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Graduate School of Design Strips Architect's Name from House in Response to Open Letter

The Harvard Graduate School of Design will no longer refer to one of its houses as the Philip Johnson Thesis House in response to an open letter criticizing its namesake’s white supremacist views, Dean Sarah M. Whiting wrote in a letter last month.


Harvard Researchers Link Arm Bones and Evolutionary Timelines

A team of researchers from Harvard and the University of Cambridge used novel techniques to examine how and when early tetrapods — four-limbed animals — transitioned from living in marine environments to terrestrial ones.


Harris and Gan Pledge to ‘Build Tomorrow’s Harvard’ at UC

Harris, a Government concentrator and a junior in Dunster House, currently co-chairs the Council’s Black Caucus and serves as UC Treasurer. A junior studying Neuroscience in Leverett House, Gan has served as First Year Class Committee Chair and Student-Faculty Committee Director.


Panelists Advocate for Psychedelics Decriminalization in Law School Webinar

Panelists advocated for the decriminalization of psychedelics to an audience of more than 200 people during a Wednesday webinar hosted by Harvard Law School’s Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics.


Ibram X. Kendi Advocates for Anti-Racist Research in Hutchins Center Webinar

Author and Boston University professor Ibram X. Kendi argued for the importance of anti-racism in research, especially in response to police brutality and the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, during a Tuesday webinar hosted by Harvard’s Hutchins Center for African and African American Research.


HMS Antibody Detection Tool Now Detects Coronaviruses

Researchers from Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital upgraded VirScan — an antibody-detecting technology — to identify signs of infection from coronaviruses including COVID-19.