Ukrainian President Zelensky Accuses Russia of Trying to Draft Ukrainians into Military at Harvard IOP Forum
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky accused the Russian government of staging a set of referendums in an effort to draft thousands of Ukrainians into the Russian military while speaking at a Harvard Institute of Politics forum on Tuesday.
Harvard Has Reported Positive Endowment Returns for Five Straight Years. That Could Change this Year.
With high inflation and rising interest rates rattling financial markets, the Harvard Management Company, the University’s investment arm, could be on the brink of delivering its first negative annual returns in five years.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Laverne Cox to be Awarded Harvard’s Highest Honor for African and African American Studies
Seven individuals — including basketball legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and actress Laverne Cox — will be awarded the W.E.B. Du Bois Medal.
The Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study welcomed its new cohort of fellows last week, who will tackle a range of year-long projects from waste management strategies to feminist poetry.
A University report issued last week called on Harvard to expand its climate change offerings by hiring new faculty and staff in the field and establishing a standing committee to direct the school’s efforts.
Activists Rally for Harvard Student who Died in Bali as Peruvian Government Launches Investigation into Death
Nearly 100 protestors rallied outside the Peruvian consulate in Boston on Sunday to honor Rodrigo Ventocilla Ventosilla, a Harvard Kennedy School student from Peru who died in police custody in Indonesia last month.
The Harvard Business School rolled out a new financial aid program earlier this month that covers the full cost of tuition for about 10 percent of its MBA students.
Mass. Supreme Court Allows Emotional Distress Claim Against Harvard to Proceed in Suit Over Photos of Enslaved People
The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court overturned a lower court’s dismissal of Tamara K. Lanier’s emotional distress claim against Harvard, according to a decision released Thursday morning, allowing Lanier to continue to seek damages from the University.
In interviews after Bacow's announcement that he would step down next year, faculty members offered a wide range of hopes for Harvard’s next president: Some say they want someone from a different academic background, and many others vie for a candidate who will use the perch of the University presidency to tackle global social issues.
University President Lawrence S. Bacow, who announced Wednesday that he plans to step down next year, has joined more than a half-dozen prominent higher education leaders who are set to depart soon, including the presidents of Dartmouth College, Columbia University, Tufts University, and MIT.
Harvard University Police Department Chief Victor A. Clay plans to develop a proposal that would create five new unarmed “Campus Support Officer” positions, he said in an interview last week.
More than 80 Republican lawmakers filed an amicus brief with the Supreme Court on Monday supporting anti-affirmative action group Students for Fair Admissions’ lawsuit against Harvard and the University of North Carolina.
Duke University’s 2022 undergraduate commencement speaker, Priya Parkash, appears to have plagiarized a 2014 student commencement address at Harvard given by Sarah F. Abushaar ’14.
SFFA Asks Supreme Court to Overturn Precedents Upholding Affirmative Action in Filing for Harvard, UNC Cases
The anti-affirmative action group Students for Fair Admissions asked the United States Supreme Court to ban affirmative action in American higher education by overturning precedents that allow universities to consider race as a factor in admissions in a brief filed with the court Monday.
Vice President for Finance and Chief Financial Officer Thomas J. Hollister said the University’s revenues have “rebounded” to pre-pandemic levels, placing Harvard in a “healthy” financial condition, in an interview last Thursday.