Institutional Neutrality
Central Administration

‘This Has to Stop’: Harvard Set to Consider Institutional Neutrality

Interim Harvard President Alan M. Garber ’76 is expected to announce a working group that will consider a policy of institutional neutrality, a move that comes just months after the University became embroiled in controversy over its response to Hamas’ Oct. 7 attack on Israel.

Dean Claudine Gay Speaks at Class of 2023 Commencement
Central Administration

Harvard Corporation Did Not Review Claudine Gay’s Scholarship in Presidential Search

The search committee favored Claudine Gay’s administrative expertise, passing over two internal candidates who boasted both administrative experience and far more extensive scholarship credentials: Tomiko Brown-Nagin and John F. Manning ’82.

Student Life

HUHS Saw Fewer Virtual Appointments, Mental Health Visits in FY 2023

Harvard University Health Services reported a decrease in the number of virtual patient visits in the 2023 fiscal year compared to 2022, according to the healthcare provider’s annual report published Wednesday.

Griffin GSAS
Student Life

Harvard to Open 24/7 Study Spaces for Graduate Student Reading Weeks

This spring, Harvard will open 24/7 study spaces for graduate students for the first time during reading period.

Garber Interview
Central Administration

Harvard President Garber, Corporation Condemn Antisemitic Image Posted by Pro-Palestine Groups

Interim President Alan M. Garber ’76 fiercely condemned an antisemitic image posted by two pro-Palestine student groups in a Tuesday evening message to Harvard affiliates.

Garber London Graphic
Central Administration

Harvard President Garber to Visit London as University Looks to Contain Donor Backlash

Interim Harvard President Alan M. Garber ’76 will meet with alumni in London over spring break, marking his first international trip as president.

Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (GSAS) - Lehman Hall

Graduate Student HUIDs Will Work as CharlieCards Starting July 1

Harvard IDs belonging to students at any of Harvard’s 12 graduate schools will function as MBTA CharlieCards starting on July 1, according to Brett Monson, president of the Harvard Graduate Council.

Harvard Graduate Council

Harvard Graduate Council Reorganization Last Fall Led To Increase in Passed Resolutions

The Harvard Graduate Council eliminated half the positions on its executive board last spring, a shift that proponents of the change said helped lead to a more than twofold increase in the number of resolutions passed last semester.

Harvard Subpoena Graphic
Central Administration

House Committee Subpoenas Harvard Leadership

House Republicans subpoenaed three top Harvard officials on Friday, demanding internal documents and communications for an investigation into the University’s handling of antisemitism on campus.

HGC Meeting

HGC Legal Aid Pilot Program Faces ‘Overwhelming’ Demand, Looks Towards Spring Expansion

The Harvard Graduate Council approved a resolution at a council meeting Monday night to continue a pilot legal aid program launched last fall.

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Harvard Law School

Harvard Law School’s Charles Fried Remembered as ‘Ebullient’ Professor Who ‘Loved Teaching’

A lifelong scholar of law and a longtime HLS professor who served as a U.S. solicitor general under U.S. President Ronald Reagan, Charles Fried died on Jan. 23 in Cambridge, Mass. He was 88.

Marshall Ganz
Harvard Kennedy School

HKS Lecturer Alleges Dean Elmendorf Mishandled Investigation Into Charges of Antisemitism

After Harvard Kennedy School professor Marshall L. Ganz ’64 faced allegations of antisemitism from three Israeli students, HKS Dean Douglas W. Elmendorf opened an investigation — a process that Elmendorf mishandled, Ganz alleged in an interview on Friday.

US Capitol Building
Central Administration

Harvard Submits More Documents as House Committee Weighs Subpoena in Antisemitism Investigation

After Harvard made an additional submission ahead of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce’s final deadline on Wednesday, the committee is still weighing whether to issue a subpoena.

Cambridge City Hall
Harvard in the City

Harvard Updates Cambridge on Construction and Climate Initiatives in 27th ‘Town Gown’ Report

Harvard discussed its developments in Cambridge and Allston and sustainability efforts during its 27th annual Town Gown report to the Cambridge Planning Board Tuesday evening.

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Animal Activists File Federal Complaint Against Dana-Farber

Activists against animal experimentation filed a federal complaint Sunday alleging that researchers at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute had committed data falsification.