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Michelle G. Kurilla

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Law School Professor Dershowitz May Join Trump’s Impeachment Defense Team

Harvard Law School professor emeritus Alan M. Dershowitz may be added to President Donald J. Trump’s impeachment team to help with his legal defense during a potential forthcoming Senate trial, according to the New York Times.

Mass. Hall
Labor

Experts Say Harvard Internal Email About Grad Union Strike May Violate Labor Law

Harvard may have illegally asked some hiring managers to confirm with prospective teaching staff whether they plan to begin teaching on time next semester, potentially making their employment contingent on a promise not to remain on strike even if a contract is not reached by then, according to experts.

HUHS
UHS

HUHS Director Nguyen To Focus on Serving Underrepresented Groups in Medicine

Harvard University Health Services Director Giang T. Nguyen, who took office last month, plans to establish relationships with underrepresented groups on campus during his tenure.

David L. Shapiro ’54
Harvard Law School

David L. Shapiro ’54, Remembered as ‘Warm, Pithy, and Wise,’ Dies at 87

David L. Shapiro ’54 was a professor at Harvard Law School for four decades and served as Deputy Solicitor General under George H.W. Bush’s Department of Justice. He died Nov. 19 at age 87.

Divestment Protesters Hearing
The Game

Harvard-Yale Divestment Protesters Receive Five Hours of Community Service

Under the agreement, the protesters are required to complete five hours of community service before their Jan. 27 court date in New Haven, Conn. and commit no additional offenses between now and then.

Divestment Protesters Hearing
The Game

Divestment Protesters Hearing

More than 50 Yale and Harvard students gathered outside of New Haven Superior Court Friday morning after several students appeared for a hearing after their November arrest for demonstrating at the Harvard-Yale football game.

United States Capitol
Politics

Harvard Law School Professor Noah Feldman Serves as Witness in Impeachment Inquiry Hearing

Harvard Law School Professor Noah R. Feldman ’92 testified in the first House Judiciary Committee hearing into the Trump impeachment inquiry on Wednesday.

John Harvard Union Strike
Front Photo Feature

Graduate Student Union Begins Picketing in Harvard Yard

Carrying signs reading “UAW on Strike” and chanting “What do we want? Contract! When do we want it? Now!” Harvard Graduate Students Union-United Automobile Workers demonstrators marched from their strike base at Phillips Brooks House Association to Massachusetts Hall.

Police at Harvard-Yale
Protests

Divestment Protesters to Appear in New Haven Courthouse on Dec. 6

Fifty people were arrested — including 11 Harvard students and alumni and at least 19  Yale students and alumni — after hundreds of people stormed the field during the 136th edition of The Game Saturday.

Harvard Law School Seal
Harvard Law School

Harvard Law School Announces Working Group to Develop New Seal

In 2016, Harvard Law School retired its former seal following historical research that revealed it has ties to slavery. Prior to the seal’s removal, it featured three sheaves of wheat and adorned the school’s doors, apparel, letterheads, and web pages.

Louie's
House Life

New Owner to Take a Shot at Running Louie’s Superette

Louie’s Superette, a beloved convenience store that sells beer and wine to Harvard students, is set to change hands after a 32-year stint in Cambridge.

Mass. Hall
Health

Harvard, MIT, Industry Leaders to Create Center for Innovation and Manufacturing Medicines

The center, which is estimated to cost $50 million dollars, will be an independent non-profit located in the Greater Boston area. The board of directors of the new center includes leaders from Harvard, MIT, Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies, and GE Healthcare Life Sciences.

Police Confront Harvard-Yale Protester
College

Hundreds of Divestment Protesters Storm Field, Interrupting Harvard-Yale Game

The 136th edition of The Game came to a halt Saturday when hundreds of people stormed the field during halftime, calling on Harvard and Yale to divest their endowments from fossil fuels and Puerto Rican debt.

UC Meeting
College

Undergraduate Council to Launch Free Mental Health Screening Service

The Undergraduate Council plans to launch a mental health screening in partnership with Counseling and Mental Health Services, according to UC President Sruthi Palaniappan ’20.

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Harvard Law School

Harvard Law School to Drop Application Fee, Streamline Process for Junior Deferral Program

Harvard Law School is eliminating the application fee for college juniors applying to the Law School through its Junior Deferral Program, the school announced Wednesday.

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