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Mayesha R. Soshi

Crimson staff writer Mayesha R. Soshi can be reached at mayesha.soshi@thecrimson.com.

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Proposed Title IX Regulations Roll Back Trump-Era Policies, Raising Concerns Among Higher Education Experts

Faculty and experts expressed both praise and concern regarding the Biden Administration’s newly proposed changes to Title IX regulations on June 23.

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Harvard Asks Judge to Dismiss Comaroff Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

Harvard filed a motion on Tuesday asking a federal judge to dismiss nine of 10 counts in a lawsuit filed by three Anthropology graduate students in Feburary alleging the University ignored years of sexual harassment and retaliation by professor John L. Comaroff.

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Gender and Sexuality

Title IX Turns 50

Decades after the landmark statute prohibiting discrimination on the basis of sex was first enacted, affiliates say the work toward true gender equity remains unfinished.

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College

Hundreds Rally Against Harvard’s Handling Comaroff Sexual Harassment Claims

Students rallied in support of sexual harassment survivors in the wake of a lawsuit charging that Harvard mishandled sexual misconduct allegations against professor John L. Comaroff.

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Lieber Retrial

Harvard professor Charles M. Lieber--pictured here in December 2021--has requested a retrial after being found guilty of lying about his ties to a Chinese recruitment program.

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Harvard Professor Charles Lieber Found Guilty of Lying About China Ties

Harvard professor Charles M. Lieber was found guilty of lying to government authorities about his ties to China in federal court on Tuesday, concluding a stunning downfall for one of the country’s top chemists.

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Harvard professor Charles M. Lieber exits the John J. Moakley United States Courthouse Tuesday evening after being found guilty of lying about his ties to a Chinese recruitment program.

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In Day 5 of Trial, Investigators Say Lieber’s Alleged False Statements Impeded Federal Inquiries

Federal officials testified in court Monday that alleged false statements made by Harvard professor Charles M. Lieber prevented government authorities from fully exploring his ties to China.

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DAY 5

Harvard professor Charles M. Lieber (left) walks away from the John J. Moakley United States Courthouse on Friday alongside his attorney, Marc L. Mukasey.

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FAS

Lieber Told FBI He ‘Wasn’t Completely Transparent’ in Prior Interview with Federal Investigators

Harvard professor Charles M. Lieber told the FBI in January 2020 that he “wasn’t completely transparent” in a separate interview with federal investigators two years prior, according to video of an interrogation presented in court by government prosecutors on Friday.

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DAY 4

Harvard professor Charles M. Lieber (left) exits the John J. Moakley U.S. Courthouse on Friday with his lawyer, Marc L. Mukasey. Lieber is facing trial for allegedly lying to federal authorities about his ties to a Chinese recruitment program.

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DAY 3

Harvard professor Charles M. Lieber (left) exits the John J. Moakley United States Courthouse on Thursday alongside his attorney, Marc L. Mukasey.

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FAS

Attorneys Spar Over Documents Recovered in FBI Raids During Third Day of Lieber Trial

Defense attorneys representing Harvard professor Charles M. Lieber, who is facing trial for allegedly lying to federal investigators about his ties to China, sparred with prosecutors on Thursday over the evidentiary relevance of documents obtained during raids of the prominent chemist’s home and office.

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As Trial Begins, Lawyers for Harvard Professor Charles Lieber Say He Did Not Conceal Ties to China

Lawyers for Harvard professor Charles M. Lieber, who is accused of lying to federal investigators about his ties to China, mounted a dramatic defense of the renowned chemist in federal court Wednesday, calling the government’s proof against him “mangled” and “misguided.”

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Faculty

Charles Lieber’s Trial Begins Tuesday: Here’s What You Need to Know

Former Harvard Chemistry chair Charles M. Lieber is set to stand trial Tuesday on six federal charges related to his ties to the Chinese government, nearly two years after his initial arrest.

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