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In New Letter, Harvard Divinity School Students Join Calls to Review Prof. Ragab Tenure Denial

A group of Harvard Divinity School students have joined undergraduates in criticizng the school's decision to deny Associate Professor Ahmed Ragab tenure in a letter to University President Lawrence S. Bacow, University Provost Alan M. Garber ’76, and Divinity School Dean David N. Hempton this week.

Memorial Church
Religion

Harvard Affiliates Mourn Christchurch Shooting Victims at Vigil

Harvard students, faculty, and staff huddled together before the steps of Memorial Church Friday evening, standing vigil for the victims of the Christchurch, New Zealand mosque attacks that left 49 dead.

Life Matters Talk
Religion

GSAS Dean Discusses Academics and Advising with Harvard Muslim Chaplain in 'Life Matters' Talk

The interview marked the second installment of “Life Matters,” a discussion series hosted by Abdur-Rashid that offers students the opportunity to learn from the insights and life experiences of members of Harvard’s academic community.

Life Matters Talk
On Campus

Life Matters Talk

Abdur-Rashid on Wednesday night. The talk is a part of Life Matters, a series that allows students to listen to esteemed Harvard affiliates talk about their life trajectory.

Yenching
Religion

Yenching

Despite being on probation, HCFA continues to hold its weekly Doxa events in Yenching Auditorium, a Harvard-owned space.

Khalil Abdur-Rashid
College

Harvard Students Take Inaugural Umrah Trip

During a reflection event Saturday evening, Muslim students looked back on their journey — both spiritual and physical — to Saudi Arabia over winter break as a part of Harvard’s inaugural Umrah trip.

Harvard College Faith and Action
College Administration

HCFA Placed on "Administrative Probation"

Harvard placed the College’s largest campus Christian group on a year-long, unprecedented “administrative probation” in February, after The Crimson reported that the group asked a woman to step down from a leadership position upon hearing that she was dating another female student.

Harvard Yard

Ten Stories That Shaped 2018

2018 was a momentous year for Harvard. As the University welcomed its 29th president Lawrence S. Bacow, it struggled with numerous challenges including lawsuits alleging discrimination, accusations of sexual harassment levied at prominent affiliates, and an "unprecedented" endowment tax. As the year comes to an end, The Crimson examines the ten stories that most defined 2018.

Lowell Tea
House Life

‘The Best Job at Harvard’: Diana Eck and Twenty Years of Lowell Tea and Loyalty

Diana L. Eck and Dorothy A. Austin have served as the faculty deans of Lowell House for twenty years. This spring they will step down.

Cambridge Common Menorah
Religion

After Menorah Knocked Down, Cambridge Residents Gather to Light Hanukkah Candles

Dozens of Harvard affiliates and Cantabrigians gathered in Cambridge Common Thursday night to light candles on a large silver menorah four days after an unidentified man deliberately knocked it down.

HDS Tree
Religion

Scheduled Century-Old Oak Tree Felling Pits Students Against Harvard Divinity School

Divinity School enrollee Jesse Bercowetz, who said he identifies as a pagan, said he believes the tree is like an elder family member. Cutting it down is an act of murder. “I question an architectural team and administration who cannot figure out another solution,” he said.

Life Matters
On Campus

Life Matters

The Life Matters Discussion Series featured Chaplain Khalil Abdur-Rashid and Professor Khalil Gibran Muhammad on Wednesday evening in the Smith Campus Center.

Taproot
Religion

Divinity School Event Explores Humans’ Relationship to Nature

The event convened thinkers from a variety of backgrounds, who spoke about everything from indigenous communities, to religion, to mental health, each in relation to nature and humans’ complex relation to it.

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Religion

Harvard ‘Investigating’ After Swastika Found at School of Public Health

The symbol was formed of thumb tacks and posted on a bulletin board marketing epidemiology job postings on the fifth floor of the school’s Kresge Building.

Harvard College Faith and Action
Religion

Harvard College Faith and Action

The location of Harvard College Faith and Action, the largest Christian fellowship on campus.

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