Crimson staff writer
Tyler J.H. Ory
In Late 90s, Harvard Moved Toward ‘No Tolerance’ Smoking and Drinking Policies
Dean of the College Harry R. Lewis ’68 and Dean of Students Archie C. Epps III released a 16-clause statement outlining a strengthened alcohol policy on Oct. 22, 1997, leading to radical changes to Harvard’s alcohol and smoking rules in the late 1990s.
Outgoing Harvard Divinity School Dean Hempton to Remain Until August as Search for Successor Continues
Harvard Divinity School Dean David N. Hempton will continue his tenure through Aug. 31 as the search for his successor continues, University President-elect Claudine Gay announced in an email to affiliates Tuesday.
After Ramadan’s Conclusion, Harvard Muslim Students Criticize Religious Accommodations Policy
After Ramadan came to a close Friday, many of Harvard’s Muslim students criticized the College’s religious accommodations policy, citing challenges including a lack of adequate prayer facilities, poor accessibility, and insufficient dining options.
‘A Very Communal Time’: Muslim Harvard Students Gather for Ramadan Celebrations Across Campus
At Harvard, Muslim students, faculty, and other affiliates are coming together to break the fast at school-sponsored meals at the Student Organization Center at Hilles and student-planned events at undergraduate houses around campus.
Harvard Hillel Executive Director Jonah Steinberg to Step Down After 12 Years
Rabbi Jonah C. Steinberg will step down as executive director of Harvard Hillel, the University’s Jewish center, at the end of this academic year after 12 years in the role.
Harvard Named a Fulbright ‘Top Producing’ Institution for 2022-2023
Harvard was named a Fulbright top producing institution by the U.S. State Department for having among the highest number of accepted applications for the 2022-2023 U.S. student and scholar programs.
Harvard Chaplains Host Vigil Honoring Legacies of MLK Jr. and Coretta Scott King, Closing out Black History Month
Members of the Harvard Chaplains and other religious leaders hosted a vigil in Memorial Church on Tuesday evening to mark the end of Black History Month and honor the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. and his wife Coretta Scott King.
Harvard Divinity School Senior Lecturer Discusses Role of Slavery in School’s Founding
Harvard Divinity School senior lecturer Dan P. McKanan ’89 discussed the role slavery played in the school’s founding in a lecture Monday evening.
Harvard Divinity School Hosts Conversation on the Presence of Enslavement in Early Christian Stories
Harvard Divinity School hosted a discussion on the presence of enslavement and enslaved people in early Christian stories at a virtual forum Monday night.
‘Spiritually Stimulating’: Harvard Students Embark on First Umrah Trip in Four Years
Thirty-two Muslim Harvard undergraduates embarked on the University’s second Umrah pilgrimage to Mecca, Saudi Arabia, over winter break — one of two religious pilgrimages within the Muslim faith.