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Bill Gates at Harvard
On Campus

Bill Gates Returns to Harvard to Talk Philanthropy, Social Life

Bill Gates, Harvard’s wealthiest drop-out, returned to the University Thursday to visit labs and speak to hundreds of students from across Harvard’s schools about his work.

Gene Corbin
Student Life

Dean Corbin's Legacy: 15 Years of Creating ‘Citizen-Leaders’

Assistant Dean of Harvard College for Public Service Gene A. Corbin, with his fist-bumps and friendly smile, has been a constant on campus for a generation of Harvard College students.

Economics Ph.D. Student Mental Health

Large Percentage of Economics Ph.D. Students Report Depression, Anxiety Symptoms

Survey results revealed that 15 percent of Economics Ph.D. students reported above a 10 on the depression scale, while 23 percent of the PhD students reported above a 10 on the anxiety scale.

William F. Lee

Corporation Senior Fellow Bill Lee Serving as Lead Trial Lawyer in Affirmative Action Lawsuit

Lee has been a member of the 13-person Harvard Corporation since 2010. He is also a partner at WilmerHale, the law firm representing the University in the lawsuit.

George Daley
Harvard Medical School

Medical School Building Sale Nears Close

The building, located between Vanderbilt Hall and the New Research Building on the school’s Longwood campus, has been on the market for at least five months.


New OSAPR Director Named, Ending Nearly Yearlong Vacancy

​Pierre R. Berastaín Ojeda ’10 has been appointed the director of the Office for Sexual Assault Prevention and Response, the University announced Monday.

Sheehan D. Scarborough

Following HCFA Controversy, BGLTQ Office To Create Religious Support Group

The announcement comes a few months after the Office of Student Life announced it was placing Harvard College Faith and Action on administrative probation for a year.

Harvard Law School Seal
Harvard Law School

Two Years After Law School Removed Royall Crest, No New Seal in Sight

Law School Dean John F. Manning ’82 said administrators have been focused on the school’s capital campaign and the bicentennial—"We will think about replacing the seal at some future point."

Union Organizers Embrace

‘Super Pumped and Really Excited’: After Day of Nerves, Union Organizers Thrill to New Era

The campaign to form a graduate student union at Harvard stretches back to 2013—for many organizers, spanning their entire tenure at the University.

Unionization Vote at CQH

Harvard Rep Declines to Say Whether School Will Bargain With New Union

A Harvard representative repeatedly declined to answer a question asking whether the University will begin to collectively bargain with student employees following a vote by eligible teaching and research assistants to unionize last week.

Diversity Graphic
Gender and Sexuality

Faculty Diversity Report Shows Uneven Growth Across Graduate Schools

A University-wide report tracking the growth of faculty gender and racial diversity across Harvard’s individual schools shows some progress over the past decade.

Unionization Voters

Exit Polls Suggested 50.6 Percent Favored Union

Exit poll results adjusted for response bias suggested a slight majority—50.6 percent—of eligible students who cast ballots voted in favor of unionization. But the margin of error—plus or minus 2 percent—meant The Crimson could not definitively call the election.

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie To Speak At Class Day

​Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, award winning author will address the College’s Class of 2018 at Class Day, the speaker selection committee announced Thursday.

Unionization Voters

Students Cast Ballots On First Day of Historic Unionization Election

Mulling the pros and cons of installing a union at Harvard, eligible graduate and undergraduate students headed to the polls Wednesday on the first day of the University's second go at a unionization election.

College News

Civil Rights Group Calls for 'Systemic Change,' Alleges 'Police Brutality' After Arrest

The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Economic Justice sent a letter to Cambridge officials criticizing the arrest of a black Harvard undergraduate Friday.