International Students

JFK Forum Flags

The Harvard Kennedy School is Getting More International. Its Offerings Are Not Keeping Pace.

In interviews with The Crimson, HKS affiliates raised concerns that the school’s curriculum, faculty, and financial aid programs have not kept pace with its growing international student population despite some efforts from leadership.

Vigil for Navalny at Memorial Church

‘He Really Made a Change’: Russian Harvard Affiliates Mourn Alexey Navalny’s Death at Vigil

Thirty Harvard affiliates gathered to mourn the death of Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny at a small vigil in Harvard Yard Saturday evening.

Harvard Admissions Office

After Covid-19 Recovery, Harvard College Sees Rise in International Enrollment for Third Straight Year

Harvard College saw an increase in enrolled international students for the third year in a row, with demographic data from the enrolled Class of 2027 indicating a 32 percent increase in the share of international students compared to the Class of 2024.

Harvard Alumni Association Office

Harvard Alumni Club of Brazil and Brazilian Nonprofit Partner to Support Student Scholarships

The Harvard Club of Brazil launched a new partnership on Tuesday with Brazilian nonprofit Fundação Estudar to provide scholarships for local students studying abroad, including those admitted to the College.

Ukrainian Dedication Concert Steps

Harvard Students Show Support for Ukraine in Dedication Concert on Anniversary of Russian Invasion

More than 100 supporters of Ukraine packed Memorial Church Friday to attend a concert dedicated to the victims of the war in Ukraine on the anniversary of Russia’s invasion.

DACA Event
International Students

DACA Event

The Immigration Initiative at Harvard hosted a Monday morning event on the future of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) policy.

Empty Yard August 2020
Harvard in the World

U.S. Special Envoy to Iran Confronted by Protestors at Student Group Event

Harvard affiliates called on the U.S. government to further reprimand the Iranian regime at a Thursday discussion with U.S. Special Envoy for Iran Robert Malley.

Rodrigo Ventocilla Ventosilla and Sebastían Marallano.
Harvard Kennedy School

Estudiante de posgrado Rodrigo Ventocilla muere después de presunto maltrato policial en Indonesia

Rodrigo Ventocilla Ventosilla, un estudiante peruano de 32 años de la Harvard Kennedy School, murió el 11 de agosto bajo custodia policial en Denpasar, Indonesia, después  de presuntamente haber sido maltratado y discriminado por la policía.

Douglas W. Elmendorf
Harvard Kennedy School

HKS Dean Announces Efforts to Hire Climate Change Scholars, Addresses Protests Against Former Israeli Military Official

At a time when major American universities are placing a high premium on the study of climate change, the Harvard Kennedy School has “successfully recruited a junior faculty member focused on climate change,” HKS Dean Douglas W. Elmendorf said in an interview Wednesday.

Harvard President Lawrence S. Bacow
Central Administration

Bacow Defends Harvard's Response to Ukraine Crisis Amid Calls for Further Action

More than 50 days into the war in Ukraine, Harvard affiliates are still calling for more public action and concrete support from the University for those affected by the conflict.

Tang Harvard Yard
Student Life

Two Harvard Students Went Viral for Creating a Website to Help Ukrainian Refugees. But Some Experts Have Concerns.

Soon after the debut of a platform launched by two Harvard students seeking to help Ukrainian refugees, experts raised concerns over a lack of security measures.

Center for European Studies

Experts Discuss Effects of Russian Economic Sanctions

Experts gathered Tuesday to discuss the effects of economic sanctions on Russia in response to its invasion of Ukraine.

Harvard Kennedy School
Student Groups

‘Silence is Truly Complacency’: Harvard Affiliates Express Horror, Support for Ukraine Amid Russian Invasion

Harvard students and affiliates reacted with shock and horror to Russian President Vladimir Putin’s decision to launch a military invasion of Ukraine in the early morning local time on Thursday.

Harvard International Office

Harvard Students Laud Return of Study Abroad

After nearly two years defined by travel restrictions, case surges, and canceled plans, Harvard’s study abroad programs have returned.

Uyghur culture fest
Student Groups

Human Rights Working Group Hosts Event Calling for Action on Uyghur Crisis

Around 80 Harvard affiliates gathered in the Barker Center for the event, officially titled the Uyghur Culture Fest. The evening included catered Uyghur cuisine, dancing, and calligraphy as well as somber testimonials from those missing family members due to the current crisis.