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Claire E. Parker

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Students Rally Against Sexual Assault
Student Life

Seeking to Prevent Sexual Assault, Harvard's Progress is Uneven

At an institution with a long history of decentralization, swift and coordinated action does not come easily—even on the “the serious problem of sexual assault.”

Students Rally Against Sexual Assault
Central Administration

Harvard's Sexual Assault Prevention Efforts: 11 Months Later

Many of a University-wide task force's recommendations for preventing sexual assault at Harvard remain unfulfilled.

HGSU Petition
GSAS

GSAS Students Petition Faust for Increased Immigration Support

Graduate students are calling on Faust to provide additional support for international and undocumented students amid uncertainties generated by Trump’s travel ban.

University President Drew G. Faust
Politics

News Analysis: In the Age of Trump, Faust Treads Cautiously

As Faust has taken a more active approach to national politics, her position as president of one of the most renowned universities in the world has both limited and enabled her ability to push for change.

Immigration protest
University

Harvard Files Additional Amicus Brief Opposing Immigration Order

Harvard signed an additional amicus brief challenging Trump’s immigration order Monday, joining 16 other universities to argue that the order has damaged their institutions.

Central Administration

Harvard Spent Over Half a Million Dollars Lobbying Congress in 2016

Harvard spent over half a million dollars lobbying the federal government in 2016, a number that has held relatively steady for the past five years.

University President Drew G. Faust Addresses the 2016 Harvard Alumni Association Meeting
Government

Faust Met With Schumer, McConnell in D.C.

University President Drew G. Faust met with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer in Washington, D.C. last month.

Harvard Law School

Law Clinicians, Faculty Sign Amicus Brief Against Executive Order

​Four Harvard faculty members signed onto an amicus brief filed in a federal appeals court Sunday night to support a legal challenge to President Donald Trump’s immigration order.

Massachusetts Hall
Central Administration

Mass. Federal Judge Declines Temporary Stay on Immigration Executive Order

A Boston federal judge ruled Friday against plaintiffs supported by Harvard, declining to extend a temporary stay on President Donald Trump’s immigration order.

University President Drew G. Faust
Politics

Faust Signs Letter to Trump Opposing Immigration Ban

University President Drew G. Faust signed a letter Thursday imploring President Donald Trump “to rectify the damage done” by his executive order on immigration.

Immigration Town Hall
Politics

Immigration Experts Counsel Affiliates Impacted by Trump Order

Harvard affiliates affected by President Donald Trump’s immigration order voiced concerns to University administrators at a town hall event Wednesday.

Journalism in a Post-Truth Era
Drew Faust

At Panel, Journalists Debate Future of Media

​University President Drew G. Faust convened a panel of prominent journalists to discuss the industry’s future in Sanders Theatre Tuesday.

University President Drew G. Faust Addresses the 2016 Harvard Alumni Association Meeting
College

Faust, Administrators Criticize Immigration Order

University President Drew G. Faust called on “the administration, the Congress, and the courts” to reconsider an executive order blocking immigrants from seven predominantly Muslim countries from entering the United States.

Immigration protest
Politics

After Immigration Order, Two Harvard Affiliates Barred from Entering U.S.

At least two Harvard affiliates were barred from entering the United States after President Donald Trump suspended immigration from seven predominantly Muslim nations Friday.

Dean Khurana
College

Social Organizations Sanctions Could Be ‘Revised or Replaced’

The College’s historic policy penalizing members of single gender social organizations could be “revised or replaced," Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana announced Wednesday.