Graduating Harvard Seniors Receive Diplomas at ‘Heartwarming’ House Ceremonies
Following morning Commencement proceedings in Tercentenary Theatre, graduating seniors returned to their residential houses Thursday to receive their diplomas at small ceremonies featuring food, photographs, and abundant house pride.
Rejecting the Rankings: Why Harvard and Yale Led a Widespread Boycott of U.S. News After Decades-Long Criticism
While the recent boycott of U.S. News rankings by top law and medical schools represents the most serious challenge to U.S. News since it began ranking colleges and universities 40 years ago, the magazine has pledged to continue its annual rankings practice by relying on publicly available data it can use with or without the participation of schools.
At Harvard Class Day 2023, Comedian Larry Wilmore Calls on Graduating Seniors to Pursue Their Passions
Emmy Award-winning television writer and comedian Larry Wilmore addressed the Harvard College Class of 2023 Wednesday, encouraging students to view success as a journey rather than a destination.
With Winthrop and Sackler, Harvard Faces Denaming Dilemma
Over the past few years, the Arthur M. Sackler Museum and Building, Winthrop House, and Mather House have all been subject to calls for denaming due to the legacies of their namesakes. Now, for the first time, the Univeristy is officially considering requests for renaming proposals, but students and alumni remain split on what should be done.
Harvard College Sees Drop in Honor Council Cases in 2021-22 Following Six-Year High
The Harvard College Honor Council reviewed 100 academic dishonesty cases in the 2021-22 school year, 12 of which resulted in withdrawals, according to a report released this semester.
Harvard College Dean Khurana Defends Decision to Charge Students for Commencement Housing
Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana defended the College’s decision to begin charging students for Commencement housing in an interview Friday.
Comedian Larry Wilmore to Address Harvard College Graduating Seniors at 2023 Class Day
Emmy Award-winning comedian, writer, and producer Larry Wilmore will address the Harvard College Class of 2023 at this year’s Class Day on May 24, the University announced in a press release Friday.
After Meeting with Harvard Admin on ‘Swatting’ Attack, Black Student Leaders Say Demands Remain Unanswered
Senior Harvard administrators did not agree to the demands of Black student leaders during an hourlong conversation Friday about the University’s response to the Leverett House “swatting” attack but pledged to meet with the students again, according to three people at the meeting.
Cattle Car Exhibit in Harvard Yard Commemorates Holocaust Remembrance Day
In honor of Holocaust Remembrance Day, Harvard students, administrators, and Cambridge residents gathered in front of Widener Library for the opening ceremony of a “Hate Ends Now” cattle car exhibit on Monday.
Harvard President Bacow to Meet with Black Student Leaders in Response to Letter on Leverett ‘Swatting’ Attack
Harvard President Lawrence S. Bacow agreed on Friday to meet with a group of Black student leaders after Harvard University Police Department officers earlier this month ordered four Black undergraduates out of their rooms at gunpoint while responding to a false 911 call in a “swatting” attack.
Student Activists Call on University to Dename Sackler Buildings at Harvard Art Museums ‘Die-In’
Harvard students and organizers staged a protest and “die-in” at the Harvard Art Museums Thursday to condemn the University’s connections to Arthur M. Sackler and his family, whom they charge with enabling and profiting from the opioid crisis.
Dozens of Black Harvard Groups Demand University Action After Leverett House ‘Swatting’ Attack
Forty-five Harvard organizations co-signed a letter to administrators detailing a list of demands following the University’s response to a “swatting” attack that saw four Black undergraduates ordered out of their rooms at gunpoint by Harvard University Police Department officers earlier this month.
Harvard Career Office Renamed to Mignone Center for Career Success Following ‘Generous’ Donation
Harvard’s Office of Career Services has been renamed the Mignone Center for Career Success following a “generous” donation to the College from Allison Hughes Mignone ’94 and her husband Roberto A. Mignone ’92, the University announced Sunday.
Harvard College Dean Khurana Affirms Importance of Free Idea Exchange
Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana reiterated his commitment to free academic exchange in an interview Tuesday.
Harvard Student Groups, Alumni, Deans Condemn Leverett House ‘Swatting’ Attack
Harvard students, administrators, and alumni condemned Monday’s early morning “swatting” attack, which saw at least five Harvard University Police Department officers enter a Leverett House suite with riot gear and assault rifles.
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