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John Harvard Statue
College

WiFi Outages Resolved After HUIT Software Fix

The WiFi issues — which began on Tuesday and continued through Thursday — coincided with the start of classes on Wednesday, forcing some students to rely on wireless hotspots to attend virtual courses and submit online assignments.

Wifi Issues Smith Center (Final)
HUIT

Wifi Issues Smith Center (Final)

Students use their laptops in the Smith Campus Center Thursday.

Wifi Issues Smith Center 2
HUIT

Wifi Issues Smith Center 2

Students work in the Smith Campus Center.

Wifi Issues Smith Center (Final)
College

Persistent WiFi Outages Disrupt Campus During First Week of Classes

WiFi outages plagued the Harvard campus throughout the first days of classes, causing “frustrating” network interruptions at the start of the school year.

Klara Jelinkova
Central Administration

Harvard Names Klara Jelinkova As New Chief Information Officer

Klara Jelinkova, the vice president for international operations and IT at Rice University, will become Harvard’s next vice president and chief information officer, the University announced Tuesday.

Harvard Business School
Crime

Students’ Information Compromised by Data Breach at Harvard Business School

Harvard Business School is working to respond to a data breach that compromised students’ personal information, including some social security numbers and exam submissions.

UC Meetings
College

UC Showcases Project Shedding Light on How Harvard Uses Student Data

Harvard’s Undergraduate Council launched a weeklong campaign last month to support a project aimed at explaining how the University collects and uses student data.

Zoom
University

All Harvard Zoom Meetings To Require Password, Restrict Screen Sharing Beginning Wednesday

Amid nationwide reports of so-called “Zoombombing,” Harvard University Information Technology will activate password protection by default on all Harvard meetings held over Zoom beginning Wednesday.

HUIT Protest
University

Protesters Call for Wheelchair Accessibility in Harvard IT Building

A small group of protestors gathered in Harvard Square Friday afternoon to advocate for wheelchair accessibility for a Harvard University Information Technology building.

HUIT Protest
Protests

HUIT Protest

On Friday afternoon, Raman Solanki, Robert A. Weckesser, and Christopher J. McCarthy protested the inaccessible entrance to an HUIT building at 65R Mt. Auburn St.

Walking to Class
College

Students Struggle with My.Harvard Outages As College Debuts New Gen-Ed Program on First Day

My.Harvard — the website that houses Harvard’s course registration system and a list of class offerings — was inaccessible to some users the night and early morning prior to the first day of courses.

University

Harvard University IT Alerts Campus to Spoofed Calls

The spoof calls began at 9:30 a.m. Monday and affected “several of Harvard’s professional schools,” FAS, and the University’s central administration.

New IT Building
Cambridge

University IT Upgrades to New Office

The larger space "will allow HUIT to host events such as hackathons, guest lectures, and other IT-related programming,” according to a HUIT spokesperson.

my.Harvard courses
Academics

my.Harvard courses

my.Harvard's landing page is looking rather sleek these days.

Politics

Russian Hackers Sent Phishing Emails From Fake Harvard Email Address

In the days after the 2016 presidential election, a group of hackers tied to the Russian government launched a phishing scheme through a fake Harvard email address in an attempt to spread malware to American think tanks and nonprofits.

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