The College officially institutionalized the pre-orientation program First-Year Retreat and Experience, which aims to orient under-resourced incoming students to life at Harvard, FYRE leadership announced Tuesday.
Some international students at Harvard report confronting additional hurdles in visa processing under Trump administration policies, complicating their efforts to get to campus, study abroad, and work over the summer.
Roughly 100 Harvard affiliates protested in front of Memorial Church on Thursday night, calling for the abolition of the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
Nine of Harvard’s 50 concentrations are committees, which often struggle with limited resources.
Three decades prior to winning the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in the 1993 film “The Fugitive,” Tommy Lee Jones ’69 took on several roles as a Harvard undergraduate.
The Harvard Palestine Solidarity Committee hosted Israeli Apartheid Week this past week, aiming to raise awareness for Palestinians who “suffer brutal occupation and oppression,” according to the week’s Facebook page.
More than 900 attendees flocked to the fifth annual Brazil Conference hosted at Harvard and MIT this weekend featuring Vice President of Brazil Hamilton M. Mourão and former Brazilian president Fernando H. Cardoso, among other high-profile speakers.
Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid William R. Fitzsimmons '67 speaks alongside Jorge Paulo Lemann and Larissa Marahão Rocha '17 at the annual Brazil Conference on Saturday.
The Harvard College Women’s Center hosted its 13th annual Women’s Week, featuring 10 student-led events with the theme “Power Through” throughout last week. The programming covered topics ranging from “Empowering Women in STEM” to the “10th Annual Feminist Coming Out Day.”
The Harvard Foundation for Intercultural and Race Relations held its annual Cultural Rhythms Show honoring Janet Mock, an acclaimed writer, producer, director, and transgender rights advocate, in Sanders Theater Saturday.
Eight Harvard students traveled through snowy weather to the Massachusetts State House Monday to participate in the annual Immigrants’ Day lobbying event. Now in its 23rd year, Immigrants’ Day is the “biggest lobbying day of the year” for immigrants, refugees and allies.
The event, titled “Issa Open Mic Night,” was organized in the wake of rapper 21 Savage’s U.S. Immigration Customs Enforcement detainment, the impending revocation of Temporary Protected Status for Haitian immigrants, and the conclusion of Black History Month.
On Valentine’s Day morning, more than 25,000 students spanning 13 colleges found their email inboxes struck by the arrows of Harvard’s “Digital Cupids” — the 2019 Datamatch team — offering food, friendship, and a chance at true love.
Harvard affiliates and community leaders gathered Thursday evening for an event called “Beloved Streets: Race & Justice in America,” which marked the culmination of a winter-term course at Harvard Graduate School of Education of the same name.
Throughout the day, students had to contend with overflowing classrooms and the sudden malfunctioning of “my.harvard.”
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