the University and its finances, Harvard is set to grapple with an uncertain economic outlook in 2021, University Vice President for Finances Thomas J. Hollister said in an interview with The Crimson Thursday.
The Harvard School of Dental Medicine will reopen the Harvard Dental Service under its direction in February 2021, the school announced in a press release Wednesday.
As Americans anticipate the first doses of a coronavirus vaccine, administrators at Harvard have started to prepare for its implications on campus.
University President Lawrence S. Bacow said in an interview Thursday that Harvard aimed to bring as many students to campus as possible in the spring while allowing for public health guidelines.
Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana discussed the administration’s planning process for next spring at a town hall for College affiliates Wednesday evening with other University administrators.
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.