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Faust Penned Letter to Stefanik Arguing Against Legislation that Could Imperil Sanctions

"I worry [the legislation] represents an effort by Congress to regulate student life and the shape and character of private institutions in a way that threatens to undermine that diversity of choice and experience," Faust wrote.

Employee Planned Show Containing Anti-Semitism, Nudity in Harvard Workplace During Work Hours

Harvard employee Eric Clopper filmed promotional videos and planned his controversial one-man performance during work hours and in his workplace, the Language Resource Center in Lamont Library.

Social Groups’ Grad Boards Could Pose Obstacle to Avoiding Sanctions Under New Plan

Harvard could deny recognition—and exemption from the College’s sanctions—to student social groups whose graduate boards it determines exert too much sway over the organizations.

UC Voting Records Were Editable by All College Students

For months, the online voting records of the UC could be altered by any student with a valid College email address.

Harvard ‘Reviewing’ Employee’s Nude, Anti-Semitic Rant in Sanders Theatre

​Harvard is “reviewing” reports that University employee Eric Clopper made anti-Semitic comments and stripped to the nude during a public performance in Sanders Theatre.

Union Win Marks Step Forward for Student Labor Movement, Experts Say

Experts say Harvard research and teaching assistants' vote to unionize last week was unique in its scale and drew on a decades-long push to form graduate student unions.

82 Percent of Admits Plan to Join Class of 2022

Around 82 percent of students admitted to the Class of 2022 have accepted their offers of admission so far, though more students will be admitted from the waitlist in the coming months.

HLS Will Require Firms to Disclose Agreements Governing Harassment Allegations

Students at Harvard and other schools have raised concerns in recent months that the agreements will cover up harassment and discrimination.

HUDS

HUDS Wins National Dining Services Medals

​Harvard University Dining Services recently won three medals from the National Association of College and University Food Services.

Labor

Grad Union Establishes Sexual Harassment Committee

Members of the union’s organizing committee voted to form the group to advocate for individuals who have experienced sexual harassment in the workplace.

Drew Faust

Inside Harvard’s New 'Front Door': The Smith Campus Center

When completed, the Smith Campus Center will stand out as the crown jewel of University President Drew G. Faust’s Common Spaces initiative.

Social Sciences Division

‘A Leader of Growing Stature in the Art World’: Sarah Lewis Makes Her Mark

Lewis holds a joint assistant professorship in the Department of History of Art and Architecture and the Department of African and African American Studies.

Politics

Government, History Professors Weigh In On Leaving Iran Deal

Several Harvard social science professors criticized President Donald Trump’s withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal.

Harvard Business School

Business School to Update Title IX Training Modules

Crime

Four Thousand Dollars of Equipment Stolen from Quad Sound Studios

Student Groups

Despite Demand for Counselors of Color, CAMHS Chief Says Agency Unable to Hire More Staff

Undergraduate Council

UC Debuts Revamped Website

FAS

Nearly Half of Surveyed Faculty Ambivalent About Bacow

Faculty

University to Require Faculty and Staff to Complete Title IX Online Training

Faculty and staff across Harvard will be required to complete an online training on the University’s sexual and gender-based harassment policy starting in the fall.

College

Mental Health Survey Shows Lack of Awareness of Student Resources

More than one in seven surveyed undergraduates reported in a recent wellness survey that their emotional health has had a negative effect on their academic performance.

City Politics

Homeless Court’s Move To Harvard Square Brings Improved Accessibility

The Cambridge District Homeless Court has begun holding sessions at its new location in the First Parish Church, at the corner of Massachusetts Ave. and Church Street.

Boston

Boston Blazes Trail With New Recreational Marijuana Zoning Regulations

​The Boston Zoning Commission voted last month to approve zoning regulations for recreational marijuana businesses in Boston.

Cambridge

After Construction Debacle, Holden Green Residents Seek 'Systemic Change' to University Housing

Harvard ultimately reimbursed residents in the University-owned Holden Green apartment building three months' worth of rent to compensate for disruption caused by construction.

Research

Harvard Researchers Trace Embryo Development

Final Clubs

Social Group Coalitions Spent $90,000 Lobbying On Anti-Sanctions Bill in First Quarter of 2018

Student Groups

As Admins Urge Disaffiliation, Report Shows Parent Group Gave $600,000 to HCFA in 2017

Harvard Square

Harvard Replants Trees at Smith Campus Center

Allston

For First Time, Arts First Travels to Allston

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