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Dunster Goat Courtyard

Dunster House Deans Axe Annual Goat Roast

Bringing an end to a decades-old Dunster House tradition, Faculty Deans Cheryl K. Chen and Sean D. Kelly canceled the main event of the House’s annual goat roast: the skinning and barbecuing of a locally sourced goat in the courtyard.

The Phillips Brooks House

College Launches Public Service Dean Search One Year After Previous Dean's Departure

Harvard launched its search for a new public service dean last week, nearly a year after the former assistant dean for public service, Gene A. Corbin, left the post.

CAHMS Office

Barreira Says HUHS Shares Mental Health Evaluations with College Before and After Leaves of Absence

​​​​​​​Harvard University Health Services shares undergraduates’ mental health evaluations with College administrators before students go on or return from leaves of absence with their permission, Paul J. Barreira, outgoing HUHS director, said in an interview last week.

Pforzheimer Exterior #2

Harvard Sophomore Arrested for Assaulting Tutor, Two HUPD Officers

Harvard University Police Department officers arrested and charged a College sophomore with disorderly conduct, assault and battery, and assault and battery on a police officer after a violent altercation in and near Pforzheimer House late Saturday night.

Dorm Crew Office

Education Professor’s Tweet Sparks Debate Over Harvard Dorm Crew

A group of academics and students have charged in articles and on Twitter that Dorm Crew — a Harvard College program in which undergraduates clean other students’ bathrooms for pay — is demeaning to the students who participate in it.

HCFA Building

With Unclear Consequences, HCFA’s Year-Long Probation Comes to a Close

Campus Christian group Harvard College Faith and Action’s year-long probationary period came to a close March 9, according to College spokesperson Aaron M. Goldman. The group’s co-presidents say it has now returned to its regular status.

Quincy House

Quincy Residents Make Up Nearly A Third of Harvard Rhodes and Marshall Winners from Past Decade

Over the past 10 years, 60 Harvard College graduates have received Rhodes and Marshall scholarships. Nineteen of those students lived in Quincy House, a number more than double the next highest number of winners from a single house.

Lowell Dining Hall

Renovated Lowell House Will Not Display Portrait of Controversial Former University President Abbott Lawrence Lowell

Lowell House will not display portraits of former University President Abbott Lawrence Lowell, Class of 1877, and his wife Anna Parker Lowell when it reopens in the fall, incoming Faculty Deans David I. Laibson ’88 and Nina Zipser announced in a Friday email to House residents.

Mass Hall

Harvard Motions to Dismiss Wrongful Death Lawsuit Over 2015 Suicide

Harvard filed a motion on March 8 to dismiss a lawsuit it currently faces alleging it was negligent in the care of Luke Z. Tang ’18, an undergraduate who died by suicide in 2015.

University Hall

Federal Complaint Alleges Harvard’s Decision to Place Former Student on Leave Violated Americans with Disabilities Act

Harvard currently faces a complaint filed with the United States Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights alleging the College’s 2018 decision to place former student Ty Pelton-Byce ’20 on a mandatory leave of absence constituted disability-based discrimination.

Khurana Speaks at Cultural Rhythms
House Life

Asked About Winthrop Climate Review, Harvard College Dean Khurana Says House System Should Support Students

Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana emphasized the “unique” nature of the House system and the faculty dean role in response to questions on student concerns about living in Winthrop House amid controversy over Winthrop Faculty Dean Ronald S. Sullivan, Jr.’s decision to represent film producer Harvey Weinstein.

Time's Up
On Campus

Time's Up

The Harvard Graduate Student Union sponsored a rally on Wednesday afternoon to demand a new contract that better protects victims of sexual harassment or discrimination.

Khurana Speaks at Cultural Rhythms

Harvard College Dean Khurana Praises Educational Comps, Calls Comp Culture 'Uneven'

Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana said he believes student organizations with transparent, educational comp processes demonstrate “effective leadership” in an interview Tuesday. Many of Harvard’s 400-plus student organizations run comps, which often comprise a series of exercises aimed at training prospective members.

Sullivan Updated

Harvard Sends Climate Survey to Winthrop Affiliates Following Ronald Sullivan’s Decision to Represent Weinstein

Harvard College’s institutional research office sent an anonymous, online survey to Winthrop House residents Tuesday as part of a review process aimed at addressing students' concerns about Faculty Dean Ronald S. Sullivan, Jr.’s decision to represent Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein as he faces charges of sexual assault.

Dean O'Dair Interview
Student Life

Dean O'Dair Interview

Dean of Students Katherine G. O’Dair discusses undergraduate student organizations in a Tuesday afternoon interview in University Hall