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Palestinian Flags Fly Above University Hall
On Campus

Encampment Protesters Briefly Raise 3 Palestinian Flags Over Harvard Yard

Pro-Palestine student protesters at the Harvard Yard encampment flew three Palestinian flags from University Hall on Saturday evening.

HUPD Mass Hall Palestine Protest

HUPD Chief Says Harvard Yard Encampment is Peaceful, Defends Students’ Right to Protest

Harvard University Police Chief Victor A. Clay defended the rights of pro-Palestinian protesters staging an encampment in Harvard Yard and said the demonstration has remained peaceful in a Friday interview.

Loeb House
Central Administration

Harvard Board of Overseers Candidates Question Lack of Transparency in Selection Process

When Tim S. Ritchie got a call from the Harvard Alumni Association last fall asking him to accept their nomination to run for the Board of Overseers, he had one question: “Why me?”

Dean of Students Thomas Dunne at Encampment

Dean Dunne Warns of ‘Disciplinary Consequences’ for Participants in Harvard Encampment

Harvard Dean of Students Thomas Dunne said the ongoing pro-Palestine encampment in Harvard Yard is violating College policies in a Thursday email to undergraduates.

Protesters Take Photos with Crimson Newspaper

LIVE UPDATES: Day 3 of Harvard Yard Encampment

The encampment in Harvard Yard mounted by pro-Palestine student organizers entered its second day on Friday. Students are facing heightened risks of disciplinary action.

Harvard Yard Encampment Begins

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu Condemns Antisemitism at U.S. Colleges Amid Encampment at Harvard

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu denounced “antisemitism on campuses in the United States” in a video statement released just hours after pro-Palestine Harvard students began staging an encampment in Harvard Yard on Wednesday.

Garber Interview
Central Administration

Pro-Palestine Encampment Represents First Major Test for Harvard President Alan Garber

Interim Harvard President Alan M. Garber ’76 faces the first major test of his tenure as dozens of pro-Palestine protesters establish an encampment in Harvard Yard, the first large-scale protest on campus since the fall semester.

Harvard Yard Encampment Spreads towards Johnston Gate

Pro-Palestine Harvard Students Occupy Harvard Yard on First Day of Encampment

Pro-Palestine protesters established an encampment in Harvard Yard on Wednesday to protest the College’s suspension of the Palestine Solidarity Committee.

Free Gaza Lights on University Hall

LIVE UPDATES: Day 2 of Harvard Yard Encampment

The encampment in Harvard Yard mounted by pro-Palestine student organizers entered its second day on Thursday. It remains unclear how the University will respond to the ongoing demonstration.

Kennedy School Earth Day Protest
Harvard Management Co

Harvard Affiliates Denounce Fossil Fuel Funded Research at Reclaim Earth Day Rally

More than a dozen Harvard affiliates gathered Monday afternoon in the John F. Kennedy Memorial Park to protest fossil fuel research in an Earth Week event organized by Fossil Fuel Divest Harvard.

HAPF Ceremony

Harvard Distributes $200,000 in Grants to Allston-Brighton Organizations

Residents and local leaders gathered to mark Harvard’s annual distribution of $200,000 to Allston-Brighton organizations at the Harvard Ed Portal on Tuesday.

PSC Protest Mass. Hall

Harvard Suspends Palestine Solidarity Committee Amid Wave of Protests on College Campuses

Harvard College suspended the Harvard Undergraduate Palestine Solidarity Committee and ordered the group to “cease all organizational activities for the remainder of the Spring 2024 term” or risk permanent expulsion.

President Alan Garber Interview
Central Administration

Harvard President Garber Declines To Rule Out Police Response To Campus Protests

As Harvard takes preventative steps to deter large-scale pro-Palestine student protests, interim University President Alan M. Garber ’76 said he would not rule out a police response, but said the University has a “very, very high bar” before resorting to law enforcement.

Graduate School of Education

As Dean Long’s Departure Looms, Harvard President Garber To Appoint Interim HGSE Dean

Interim Harvard President Alan M. Garber ’76 said in an interview on Monday that he intends to announce an interim dean to lead the Harvard Graduate School of Education before a formal search process is launched.

HMS Gordon Hall
Harvard Medical School

Harvard Medical, Dental Students Allege Administrative Censorship in Annual Welcome Music Video

Harvard Medical School and School of Dental Medicine students alleged administrative censorship over the removal of pro-Palestine imagery from the annual student-made music video for new admits.