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Davis Center Georgian Studies
Harvard Kennedy School

Expert Discusses Roles of Ukrainian Women in Russia’s War in Ukraine at Davis Center Event

Ukrainian anthropologist Oksana Kis discussed the roles women are playing in the ongoing war in Ukraine at an event hosted Wednesday by Harvard’s Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies.

Simmons University
Faculty

Simmons University Cancels Class Led by Controversial Former Harvard Preceptor David Kane

Less than two weeks after former Harvard instructor David D. Kane began teaching at Simmons University, the school announced Kane’s class would be canceled and his contract would not be renewed.

Simmons University
College

Embattled Former Gov Preceptor David Kane Teaching at Simmons

After accusations of racist blog posts, David Kane’s contract with Harvard as a Government preceptor ended in June 2021. But this fall, he will be back in a classroom — teaching a section of Statistics 118: “Introductory Statistics” at Simmons University.

Littauer
Research

Opportunity Insights Study Shows Link Between Social Capital and Economic Mobility

A paper published last month by a Harvard-affiliated economic research group found new links between social connections and economic mobility.

Harvard Law School
Commencement

Harvard Schools Host First In-Person Graduation Ceremonies in Three Years

Harvard's 12 schools hosted their first in-person graduation ceremonies in two years this week.

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Harvard Law School

Unstandardized Admissions

Stakeholders throughout higher education — and Harvard itself — are split on the role that standardized tests like the SAT and GRE should play in admissions.

The Phillips Brooks House
Student Groups

Group of Harvard Students to Develop Resources for African Refugees in Lowell

Beginning in June, a group of 10 Harvard undergraduates will work with the African Community Center of Lowell to support immigrants and refugees from African nations acclimate to life in Lowell, Mass.

Center for European Studies
Politics

Experts Discuss Effects of Russian Economic Sanctions

Experts gathered Tuesday to discuss the effects of economic sanctions on Russia in response to its invasion of Ukraine.

Davis Center Georgian Studies
Politics

Experts Explore the Future of China-Russia Relations in Virtual Talk

The Harvard Kennedy School’s Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation held a virtual discussion Thursday on China’s response to Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

New Harvard Law School Professors
Politics

Legal and Bioethics Experts Discuss Future of Abortion at Law School Panel

Legal and bioethics experts convened to discuss the future of abortion amid efforts to overturn Roe v. Wade at a virtual panel held by the Petrie-Flom Center at Harvard Law School on Wednesday.

Ancient Crabs
Research

Amber Fossil Shows Crabs Lived on Land Earlier than Previously Thought

Non-marine crabs began to live on land at least 100 million years ago, according to recently published research by evolutionary biologists, including Javier Luque, a researcher at the Harvard Museum of Comparative Zoology.

David Rockefeller Center
Latin America

Scholars on Latin America Talk Judicial Independence, Democratic Erosion at Virtual Seminar

A group of scholars of Latin American politics and law discussed the threats to judicial independence posed by populist leaders in a Tuesday event.

Clearing the Air event
School of Public Health

School of Public Health Panel Discusses Air Pollution, Climate Change

Public health professionals joined leaders from academia, government, and the private sector to discuss the biggest threats to climate and global health at a Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health forum on Wednesday.

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