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Crime

Man Sentenced to 15 Months in Prison for 2017 Harvard Black Commencement Bomb Threat

Phoenix, Ariz. resident Nicholas Zuckerman was sentenced to 15 months in prison and three years of supervised release Wednesday after he threatened to bomb Harvard's 2017 black Commencement ceremony.

Winthrop Gates
House Life

Gearan, Herlihy-Gearan to Serve as Interim Winthrop Faculty Deans

Institute of Politics Director Mark D. Gearan ’78 and Mary Herlihy-Gearan will serve as interim faculty deans of Winthrop House through the upcoming school year, Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana announced in an email to Winthrop residents Friday.

University Hall
Crime

Federal Prosecutors Seek Prison Sentence for Man who Threatened to Bomb Harvard’s Black Commencement

Federal prosecutors recommended a prison sentence of 18 months for a man who threatened to bomb Harvard and shoot attendees of the University’s 2017 black Commencement ceremony, according to Thursday court filings.

Fencing Scandal Coach Training
FAS

Harvard Dismisses Fencing Coach Over Conflict of Interest Violation

Harvard has dismissed head fencing coach Peter Brand after an independent inquiry into the 2016 sale of his home found he violated Harvard’s conflict of interest policy, Athletics Director Robert L. Scalise wrote in an email to athletics staff Tuesday.

Fencing Scandal Coach Training
College

Federal Grand Jury Investigates Harvard Fencing Scandal

A federal grand jury is investigating the sale of a Needham, Mass. home from Harvard’s head fencing coach to the father of current and former College fencers. The Massachusetts U.S. attorney’s office subpoenaed Needham officials in April, seeking to review records related to the 2016 transaction.

College

Harvard Rescinds Parkland Student’s Admissions Offer Over Racist 2017 Comments

Harvard College rescinded its offer of admission to Parkland, Fla. school shooting survivor and gun rights activist Kyle Kashuv earlier this month for racist comments he made in high school, according to an announcement he made on Twitter Monday.

Harvard Admissions
College

Harvard Rescinds Parkland Student’s Admissions Offer Over Racist Comments in 2017

Harvard College rescinded its offer of admission to Parkland, Fla. school shooting survivor and gun rights activist Kyle Kashuv earlier this month for racist comments he made in high school, according to an announcement he made on Twitter Monday.

Boston Pride Parade
Harvard in the City

Harvard Affiliates March in 49th Annual Boston Pride Parade

Decked out in rainbow flags, clothes, and facepaint, a group of roughly 30 Harvard affiliates marched representing the University in Boston’s 49th Pride Parade Saturday afternoon.

Sullivan Leaves Weinstein Legal Team
College

One-Fifth of Winthrop Seniors Opt Out of Receiving Diplomas From Sullivan, Robinson

Law School Professor Intisar A. Rabb delivered those students' diplomas instead of Sullivan and Robinson, who have been the target of criticism for months following Sullivan’s announcement in January that he would represent Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein as Weinstein faces criminal charges for rape and sexual assault.

Al Gore
College

Al Gore Calls for Fossil Fuel Divestment at Harvard College Class Day

Fifty years after he picked up his own Harvard diploma, former United States Vice President Al Gore ’69 returned to Harvard Yard, looked out over the Class of 2019, and called on the University to divest its holdings in the fossil fuel industry.

College

Sandip Nirmel ‘Made Harvard Feel Like Home,’ Classmates Say

His classmates said he was most notable for his humility and cheerfulness. Nirmel could easily switch between stoic seriousness and bright optimism.

Winthrop Gates
College

'Not Really A Job': Faculty Deans at Harvard

Following student outcry over Winthrop Faculty Dean Ronald Sullivan’s decision to represent Harvey Weinstein, the faculty dean role has come under scrutiny.

Athletics Recruiting Coach Graphic
College

The Athlete Advantage

Recruited athletes often earn a boost in the admissions process, receiving endorsements and advice from coaches.

Peabody Terrace
Commencement 2019

Peabody Terrace

Some students have voiced dissatisfaction with Peabody Terrace over issues of maintenance.

Peabody Terrace Housing
Commencement 2019

Peabody Terrace Housing

Peabody Terrace is one of many Harvard-owned housing options for graduate students.

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