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University Dismisses Student’s Title IX Complaint After Gen Ed Clash Over Race, Gender

Harvard dismissed a Title IX complaint from a transgender student this month who alleged comments Anthropology professor Arthur M. Kleinman made during a public confrontation during a General Education class in September constituted sexual misconduct.


23andMe CEO Discusses Healthcare Transparency and Patients Privacy at Radcliffe Institute Event

23andMe CEO Anne E. Wojcicki explained her view of the genetics company’s role in the changing world of healthcare and her beliefs on information privacy and consumer choice in a Tuesday webinar hosted by Harvard’s Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Studies.


Majority of Harvard Personnel to Work Remotely Through June 2021

Amid a skyrocketing nationwide coronavirus case count, University Executive Vice President Katherine N. Lapp announced in an email last week that the majority of faculty, staff, and academic personnel will continue working remotely through June 30, 2021.


A Blue Wave: Harvard Affiliates and their Political Contributions

As an unprecedented and contentious election season draws to a close, Harvard faculty, staff, and students overwhelmingly contributed to Democratic candidates — including President-elect Joseph R. Biden, Jr. — over their Republican counterparts this election cycle, a Crimson analysis found.


Custodians Call on Harvard to Guarantee Job Protections and Paid Leave for Contracted Workers

Members of Harvard’s custodial staff called on the University to guarantee it would not lay off workers in the spring in two rallies held last week, as institutions of higher education across the U.S. reckon with the economic crisis precipitated by the COVID-19 pandemic.


Mayor Keisha L. Bottoms Discusses Atlanta’s COVID-19 Response in HSPH Webinar

Mayor of Atlanta Keisha L. Bottoms discussed how her city has handled challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic in the latest installment of the Harvard School of Public Health’s Voices in Leadership series Monday.


HKS Affiliates React with Disappointment to Annual Diversity Report

Following the Harvard Kennedy School of Government’s release of its annual diversity report, school affiliates said they were “disappointed” at the newest numbers, which show that the school’s faculty and student body remains overwhelmingly white and male.


Bacow, Garber, and Harvard’s 14 School Deans Urge University Affiliates to Vote

Ahead of Election Day, Harvard President Lawrence S. Bacow, Provost Alan M. Garber ’76, and the 14 deans of the University’s schools sent an email to affiliates Friday morning urging them to vote and reaffirming the “values that bind us together as a community.”


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