Harvard added South Korea to its list of restricted travel locations as the University focuses on “contingency planning” for the possible spread of COVID-19.
A new student group demanded the University disclose and divest its investments in companies tied to Israel’s presence in Palestine during the organization’s Thursday launch event.
A week after the Department of Education launched investigations into foreign funding at Harvard and Yale, experts say federal authorities have long declined to provide clear guidelines for how universities should report such gifts.
At least three foreign foundations to which the Department of Education requested Harvard disclose financial ties have been publicly linked to the University in the past.
University President Lawrence S. Bacow penned a letter on Jan. 27 to President Donald J. Trump, asserting concerns about expanding the travel ban — a policy announced in early 2017 that restricted entry to the United States from several Muslim-majority countries.
Students and workers from across Boston gathered at the Harvard Business School to protest Indian Consul General Sandeep Chakravorty’s speech at the Harvard India Conference on Sunday.
More than 1,000 people have signed a petition demanding the safe re-entry of Reihana Emami Arandi, an Iranian citizen admitted to Harvard Divinity School in 2019 but deported from Logan International Airport in September.
Several of Harvard’s China-affiliated research programs and institutions have postponed or altered their operations due to the global outbreak of the new coronavirus.
Under a blue tarp hung between four light poles bedecked with Indian flags, a group of Harvard graduate students and local activists staged a 24-hour protest in Harvard Square on Sunday to mark the 70th anniversary of India’s constitution and decry India’s Citizenship Amendment Act.
Harvard and MIT received $1.4 million from the United States Agency for International Development in December to study and evaluate reforms to the Government of Indonesia’s social support programs.
More than 220 Harvard affiliates signed a letter to the Indian government supporting protests against India’s Citizenship Amendment Act and condemning suppression of student protests at Indian universities.
Harvard Extension School Ends Agreement with Saudi Crown Prince’s Foundation to Allocate Seats to Its Affiliates
Harvard Extension School will no longer allocate 100 spots in its summer school program to students sponsored by MiSK, Saudi Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s personal charity, according to University spokesperson Jonathan L. Swain.
In his second international trip, University President Lawrence S. Bacow defended academic freedom and outlined his vision for Harvard’s future in China, Hong Kong, and Japan.
Flyers and posters, which Global Support Services slid under dormitory doors last week, warn that “sexual assault and gender-based violence have no borders.”
The president of Iceland spoke about the country’s robust economic growth as well as the #MeToo movement during his visit to the Institute of Politics last Friday.
Some HKS professors traveled to Davos, Switzerland last week for the World Economic Forum, which focused in part on issues of gender and women’s empowerment.
After waiting hours to hear the final decision, Harvard's winning duo jumped up and down when judges announced them as the victors in a 5–4 vote over Princeton University.