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Central Administration

Harvard’s Next Presidential Search Will Face New Challenges Amid Attacks on DEI

Like it or not, the selection of Harvard’s 31st president will inevitably be viewed by key stakeholders through the prism of identity politics — and it’s like that more people will be disappointed than pleased.

Ramadan Iftar Dinner at the SOCH

Students Express Disappointment to Shortened Ramadan Meal Programming

Harvard’s decision to shorten the College’s Ramadan meal programming from one month to one week this spring was met with disappointment by many undergraduate students.

Nowruz at Lowell House

Harvard Affiliates Celebrate Nowruz at Lowell House Event

Approximately 260 Harvard students and local residents gathered in Lowell House Saturday night to celebrate Nowruz, the first day of the Iranian New Year.

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Central Administration

Black Alumni Group Demands Harvard Reaffirm Support for DEI Efforts in Letter to Garber

A group of Black Harvard alumni demanded that the University clarify and reaffirm its commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives on campus in a letter to interim President Alan M. Garber ’76 and Harvard’s governing boards.

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To Pay Attention

I never thought I loved Chico. But that December day as I lay curled up in my childhood bed watching the interaction between Christine and Sister Joan on my iPad, I realized that I had paid attention to it. And if I really hated it, why did I spend so much time telling other people about it?

Weather: Harvard Yard

‘Purely About Celebration’: Undergraduates Commemorate Black History Month

Harvard College students are celebrating Black History Month with a series of events thrown by undergraduate houses and affinity groups.

Claudine Gay

One Month Later, Black Harvard Affiliates Reflect on Gay’s Resignation

Nearly one month after the resignation of former President Claudine Gay, Black Harvard affiliates said they were disappointed but not surprised at her decision to step down on Jan. 2.

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Undressed for Success: Primal Screamers Streak Through Yard on Rainy Eve of Finals Period

Enduring rain and muddy conditions, undergraduates screamed and stripped for a naked sprint around Harvard Yard to relieve the stress of finals period.

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Harvard Students Celebrate Thanksgiving on Campus with Holiday Dinner and Friendsgiving Gatherings

While many students returned home for Thanksgiving break, others celebrated the holiday on campus with events hosted by the College and organized by student groups.

Peabody Discussion on Navajo Cultural Preservation

Peabody Discussion on Navajo Cultural Preservation

Left to right, scholars Wade Campbell, Cynthia Wilson, and Stephanie Mach discuss preserving Navajo cultural heritage at a Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology talk.

Peabody Discussion on Navajo Cultural Preservation

Navajo Scholars, Advocates Discuss Cultural Preservation at Peabody Museum Event

Navajo scholars and advocates spoke about their professional and personal experiences preserving Navajo cultural heritage in a Wednesday evening event organized by the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology.

IOP Forum with Mick Mulvaney

Former White House Acting Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney Talks Challenges of Governance at Harvard IOP Forum

Former White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney spoke about the challenges of governing and his own leadership experiences at a Harvard Institute of Politics forum Tuesday evening.

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Harvard Law School

Chief Justice of India’s Supreme Court D.Y. Chandrachud Discusses Role of the Judiciary and Indian Court System at HLS Talk

Days after the Supreme Court of India’s landmark refusal to legalize same-sex marriages, Chief Justice Dhananjaya Y. Chandrachud sat down with Harvard Law Professor David B. Wilkins to discuss the role of the judiciary in modern society at a Harvard Law School event.

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Artist Profile: Phil Chan on Reimagination and Resilience

Phil Chan aims to improve Asian representation in the performing arts; He reimagines classic works by shaping the stories to center Asian culture.