Eli J. Langley ’20-’21 said that when he arrived at Harvard he found the University's language programs made it difficult to receive credit for Koasati. But recent changes to the language requirement have paved the way for more students to receive credit for proficiency in Native-American languages.
Local activists and at least one public official are calling on Harvard to remove the Sackler family’s name from their buildings after a memorandum filed in federal court Tuesday alleged the family knowingly understated the risks of its company’s addictive opioid product.
Funding lapses and restricted access to collaborators and resources — consequences of the longest government shutdown in United States history — have left some Harvard faculty members’ research projects mired in uncertainty, though most remain insulated from the shutdown’s effects for now.
Forty-four percent of Faculty of Arts and Sciences courses with teaching fellows last year had to add or drop discussion sections based on unexpected enrollment numbers, according to a website launched Friday by a faculty committee tasked with proposing potential changes to “shopping week.”
Malala Yousafzai, winner of the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize and a crusader for female education around the world, urged Harvard students on Thursday evening to passionately use their voices to enact change.
The DSO sent its email to students roughly a minute after the election commission announced the vote tallies for the election. The unusual move came after an anonymous email circulated accusations of bias to undergraduates.
Based partly on its poll of the student body last week, the Harvard College Open Data Project has predicted Sruthi Palaniappan ’20 and Julia M. Huesa ’20 will win the 2018 Undergraduate Council presidential election.
The UC voted to place two referenda challenging Harvard's investment decisions on the ballot for its presidential election this week. The questions ask whether Harvard should divest from fossil fuels and the prison industry.
Five years after two non-UC members claimed the student body’s highest elected offices for the first time in its history, more outsiders have tossed their hats in the ring than in any Council election in over a decade.