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Higher Education

HGSE
Events

Northwestern Professor Kirabo Jackson Discusses Research on K-12 Education Spending at HGSE Talk

Professor of Education and Social Policy at Northwestern University C. Kirabo Jackson discussed the implications of his research on the impact of spending on K-12 education at a Harvard Graduate School of Education talk in Larsen Hall Tuesday afternoon.

Massachusetts State House
Politics

Proposed Mass. Bill Seeks to End Legacy and Donor Preferences in Higher Ed Admissions

The Massachusetts House is considering a bill that would require higher education institutions like Harvard to pay a fee for admissions processes that consider legacy status or relationships to donors or that include an early decision plan.

Bridget Terry Long Portrait
Higher Education

Harvard Ed School Dean Long Raises Concerns About Campus Diversity if Affirmative Action is Overturned

Ahead of the Supreme Court’s decision on race-conscious admissions at Harvard, Graduate School of Education Dean Bridget Terry Long maintains that economic affirmative action cannot replicate the racial diversity of current student populations.

University Hall
Higher Education

Harvard and MIT Launch Education Nonprofit Using Proceeds From edX Sale, Tap Stephanie Khurana as CEO

Stephanie R. Khurana will serve as chief executive officer of Axim Collaborative, a new nonprofit launched by Harvard University and MIT, the organization announced in a press release Thursday morning.

Graduate School of Education Outside
Higher Education

Two Harvard Graduate School of Education Professors Elected to National Academy of Education

Two Harvard Graduate School of Education professors were earlier this month elected as members of the National Academy of Education, a nonprofit that aims to improve education policy and practice.

Graduate School of Education Outside
Events

Panelists Discuss College Accessibility and First-Generation Experiences at HGSE Webinar

Education experts and advocates called for financial aid transparency in higher education and greater support for first-generation students at a Harvard Graduate School of Education webinar Wednesday.

Siddiqui Interview
Cambridge Schools

Cambridge Mayor Siddiqui Previews Plans for Free College Program

Cambridge Mayor Sumbul Siddiqui is developing the “Cambridge Promise” program, which would fund free community college for all Cambridge residents, she said in an interview Thursday.

Massachusetts Hall
Higher Education

Latin American and Caribbean Scholars Program to Shut Down After Harvard Revokes Affiliation

Laspau, a Harvard-affiliated nonprofit that promotes higher education in Latin America and the Caribbean, will shut down after the University decided to revoke its affiliate status.

Harvard Kennedy School - HKS
Student Groups

Majority of Harvard Kennedy School Affiliates with Disabilities Say the School Lacks Accessibility, Report Finds

A majority of Harvard Kennedy School affiliates with disabilities said the school is not inclusive of people with disabilities and lacks accessibility, according to a newly released report from the HKS Disability Justice Caucus.

Harvard Graduate School of Education Gutman Library
Ed School

Educators and Scholars Stress Collaboration, Urgency in Confronting Climate Change at HGSE Conference

Education officials and sustainability experts discussed how students and educators can “engage creatively and intelligently” on climate change at a Harvard Graduate School of Education conference Thursday.

Khurana Long Event
College

Deans Khurana, Long Discuss Pathways to Education at Harvard

Harvard College Dean Rakesh Khurana and Harvard Graduate School of Education Dean Bridget T. Long discussed pathways to education careers at an event hosted by the College on Tuesday.

Massachusetts Hall
Politics

‘Low-Hanging Fruit’: Experts Criticize Senator Marco Rubio’s Letter Questioning Harvard’s Ties to China

Senator Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) alleged without direct evidence that Harvard officials may have helped suppress some theories regarding the origins of Covid-19 in a “quid pro quo” effort to advance Chinese state interests in a June 16 letter addressed to University President Lawrence S. Bacow.

Harvard and the Fight for Foreign Collaboration Graphic
Politics

Harvard and the Fight for Foreign Collaboration

Debate over the regulation of foreign money in academia, once an afterthought, has become a microcosm of the U.S.’s attempts to remain the world’s top innovator, exposing a tension between the government’s efforts to remain competitive and academia’s goals to promote innovation and the free flow of ideas.

IOP Forum with Graham Allison, Keyu Jin, Kelly Sims Gallagher, and Lawrence H. Summers
IOP

Panelists Discuss Economic Rise of China at IOP Forum

Former Kennedy School Dean Graham T. Allison Jr. ’62 led a hybrid panel discussion Wednesday about China’s emergence as an economic superpower with former University President Lawrence H. Summers, Tufts professor Kelly Sims Gallagher, and London School of Economics professor Keyu Jin ’04.

Larry Summers in 2014
College

Harvard Affiliates Help Found New University In Response To Free Speech Concerns in Higher Ed

Several current and former Harvard professors are helping establish the University of Austin, a private liberal arts school in Texas launched in response to what some of its founders see as a culture of censorship within higher education.

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