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Jennifer O'Connor ’87
Central Administration

Former Defense Department General Counsel Appointed Harvard’s Top Lawyer

Former U.S. Department of Defense General Counsel Jennifer M. O’Connor ’87 will serve as Harvard’s next top lawyer, the University announced Wednesday.

Democracy Center Protest 07/03

Democracy Center Protesters Stage ‘Emergency Rally’ with Pro-Palestine Activists Amid Occupation

More than 60 activists protested outside of the Democracy Center Wednesday in an “emergency rally” to prevent what they called an “expected police raid” as an occupation of the building continued into its third day.

Harvard Graduate Student Union

Harvard Violated Contract With HGSU in Excluding Some Grad Students, Arbitrator Rules

An arbitrator ruled Friday that Harvard violated its 2021 contract with the Harvard Graduate Students Union-United Auto Workers by excluding lab-based psychology Ph.D. students from the union.

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Central Administration

House Committee on China to Probe Harvard’s Handling of Anti-CCP Protest at HKS

The House Select Committee on the Chinese Communist Party launched a probe on Monday into Harvard's handling of an anti-CCP protest during a speech by Chinese Ambassador to the United States Xie Feng at the Harvard Kennedy School in April.

The White House
Student Groups

Harvard Republican Club Endorses Donald Trump in 2024 Presidential Election

The Harvard Republican Club endorsed former U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday, the second time the club has endorsed Trump.

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Cambridge Schools

Cambridge Public Schools COO David Murphy Appointed Interim Superintendent

Cambridge Public Schools Chief Operating Officer David Murphy will serve as interim CPS superintendent beginning Monday, the Cambridge School Committee announced in a meeting last Tuesday.

Graham & Parks
Cambridge Schools

Cambridge School Committee Approves Union Contracts for Paraprofessionals, Family Liaisons

The Cambridge School Committee approved contracts with paraprofessionals and family liaisons at a special meeting on Friday, following months of protests from school support staff.

Elbit Systems Protest

Protesters Rally Outside Home of Intercontinental Real Estate CEO Peter Palandjian ’87

Pro-Palestine protesters rallied outside the home of Intercontinental Real Estate CEO Peter Palandjian ’87 to denounce his company’s leasing agreement with Elbit Systems of America.

American Repertory Theater New Location Plan
Student Life

American Repertory Theater Begins Construction on New Home in Harvard’s Allston Campus

Construction is underway on the new location of the American Repertory Theater in Harvard’s Allston campus.

Interim President Garber Sits on Stage During Baccalaureate
Central Administration

Harvard President Garber Visits Club of Madrid, Faces More Animal Rights Activists

A group of roughly 10 animal rights activists protested interim Harvard President Alan M. Garber outside a Harvard Club of Spain event in Madrid.

Massachusetts Hall
Central Administration

Executive Director of Harvard’s Legacy of Slavery Initiative Suddenly Resigns

Roeshana Moore-Evans, the executive director of Harvard’s Legacy of Slavery initiative, suddenly announced her resignation on Friday, becoming the third member of leadership to cut ties with the effort in less than one month.

Zoning Laws City Hall
City Politics

Cambridge City Council Will Form Special Committee To Consider Charter Amendments

After a meeting of the Government Operations, Rules and Claims Committee become bogged down in a procedural debate, members emerged two hours later with only a resolution to create a new joint special committee — and a distinct sense of frustration.

City Council Meeting 3/4/24
City Politics

After 2 Fatal Collisions, Cambridge City Council Calls for Stronger Truck Regulations

The Cambridge City Council voted unanimously Monday to ask City Manager Yi-An Huang ’05 to work with state and federal representatives to push for legislation mandating safety measures for trucks.

Protesters Pack Up Encampment
FAS Administration

Harvard Places 10 Graduate Students on Probation for Encampment Participation

The Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences placed 10 graduate students on probation for participating in the pro-Palestine encampment earlier this year.

Garber Gestures During Baccalaureate Speech
Student Life

Harvard Task Forces Release First Recommendations on Antisemitism, Anti-Arab and Anti-Muslim Bias

Harvard’s presidential task forces to combat antisemitism and anti-Muslim and anti-Arab bias released their first recommendations on Wednesday, urging the University to fund a visiting professorship in Palestinian studies for next spring and tackle a culture of exclusion and discrimination against both pro-Palestinian and pro-Israel students.