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Dean Andrea Baccarelli at Chan School of Public Health Convocation
School of Public Health

HSPH Students Call on Harvard to Divest From Israel in Referendum Marked by Low Turnout

More than 80 percent of Harvard School of Public Health students who participated in a referendum marked by low voter turnout supported a motion to call on the University to disclose and divest from Israel.

Melissa Gillian, HMS Class Day Keynote

‘Humanity in the Highest Regard’: Incoming BU President Speaks at HMS Class Day

Incoming Boston University President Melissa L. Gilliam urged graduates to “love yourself, love another, and love mankind” in a keynote speech at the Harvard Medical School and Harvard School of Dental Medicine Class Day on Thursday.

Sam Altman Speaks at Memorial Church
Harvard Business School

‘That’s the Miracle’: OpenAI CEO Sam Altman Talks Undergrad Years, Future of AI at Harvard Event

OpenAI CEO and billionaire technology entrepreneur Sam Altman discussed his startup journey and the future of artificial intelligence at an event in Memorial Church on Wednesday.

Harvard Medical School

‘Deal with the Devil’: Harvard Medical School Faculty Grapple with Increased Industry Research Funding

As Harvard Medical School research increasingly leans on funding from biopharmaceutical companies to supplement government funding, many HMS researchers have embraced their financial support. Others are more wary.

HMS Gordon Hall
Harvard Medical School

Harvard Medical, Dental Students Allege Administrative Censorship in Annual Welcome Music Video

Harvard Medical School and School of Dental Medicine students alleged administrative censorship over the removal of pro-Palestine imagery from the annual student-made music video for new admits.

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Science Retracts Paper by Dana-Farber President Over Discrepancies in Multiple Figures

The journal Science retracted a 2006 paper by Dana-Farber Cancer Institute President and CEO Laurie H. Glimcher ’72 on Thursday due to discrepancies in several figures.

Harvard Medical School
Harvard Medical School

‘A Mess’: Harvard Med School Professor Plagiarized in Expert Report, Judge Says

Harvard Medical School assistant professor Dipak Panigrahy plagiarized large portions of an expert report on possibly carcinogenic chemicals, a federal judge wrote last month.

Harvard Medical School
Student Life

Incoming BU President Melissa Gilliam Will Speak at Harvard Medical School’s Class Day

Melissa L. Gilliam, the incoming president of Boston University, will serve as the Harvard Medical School’s class day speaker next month.

Longwood Affiliates Protest
Harvard Medical School

Healthcare Workers for Palestine Demand ‘Permanent Ceasefire’ at Harvard Medical School Protest

Twenty Longwood affiliates gathered outside Harvard Medical School Friday evening to protest the University’s “illegal Israeli settlements” and Israel’s treatment of healthcare workers in Gaza.

George Daley at Commencement 2023
Harvard Medical School

Harvard Medical School Dean George Daley ’82 Endorses Garber for President

Harvard Medical School Dean George Q. Daley ’82 endorsed interim Harvard President Alan M. Garber ’76 to permanently succeed Claudine Gay in a Tuesday interview with The Crimson.

Howard Hiatt
Harvard Medical School

Former Public Health Dean Howard Hiatt Remembered as ‘Distinguished’ and ‘Selfless’

Howard H. Hiatt ’46 — prominent physician and former longtime dean of the Harvard School of Public Health — died at his home in Cambridge on March 2. He was 98.

Longwood Protest

Harvard Medical School Affiliates Protest American Medical Association President on Match Day

Dozens of Longwood affiliates gathered outside Harvard Medical School on Friday to protest American Medical Association President Jesse M. Ehrenfeld’s speech for Match Day.

Harvard Medical School
Harvard Medical School

‘Sort of Surreal’: Harvard Medical School Students and Families Celebrate Match Day

Fourth-year Harvard Medical School students crowded anxiously Friday morning with friends and family to open their Match Day letters and learn where they will complete their clinical training.

Longwood Protest

Longwood Protest

Longwood Campus
Central Administration

Should Harvard’s Next President Come From the Sciences? HMS Professors Weigh In.

As Harvard is set to embark on its 31st presidential search, some University affiliates are calling on the Harvard Corporation — the University’s highest governing body — to select someone who was trained in the sciences.