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Moral Resistance: When Faith & Activism Meet in the Streets

Panelists Discuss Faith and Activism at Harvard’s Institute of Politics

Religious leaders and activists spoke in praise of unity across diversity and tackled questions about the intersection between faith and activism on a panel at the Institute of Politics Wednesday evening.

Yuleyca Ortiz
Visual Arts

Design School Sponsors Art Exhibit on Harvard Employees

“Harvard Works 2.0” is an eight-part portrait series on exhibition in the Science Center that highlights the work of Harvard's custodial and security staff.

New Law School Building
Harvard Law School

Harvard Law Unveils New Building for Legal Clinics, Research Programs

Harvard Law School Dean John F. Manning ’82 unveiled a new building slated to house several clinics, programs, and faculty offices at a reception early last week.

School of Design
Graduate School of Design

Harvard Design School Dean Mostafavi to Step Down in May

Harvard Graduate School of Design Dean Mohsen Mostafavi will step down from his position at the end of the academic year, administrators announced today.

Gund Hall
Graduate School of Design

Harvard's Design School Takes Steps to Promote Diversity, Address Sexual Misconduct

The Graduate School of Design will hire a new administrator focused on diversity and inclusion as it seeks to implement a changes to improve the school's culture.

Tracy Palandjian

A Woman with a Social Impact: Tracy P. Palandjian ’93

In her late 30s, Tracy P. Palandjian ’93 had an awakening—while working at a management consulting firm, she began to search for something greater than herself.

Carpenter Center Today
Visual Arts

Harvard’s Home for the 'Living Artist'

The committee released a report on the state of the visual arts at Harvard, and urged the University to “reëxamine its relation to the artist”—in particular, the artists on its campus.

Yascha Mounk

'Intellectual Powerhouse': Yascha Mounk Examines the Future of Democracy

In the wake of the 2016 election, as concerns about populism gained greater traction, scholars began to take Mounk’s ideas more seriously.

The Opioid Crisis and the Law
Harvard Law School

Former Drug Czars Visit HLS to Address the Opioid Epidemic

​Michael P. Botticelli and John P. Walters, former directors of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy, spoke to a crowd of over 50 law students Thursday.


PBHA Holds Second Annual Housing Awareness Week

Harvard students collaborated with community organizations, called their legislators, and discussed increasing rates of homelessness as part of the Phillip Brooks House Association’s annual Housing Awareness Week.


Harvard Senior Earns Churchill Scholarship

Vikram Sundar ’18 was recently named one of 16 Churchill Scholars, allowing him to pursue a fully-funded master’s degree at the University of Cambridge next fall.

Mayli Protest

Students and Labor Organizers Host Second Protest for Former UHS Employee

The picket marked the second demonstration in support of Mayli Shing since she was fired on Feb. 6.

The Past, Present, and Future of Violence
Student Groups

Steven Pinker Receives Humanist Award

Psychology professor Steven A. Pinker received the Outstanding Lifetime Achievement Award in Cultural Humanism at a ceremony Sunday afternoon.

On Campus

Ed School Hosts Panel on Supporting Undocumented Students

With ongoing uncertainty regarding the renewal of DACA, the Ed School hosted a panel focused on ways to support undocumented students in K-12 schools.

Act on a Dream
Student Groups

Act on a Dream Hosts Conference at Harvard

Two hundred fifty attendees—a record—observed panels, and participated in workshops that highlighted student advocacy and community building.