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Leah J. Teichholtz

Crimson staff writer Leah J. Teichholtz can be reached at leah.teichholtz@thecrimson.com. Follow her on Twitter @LeahTeichholtz.

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Bacow Speaks to Graduates
College

‘Somewhere in the Middle’: Students React to Bacow’s Decision to Step Down with Shock, Apathy

Students across the University reacted to the news of University President Lawrence S. Bacow’s exit with a mixture of shock, ambivalence, and reflection.

HLOS - Leverett
College

Harvard Medical School Professors to Serve as Interim Leverett House Faculty Deans

Harvard Medical School professors Eileen E. Reynolds ’86 ​​and Daniel G. Deschler will serve as Leverett House’s interim faculty deans, Harvard College Dean Rakesh Khurana announced in an email to Leverett affiliates Tuesday.

Leverett House Exterior #1
College

Leverett House Faculty Deans to Step Down After Just Four Years in Role

Leverett House Faculty Deans Brian D. Farrell and Irina P. Ferreras announced their departure on Tuesday, a move that comes just four years after their arrival in the house.

The Chairs
College

30,000 Chairs: Planning Harvard’s Triple Commencement

On Thursday, thousands of students, family members, and friends inundated Harvard Yard for the Class of 2022’s Commencement. On Sunday, tens of thousands more will do the same in celebration of the Classes of 2020 and 2021. An occasion of this magnitude demanded careful preparation, administrators say.

Classes of 2020 and 2021
College

Life Post(grad) Pandemic

For the Classes of 2020 and 2021, leaving Harvard meant entering a pandemic-ridden post-grad world.

Harvard Covid-19
College

Six Ways Covid-19 Transformed Harvard

Harvard has lifted all its campus Covid-19 restrictions. But the pandemic’s impact is lasting.

Jacinda Ardern Commencement Address
Commencement

New Zealand PM Tells Harvard Graduates to Protect Democracy, Takes Aim at Big Tech in Commencement Address

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern called on graduates in Harvard’s Class of 2022 to pursue “genuine debate and dialogue” in order to protect democracy in an address at the University’s 371st Commencement on Thursday, taking aim at the role big technology has played in political discourse.

Class Day - Michelle Wu 1
Commencement

At Class Day, Michelle Wu ’07 Calls on College Graduates to Embrace ‘Veritas’ as Foundation of Changemaking

Boston mayor Michelle Wu ’07 is set to address the Harvard College Class of 2022 at today’s Class Day ceremony. Watch the ceremony live here.

Tercentenary Theatre Commencement Preparation
College

Actress Adjoa Andoh to Address Harvard College Class of 2021 at Class Day Dinner

British actress ​​Adjoa Andoh will address the Harvard College Class of 2021 at its in-person Class Day Dinner on May 28, the 2021 Class Committee announced in an email Tuesday.

Harvard Yard Commencement
College

Class of 2021 to Receive Commemorative NFTs During Commencement Festivities

When the Class of 2021 returns to campus this month, they will receive more than a long-awaited on-campus Commencement — for the first time in Harvard’s history, they will also have the opportunity to claim a commemorative non-fungible token, or NFT.

Dean Khurana
College

‘An Uncomfortable Truth’: Khurana Reflects on Landmark Legacy of Slavery Report

Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana lauded the importance of the University’s landmark Legacy of Slavery report in a Thursday interview.

Harvard College Dean Rakesh Khurana
College

Nearly 90 Percent of Classes of 2020 and 2021 Plan to Attend Joint Commencement Ceremony, Khurana Says

Harvard College Dean Rakesh Khurana said in a Thursday interview that nearly 90 percent of the Classes of 2020 and 2021 said they plan to return to Harvard and attend their delayed Commencement ceremony later this month.

College

Ashton Kutcher to Address Harvard College Class of 2020 at Class Day Dinner

Actor and producer Ashton Kutcher will address the Harvard College Class of 2020 at its Class Day Dinner later this month.

Priya Parkash Duke Commencement Address
Student Life

Duke Senior’s Commencement Speech Appears to Plagiarize 2014 Address by Harvard Student

Duke University’s 2022 undergraduate commencement speaker, Priya Parkash, appears to have plagiarized a 2014 student commencement address at Harvard given by Sarah F. Abushaar ’14.

The Harvard Crimson
Student Groups

The Crimson Faces Backlash Over Editorial Endorsing BDS Movement

The Harvard Crimson is facing backlash from campus Jewish groups, along with some high-profile Harvard faculty and alumni, after the newspaper’s Editorial Board last month endorsed the Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions movement, which calls on Western institutions to cut ties with Israel.

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