Harvard Business School professor Srikant M. Datar, who currently serves as the school’s Senior Associate Dean for University Affairs, will become HBS’s next dean, University President Lawrence S. Bacow announced Friday.
At the Harvard-Allston Task Force meeting Wednesday, Harvard representatives presented the University’s annual report about the various projects affecting the Allston neighborhood, including the Enterprise Research Campus and the Harvard Ed Portal.
Scholars discussed the history of scientific racism and abolition through the lens of a new book on slave daguerreotypes in a panel hosted by the Radcliffe Institute Thursday afternoon.
Harvard Management Company’s natural resources team spun-out into an independent investment firm, according to a message CEO N.P. “Narv” Narvekar sent to HMC affiliates Thursday.
Harvard Kennedy School Dean Douglas W. Elmendorf addressed student calls for increased diversity and more comprehensive financial aid in an interview Tuesday.
Embattled Chemistry Professor Charles Lieber Sues Harvard, Alleging University Required to Recoup Legal Costs
University Professor Charles M. Lieber filed a complaint against Harvard in Middlesex County Superior Court Friday morning, alleging that the University broke its contract by refusing to indemnify him for his criminal defense.
University of Toronto Assistant Professor Tahseen Shams argued that conventional methods of analyzing immigrants’ conception of themselves have neglected to consider the influence of places located beyond the home and hostland in a Zoom webinar Wednesday.
Kennedy School Dean Elmendorf Addresses Financial, Academic Challenges Posed by Coronavirus Pandemic
In an interview with The Crimson Thursday, Kennedy School Dean Douglas W. Elmendorf discussed the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the Kennedy School ranging from financial challenges to navigating the student experience during remote learning.
Organizers for Harvard Graduate Students Union-United Automobile Workers are circulating a petition that calls on Vice Provost for International Affairs Mark C. Elliott and the Harvard International Office to act in opposition to the Trump administration’s proposed visa policy change for international students.
President of the Human Rights Campaign Alphonso David shared his thoughts on BGLTQ activism, the future of gay rights, and the 2020 election in a conversation with Harvard Kennedy School professor Timothy P. McCarthy ’93 Thursday.
Harvard Law School professor Richard J. Lazarus offered new insights into climate law in a Harvard Kennedy School webinar on his new book, “The Rule of Five: Making Climate History at the Supreme Court,” Thursday.
Researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health have found that disrupted workplace relationships are strongly connected to emerging mental health issues during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a recent study.
Clark University Professors Discuss Roles of Masculinity, Misogyny in 2016 Elections at Davis Center Lecture
Clark University professors Valerie Sperling and Robert G. Boatright discussed their research on the role of masculinity and misogyny in the United States’ 2016 elections in a lecture hosted by Harvard’s Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies Thursday.
Harvard Business School Will Rename Building after James Cash, School’s First Tenured Black Professor
Harvard Business School will rename a building after James I. Cash, the school’s first Black tenured professor, according to Business School Dean Nitin Nohria.
University President Lawrence S. Bacow lobbied Congress for more lenient visa policies for international students forced to take online courses amidst the pandemic.
Harvard researchers identified a potential link between optimism levels and risk of hypertension in a study published last month.
Following President Trump’s nomination of Judge Amy V. Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court, constitutional law professors at Harvard Law School are split between supporting Barrett and denouncing the nomination process.
University President Lawrence S. Bacow defended recent changes to the composition of the Board of Overseers — Harvard’s second-highest governing body — in an interview with The Crimson on Friday.
Legal Scholars Examine Potential Applications of Successful Japanese Criminal Justice Strategies in the United States
In a meeting hosted by the Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Monday, scholars discussed the Japanese legal system, examining its merits and applying its strengths to the justice system in the United States.
Researchers at Harvard Medical School teaching hospital Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center reported encouraging interim results Friday from an early clinical trial of a COVID-19 vaccine candidate developed with pharmaceutical company Johnson & Johnson.
The Harvard libraries will resume BorrowDirect services and expand the number of collections available for scan-and-deliver services and pick-up at Lamont Library, research librarians Anna Assogba and Fred Burchsted announced in a Friday email to students, staff, and faculty.
University President Lawrence S. Bacow said Harvard’s expenditures related to the pandemic have been “significant” — including “tens of millions of dollars” in COVID-19 testing alone — in an interview with The Crimson Friday.
Enrollment at Harvard Extension School is up 8 percent in the 2020-2021 school year, according to Division of Continuing Education spokesperson Harry J. Pierre.
As it begins its first semester as a fully operational locale, Harvard’s graduate student union is alleging that the University is attempting to defund the union and impede its organizing by not deducting union dues for student workers, according to union president Brandon J. Mancilla.