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Ivan B. K. Levingston

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Students Evacuate Harvard Yard

Investigation Into November Bomb Threat Remains Open

After a bomb threat last month prompted the evacuation of Harvard Yard, the Harvard University Police Department’s investigation into the case remains open.


Amidst Conversations on Race, House Masters Debate Title

Some students—including a group of Latino undergraduates who issued a list of demands to administrators more than a week ago—have argued that Harvard should change the title, given the implications of the word “master.”

University Hall Closed for Veterans Day

Diversity Report Calls for Wide-Ranging Reforms

The report details three suggested areas of focus: training on student life diversity issues, accessibility and diversity of departmental offerings, and diversity among the faculty and College’s disciplinary bodies.

Harvard Business School

Kraft Foundation Gives Business School $20 Million Gift

The Robert and Myra Kraft Family Foundation has pledged to donate $20 million to Harvard Business School to endow a fund to support research and the advancement of precision medicine.

Dean Khurana

Khurana Addresses Protests on Other Campuses

“Like many of you, I have been following the events and discussions on other campuses and across our nation about race, inclusion, and the value of open discourse,” Khurana wrote on Friday, praising Harvard students for participating in “these difficult, and sometimes, painful conversations.”

HUDS Grill Makeover

College Will Extend Spring Break Dining Pilot This Year

After keeping some undergraduate dining halls open for students on campus as part of a pilot program, the College will offer a similar meal program next spring.

Honor Code Panel

Honor Code Could Prompt Talk of Students’ Roles in Discipline

Administrators acknowledge that a question that logically follows the honor code’s introduction is whether Harvard will move to expand students’ role in disciplinary procedures later on.

Dean Khurana and Moped
Flyby Blog

Dean Khurana Has a Vespa

Sometimes, a picture is worth a thousand words.

Lowell House

Lowell Asks Residents To Attend Peer Assault Discussions

Peer counselors with the group Consent Advocates and Relationship Educators, or CARE, will lead the meetings, which a House-wide email—co-signed by Casey and House Masters Diana L. Eck and Dorothy A. Austin—described as “conversations.”

Sexual Misconduct at Harvard and Other Schools

Students Will Host Identity-Based Discussions on Sexual Assault

The College will host a series of student-run town halls for identity-based groups about how sexual assault affects different students.

Sexual Misconduct at Harvard and Other Schools

Counseling Group Takes Break After Sexual Assault Survey

Response, a group of Harvard students who counsel peers on topics related to relationships, including sexual harassment and assault, closed on Sunday, and it will reopen on Oct. 12.

Mihi Parta Tueri

With a New Budget and Events, Dunster Ups BGLTQ Support

The changes come after students and tutors spoke out last year about Dunster’s lack of residential tutors who identify as bisexual, gay, lesbian, transgender, or queer, prompting top College administrators to look into their concerns.

Updates on the Honor Council

Honor Council Members Adjust Schedules as Hearings Begin

Undergraduate members of the Honor Council—the student-faculty body tasked with enforcing the honor code—are adjusting their schedules as the Council hears its first slate of academic integrity cases.

Al's Sandwich Shop

Al’s and Clover To Headline Exodus From Campus Center

​Businesses located in Harvard’s Smith Campus Center, including local institutions like Al’s Cafe and the Clover Food Lab, must vacate their spaces in the next several months to make way for planned renovations.

David Friedrich

Student Life Office Names Two Administrators

Loc Truong will serve as the inaugural director of the College's new Office for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion, dedicated to supporting first generation college students, undocumented students, and foster youth.