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Alice S. Cheng

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Drew Faust

Inclusion Task Force to Release Recommendations Earlier than Anticipated

Task force members said Drew Faust’s decision to step down in June precipitated the change in schedule.

Student Groups

Hundreds Protest End of DACA

Hours after the Trump administration announced it would rescind protections for undocumented young people, including dozens of Harvard students, hundreds rallied in front of Memorial Church to push back.

Memorial Church: A Retrospection

BSA Hosts First-Ever Black Convocation

“I know that my presence on this campus and your presence on this campus is not a mistake. It is a victory," one student speaker said.

Student Groups

Seniors Honored at Gala Celebrating Black Women

The Black Men’s Forum honored four Harvard seniors and one professor for their leadership and mentorship on campus at the 23rd annual Celebration of Black Women gala.

The Wall of Resistance

Activists, Artists Build 'Wall of Resistance' in Science Center Plaza

Activists and artists installed a public art project aimed at drawing attention to social justice issues in the Science Center Plaza Tuesday.

Students Discuss Diversity and Inclusion
College Administration

Six Months After Departure, College Still Without Dean for Diversity

The College will interview three finalists to replace the position left vacant when Emelyn A. dela Peña left Harvard six months ago.

Eleganza Rehearsal

Eleganza and Identities Shows Discuss Gender and Race at Town Hall

​Popular on-campus fashion shows Eleganza and Identities co-hosted a town hall event on Thursday to discuss ways to make their events more diverse and inclusive.


First Black Miss Israel Talks Race, Education

Yityish “Titi” Aynaw, the first black woman to win the Miss Israel beauty pageant, discussed her life and views on perceptions of beauty and race in Israel.

Viola Davis

Viola Davis Discusses Sanctity of Art at Cultural Rhythms

​Viola Davis spoke in front of a sold-out Sanders Theatre audience at the 32nd annual Cultural Rhythms, which this year featured a week-long conversation series.


Working Group Will Formulate Recommendations for Undocumented Students

The working group consists of administrators from other parts of the College—such as the Office of Admissions and Financial Aid—to support both current and prospective undocumented students.


Act on a Dream Builds Pro-Immigration Wall in Protest of Trump

Members of Harvard College Act on a Dream protested President Donald Trump’s crackdown on undocumented individuals.


Law School Symposium Grapples With 'Undocumentation'

“Documentation really unlocks people’s access to basic human rights and with those rights, people have access to dignity in their daily lives,” Levitan said.

Defining Islamophobia
Student Life

Hillel and Islamic Society Host Event Against Islamophobia

​Harvard Hillel and the Harvard Islamic Society hosted a presentation and panel discussion Monday on prejudice and discrimination against Islam or Muslims.

On Campus

‘Black Lives Matter’ Conference Talks Race, Music Studies

Hundreds of attendees from across the United States gathered in Paine Concert Hall Friday and Saturday for “Black Lives Matter: Music, Race, and Justice,” a conference examining the intersection between black culture and race relations.


Students Celebrate Middle Eastern Culture Following Immigration Order

A crowd of Harvard affiliates filled Ticknor lounge Monday to hear performances celebrating Middle Eastern people and cultures following President Donald Trump’s immigration order.