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‘Incredibly Difficult’: Social Science Profs Struggle to Find Graduate TFs

Courses in the Social Science division are facing a shortage of graduate student teaching fellows as Harvard’s Ph.D. cohorts have shrunk following the Covid-19 pandemic and amid a general shift away from the humanities and social sciences.

X Suspends Account Belonging to Harvard Islamic Studies Program

The X account belonging to the Harvard Islamic Studies Program was suspended on Feb. 22 for “violating rules against platform manipulation and spam,” according to Harry Bastermajian, the program’s executive director.

Amid Debates at Harvard, Legal Scholars Discuss Institutional Neutrality at Harvard Radcliffe Institute Event

Harvard Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study Dean Tomiko Brown-Nagin moderated a Tuesday evening panel discussing the prospect of institutional neutrality across higher education institutions, an event which came amid plans from the University to form a working group dedicated to considering a policy of institutional neutrality.

Political Scientist Zach Parolin Talks Poverty Measurement in the 2024 Census at Harvard School of Public Health Talk

Political scientist Zach Parolin announced that the 2024 Census will implement a monthly, “close to real-time” poverty measurement using a methodology he developed during the Covid-19 pandemic at a Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies talk Thursday afternoon.

Carr Center Fellow Hosts Study Group on History of Marriage Equality in India

In the wake of the Indian Supreme Court’s recent refusal to legalize gay marriage, Nitika Khaitan — a fellow of the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy and Safra Center for Ethics — hosted a study group Thursday on the history of LGBTQ+ rights in India.