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Harvard Students Rally for Ethnic Studies Outside Alumni Conference

More than 50 Harvard students gathered outside the Charles Hotel Friday afternoon to demand the University create a formalized ethnic studies program.

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Central Administration

Students and Alumni Call For Ethnic Studies Department in Wake of Professors’ Departures

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.

Fall in Harvard Yard
College

In Wake of Lawsuit, Students Reflect on Asian-American Identity

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.

Dwijendralal Roy
On Campus

Dwijendralal Roy

Sarvani Gooptu performed Dwijendralal Roy's songs from his play Shah Jahan at CGIS South Thursday evening.

Cecilia Nunez
College

Students Organize Harvard College's First Latinx Convocation

One organizer said the event was inspired by last year’s inaugural Black Convocation ceremony, which she said signaled a move toward embracing diversity.

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Student Groups

Student Groups Host Discussion on Admissions Lawsuit

Students gathered Saturday to discuss the effects of the ongoing lawsuit alleging Harvard discriminates against Asian-American applicants in its admissions process.

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On Campus

Hutchins Center Hosts Symposium Honoring Martin Luther King Jr.

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.

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Undergraduate Council

Khurana Accepts UC Proposal to Research Multicultural Center

Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana has accepted a proposal to begin research on the possible establishment of a multicultural center on campus.

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Harvard Kennedy School

At Meeting, Kennedy School Students Raise Diversity Concerns

Kennedy School affiliates raised a number of diversity-related concerns Wednesday at the first meeting of the school’s diversity committee this semester.

Solange Knowles is Artist of the Year
On Campus

Solange Knowles is Artist of the Year

Solange Knowles accepted the Artist of the Year Award from the Harvard Foundation for Intercultural and Race Relations Saturday evening in Sanders Theater.

Cambridge Rindge and Latin School
Student Groups

Cambridge Rindge and Latin School

The Cambridge Rindge and Latin School has re-established its Black Student Union

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Student Groups

Solange Named Harvard Foundation’s 2018 Artist of the Year

The acclaimed R&B singer-songwriter will come to Cambridge to receive the award on March 3.

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Undergraduate Council

The Half-Century Fight for a Multicultural Center

For almost half a century, students have been calling for the University to build and fund a multicultural center. For nearly half a century, Harvard has said no.

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FAS

FAS Hires First Professor of Native American History

​Harvard’s first-ever tenured professor in Native American studies—History professor Philip J. Deloria—began teaching this January.

Lion Dance
Ethnic or Cultural Groups

Lion Dance

Two lion dancers perform at Boston Public Library Chinatown.

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