External Panel Urges Harvard to Implement Internal Policies, Improve Tracking for Anatomical Gift Program
An external panel released recommendations for changes to Harvard Medical School’s Anatomical Gift Program Thursday morning, nearly six months after its morgue manager was accused of stealing organs and other parts of cadavers donated for medical research.
It’s been almost 400 years since Caleb Cheeshahteaumuck graduated, and there have been few University-led initiatives to redress or reconcile Harvard’s role in the persecution of Native Americans. Today, few Indigenous students benefit from a Harvard education.
Researchers at Harvard Medical School partnered with Massachusetts General Hospital to launch the Center for Suicide Research and Prevention in August.
Philanthropists Jason and Keely Krantz gifted the Mass General Cancer Center — a division of the Mass General Brigham system — the largest donation in its history, per a Wednesday press release.
Every year, the residents of East Cambridge gather at the intersection of Porter and Warren streets to celebrate the Feast of Saint Cosmas and Damian, a festival brought by Italian immigrants from the town of Gaeta in 1926. The 98th annual celebration took place the weekend of September 8-10, and we sent a team of photographers to cover it.
A Pennsylvania man who bought cadavers that were donated to Harvard Medical School pleaded guilty to conspiracy and interstate transportation of stolen property on Thursday, according to the United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania.
Harvard Medical School has pushed the expected timeline for a report on its Anatomical Gifts Program — whose former morgue manager was indicted for stealing and selling human remains — from the “end of summer” to October.
In an unofficial merger move, the Class of 1973 saw co-ed living introduced during the spring of their first year. The decision resulted in an exchange — some male students moved up to inhabit Radcliffe housing, today known as the Quad — while some female students moved down to the river Houses.
Former EPA Administrator Discusses Biden Administration’s Climate Policies at Harvard Weatherhead Lecture
Former Environmental Protection Agency administrator and first-ever White House national climate adviser Gina McCarthy discussed President Joe Biden’s climate policies and obstacles to further legislation during a Wednesday lecture.
Former South Korean business minister Young-sun Park and social media CEO Will Hohyon Ryu discussed potential applications of artificial intelligence to democracy during a talk at Harvard Kennedy School Tuesday.
Although the full extent of HMC’s former landholdings remain concealed behind a complex web of private equity firms, associated subsidiary companies and investment partners, what is clear is that HMC’s purchases contributed to a climate of anxiety, fear, and strain on Brazilian subsistence farmers.
Contrary to the intentions of the authors, the data now serves as material for conservative medical organizations like AFLDS skeptical of Covid-19 vaccine efficacy.
Legal scholars discussed the history of the death penalty in the United States following the landmark Supreme Court ruling Furman v. Georgia at a Harvard Law School Library panel Wednesday afternoon.
Egyptologist Victoria Almansa-Villatoro, a junior research fellow at the Harvard Society of Fellows, delivered a lecture on meteoritic iron in ancient Egypt at the Harvard Museum of Science and Culture Thursday evening.
In the Catholic Church, forgiveness is both God’s implicit promise to life and the edge on which we can either become redeemed or remain woefully flawed people. I worry that forgiveness may actually be the holiest act of all — precisely because I struggle most with it.
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