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Students Push for On and Off Campus Sustainability Efforts

Members of the Harvard Undergraduate Resource Efficiency Program have adapted their work to suit a virtual semester, pushing students to make sustainable choices and working to engage students on environmental issues before this fall’s elections.

'Harvard Has Suffered,' Chief Officer for International Affairs Says of Visa Troubles for International Students

Vice Provost for International Affairs Mark C. Elliott denounced a recent U.S. Department of Homeland Security rule that would reduce how much time international students would be able to spend inside the United States in an interview Thursday.

HGSU-UAW Urges Harvard to Oppose Trump Visa Rule Change

Organizers for Harvard Graduate Students Union-United Automobile Workers are circulating a petition that calls on Vice Provost for International Affairs Mark C. Elliott and the Harvard International Office to act in opposition to the Trump administration’s proposed visa policy change for international students.

Harvard Cancels Study Abroad Programming for Spring 2021

Harvard College’s Office of International Education announced Friday morning that it was cancelling study abroad programming for the Spring 2021 semester.

Harvard-MGH Study Finds Light Therapy Can Be Useful in Treating Traumatic Brain Injuries

Researchers at Harvard-affiliated Massachusetts General Hospital found that near-infrared low-level light therapy — or LLLT — may help treat traumatic brain injuries, according to preliminary findings the group published in mid-September.

Expecting Student Safety Concerns, Faculty Say Remote Classes Largely Unaffected by Political Issues Abroad

Despite concerns that remote classes could force homebound students to learn material that is politically sensitive in their home countries, ten Harvard faculty who teach such courses said this week that those issues largely did not materialize.

Latino Households Disproportionately Hit By COVID-19, Harvard Poll Finds

A survey conducted by National Public Radio, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, found that minority households in the United States are struggling to make ends meet as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

Harvard Affiliates Protest Appeals Court Decision Eliminating Humanitarian Protections for Some Immigrants

Close to 75 people, including multiple Harvard affiliates, gathered in front of Government Center in Boston on Tuesday to protest a court ruling that allowed the Trump administration to end protections for approximately 300,000 immigrants shielded from deportation under the Temporary Protected Status program.

Study Away Option Prompts Mixed Reactions from International Students

International students who planned to pursue their studies at their local universities have grappled with grueling applications, uncertainty over the transferability of their class credits, and conflicting deadlines.