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Raquel Coronell Uribe
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Harvard’s Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies is launching a new program for Georgian Studies with the support of the Georgian government, the center announced Wednesday.
The Harvard University Police Department has been arresting Black people at a disproportionate rate compared to the general population over the last three years, according to data from the department’s new workload and crime dashboard.
Twenty years after the attacks of Sept. 11, Harvard affiliates recall what campus was like following the news of the attacks on the World Trade Center, the U.S. Pentagon and the hijacking of four planes.
As he begins his tenure as chief of the Harvard University Police Department, Victor A. “Vic” Clay said in his first interview with The Crimson Tuesday that he intends to diversify Harvard’s police force and increase communication between the department and the Harvard affiliates it serves.
The WiFi issues — which began on Tuesday and continued through Thursday — coincided with the start of classes on Wednesday, forcing some students to rely on wireless hotspots to attend virtual courses and submit online assignments.
WiFi outages plagued the Harvard campus throughout the first days of classes, causing “frustrating” network interruptions at the start of the school year.
Three Harvard affiliates were separately assaulted near Harvard Square in the past week, though none required medical attention, according to police.
As Cambridge Police Commissioner Branville G. Bard, Jr. leaves the department for Johns Hopkins University, Cambridge residents and City Council members recalled a tenure of mixed results.
The Cambridge City Council on Aug. 2 unanimously approved the renaming of the Agassiz neighborhood north of Harvard to honor Maria L. Baldwin, the first Black female principal in the Northeast.
Cambridge Police Commissioner Branville G. Bard, Jr. is leaving the department for Johns Hopkins University, where he will lead the school’s security department as its new vice president for public safety.
Klara Jelinkova, the vice president for international operations and IT at Rice University, will become Harvard’s next vice president and chief information officer, the University announced Tuesday.
Arbitrator Rules Harvard Excessively Punished Police Officer Who Was Called Racist, Homophobic Epithets
An arbitrator ruled earlier this month that Harvard excessively punished a Black University police officer when it doled out equal punishments for fighting to the officer and a colleague who allegedly called him racial and homophobic epithets.
More than 800 University affiliates signed a Harvard Israel Initiative letter supporting “the right of the Jewish people to self-determination” and Israel’s “right to self-defense” against rocket attacks by the Islamic militant group Hamas, which controls the Gaza Strip.
City Council Votes to Terminate Contracts With Companies Allegedly Violating Human Rights, Drawing Criticism from Harvard Jewish Leaders
The Cambridge City Council voted to end its contract with companies that “perpetuate violations of International Human Rights Laws” during a Tuesday meeting that followed more than seven hours of public comment the previous day.