Crimson staff writer
Juliet E. Isselbacher
Roughly a third of undergraduates report favoring proposals to abolish or defund the Harvard University Police Department, according to a survey by The Crimson.
Dean of Harvard College Rakesh Khurana dismissed the work of Charles A. Murray ’65 as “discredited” in a Tuesday interview — a few days after Murray spoke at a controversial webinar for Harvard affiliates.
Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana said in a Tuesday interview that the success of Harvard’s residence program this semester has raised the possibility of bringing more students back to campus in the spring.
Nearly 20 percent of Republican Harvard undergraduates reported in a September survey that they would vote for Democratic nominee Vice President Joseph R. Biden in his presidential race against incumbent U.S. President Donald J. Trump.
Charles A. Murray ’65 spoke to Harvard affiliates at a Friday webinar about his new book, which criticizes the idea that race and gender are social constructs. Faculty in attendance criticized his work, saying it makes unfounded claims and is rooted in flawed methodology.
Harvard undergraduates reported that they and their families have shouldered severe personal and economic burdens over the past several months, with nearly 10 percent of respondents to a recent survey saying a family member or personal contact has died from coronavirus.
Government department chair Jeffry A. Frieden acknowledged a history of student mistrust in the department and reiterated the concentration’s commitment to inclusion in a Friday email to colleagues, in the wake of allegations that Government 50: “Data” preceptor David D. Kane made racist blog posts under a pseudonym.
Shelving dusty books, dishing up grill orders, leading patrons through Harvard’s art collections — in the coronavirus era, job-seeking students have found that campus mainstays are now defunct.
Harvard sent home three freshmen living in Mather House last weekend after finding that they hosted a party in the house with at least three other guests last month, according to five freshmen on campus with knowledge of the matter.
Harvard instructor David D. Kane will remain as preceptor for Government 50: “Data” and resume teaching duties on October 13, according to an email he sent out to students Tuesday night.