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Women's Ice Hockey Coach Katey Stone
College

Longtime Harvard Women’s Ice Hockey Coach Faces Allegations of Abusive Behavior

Harvard has not publicly responded to allegations of abusive behavior by Harvard women’s ice hockey head coach Katey Stone reported in a Boston Globe investigation published Friday.

Alutiiq Museum Kayak
Ethnic or Cultural Groups

Harvard Peabody Museum Transfers Ownership of Ancestral Kayak to Alutiiq Museum as Part of Ongoing Repatriation Efforts

The Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology recently transferred ownership of an ancestral Alutiiq, or Sugpiaq, kayak to the Alutiiq Museum, a cultural museum and tribal repository in Kodiak, Alaska.

Tyre Nichols Protest State House
Boston

‘The Sky is Crying’: In Boston and Cambridge, Harvard Students Mourn Tyre Nichols

Dozens of Harvard students mourned the death of Tyre D. Nichols — the 29-year-old Black skateboarder and photographer who died after being beaten by Memphis police officers following a traffic stop — in a vigil in front of Memorial Church on a drizzly Sunday evening.

President Gay Profile Design
Central Administration

The Scholar Everyone Sought: Claudine Gay, Harvard’s Next President

Faculty of Arts and Sciences Dean Claudine Gay will make history on July 1, when she will become the first person of color and only the second woman to lead America’s oldest institution of higher education. But despite Gay’s historic appointment, many of her colleagues and friends say they were unsurprised by her selection to Harvard’s top post.

Royall House and Slave Quarters
Harvard Law School

Harvard Law School Pledges $500,000 Gift to Royall House and Slave Quarters

Harvard Law School announced a gift of $500,000 to the Royall House and Slave Quarters as part of a continued effort to recognize the University’s historical ties to slavery.

Syd D. Sanders ’24 Leads Comaroff Walk Out
FAS

More than 100 Students Walk Out of Embattled Harvard Professor Comaroff’s First Class of Semester

More than 100 students walked out of embattled Harvard professor John L. Comaroff’s class Tuesday afternoon, protesting his continued presence on campus after he was placed on leave last year for violating the University’s sexual harassment policy.

Justice for Faisal Protesters in Front of Cambridge City Hall
City Politics

Protesters March Into City Hall to Demand Justice for Sayed Faisal

Protesters stormed Cambridge City Hall and marched into Cambridge Mayor Sumbul Siddiqui’s office Monday evening to demand answers on the police killing of Sayed Faisal, calling on city and police officials to release the names of the officers involved in the shooting.

Tai Chi Turnover
College

Harvard Remembers Beloved Tai Chi Instructor and Adams House Affiliate Yon Lee

Yon G. Lee coached martial arts at Harvard for more than three decades, eventually becoming the University’s chief instructor of kung fu and tai chi. A beloved affiliate of Adams House, Lee died on Jan. 6 at the age of 74.

Harvard Kennedy School - HKS
Harvard Kennedy School

Harvard Kennedy School Dean Reverses Course, Will Name Ken Roth Fellow

In a reversal, Harvard Kennedy School Dean Douglas W. Elmendorf announced Thursday morning that he would name human rights advocate Kenneth Roth to a fellowship after previously vetoing his appointment.

HMS
Harvard Medical School

Harvard Medical School Drops Out of U.S. News Rankings

Harvard Medical School will no longer participate in the U.S. News & World Report’s annual rankings, the school’s dean announced Tuesday, becoming the second of Harvard's graduate schools to boycott the magazine.

Weather Memorial hall
Government

Former Attorney General Loretta Lynch ’81 To Deliver MLK Lecture at Harvard in October

Former Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch ’81 will return to Harvard to deliver the second annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Lecture in October, University President Lawrence S. Bacow announced Monday.

Harvard Square Faisal Protest
Harvard Square

‘Faisal Deserved Help, Not Bullets’: Harvard Affiliates, Cambridge Residents Mourn Sayed Faisal at Harvard Square Protest

Politicians, academics, and Cambridge residents crowded the Harvard Square Pit Saturday as they demanded justice for Sayed Faisal, a college student who was shot and killed by a Cambridge Police Department officer on Jan. 4.

Overseers Announcement
HAA

Harvard Alumni Association Nominates Candidates for Board of Overseers, Elected Directors

The Harvard Alumni Association nominating committee announced candidates for the Board of Overseers — the University’s second-highest governing body — and for elected directors of the HAA Friday.

Muslim Justice League Executive Director Fatema Ahmad at Protest
Crime

Following Shooting of Sayed Faisal, Protesters Question Investigation at City-Held Meeting

Confused and frustrated Cambridge residents confronted city officials at a tense public meeting Thursday in response to the police shooting of 20-year-old Sayed Faisal.

John Joseph Moakley United States Courthouse
Harvard Law School

Harvard Settles Class Action Lawsuit Demanding Partial Tuition Reimbursement

A group of students that sued Harvard for partial reimbursement of tuition after the University moved classes online due to the Covid-19 pandemic reached a settlement with the school, according to a filing by the students’ attorneys in court on Monday.

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