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A federal appeals court ruled that the Broad Institute holds patent rights to the gene-editing technology CRISPR-Cas9.
The historically all-male Fox Club and the Delphic-Bee Club are the only unexpected names on a list of recognized social groups that administrators posted Friday.
Pictures of Courtney S. Blair '19 lined the walls. Flowers and candles lay scattered around the room. Students snacked on Fruit Gushers — one of Blair’s favorite foods, according to a close friend.
More than 50 percent of survey respondents are non-white, a first in The Crimson’s half-decade of canvassing incoming freshmen. Nearly half are “not at all interested” in campus social groups, the highest level of apathy in Crimson history. And — for the sixth year in a row — the majority of surveyed freshmen are virgins. Get to know the Class of 2022.
“It paves the way for the Justice Department to directly intervene in the suit, join the suit,” said Savannah Law School professor Vinay Harpalani.
Harvard’s chapter of the Delta Gamma sorority is closing its doors — making it the first single-gender group to shut down in response to the College’s social group penalties.
SFFA’s filings were “a 45-page press release, devoted to presenting a misleading narrative that is manifestly subject to genuine dispute,” Harvard attorneys wrote.
University President Lawrence S. Bacow spoke to lawmakers and Harvard affiliates on both sides of the political aisle during his first trip to Washington as Harvard’s president last week.
Harvard’s chapter of the all-female sorority will become the gender-neutral social group “Theta Zeta Xi” and will disaffiliate from its national organization, the club announced Monday.
More than 30 protesters held a “die-in” in the Arthur M. Sackler Museum Friday to protest its connections to a family they said contributed to the opioid crisis.
These currently sealed documents include the depositions and emails of several Harvard officials, including Director of Admissions and Financial Aid William R. Fitzsimmons ’67 and Director of Admissions Marlyn E. McGrath ’70.
Faust had refused to specifically detail her post-presidency plans, noting she wanted to spend time in Cape Cod reacquainting herself with historical literature. Her new position likely comes with significant financial perks.
Harvard will continue to consider the race of applicants in its admissions process, despite the Trump administration’s Tuesday withdrawal of Obama-era recommendations encouraging affirmative action, University officials said.
Documents also showed recruited athletes of low academic standing had an acceptance rate nearly a thousand times greater than that for non-athletes of the same standing.