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Edith M. Herwitz

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TPS rally

Harvard Activists Hold Rally on Campus to Advocate for TPS Recipients, Prison Reform

The rally was hosted by the Harvard TPS Coalition, a group of workers who include members of Harvard’s campus unions and advocate for Harvard workers with TPS.

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.

Admissions Office

Harvard Sees Increase in International Applications

Harvard College has seen an 8.9 percent increase in international applicants while other universities have observed their applications from foreign students fall.

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.

Emerson Hall

Workers, Activists Discuss Impact of TPS on Unions

A panel of three Harvard workers discussed the impact changes to Temporary Protected Status will have on individual workers and union power in Emerson Hall on Monday.

Harvard Law School

TPS Recipients Ask for Increased Legal Support

President Donald Trump’s recent repeal of Temporary Protected Status has led some student activists and TPS recipients to argue that the University should hire more staff for the Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinic.

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Harvard Law School

Law School Collaborates with Thailand Institute on Leadership Program

​The Institute for Global Law and Policy at Harvard Law School partnered with the Thailand Institute of Justice to launch workshops focused on sustainable development.


Trump’s TPS Changes Could Affect Dozens at Harvard

Dozens of Harvard affiliates remain uncertain about their futures after government officials announced changes to the Temporary Protected Status program this month.

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.

Harvard Undergraduate Concentrations by Year

Economics Remains Most Popular Concentration

Economics retained its position as the most popular concentration at the College this fall, with 671 undergraduates—​a slight increase from last year.

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Front Middle Feature

How Student Concentrations Are Changing at Harvard

​With the deadline for sophomores to declare their fields of study fast approaching, The Crimson analyzed nine years of data to find out which concentrations are growing, which are shrinking, and which are holding steady.


Midterm Season Sees New Technology

​As midterm season wears on, some courses have altered the way they administer their assessments by integrating technology into traditional exam formats.

Robinson Hall

History Department Courses Incorporate Digital Tools into Curriculum

“Soon people won’t even identify digital history as something different, because it will be so ingrained as part of the way people study history,” Gabriel Pizzorno said.


Philo and HBO Go No Longer Available to Harvard Students For Free

​Harvard students hoping to watch Daenerys Targaryen and the Lannisters battle for control of the seven kingdoms in the final season of “Game of Thrones” free of charge are out of luck.