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Harvard Law Prof. Emeritus Alan Dershowitz Appeals $12,200 Sanction for Role in Kari Lake Election Lawsuit

Harvard Law School professor emeritus Alan M. Dershowitz is appealing a federal court ruling ordering him to pay $12,200 in sanctions for his role in a 2022 lawsuit on behalf of failed Arizona governor candidate Kari Lake.

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‘Urgent Action’ Required: Harvard GSAS Report Recommends Changes to Financial Aid, Advising

A Thursday report by a faculty working group at Harvard’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences characterized the school’s financial aid, advising framework, and admissions practices as “no longer sufficient” in an era of rising living costs and increased competition with other universities.

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New Post from Bloggers Sued by HBS Professor Gino Discusses External Investigation Findings

Quantitative analysis blog Data Colada published an analysis Saturday summarizing three exhibits in the defamation lawsuit filed against them by Harvard Business School professor Francesca Gino — the bloggers’ first public remarks on the substance of the lawsuit.

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Harvard Astronomer Avi Loeb, Team Find Spherules of ‘Likely Extrasolar Composition’

Harvard Astronomy professor Abraham “Avi” Loeb and his research team have found metallic spherules of “likely extrasolar composition,” according to an Aug. 29 preprint posted to the online paper repository arXiv.

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Government Professor Daniel Ziblatt Tapped to Direct Harvard’s Center for European Studies

Harvard Government professor Daniel Ziblatt will lead the Center for European Studies for a three-year term beginning in January, the center announced last week.

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Harvard Salata Institute Launches Interdisciplinary Research Cluster to Lower Methane Emissions

Harvard’s Salata Institute for Climate and Sustainability launched a major initiative in July to lower global methane emissions as part of its Climate Research Clusters Program.

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Harvard’s Tenure and Discipline Policies, Analyzed, Amid Lawsuit by HBS Professor Gino

After allegations of data fraud by Harvard Business School professor Francesca Gino came to light in 2021, the school changed its research integrity policies to explicitly place termination on the table as a possible consequence.

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Harvard Business School

In Historic Step, Harvard Moves Toward Tenure Revocation for Business School Professor Gino

Harvard Business School professor Francesca Gino — who faces allegations of data fraud — was notified on July 28 by Harvard’s Office of the President that the school had begun the process of reviewing her tenure for potential revocation, according to an attorney for Gino.

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Astronomer Owen Gingerich, Defender of Pluto and Scientist With Spirituality, Dies at 93

Upon his retirement in 2000 after a 40 year-long career, Harvard professor Owen J. Gingerich had, with astronomer David W. Latham, taught the longest-running Harvard course under continuous leadership. He died on May 28, 2023 at the age of 93.

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Harvey Mansfield ’53, Stepping Down as One of Harvard’s Longest Serving Professors, Looks Back on Career

Harvard Government professor Harvey C. Mansfield, Jr. ’53, one of the few outspoken conservatives on campus, is retiring from the University.

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A ‘Huge Blow’: Harvard Faculty Dismayed With Affirmative Action Ruling

Several Harvard faculty members said they were disappointed — though not surprised — in the hours following the Supreme Court’s Thursday decision to dramatically restrict affirmative action.

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‘The Total Package’: Harvard Faculty Hail Hoekstra’s Selection as Next FAS Dean

From the sciences to the humanities, Harvard professors are praising Hopi E. Hoekstra, a professor of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology and Molecular and Cellular Biology who was announced Monday as the University’s next dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences.

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Hopi Hoekstra to Head Harvard’s Largest School, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Starting Aug. 1

Hopi E. Hoekstra, a Harvard professor in the Organismic and Evolutionary Biology and Molecular and Cellular Biology Department, will be the University’s next dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, capping a four-month search for a successor to president-elect Claudine Gay.

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Looking Back and Ahead at Harvard’s LGBTQ+ Faculty Deans

With newly-appointed Pforzheimer House Faculty Deans Erica Chenoweth and Zoe Marks set to become the third LGBTQ+ couple at the helm of a House, The Crimson takes a look at the LGBTQ+ couples who have held these roles.

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Harvard Business School Professor Francesca Gino Accused of Committing Data Fraud in at Least Four Papers

At least four papers authored by Harvard Business School professor Francesca Gino contain fraudulent data, three business school professors allege.