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Women's Ice Hockey Coach Katey Stone
College

Former Harvard Women’s Ice Hockey Coach Katey Stone Sues University, Alleges Gender Discrimination

The former coach of the Harvard women’s ice hockey team filed a gender discrimination lawsuit against the University on Tuesday.

White House
Student Groups

Harvard for Biden, Unburdened by What Has Been, Rebrands as Harvard for Harris

Harvard for Biden endorsed Vice President Kamala Harris and swiftly rebranded itself to Harvard for Harris after President Joe Biden dropped out of the 2024 presidential race on Sunday.

Race and Racism HKS Course
Race

Harvard Kennedy School Professor Khalil Gibran Muhammad To Leave, Join Princeton in 2025

Harvard Kennedy School professor Khalil Gibran Muhammad, who taught the school’s flagship “Race and Racism” course, will leave Harvard at the end of the year to become a tenured faculty member at Princeton University. ​​​​​​​

University Hall
Central Administration

After Criticism, Harvard Will Standardize Fact-Finding Process for Disciplinary Cases

Harvard will standardize fact-finding procedures for disciplinary cases across the University after facing fierce blowback when students who participated in the pro-Palestine encampment faced different disciplinary charges depending on which school they attended.​​​​​​

Boylston Hall
FAS

A Report Suggested Big Changes to the Arts & Humanities. The Division’s New Dean Is Taking It Slow.

Harvard’s Arts and Humanities division will centralize its administrative services and develop new introductory courses, Sean D. Kelly announced on Tuesday in his email as the division’s new dean.​​​​​​​

U.S. Capitol
Politics

28 House Republicans Slam Harvard’s Antisemitism Task Force Preliminary Report in Letter

Rep. Elise M. Stefanik ’06 (R-N.Y.), the foremost critic of Harvard in Congress, criticized the preliminary recommendations released by the University’s presidential task force on antisemitism in a letter signed by 27 other House Republicans.

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.

Congress Photo
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.

Faculty of Arts and Sciences Dean Hopi Hoekstra
FAS

Harvard FAS Dean Hoekstra Distances Herself from Social Science Dean’s Calls for Faculty Speech Limits

Faculty of Arts and Sciences Dean Hopi E. Hoekstra said on Monday that she would not sanction faculty members who criticize Harvard’s administration, forcefully distancing herself from an op-ed written by one of her own top deans.

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.

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.

City Hall Cyclists Vigil
Cambridge City Council

‘We Cannot Go Backward on Bike Safety’: More Than 200 Gather at City Hall to Mourn Killed Cyclists

More than 200 people attended a vigil outside Cambridge City Hall Monday evening to mourn the deaths of two Cambridge cyclists killed in traffic collisions this month and call for expanded bicycle safety infrastructure across the city.

Harvard Kennedy School Ofer Building
Harvard Kennedy School

Incoming HKS Dean Says School Should Focus on Technology, Local Politics at Alumni Talk

Incoming HKS Dean Jeremy Weinstein said he hopes to increase the School’s focus on studying the intersection of technology and politics at an alumni event on June 11.

6/21 Fatal Bike Crash
Cambridge

24-Year-Old Cyclist Killed in Collision With Truck Near Kendall Square

A cyclist, identified as a 24-year-old Cambridge woman, died following a collision with a truck Friday morning near Kendall Square.

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