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Jesse Hoffnung-Garskof ’93 Joins Harvard as Third Professor in Ethnic Studies Cluster Hire

Jesse E. Hoffnung-Garskof ’93 will join Harvard’s faculty as the third professor to be brought in as part of an ethnic studies cluster hire initiative by the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, according to the Coalition for a Diverse Harvard, which has advocated for the creation of an ethnic studies department.

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College

More than Three-Quarters of Surveyed Faculty Report Satisfaction with Harvard’s Handling of Covid-19

More than 77 percent of respondents to The Crimson’s annual survey of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences said they were either extremely or somewhat satisfied with Harvard’s overall handling of Covid-19.

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FAS

Gay ‘Thrilled’ to Invite First Ethnic Studies Faculty, Expand Programs

Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences Claudine Gay said in an interview Wednesday she is “thrilled” to invite Taeku Lee to the FAS and looks forward to the expansion of ethnic studies.

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Research

Harvard-led Research Team Receives Department of Defense Award

The Department of Defense awarded its Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative prize to a team of researchers led by Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences professor Katia Bertoldi for the team’s work studying origami structures.

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FAS

Harvard Faculty Overwhelmingly Approve Proposal to Allow Double Concentrations

Harvard’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences voted overwhelmingly in favor of a proposal that will allow undergraduate students to pursue double concentrations at its monthly meeting on Tuesday.

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College

Harvard Affiliates Call on Universities to Bar Fossil Fuel Industry Funding from Research

Harvard affiliates signed a letter released in March demanding that British and American universities stop accepting funding from fossil fuel corporations for climate change and energy research.

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Harvard Medical School

Journals Retract Eight Studies Co-Authored by Former Harvard Medical School Professor

Eight published articles — including two full studies and six abstracts — co-authored by a former Harvard Medical School professor, Jorge G. Arroyo, have been retracted in recent months by the medical journals that published them.

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Research

Professor of Chemical Biology Explores Quantum Topological Materials

Harvard Assistant Professor of Chemical Biology Suyang Xu is working towards expanding the application of topological materials — new materials in the quantum field with the potential to significantly improve our ways of saving information.

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Harvard Kennedy School

Kennedy School Co-Hosts Gender Equity Research Panel on Transgender Day of Visibility

Harvard Kennedy School’s Women and Public Policy Program and the University’s Office for Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging hosted a panel of researchers in honor of International Transgender Day of Visibility on Thursday.

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FAS

Danielle Allen, Set to Return to Harvard, Debriefs Her Run for Governor

Following her recent campaign for Governor of Massachusetts, Harvard Government professor Danielle S. Allen is set to return to as director of the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics for the 2022-2023 academic year.

Center for Government and International Studies
Faculty

One Year After an External Review into Sexual Harassment at Harvard, Three Recommendations Remain Unfulfilled

Just over a year after the release of an external review examining gender-based harassment at Harvard, the school has not fulfilled three of the report's recommendations.

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Crime

Justice Department to End China Initiative, which Brought Down Lieber

The United States Department of Justice on Wednesday shuttered its controversial China Initiative, an anti-espionage crackdown that ensnared a top Harvard faculty member last year.

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FAS

15 Harvard Anthropology Professors Call on Comaroff to Resign Over Sexual Harassment Allegations

More than three-quarters of Harvard’s tenured Anthropology faculty asked professor John L. Comaroff to resign over sexual harassment allegations on Sunday.

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FAS

At Anita Hill Book Talk, Former Harvard College Dean Says She Regrets Signing Comaroff Letter

Former Harvard College Dean Evelynn M. Hammonds said at an event Thursday she regrets initially signing onto a letter that questioned the results of misconduct investigations into professor John L. Comaroff, who is accused of sexual harassment.

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FAS

Harvard is Embroiled in Another Sexual Misconduct Controversy. Here’s What You Need to Know.

Harvard is reeling this week in the wake of sexual harassment allegations against a powerful professor and sweeping claims about the failures of its Title IX processes. Here's what you need to know.

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