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After 43 Days, Gillis Released by Libyan Authorities

After 43 days of detention by the Libyan authorities, Harvard graduate and freelance journalist Clare M. Gillis was finally released on Wednesday and moved to Rixos Hotel in Tripoli.

Harvard in the World

Vigil To Be Held for Clare Gillis

Friends and family of Clare M. Gillis, a Harvard graduate and freelance reporter who has been held by the Libyan government for over a month, will gather for a candlelight vigil tonight to demand her immediate release.

Harvard in the City

Friends Rally for Detained Journalist

Friends of Clare M. Gillis—Harvard graduate and freelance journalist—urged for more action to bring back captured journalists in Libya at an event on Tuesday.

Harvard in the World

Detained Journalist Calls Home Again

Three weeks after being captured in Libya, freelance journalist and Harvard graduate Clare M. Gillis was allowed to make a second phone call home Tuesday morning.

Harvard in the World

Jailed in Libya, Harvard Graduate and Journalist Clare Gillis Talks to Parents

Clare M. Gillis, a recent Harvard graduate who was reporting on the Libyan civil war, was finally allowed to call home last Thursday, marking her first contact with the outside world more than two weeks after being captured in Libya.

Harvard in the World

Gillis Expected To Call From Libya

Clare M. Gillis, Harvard graduate and freelance reporter who was captured in Libya two weeks ago, may be allowed to call home this week.

Harvard in the World

Gillis Still Hostage in Libya

Gillis was detained outside the city of Brega, where a car carrying Gillis and three other journalists was taken over by forces loyal to Muammar Gaddafi.


Harvard Graduate Held Hostage in Libya

Clare Morgana Gillis, an Atlantic reporter in Libya who completed her Ph.D. in medieval history this spring at Harvard, was captured by forces loyal to Muammar Gaddafi last Tuesday outside Brega, a city currently controlled by the Libyan government and plagued by intense fighting.

College Administration

Student Recommendation Letters Accidentally Viewable to Others

Because of a loophole in a computer system, fellowship applicants have been able to access their own and other students’ recommendation letters submitted to the Office of Career Services—making available what are supposed to be confidential documents on a wider basis than previously believed.


OCS Launches Summer Fellowship for Seniors

The Office of Career Services has recently launched a new fellowship program supporting Harvard seniors who plan to travel purposefully in Europe during the summer after graduation.

Career Center

OCS Advises International Students on Jobs

About 20 undergraduate, graduate, and Extension School students gathered yesterday at a U.S. job-search workshop for international students.

Career Center

Recruiting deadline approaches

For many juniors who have been seeking internships in consulting and finance through Harvard’s on-campus interview program, today is the deadline to decide whether to decline or accept outstanding offers.

Student Life

Job Search Frazzles Students

Recruiting can put a strain not only on students’ academics, but also on their social life and mental health.


Fellowship System Loophole Uncovered

The Office of Career Services discovered a loophole in its traveling and graduate fellowship application system last Thursday which allowed students to view faculty recommendation letters.

Student Jobs

Work Visas Confine International Students in U.S. Job Market

Like many other Harvard seniors, Canadian student Sisi Pan ’11 plans to enter the U.S. workforce after graduation this spring.