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College

‘Devastating’ and ‘Impossible’: Harvard, MIT Students Submit Declarations in ICE Lawsuit

Four Harvard students and four MIT students attested in sworn declarations submitted to the Massachusetts District Court on Monday that new Immigration and Customs Enforcement rules would have "devastating" and "impossible" effects on their lives.

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Higher Education

Harvard Affiliates, Other Colleges and Universities File Amicus Briefs In Support of ICE Lawsuit

Ahead of a Tuesday hearing, supporters within and outside Harvard have begun to prepare and file amicus briefs in the University’s lawsuit against Immigration and Customs Enforcement and the Department of Homeland Security.

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Undergraduate Council

Undergraduate Council Unanimously Votes to Join Amicus Brief in Harvard-MIT Lawsuit Against ICE

The Undergraduate Council unanimously adopted legislation on July 12 to join an amicus brief in support of the ongoing Harvard-MIT lawsuit against immigration authorities, alongside student body representative groups from 15 other universities.

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Drew Faust

Former University President Faust Named to MIT Corporation

Former Harvard President Drew G. Faust was named to the MIT Corporation, MIT’s board of trustees, Corporation chair Robert B. Millard announced at the quarterly meeting Thursday.

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Health

Harvard, MIT Researchers Discover Subsets of Cells Especially Susceptible to COVID-19

Harvard and MIT researchers have found subsets of cells in the human nasal passages, lungs, and intestines that are particularly susceptible to COVID-19 infection, according to a study accepted to the scientific journal Cell Wednesday.

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Student Groups

Harvard, MIT Undergrads Create Volunteer Tutoring Platform to Serve K-12 Students Affected by Coronavirus Crisis

A team of Harvard and MIT undergraduates has launched “CovEd,” an online platform to pair volunteer tutors with grade school students.

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College

Harvard, MIT Donate $500,000 to Support Cambridge Temporary Emergency Shelter

Harvard and MIT donated $500,000 to a temporary emergency shelter located at the Cambridge Rindge and Latin School to house homeless residents, Cambridge Mayor Sumbul Siddiqui and City Manager Louis A. DePasquale said in a Monday press release.

Broad Institute
Health

Broad Institute Researchers Design COVID-19 Tests that Could Cost ‘Around Ten Dollars’

Researchers at the Broad Institute are improving and validating a COVID-19 detection protocol that could potentially take less than an hour and cost around ten dollars per test.

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Health

Harvard, MIT, Industry Leaders to Create Center for Innovation and Manufacturing Medicines

The center, which is estimated to cost $50 million dollars, will be an independent non-profit located in the Greater Boston area. The board of directors of the new center includes leaders from Harvard, MIT, Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies, and GE Healthcare Life Sciences.

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FAS

Harvard, MIT Researchers Develop New Gene Editing Technology

A team of researchers from the Broad Institute led by Chemistry and Chemical Biology professor David R. Liu ’94 developed a novel gene-editing technique called “prime editing.”

Media Lab 2
MIT

Media Lab 2

Posters represent the attendees' visions for MIT's future. They will be hung around the MIT Media Lab and MIT's campus.

Media Lab 1
MIT

Media Lab 1

"Reimagine This Place", an event organized by the MIT Media Lab students and staff, is an art-based fundraiser in response to the recent revelations of MIT’s ties to Jeffrey Epstein that attempts to "reimagine this place," referring to both MIT and the larger world.

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Economics

Nobel Prize in Economics Awarded to Harvard Professor Michael Kremer

Economics Professor Michael Kremer ’85 won the 2019 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences along with two MIT professors for their work on developing an experimental methodology for alleviating poverty around the world.

MIT Glass Pumpkin Patch
MIT

MIT Glass Pumpkin Patch

Every September since 2001, the MIT Glass Lab has hosted a sale of over 2,000 hand-blown glass pumpkins.

Graduate Students at Pumpkin Patch
MIT

Graduate Students at Pumpkin Patch

William B. Dahl and Melina P. Torres, PhD students of Molecular and Cellular Biology at Brandeis University, attended the event for the first time.

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