As former President of Mexico Felipe Calderón arrives in Cambridge this week to begin a fellowship at the Harvard Kennedy School, human rights activists and the school’s officials continue to engage in a back-and-forth over his appointment.
Members of the Harvard Union of Clerical and Technical Workers and student supporters protested outside of Massachusetts Hall all day on Tuesday to urge the University to agree to favorable terms in continuing contract negotiations.
Harvard University President Drew G. Faust attended the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland last week, sharing her thoughts on the future of higher education and women in economic leadership with high-profile leaders and thinkers from around the world.
The National Football League Players Association has issued Harvard Medical School a $100 million grant to establish a 10-year research initiative aimed at finding solutions to players’ health problems.
CNN political reporter Peter Hamby, former TIME Inc. editor-in-chief John Huey, and four other prominent figures in journalism and politics will spend the semester on campus as spring fellows at the Harvard Kennedy School’s Joan Shorenstein Center on the Press, Politics, and Public Policy, the Kennedy School announced Monday.
Harvard Law School professor Vicki C. Jackson filed an amicus brief Thursday arguing that the U.S. Supreme Court does not have the constitutional power to rule on United States v. Windsor, the landmark case challenging the way marriage is defined in the Defense of Marriage Act.
Five students will meet with the Harvard Corporation Committee on Shareholder Responsibility this Friday to discuss the details of a social choice fund, the creation of which the University announced in December.
Although divisions over the Affordable Care Act persist along party lines, there is widespread public support for the extension and revision of Medicare, according to a recent joint survey conducted by the Harvard School of Public Health and two partner organizations.
The Harvard Theological Review continues to hold off on publishing the long-awaited article on the so-called “Gospel of Jesus’s Wife,” a scrap of papyrus that if authenticated would provide evidence that some early Christians believed Jesus was married.