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Harvard Medical School

HSPH Announces Collaboration with Tsinghua Vanke School of Public Health in China

Harvard’s T.H. Chan School of Public Health announced a new academic and research collaboration with Tsinghua University’s Vanke School of Public Health in Beijing in a press release on Wednesday.

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Politics

Emphasizing Harvard Credentials, Bulgarian Politicians Win Parliamentary Election

A new political party founded by a pair of Harvard graduates is set to take power in Bulgaria following its victory in the country’s Nov. 14 parliamentary election.

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Research

Harvard Scientists Awarded NIH Grant for Data Science Initiative in Africa

Researchers at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health recieved an award from the National Institutes of Health last month for their program focused on improving data science in Africa.

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IOP

IOP Global News Event

The Institute of Politics hosted a forum on the media Monday evening featuring former New York Times CEO Mark Thompson, Nobel Prize winner and Rappler CEO Maria Ressa, Google vice president of news Richard Gingras, and former McClatchy Company CEO Craig Forman.

Harvard Islamic Society
College

Harvard Cultural Groups Lend Support to Afghans Following Taliban Takeover

Amid the crisis in Afghanistan, eight Harvard student cultural groups — including the Harvard Islamic Society, the Society of Arab Students, and the South Asian Association — have come together to raise emergency aid for Afghans who may be displaced and in danger.

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Undergraduate Council

UC Endorses Calls on Harvard to Condemn Alleged Human Rights Violations During Protests in India

The Undergraduate Council passed legislation Sunday endorsing a petition calling on Harvard administrators and the University’s Lakshmi Mittal and Family South Asia Institute to “denounce the detention and repression” of protesters in India under Prime Minister Narendra D. Modi’s administration.

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Harvard Law School

Government Officials Worldwide Respond to Law Prof. Ramseyer’s ‘Comfort Women’ Paper

Unlike many scholastic disputes, which do not stretch far outside academia, Ramseyer’s article has drawn strong responses from high-ranking government officials of several countries, including the United States, China, South Korea, Japan, and even North Korea.

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Politics

Oyun-Erdene Luvsannamsrai, Recent Kennedy School Graduate, Appointed Mongolian Prime Minister

Oyun-Erdene Luvsannamsrai, a recent Kennedy School alum, ascended to the post of Prime Minister of Mongolia on Jan. 27 following his predecessor’s resignation in response to protests over the country’s Covid-19 response.

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Student Life

Harvard Students Enrolled At Oxford Say They Enjoy An Abnormal Return to Campus Life

The coronavirus-era has not precluded Harvard students enrolled at the University of Oxford from enjoying a somewhat normal fall term.

Massachusetts Hall
University

‘Unnecessary and Injurious:’ Harvard President Bacow Condemns DHS Proposal

University President Lawrence S. Bacow wrote that Harvard “strenuously opposes” a proposed rule from the Department of Homeland Security to limit the length of stay permitted on international student visas.

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International Students

'Harvard Has Suffered,' Chief Officer for International Affairs Says of Visa Troubles for International Students

Vice Provost for International Affairs Mark C. Elliott denounced a recent U.S. Department of Homeland Security rule that would reduce how much time international students would be able to spend inside the United States in an interview Thursday.

Arctic Innovation Lab
Harvard Kennedy School

Belfer Center’s Arctic Innovation Lab Invites Creative Solutions to Arctic Sustainability

Seventeen students pitched their ideas to promote Arctic sustainability at the 2020 Arctic Innovation Lab, co-organized by the Arctic Initiative at the Kennedy School’s Belfer Center, Friday.

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Central Administration

HGSU-UAW Urges Harvard to Oppose Trump Visa Rule Change

Organizers for Harvard Graduate Students Union-United Automobile Workers are circulating a petition that calls on Vice Provost for International Affairs Mark C. Elliott and the Harvard International Office to act in opposition to the Trump administration’s proposed visa policy change for international students.

Reischauer Institute
Harvard Law School

Legal Scholars Examine Potential Applications of Successful Japanese Criminal Justice Strategies in the United States

In a meeting hosted by the Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Monday, scholars discussed the Japanese legal system, examining its merits and applying its strengths to the justice system in the United States.

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College

A ‘Huge Opportunity Cost’: International Students Navigate Midnight Classes, Limited Extracurricular Opportunities

Last spring, Amy M. Zhou ’21 went to sleep at 2 a.m., woke up at 6 a.m., went back to sleep at noon, and woke up at 4 p.m. each day. Classes had transitioned online, and Zhou had to accommodate Cambridge timetables from 14 time zones away.

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