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Research

Harvard Professor Lieber's Arrest Part of Ongoing Crackdown on Academic Espionage, Experts Say

Lieber’s arrest marked merely the latest development in an ongoing crackdown by the United States government and American universities on “academic espionage,” the process by which scientists pass academic research at American universities to foreign governments.

Loeb House
Endowment

Harvard Forward is Trying to Change the Board of Overseers. Here’s Who They’re Endorsing.

This year’s election for the Board of Overseers — scheduled for April 1 to May 19 — has brought a slew of young alumni campaigning for a chance to compete for a spot on Harvard’s second highest governing body.

Prison Divestment
Endowment

Harvard Prison Divestment Activists Walk Out of Bacow Meeting

Harvard Prison Divestment Campaign members walked out of a Monday meeting with University President Lawrence S. Bacow and the Corporation Committee on Shareholder Responsibility to protest the administrators’ alleged unwillingness to consider divesting from the prison industry.

George Daley
Harvard Medical School

HMS Dean Names Likely Candidates for Harvard Presidency

Harvard Medical School Dean George Q. Daley ’82 listed several life scientists he “expects” to see on the presidential search committee’s candidate shortlist.

Endowment Returns FY 2017
Politics

Harvard to Pay 'Unprecedented' Endowment Tax

An endowment tax like the one included in Congress's new tax plan—passed Wednesday—would likely have cost Harvard $43 million in fiscal year 2017.

Admissions Office
Admissions

Department of Justice Threatens Lawsuit Against Harvard in Admissions Probe

The Justice Department's investigation has stalled as Harvard has refused to turn over “a single document.”

University Provost Alan M. Garber at Commencement 2016
GSAS

Garber Defends NLRB Appeal in Message to Students

University Provost Alan M. Garber ’76 defended the Harvard’s decision to appeal a National Labor Relations Board, arguing that Harvard facilitated a fair election last fall.

President Finance Credit Card
Features

Too Harvard To Fail

As Faust’s tenure draws to a close, some donors, alumni, and industry experts say Harvard should choose a leader with a healthy Rolodex and financial acumen.

CS50 orientation
College News

Honor Council Reports 'Inappropriate Collaboration' Cases Doubled Last Year

In its report, the Honor Council obliquely referenced CS50, writing that “one large introductory course” had skewed the data for last year.

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Politics

Public Health School Student Sues Trump Over DACA

The lawsuit charges that the Trump administration violated the due process rights of young people protected from deportation under DACA.

Institute of Politics
IOP

Alumni Call on IOP to Drop Lewandowski and Spicer

More than 600 Harvard alumni have signed an open letter calling on the IOP to retract its fellowships for Corey Lewandowski and Sean Spicer.

Reverend Walton
Politics

Professors Arrested at DACA Protest

More than 20 professors from Harvard and other Boston-area universities were arrested Thursday for blocking traffic along Massachusetts Ave.

Khurana at the UC Meeting
College

College to Pilot Pre-Orientation Program for Members of 'Historically Marginalized Communities'

The program could resemble a proposed summer program for low-income and first generation students that Khurana rejected in January.

Harvard College Office of Admissions and Financial Aid
Race

Justice Department to Investigate Harvard's Admissions Process

The Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division will investigate allegations that Harvard discriminates against Asian Americans in its admissions process, according to a department spokesperson.

University Hall
College

Seven Votes

A Harvard committee's decision recommending a ban on membership in social groups was far from unanimous.

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