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Department of Education Ends Harvard Antisemitism Investigation

The Department of Education ended its investigation into allegations of antisemitic harassment at Harvard.

Boylston Hall

A Report Suggested Big Changes to the Arts & Humanities. The Division’s New Dean Is Taking It Slow.

Harvard’s Arts and Humanities division will centralize its administrative services and develop new introductory courses, Sean D. Kelly announced on Tuesday in his email as the division’s new dean.​​​​​​​

Sunset Over Harvard Yard Encampment on May 7

Harvard Reverses Decision to Suspend 5 Pro-Palestine Protesters Following Faculty Council Appeal

The Harvard College Administrative Board reversed its decision to suspend five students for their participation in the pro-Palestine encampment after the Faculty Council weighed in on the disciplinary cases.

Harvard Chabad
Cambridge City Council

Cambridge Zoning Board Rejects Harvard Chabad’s Planned Expansion After Tense Hearing

The Cambridge Board of Zoning Appeal rejected Harvard Chabad’s plans to dramatically expand its headquarters at a hearing last month, following vocal opposition from some of the campus Jewish group’s neighbors.

Harvard Forest Fisher Museum Entrance
University News

UMaine Grad Student Marcos Rodríguez Dies Suddenly at Harvard Forest Research Program

J. Marcos Rodríguez, a graduate student at the University of Maine, died suddenly at Harvard Forest on Tuesday.

Faculty of Arts and Sciences Dean Hopi Hoekstra

Harvard FAS Dean Hoekstra Distances Herself from Social Science Dean’s Calls for Faculty Speech Limits

Faculty of Arts and Sciences Dean Hopi E. Hoekstra said on Monday that she would not sanction faculty members who criticize Harvard’s administration, forcefully distancing herself from an op-ed written by one of her own top deans.

The White House
Student Groups

Harvard Republican Club Endorses Donald Trump in 2024 Presidential Election

The Harvard Republican Club endorsed former U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday, the second time the club has endorsed Trump.

Graham & Parks
Cambridge Schools

Cambridge School Committee Approves Union Contracts for Paraprofessionals, Family Liaisons

The Cambridge School Committee approved contracts with paraprofessionals and family liaisons at a special meeting on Friday, following months of protests from school support staff.

City Council Meeting 3/4/24
City Politics

After 2 Fatal Collisions, Cambridge City Council Calls for Stronger Truck Regulations

The Cambridge City Council voted unanimously Monday to ask City Manager Yi-An Huang ’05 to work with state and federal representatives to push for legislation mandating safety measures for trucks.

Garber Gestures During Baccalaureate Speech
Student Life

Harvard Task Forces Release First Recommendations on Antisemitism, Anti-Arab and Anti-Muslim Bias

Harvard’s presidential task forces to combat antisemitism and anti-Muslim and anti-Arab bias released their first recommendations on Wednesday, urging the University to fund a visiting professorship in Palestinian studies for next spring and tackle a culture of exclusion and discrimination against both pro-Palestinian and pro-Israel students.

City Hall Cyclists Vigil
Cambridge City Council

‘We Cannot Go Backward on Bike Safety’: More Than 200 Gather at City Hall to Mourn Killed Cyclists

More than 200 people attended a vigil outside Cambridge City Hall Monday evening to mourn the deaths of two Cambridge cyclists killed in traffic collisions this month and call for expanded bicycle safety infrastructure across the city.

6/21 Fatal Bike Crash

6/21 Fatal Bike Crash

6/21 Fatal Bike Crash

24-Year-Old Cyclist Killed in Collision With Truck Near Kendall Square

A cyclist, identified as a 24-year-old Cambridge woman, died following a collision with a truck Friday morning near Kendall Square.

Cambridge City Hall in the Summer
Cambridge City Council

Following Fatal Crash, Cambridge City Council Asks for Intersection Audits

The Cambridge City Council voted unanimously on Monday to ask City Manager Yi-An Huang ’05 to launch safety audits of intersections where collisions have resulted in serious injuries.

University Hall Door

Faculty Form AAUP Chapter, Decry ‘Structural Problems’ in Harvard’s Governance

A group of Harvard faculty formed a chapter of the American Association of University Professors on Wednesday, the latest move by professors to organize in support of shared goals following a year of heightened faculty activism at the University.