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Harvard Law School

Jeffrey Epstein Accuser Sues Harvard Law Professor Alan Dershowitz for Defamation

Virginia L. Giuffre sued Harvard Law School Professor Emeritus Alan M. Dershowitz for defamation in federal court Tuesday, claiming he falsely accused her of perjury after she implicated him in a sex ring operated by billionaire Harvard donor Jeffrey E. Epstein.

Harvard Kennedy School
On Campus

At IOP, Ghana’s President Akufo-Addo Advocates for Prioritizing Youth Development

President of Ghana Nana Akufo-Addo spoke at the Harvard Kennedy School Institute of Politics Friday, arguing the African continent’s abundant natural resources should be capitalized upon to raise money for investment in Africa’s youth population.

ArtLab
Graduate School of Design

Allston ArtLab to Open in September

Harvard’s ArtLab in Allston is expected to open in mid-September 2019. When finished, the 9,000 square foot space, which is designed to be carbon net-zero, will feature eight rooms for artistic use including an artist workshop and a recording studio.

Harvard Money
Harvard in the World

‘Which Side Are You On?’: Harvard Affiliates, Cambridge Residents Condemn University Ties To Saudi Arabia

Roughly 100 Cambridge residents — including several Harvard and MIT affiliates — gathered at the Cambridge Public Library Wednesday to call on local universities to be transparent about their partnerships with financial backers in a night filled with speeches and song.

Isaias Medina
Harvard Kennedy School

Isaias Medina

Isaias A. Medina III is a former United Nations delegate from Venezuela who has been critical of the Maduro administration and is currently studying at the Kennedy School.

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A school in Turkey uses the Harvard trademark without authorization.

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Harvard in the World

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A Turkish language school uses Harvard's trademark without permission.

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The Lightning Rod
Harvard Law School

Epstein Allegedly Directed Second Woman to Have Sex with Harvard Prof. Dershowitz, Court Documents State

Court documents filed in a recently settled lawsuit against billionaire, Harvard donor, and convicted sex offender Jeffrey E. Epstein allege Epstein directed a second woman to have sex with Harvard Law Professor Emeritus Alan M. Dershowitz.

Jeffrey Epstein
Harvard Law School

Billionaire and Convicted Sex Offender Jeffrey Epstein Boasts Deep, Longstanding Ties to Harvard

Epstein donated millions to the University. He funded the construction of a campus building. He cultivated cozy friendships with top Harvard brass including a former University president. And he forged close personal and professional ties to Alan M. Dershowitz.

Yuleyca Ortiz
Visual Arts

Design School Sponsors Art Exhibit on Harvard Employees

“Harvard Works 2.0” is an eight-part portrait series on exhibition in the Science Center that highlights the work of Harvard's custodial and security staff.

Saudi Crown Prince on Campus
Harvard Kennedy School

‘Secretive, Dubious Partnerships': Harvard Quietly Keeps Strong Saudi Connections

Many American institutions are re-examining their ties to Saudi Arabia after journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed earlier this month. Despite its long-running links to the Saudi royal family, Harvard has opted to wait out the tide of criticism.

Juan C. Varela
On Campus

President of Panama Speaks at Harvard, Meets with Bacow

President of Panama Juan Carlos Varela spoke at the IOP and met with Harvard affiliates from Central America as well as President Bacow Thursday.

Hillary Clinton
Harvard in the World

Hillary Clinton Receives Radcliffe Medal

​Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary R. Clinton received the Radcliffe Medal—an honor that recognizes “an individual who has had a transformative impact on society”—in a ceremony Friday.

Science

BubbleBox Project Wins First in Paris Contest

BubbleBox, a portable hygiene module created by a team that includes Harvard students, won first place at Talents #Paris2024 earlier this year.

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