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Isabel L. Isselbacher

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DeVos’s New, Controversial Title IX Regulations Offer Limited Definition of Sexual Misconduct, Will Require Witness Cross-Examination at Harvard

After more than a year of reviewing comments on a draft of the new guidelines, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos released the new Title IX rule Wednesday.


Trump Admin's Timing on DeVos’s Title IX Rule Draws Criticism Amid Coronavirus Crisis

After the White House recently cleared U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy D. DeVos’s new proposed Title IX rule last week, DeVos is free to issue the new guidelines at any time — a decision that legal experts have criticized amid the coronavirus crisis.


Armed with Zoom Experience, Extension School Reacts to University-Wide Shift Online

Affiliates of the Harvard Extension School — which offers over 200 courses each semester that primarily meet via Zoom — shared their experiences with online learning a week after Harvard College students began taking courses on the platform in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.


Harvard Title IX Office Operations Continue Remotely During COVID-19 Crisis

The Title IX Office has fully shifted to remote communication and continued operations as usual in the past three weeks in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak.


First Day of (Online) Classes: College Students Attend Class Virtually Following Spring Recess

The transition comes a week after students were asked to move off-campus due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This marked the first day students and professors made the shift to remote learning — and the first day back after spring recess.


David Axelrod and Political Analysts Offer Perspectives on the 2020 Presidential Election

The discussion featured political experts Frank Bruni, Amy Walter, and David Axelrod – a New York Times op-ed columnist, National Editor of The Cook Political, and former senior advisor to President Obama (2009-2011), respectively. It was moderated by Maya Sen ’00, a professor of public policy at Harvard Kennedy School.