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Memorial Church

Harvard Affiliates Mourn Christchurch Shooting Victims at Vigil

Harvard students, faculty, and staff huddled together before the steps of Memorial Church Friday evening, standing vigil for the victims of the Christchurch, New Zealand mosque attacks that left 49 dead.

Life Matters Talk

GSAS Dean Discusses Academics and Advising with Harvard Muslim Chaplain in 'Life Matters' Talk

The interview marked the second installment of “Life Matters,” a discussion series hosted by Abdur-Rashid that offers students the opportunity to learn from the insights and life experiences of members of Harvard’s academic community.

Khalil Abdur-Rashid

Harvard Students Take Inaugural Umrah Trip

During a reflection event Saturday evening, Muslim students looked back on their journey — both spiritual and physical — to Saudi Arabia over winter break as a part of Harvard’s inaugural Umrah trip.

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.