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CGIS
College

Gov 50 Preceptor David Kane to Resume Lecturing Despite Calls for His Removal

Harvard instructor David D. Kane will remain as preceptor for Government 50: “Data” and resume teaching duties on October 13, according to an email he sent out to students Tuesday night.

CGIS
College

Faculty Members Call EphBlog Posts ‘Horrible’ and ‘Deeply Disturbing’

After students alleged that Government department preceptor and Government 50: “Data” instructor David D. Kane authored racist posts on his website EphBlog, some of his fellow Harvard faculty members called the posts “horrible” and “deeply disturbing.”

CGIS
College

Gov 50 Students React to Allegations Against Instructor with Anger, Surprise

Dozens of students condemn allegations that Government instructor David D. Kane authored racist blog posts endorsing bigotry and white supremacy.

CGIS
College

Preceptor David Kane to Temporarily Stop Lecturing in Gov 50

David D. Kane — Government preceptor and Government 50: “Data” instructor — and the class’s course staff jointly announced to students in a Sunday email that Kane will temporarily stop teaching lectures effective Tuesday.

UC Meetings
College

Harvard Undergraduate Council Endorses Removal of Gov 50 Instructor

Harvard’s Undergraduate Council unanimously passed legislation in a Sunday meeting supporting the removal of Government preceptor David D. Kane from his teaching position and position as head advisor for the Data Science track within the Government department.

University Hall
Race

Government Department Reviewing Gov 50 Student Concerns

Harvard’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences is reviewing allegations that Government preceptor David D. Kane authored racist blog posts after students wrote to FAS Dean Claudine Gay expressing concerns about the matter Friday.

CGIS
FAS

Students Allege Harvard Instructor David Kane Made Racist Posts on Blog

Harvard undergraduates allege David D. Kane, Government preceptor and Government 50: “Data” instructor, authored racist posts over the course of several years under the pseudonym “David Dudley Field ’25” on his website EphBlog.

Charles Murray protestors
College

Charles Murray to Speak in Gov 50 Lecture Series

Charles A. Murray ’65 will speak virtually on Oct. 16 to students in the course Government 50: “Data” as part of the course’s optional speaker series entitled “Data Scientists, Data Professionals, Data Dissidents.”

Harvard Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study
Politics

Harvard Government Professor Carpenter Calls for Federal Job Guarantee in White Paper

Government professor Daniel P. Carpenter called for a "new New Deal" to jumpstart the American economy in a white paper published in late April.

Tang Harvard Yard
College

Harvard Administrators, Students Work to Get Scattered Undergrads Counted in Census

This year, with campus closed due to the coronavirus, administrators and student groups are working to make sure the 2020 Census counts students correctly.

Sandel and Williams at IOP
IOP

Sandel Debates The Future of Truth in Politics at IOP

Government professor Michael J. Sandel and Harvard Kennedy School Shorenstein Center Fellow Gwyneth Williams spoke about the role of truth in politics to a crowd of more than 70 at the Institute of Politics Thursday evening.

Bacow Letter to Washington
Politics

Bacow Letter to Washington

University President Lawrence S. Bacow expressed concerns about federal travel restrictions in a letter to the White House.

University Hall Morning
Research

Harvard Maintains Public Ties to Foreign Foundations Under Scrutiny in Education Department Probe

At least three foreign foundations to which the Department of Education requested Harvard disclose financial ties have been publicly linked to the University in the past.

#MeToo Dominguez Event
FAS

Dominguez Accusers Criticize Harvard’s External Review During Panel

Four women who have accused former Government professor Jorge I. Domínguez of sexual misconduct criticized Harvard’s external review of the circumstances that enabled that misconduct during a panel Monday.

Harvard College Office of Admissions and Financial Aid
College

Justice Department Continues Investigation Into Harvard Admissions

A Department of Justice investigation into alleged discrimination in Harvard’s race-conscious admissions policies remains ongoing, according to a Freedom of Information Act request filed by The Crimson last month.

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