Harvard Scientists to Collaborate with Chinese Researchers to Improve Diagnostics and Develop Novel Coronavirus Therapies
A team of Harvard scientists will collaborate with a Chinese research institute in a five-year effort to study the novel coronavirus, which has infected more than 78,000 worldwide, according to a University press release Monday.
Harvard spent $595,000 lobbying in Washington, D.C., in 2019, a figure $5,000 less than its 2018 spending, according to the University’s lobbying disclosures.
University President Lawrence S. Bacow penned a letter on Jan. 27 to President Donald J. Trump, asserting concerns about expanding the travel ban — a policy announced in early 2017 that restricted entry to the United States from several Muslim-majority countries.
Washington Post executive editor Martin “Marty” Baron will travel north to Cambridge this May to speak at Harvard’s 369th commencement ceremony on May 28, according to a University statement released Tuesday.
After a five month campaign, the University announced Tuesday that all five of Harvard Forward’s candidates made it on the annual Board of Overseers election ballot.
Major University donor Leslie H. Wexner failed to address inappropriate conduct and a culture of misogyny inside L Brands, the company he runs, a New York Times investigation found earlier this month.
Political campaigns advocating for divestment and admissions changes in Harvard’s Board of Overseers elections date back over 40 years.
Celebrating with Champagne, Harvard Forward Gains Enough Signatures to Nominate Overseers Candidates
With more than 20,000 signatures in hand, supporters for Harvard Forward hand-carried nomination forms Saturday for the annual Board of Overseers election to Loeb House, which houses Harvard’s governing boards and its administrative offices.
This year’s election for the Board of Overseers — scheduled for April 1 to May 19 — has brought a slew of young alumni campaigning for a chance to compete for a spot on Harvard’s second highest governing body.
Harvard Law School professor Alan M. Dershowitz’s defense of President Donald J. Trump in the impeachment trial has sparked mixed reactions from legal experts across the country.