Mass. Governor Maura Healey ’92 Praises Harvard’s ‘Eye-Opening’ Diversity, Pledges to Uphold Equity in Higher Ed
Hours after the inauguration of University President Claudine Gay Friday, Massachusetts Governor Maura T. Healey ’92 told The Crimson that Harvard would have a willing partner in the governor’s office under her administration.
Harvard University Police Leads Massachusetts College Campus Police Forces in Sustained Complaints, Ranks Fifth Statewide in Database
The Harvard University Police Department had the fifth-most “sustained complaints” of 273 Massachusetts law enforcement agencies, according to a newly released state database of police disciplinary records over nearly 40 years.
As Harvard affiliates continue to interact with and fill the Massachusetts government, it often falls to the University’s own to create policy and settle disagreements that directly affect Harvard. How does their time at the University influence the way they approach these disputes, and what is the effect of Harvard’s impact on Massachusetts leaders?
Local Residents, Harvard Affiliates Rally to Close Memorial Drive to Vehicle Traffic Saturdays and Sundays
Cambridge residents and Harvard affiliates gathered at the John W. Weeks Bridge Saturday to rally against the decision to close Memorial Drive to traffic only on Sundays.
The Cambridge School Committee voted unanimously to support the Thrive Act, a bill in the Massachusetts State Legislature to eliminate the state’s MCAS standardized testing requirement for high school graduation.
Harvard Medical School instructor Robert H. Goldstein will serve as the next Commissioner of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, the DPH announced in a press release Monday.
The Massachusetts House is considering a bill that would require higher education institutions like Harvard to pay a fee for admissions processes that consider legacy status or relationships to donors or that include an early decision plan.
Boston-area commuters are facing a slew of new slowdowns and service disruptions on the T as a regular state inspection of the Red Line track in early March led to emergency, system-wide speed restrictions.
Former Massachusetts Governor Charlie D. Baker ’79 and Lt. Governor Karyn E. Polito rolled out new healthcare programs for residents regardless of health insurance status to a network of 25 Community Behavioral Health Centers across the state last month.
Harvard Chief Technology Officer Jason Snyder will lead the Massachusetts Executive Office of Technology Services and Security, Governor Maura T. Healey ’92 announced Wednesday.
On the final weekend ahead of the Massachusetts state primaries on Tuesday, State Senator Eric P. Lesser ’07 returned to his old stomping grounds.
Harvard researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital found that lamivudine, a commonly used drug for HIV treatment, showed promise in combating metastatic colorectal cancer.
The Innovation Institute at the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative, a state agency, has awarded Harvard $3 million to support the development of next-generation robotics and wearable technologies.
The Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System has recently come under scrutiny following state legislators’ proposal to eliminate the test from being a graduation requirement for high school students.
Mass General Brigham will invest $50 million in a new initiative focused on mental health, chronic disease management, and nutrition security, the hospital network announced last week.
Most Harvard affiliates will be eligible to receive the Covid-19 vaccine next month, following an announcement Wednesday by Massachusetts governor Charlie D. Baker ’79 that all residents over the age of 16 will become eligible April 19.
Mass. Sen. William N. Brownsberger ’78 — a key player in the passage of the state’s recent police reform bill — spoke virtually to the Harvard Kennedy School as part of its Reimagining Community Safety Speaker Series on Wednesday.
A Cambridge woman in her 20s became the first person in Massachusetts to test positive for the Covid-19 variant originally detected in South Africa, the city’s public health department announced last Thursday.
Behind Six-Year Harvard Alumni Push, Every Voice Bill Passes to Boost Campus Sexual Assault Prevention
A bill spearheaded by student organizers, including Harvard alumni, to establish protections for survivors of sexual harassment at colleges and universities in Massachusetts beyond existing provisions in Title IX was signed into law by Governor Charlie D. Baker ’79 last month.
In an update to the City Council on Monday, Cambridge officials announced that the city is moving forward with its reopening plans, despite an ongoing vaccine supply shortage in the city.
Massachusetts Court Dismisses Harvard Prison Divestment Campaign Lawsuit Over University Investments
A Massachusetts judge on Thursday dismissed a lawsuit from the Harvard Prison Divestment Campaign over Harvard’s investments in companies with ties to the prison industry.