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Rodrigo Ventocilla Ventosilla and Ana Ventosilla
Harvard Kennedy School

‘We Want to Clear Rodrigo’s Name’: Mother of Harvard Student who Died in Bali Says He was Beaten by Police

Ana Ventosilla, mother of HKS student Rodrigo Ventocilla who died after being arrested in Indonesia, said in an interview with The Crimson on Monday that her son was beaten by police and received inadequate medical attention.

Harvard Business School
Harvard Business School

Harvard Business School Covers Full Tuition for 10 Percent of Students

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.

Dean O'Dair Interview
University

Katherine O’Dair Named New University Marshal

Dean of Students Katherine O’Dair will serve as Harvard’s new University Marshal, the University announced Wednesday.

Massachusetts Hall
LGBT

LGBTQ+ Harvard Affiliates Receive Homophobic Emails Threatening Violence

A targeted number of LGBTQ+ Harvard affiliates received violent threats via email from an anonymous sender, according to a statement released Tuesday by University President Lawrence S. Bacow.

Larry Summers in 2014
Harvard Kennedy School

Watchdog Group Urges Harvard, Media Organizations to Publicly Disclose Larry Summers’ Financial Interests

The Revolving Door Project, a left-leaning public interest watchdog group, called on Harvard University to disclose any corporate funding received by University professor Lawrence H. Summers in an open letter published July 11.

Allston and Charles River
Allston

City of Boston Approves First Phase of Harvard’s Allston Campus Expansion

The city of Boston on Thursday approved the first phase of Harvard’s proposed campus expansion in Allston, a major advancement in the University’s efforts to build a vast development complex in the neighborhood, where it has run into vocal opposition.

Allston and Charles River
Harvard in the City

Harvard Reaches Agreement on First Stage of Allston Development, Clearing Path for Approval

Harvard University has agreed to increase its commitment to affordable housing construction in the first phase of its proposed campus expansion in Allston, earning the support of key Boston officials and clearing the way for the city to approve the opening stage of the school’s vast expansion plans in the neighborhood.

Loeb House
University

Harvard Unveils Search Committee to Select 30th President

Twelve members of the Harvard Corporation and three members of the school’s Board of Overseers will make up the committee tasked with finding Harvard’s 30th president in a search process that publicly kicked off Thursday.

OGE and ODR
College

Proposed Title IX Regulations Roll Back Trump-Era Policies, Raising Concerns Among Higher Education Experts

Faculty and experts expressed both praise and concern regarding the Biden Administration’s newly proposed changes to Title IX regulations on June 23.

Peabody
Museums

‘It’s Meant Everything’: Tomahawk of Chief Standing Bear Returned from Harvard’s Peabody Museum to Ponca Tribe

On June 3, after pandemic-induced delays, a delegation of Ponca Tribe representatives traveled to Cambridge for a repatriation ceremony for Ponca Tribe chief Standing Bear’s pipe tomahawk.

Tozzer and Peabody
FAS

Harvard Prof. John Comaroff Faces New Allegations of Misconduct in Amended Suit

Harvard professor John L. Comaroff is facing new allegations of sexual harassment in an amended lawsuit.

Massachusetts Hall
Politics

‘Low-Hanging Fruit’: Experts Criticize Senator Marco Rubio’s Letter Questioning Harvard’s Ties to China

Senator Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) alleged without direct evidence that Harvard officials may have helped suppress some theories regarding the origins of Covid-19 in a “quid pro quo” effort to advance Chinese state interests in a June 16 letter addressed to University President Lawrence S. Bacow.

Boston Roe Overturned Protest
College

‘Angry, But Not Surprised’: Harvard Affiliates Rally For Abortion Protections Following Fall of Roe

Following the Supreme Court’s ruling that overturned Roe v. Wade Friday, Harvard affiliates joined thousands across the nation in protests against the decision.

Lanier Appeal Hearing
Museums

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.

Harvard Yard
Research

Harvard to Establish New Institute for Climate and Sustainability Through $200 Million Donation

Harvard will establish the Salata Institute for Climate and Sustainability to advance the University’s commitment to climate-oriented research and foster a hub for collaborative studies, the University announced Tuesday.

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