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Davis Center Georgian Studies

Harvard Davis Center Announces New Georgian Studies Program

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.

HUPD Arrests Data 2021

HUPD Arresting Black People at Disproportionate Rate, New Data Shows

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.

September 11th Memorial Service

Twenty Years Later, Faculty, Alums Recall Experiencing 9/11 at Harvard

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.

HUPD Chief

New HUPD Chief Pledges to Improve Diversity, Transparency on Campus Force

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.

John Harvard Statue

WiFi Outages Resolved After HUIT Software Fix

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 Issues Smith Center (Final)

Persistent WiFi Outages Disrupt Campus During First Week of Classes

WiFi outages plagued the Harvard campus throughout the first days of classes, causing “frustrating” network interruptions at the start of the school year.

HSQ Assaults

Three Harvard Affiliates Assaulted in Separate Harvard Square Incidents

Three Harvard affiliates were separately assaulted near Harvard Square in the past week, though none required medical attention, according to police.

Police Commissioner Branville G. Bard Jr.
City Politics

CPD Commissioner Leaves With Mixed Reviews, Steps Into Role Heading Controversial New Police Force

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.

Agassiz neighborhood
City Politics

City Council Approves Baldwin Neighborhood Name, Replacing Agassiz

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.

Police Commissioner Branville G. Bard Jr.
City Politics

Cambridge Police Commissioner Bard to Leave Department for Johns Hopkins University

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
Central Administration

Harvard Names Klara Jelinkova As New Chief Information Officer

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.

Harvard University Police Association

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.

Israel Trek Petition Hillel
Student Groups

800 Harvard Affiliates Sign Letter Rebuking ‘Anti-Israel Sentiment’ on Campus

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 Meeting
City Politics

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.

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