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Isabella B. Cho

Crimson staff writer Isabella B. Cho can be reached at isabella.cho@thecrimson.com. Follow her on Twitter @izbcho.

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Harvard Law School

Former Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer Will Return to Harvard Law School’s Faculty this Fall

Stephen G. Breyer, 83, will return to teach at Harvard Law School after retiring from the Supreme Court on June 30.

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University

Harvard Unveils Search Committee to Select 30th President

Twelve members of the Harvard Corporation and three members of the school’s Board of Overseers will make up the committee tasked with finding Harvard’s 30th president in a search process that publicly kicked off Thursday.

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Harvard Law School

Borrowers Represented by HLS Organization Reach Settlement with Federal Government to Cancel $6 Billion in Student Loans

Student borrowers reached a settlement with the U.S. Department of Education last month that will cancel around $6 billion in student loans across a group of more than 200,000 people if approved by a federal judge.

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Museums

‘It’s Meant Everything’: Tomahawk of Chief Standing Bear Returned from Harvard’s Peabody Museum to Ponca Tribe

On June 3, after pandemic-induced delays, a delegation of Ponca Tribe representatives traveled to Cambridge for a repatriation ceremony for Ponca Tribe chief Standing Bear’s pipe tomahawk.

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Politics

‘Low-Hanging Fruit’: Experts Criticize Senator Marco Rubio’s Letter Questioning Harvard’s Ties to China

Senator Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) alleged without direct evidence that Harvard officials may have helped suppress some theories regarding the origins of Covid-19 in a “quid pro quo” effort to advance Chinese state interests in a June 16 letter addressed to University President Lawrence S. Bacow.

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Politics

After Roe Dismantled, Harvard Experts Condemn, Defend Landmark Decision

The Supreme Court overturned the constitutional right to abortion in a landmark ruling, abandoning the nearly 50-year-old precedent established in Roe v. Wade Friday. Here’s what Harvard experts had to say.

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Museums

Mass. Supreme Court Allows Emotional Distress Claim Against Harvard to Proceed in Suit Over Photos of Enslaved People

The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court overturned a lower court’s dismissal of Tamara K. Lanier’s emotional distress claim against Harvard, according to a decision released Thursday morning, allowing Lanier to continue to seek damages from the University.

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University Finances

‘There’s Very Little There’: Technologists, Including at Harvard, Urge Lawmakers to Resist Crypto’s Siren Song

In recent years, crypto proponents have poured millions of dollars into lobbying efforts in Washington. This month, a group of concerned technologists are pushing in the opposite direction.

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Research

Harvard to Establish New Institute for Climate and Sustainability Through $200 Million Donation

Harvard will establish the Salata Institute for Climate and Sustainability to advance the University’s commitment to climate-oriented research and foster a hub for collaborative studies, the University announced Tuesday.

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College

Harvard Affiliates, Experts React with Measured Hope to Bipartisan Gun Safety Deal Following Nationwide Rallies

Just a day after thousands of people across the United States rallied for stronger federal and state action on gun control, a group of 20 senators announced a bipartisan deal to curb gun violence Sunday.

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College

Appeals Court Revives Suit Alleging Harvard Wrongfully Denied Undergrad Degree After Sexual Assault Findings

A federal appeals court on Tuesday ruled that a lower court improperly dismissed one count of a 2019 lawsuit filed by a former Harvard undergraduate who alleges he was wrongfully denied his degree after being accused of sexual assault.

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Attendees, many holding handmade signs, convened near the waterfront in downtown Boston on Saturday afternoon to hear speakers and urge legislative action on gun control.

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Speakers at the Boston March for Our Lives rally urged attendees on Saturday afternoon to vote in November for representatives who support gun reform.

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Politics

‘No Other Choice’: Harvard Affiliates March With Thousands Across the Country for Gun Control

Harvard affiliates rallied with thousands across the country for gun control Saturday, calling for more robust state and federal legislation.

Harvard University President Lawrence S. Bacow
University

Bacow Joins a Growing List of Higher Education Leaders Who Are Heading for the Exits

University President Lawrence S. Bacow, who announced Wednesday that he plans to step down next year, has joined more than a half-dozen prominent higher education leaders who are set to depart soon, including the presidents of Dartmouth College, Columbia University, Tufts University, and MIT.

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