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Palestine Student Groups, Faculty Denounce Israeli Government’s Use of Force Against Palestinians
Eighty-nine Harvard student groups and nearly 900 students signed a statement condemning Israel’s use of force against Palestinians and calling on the University to “end its complicity with Israeli apartheid policies” by publicly rebuking Israel’s “excessive use of force against civilians” and removing the endowment’s investments in companies supporting the “Israeli settlement enterprise.”
Unable to Research Abroad, Juniors Adapt Theses Topics, Techniques, and Timelines
Juniors in the Class of 2022 hoping to pursue thesis-related research abroad have had to adjust their travel and thesis plans in accordance with public health guidelines and University travel restrictions.
Harvard Law School Clinics Publish White Paper on Digital and Human Rights in Myanmar and Bangladesh
Harvard Law School clinics and human rights organizations published a white paper on internet restrictions in Myanmar and Bangladesh on Friday.
From ‘Outrageous Betrayal’ to ‘More Regular Order’: How A Pivot in American Immigration Policy Will Affect Harvard
President-elect Joe Biden has vowed to roll out a far-reaching overhaul of federal immigration laws Wednesday, his Inauguration Day, a relief to many Harvard affiliates who have spent four years fighting the Trump administration's harsh immigration policy.
Center for Advanced Biological Innovation and Manufacturing Secures $76 Million in Funding, Signs Lease
The Massachusetts Center for Advanced Biological Innovation and Manufacturing has obtained $76 million in funding and signed a lease for a 40,000-square foot site in Watertown, Mass. for the manufacturing and innovation of new biotechnologies.
Harvard Admits Record Low 7.4% of Early Action Applicants to the Class of 2025
Harvard College’s early action acceptance rate decreased to 7.4 percent as the number of total applicants hit a record high, marking the most competitive early admissions cycle in Harvard history.
Experts Envision Roads to Supreme Court for Harvard Admissions Lawsuit
With SFFA President Edward J. Blum pledging to further appeal the SFFA v. Harvard lawsuit, legal experts say they are confident SFFA will try to take the case to the Supreme Court. They also say that if that effort succeeds, the Court’s virtually unprecedented conservative makeup would prove a threat to race-conscious admissions and longstanding precedent in affirmative action.
Amid Ivy League Cancellations, Most Varsity Sports Teams See Marked Decrease in Roster Size
Many student athletes opted to pause their college careers after the Ivy League cancelled fall sports in July, as varsity team rosters show.
First Circuit Rules Harvard Admissions Process Does Not Violate Title VI
A pair of judges for the First Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Thursday morning that, while the anti-affirmative action group Students for Fair Admissions had standing to sue Harvard, the University's race-concious admissions processes do not violate civil rights law.
Varsity Athletes Bubble Up from Concentrated Pockets Across U.S., Internationally
The Crimson analyzed the composition of students listed on Athletics Department rosters, revealing trends in the regions from which certain teams drew athletes.
What to Expect Next in the Harvard Admissions Suit
SFFA and Harvard presented oral arguments for the ongoing lawsuit regarding Harvard's admissions process last month. Here’s what experts say those arguments mean, both for the future of SFFA’s suit and for race-conscious admissions across the country.
DOJ Sues Yale for Racial Discrimination Amid Concurrent Harvard Investigation and Lawsuit
The United States Department of Justice sued Yale University Thursday over charges of racial discrimination against Asian American and white applicants in its admissions process.
Experts Say Common App Change Promotes Racial Equity in College Admissions
The Common Application announced plans Sept. 30 to remove a question asking college applicants to self-report disciplinary actions taken against them in high school, a move that experts on higher education say will make the college admissions process more equitable.
Experts Say SCOTUS Nomination Threatens Harvard Admissions Lawsuit Ruling
President Donald J. Trump’s nomination of Judge Amy V. Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court Saturday may endanger Harvard’s chances of victory in the lawsuit against it by anti-affirmative action group Students for Fair Admissions, should the case proceed to the highest court in the land, higher education law experts say.
Harvard, SFFA Spar Over Future of Affirmative Action in Appeal Hearing
The United States First Circuit Court of Appeals heard opening oral arguments Thursday afternoon from Harvard and anti-affirmative action group Students for Fair Admissions in the group’s appeal against the District Court’s November ruling that the College does not intentionally discriminate against Asian American applicants in its admissions process.
Harvard Kennedy School Student Mateo Gomez Remembered as ‘Caring, Calm, and Selfless’
Tom Hanks Named Harvard 2023 Commencement Speaker
Yoshito Kishi, Organic Chemist Who Climbed ‘Mount Everest’ of Synthesis, Dies at 85
Harvard Women’s Ice Hockey to Undergo External Investigation Amid Allegations Against Coach
Jokes That Aren’t Funny: Racism and Harassment in Student Traditions