Ethnic or Cultural Groups
More than 50 Harvard students gathered outside the Charles Hotel Friday afternoon to demand the University create a formalized ethnic studies program.
In the wake of the loss of two tenure-track professors who specialize in Asian-American studies, three student and alumni groups sent letters to University President Lawrence S. Bacow calling for a formalized ethnic studies program.
The trial over Harvard's affirmative action admissions policy ended last month, and students gathered on Friday afternoon to discuss the term "Asian American" and its relevance for students' identities.
One organizer said the event was inspired by last year’s inaugural Black Convocation ceremony, which she said signaled a move toward embracing diversity.
Students gathered Saturday to discuss the effects of the ongoing lawsuit alleging Harvard discriminates against Asian-American applicants in its admissions process.
The Hutchins Center for African and African American Research held a symposium Friday to reflect on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s life, 50 years after his assassination.
Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana has accepted a proposal to begin research on the possible establishment of a multicultural center on campus.
Kennedy School affiliates raised a number of diversity-related concerns Wednesday at the first meeting of the school’s diversity committee this semester.
The acclaimed R&B singer-songwriter will come to Cambridge to receive the award on March 3.
Harvard’s first-ever tenured professor in Native American studies—History professor Philip J. Deloria—began teaching this January.