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Arab Ambassadors to the United Nations and the U.S. Discuss Middle East at Harvard Ed School Conference

Six ambassadors to the United Nations from Arab Gulf countries gathered at the Harvard Graduate School of Education’s Askwith Hall for a conference on Nov. 18.

Midyear Graduation Ceremony

Harvard College Off-Cycle Graduates Celebrated at Midyear Graduation Ceremony

Harvard affiliates gathered at the Science Center Friday to commemorate off-cycle 2023 graduates of Harvard College.

Sal Khan
Graduate School of Education

Khan Academy CEO Says Using AI in Education is ‘An Imperative’ at Harvard-MIT Event

Khan Academy founder and CEO Sal Khan said the use of artificial intelligence in education is “an imperative” at a Harvard-MIT event Tuesday afternoon.

Harvard Graduate School of Education Gutman Library
Cambridge Schools

Harvard Ed School Students Are Ready to Teach. Local Schools Could Use the Help.

Teachers in training at the Harvard Graduate School of Education have had direct classroom exposure for decades. This year, challenges like teacher shortages and the return from the Covid-19 pandemic mean local schools could use the help.

PSC and GS4P Hold Vigil for Gazan Children
Student Groups

Harvard Student Groups Hold Vigil for Palestinian Children Killed in Gaza

More than 150 Harvard affiliates mourned the deaths of Palestinian children in a vigil around the steps of Widener Library Tuesday.

Dean Rakesh Khurana Looks at Protesters Marching through Harvard Yard
Harvard Law School

Hundreds Disrupt Classes, March Through Harvard Law School, Kennedy School in Support of Palestine

Around 500 protesters supporting Palestine walked out of class and marched through multiple Harvard schools Thursday afternoon — the third protest on campus in support of Palestine following the start of the war in Israel and Gaza.

Robert LeVine Courtesy

Harvard Ed School Prof. Emeritus Robert LeVine Remembered as ‘Kind Presence’ With ‘Childlike Curiosity’

Harvard Graduate School of Education professor emeritus Robert A. LeVine was remembered by his friends, family, and colleagues as “benevolent” and “very supportive,” with a “childlike curiosity” that guided his interdisciplinary approach. He died in August at the age of 91.

Vivek Murthy HGSE

Surgeon General Vivek Murthy '98 Discusses Impact of Social Media on Teen Mental Health at HGSE Talk

United States Surgeon General Vivek H. Murthy ’98 discussed the need for stricter social media regulations to improve adolescent mental health at a Harvard Graduate School of Education event on Friday.

Harvard Extension School Students Rally for Degree Name Change
Extension School

Harvard Extension School Students Rally for Degree Name Change

More than 20 Harvard Extension School students gathered in Harvard Yard Saturday to protest the language that appears on their degrees.

School Committee Meeting at CRLS
Cambridge Schools

Cambridge School Committee Meeting Marked by Repeated Labor Concerns Amid Contract Impasse

Several Cambridge educators appeared in front of the School Committee to address contract concerns as the committee attempted to discuss their agenda, which did not include ongoing contract negotiations.

Graduate School of Education Outside

Harvard Faculty Criticize Restrictions on AP Psychology Under Florida’s ‘Don’t Say Gay’ Bill

Harvard faculty expressed concern over perceived curricular censorship in Florida following restrictions on the College Board’s Advanced Placement course in Psychology due to the state’s “Don’t Say Gay” bill.

Harvard Grad Union Protests Worker Wages

Harvard Grad Union Requests Mid-Contract Negotiations Over Wages

Halfway into a four-year contract, Harvard’s graduate student union has asked the University to formally reopen contract negotiations over demands for higher wages.

Puppet Amal by John Harvard Statue

Little Amal, 12-Foot Tall Puppet of 10-Year-Old Syrian Refugee, Greets Hundreds in Harvard Yard

Hundreds of Harvard faculty, students, and Cambridge and Boston residents gathered in Harvard Yard Thursday evening to greet Little Amal, a 12-foot-tall puppet of a 10-year-old Syrian refugee, on the first day of her two-month journey across the United States.

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Panelists Discuss AI in K-12 Education at Harvard Ed School Webinar

Education experts discussed how generative artificial intelligence can aid teachers and students in K-12 education at a Harvard Graduate School of Education webinar Wednesday.

Bacow Simmons A&M Conversation

Ruth Simmons to Address Harvard Graduate School of Education Class of 2023 at Convocation

Ruth Simmons will deliver the school’s 2023 Convocation address on May 24, the Harvard Graduate School of Education announced in a press release last month.