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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.
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.
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.
Harvard Medical School Dean George Q. Daley ’82 listed several life scientists he “expects” to see on the presidential search committee’s candidate shortlist.
The Justice Department's investigation has stalled as Harvard has refused to turn over “a single document.”
In its report, the Honor Council obliquely referenced CS50, writing that “one large introductory course” had skewed the data for last year.
The program could resemble a proposed summer program for low-income and first generation students that Khurana rejected in January.
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.