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Science Center Chairs

Hundreds of Harvard Affiliates Sign Letter Protesting India’s Citizenship Amendment Act

More than 220 Harvard affiliates signed a letter to the Indian government supporting protests against India’s Citizenship Amendment Act and condemning suppression of student protests at Indian universities.

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Harvard Affiliates Rally for Abolish ICE Movement

Roughly 100 Harvard affiliates protested in front of Memorial Church on Thursday night, calling for the abolition of the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

Extension School Layoffs
Extension School

Harvard Extension School Ends Agreement with Saudi Crown Prince’s Foundation to Allocate Seats to Its Affiliates

Harvard Extension School will no longer allocate 100 spots in its summer school program to students sponsored by MiSK, Saudi Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s personal charity, according to University spokesperson Jonathan L. Swain.

Brazil Conference

Brazil Conference

Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid William R. Fitzsimmons '67 speaks alongside Jorge Paulo Lemann and Larissa Marahão Rocha '17 at the annual Brazil Conference on Saturday.

Bacow in China
Higher Education

Bacow Makes First Official Trip to Asia, Defends Academic Freedom and Harvard’s Global Presence

In his second international trip, University President Lawrence S. Bacow defended academic freedom and outlined his vision for Harvard’s future in China, Hong Kong, and Japan.

Bacow in China
Central Administration

Bacow in China

University President Lawrence S. Bacow visited China last week. Bacow touted the value of academic freedom and met with Chinese President Xi Jinping.

TPS rally

TPS rally

University affiliates rally to support workers with Temporary Protected Status.

Sexual Assault

Global Support Services Builds Awareness for Sexual Assault Risks Abroad

Flyers and posters, which Global Support Services slid under dormitory doors last week, warn that “sexual assault and gender-based violence have no borders.”

Harvard Medical School
Beth Israel Deaconess

Beth Israel Partners with Indian Hospital

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center signed a memorandum of understanding with the Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences in southwest India to collaborate on research.

Saudi Crown Prince on Campus

Saudi Crown Prince Visits Harvard

Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman visited Harvard Saturday to discuss higher education and recent reforms with Boston-area university leaders.

President of Iceland
Harvard Kennedy School

Iceland President Visits Harvard, Speaks on #MeToo

​The president of Iceland spoke about the country’s robust economic growth as well as the #MeToo movement during his visit to the Institute of Politics last Friday.

Douglas Elmendorf
Harvard Kennedy School

Kennedy School Leaders Attend World Economic Forum in Davos

Some HKS professors traveled to Davos, Switzerland last week for the World Economic Forum, which focused in part on issues of gender and women’s empowerment.

Harvards Win 2018 World Universities Debating Championship
Student Life

Harvard Team Wins 2018 World Debating Championship

After waiting hours to hear the final decision, Harvard's winning duo jumped up and down when judges announced them as the victors in a 5–4 vote over Princeton University.

Harvard Management Company
University Finances

HMC Sells $74 Million of Cows and Farmland to New Zealand Company

Harvard’s more than 5,000 cows are about to change hands.

Office of International Education

Harvard Signs Memorandum of Understanding with Cuba

The memorandum is a formal document that promotes research partnerships through joint publications, academic conferences, and post-graduate training programs.