Crimson staff writer
Asher J. Montgomery
A Year of Firsts: Class of 1998 Sees Strides in LGBTQ+ Advocacy and Representation
The 1997-98 academic year was undoubtedly a year of firsts for LGBTQ+ representation at Harvard College, seeing the first gay wedding at Memorial Church, Harvard’s first same-sex couple as faculty deans, and the first openly gay member of the University’s second-highest governing body, the Board of Overseers.
After Criticism Over Roth Veto, HKS Dean Elmendorf Stresses Importance of Discussing Difficult Issues
Harvard Kennedy School Dean Douglas W. Elmendorf, who earlier this year faced scrutiny for allegedly vetoing a fellow who was critical of Israel, stressed the importance of discussing difficult issues at Harvard and around the country in a Tuesday interview.
Harvard Kennedy School Leadership Commits to Emotional Well-Being Training for Course Assistants, Teaching Fellows
Leaders of the Harvard Kennedy School told students they plan to implement emotional well-being training for teaching fellows and course assistants in the next academic year.
Artist Profile: Playwright Sophie Kim On Collaboration, Queerness, and Bringing Visions to Reality
“How can we be more imaginative in the ways that we come to ourselves – the ways that we express ourselves?”
South Korean President Yoon Talks Nuclear Threats From North Korea at Harvard IOP Forum
South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol discussed growing nuclear threats from North Korea at a Harvard Institute of Politics forum Friday evening, capping off his six-day visit to the United States.
Hundreds of Harvard Affiliates Sign Open Letter for Increased Access to Mental Well-Being Support at HKS
Hundreds of Harvard affiliates signed onto an open letter calling on Harvard Kennedy School Dean Douglas W. Elmendorf to publicly commit to implementing plans to increase emotional well being at HKS.
Roughly Half of Young Americans Face Feelings of Depression or Anxiety, Harvard IOP Youth Poll Finds
Roughly 55 percent of Americans under 30 years old reported feeling “nervous, anxious, or on edge” and 47 percent reported feeling “down, depressed or hopeless” at least several days in the last two weeks in a new survey of young adults released by the Harvard Institute of Politics Monday.
New Student Group Aims to Unite Pro-Palestine Advocates Across Harvard’s Graduate Schools
Graduate students across Harvard launched a new pro-Palestine activism group called Graduate Students 4 Palestine with an event Wednesday.
Harvard Kennedy School Receives $15M for Indigenous Governance and Development Program
The Harvard Kennedy School received more than $15 million to fund an expansion of the Harvard Project on Indigenous Governance and Development, the school announced in a Tuesday press release.
Harvard Kennedy School Exploring Plans to Merge MPP, MPA Programs
Harvard Kennedy School is in the “early stages of exploring” a plan to combine the Master of Public Policy and Master of Public Administration programs into an expanded degree program, HKS Dean Douglas W. Elmendorf announced in an email to students early last month.