More than 1,100 Harvard affiliates have signed a petition calling on the University to extend the same employment protections to contracted staff members that it offers its direct employees.
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.
Three researchers — two from Harvard and one from the University of Alberta — have conducted simulations that suggest weather on Jupiter and Saturn may be influenced by different factors than those on Earth.
Open Letter Calls on Harvard to Develop ‘Accountability Guidelines’ on Hiring Former Trump Administration Officials
An open letter calling on Harvard to develop “accountability guidelines” for inviting former members of President Donald J. Trump’s administration to campus circulated online this week.
Harvard Forward, Fresh Off of Board of Overseers Wins, Sets Sights on 2021 With New Slate of Candidates
Harvard Forward, a student and alumni group working to end climate change and increase recent alumni representation within Harvard’s governance boards, announced their 2021 campaign Tuesday.
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.
University Provost Alan M. Garber ’76 said the experience of the fall semester provided administrators with more information, like “knowing how well our testing and contact tracing works.”
President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. has tapped two individuals from a little-known arm of the University to aid his transition: Harvard Public Affairs and Communications.
As of Tuesday, more than 100 new COVID-19 cases had been reported among Harvard affiliates this month as positivity rates continue to climb in Massachusetts.
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.
Harvard Business School Will Move to Remote Instruction and Restrict On-Campus Activities as Virus Cases Surge
Harvard Business School will transition to remote instruction and restrict on-campus activities in response to increasing COVID-19 positivity rates among its affiliates.
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.
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.
COVID-19 patients with milder symptoms and swifter recoveries have prolonged immunity from reinfection, Harvard Medical School researchers found in a study published in the peer-reviewed journal Cell Nov. 3.
Students vs. Pandemics — which began a Harvard-wide task force formed in response to COVID-19 — has grown into a national initiative with branches in 10 universities across North America.
Researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health documented points at which federal officials failed to take action to slow the COVID-19 pandemic’s spread in a study published Nov. 2.
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.
Journalist and political analyst Mina Al-Oraibi discussed the United States’ declining reputation in the Arab world at a Harvard Kennedy School event Thursday afternoon.
Harvard’s police union filed a grievance with the University Wednesday alleging the force’s leadership violated the union’s collective bargaining agreement.
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.
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.”
Prison reform activists argued in favor of high-quality education in prisons at a webinar Thursday held by the Harvard Radcliffe Institute.
Writer and activist Nikil Saval discussed the role of architecture in reimagining cities in the context of the 1964 Harlem Race Riot at a virtual webinar hosted by the Harvard Graduate School of Design Thursday night.
Harvard Medical School Dean George Q. Daley ’82 praised epidemiologists at the affiliated Brigham and Women’s Hospital for quickly extinguishing a late September COVID-19 outbreak in an interview Friday.
University President Lawrence S. Bacow reflected on the successes of the fall semester at Harvard and speculated about pending decisions regarding the spring in an interview with The Crimson Wednesday.