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Rodrigo Ventocilla Ventosilla and Ana Ventosilla
Harvard Kennedy School

‘We Want to Clear Rodrigo’s Name’: Mother of Harvard Student who Died in Bali Says He was Beaten by Police

Ana Ventosilla, mother of HKS student Rodrigo Ventocilla who died after being arrested in Indonesia, said in an interview with The Crimson on Monday that her son was beaten by police and received inadequate medical attention.

Rodrigo Ventocilla Ventosilla and Sebastían Marallano.
Harvard Kennedy School

In Reversal, Peruvian Government Calls for ‘Official Report’ from Indonesia About Harvard Student who Died After Arrest in Bali

In a sharp reversal, the Peruvian Foreign Affairs Ministry on Friday asked for an “official report” from authorities in Indonesia “to clarify the circumstances” surrounding the death of Rodrigo Ventocilla Ventosilla, a Peruvian Harvard Kennedy School student who died in police custody in Bali earlier this month.

Rodrigo Ventocilla Ventosilla and Sebastían Marallano.
Harvard Kennedy School

Peruvian Government Rejects Allegations of Negligence from Family of Harvard Student who Died in Bali

The Peruvian Foreign Ministry on Wednesday rejected allegations that the country’s consular services in Indonesia failed to support Rodrigo Ventocilla Ventosilla, a Peruvian Harvard Kennedy School student who died in police custody in Bali this month.

Rodrigo Ventocilla Ventosilla and Sebastían Marallano.
Harvard Kennedy School

Estudiante de posgrado Rodrigo Ventocilla muere después de presunto maltrato policial en Indonesia

Rodrigo Ventocilla Ventosilla, un estudiante peruano de 32 años de la Harvard Kennedy School, murió el 11 de agosto bajo custodia policial en Denpasar, Indonesia, después  de presuntamente haber sido maltratado y discriminado por la policía.

Bill de Blasio IOP Talk
IOP

Bill de Blasio to Join Harvard Institute of Politics as Fall 2022 Visiting Fellow

Former New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio will join the Harvard Institute of Politics as a visiting fellow for the fall 2022 semester, the IOP announced Wednesday morning.

Harvard Kennedy School
Harvard Kennedy School

Harvard Graduate Student Rodrigo Ventocilla Dies After Alleged Police Mistreatment in Indonesia

Rodrigo Ventocilla Ventosilla, a 32-year-old Harvard Kennedy School student from Peru, died on Aug. 11 while in police custody at a hospital in Denpasar, Indonesia. His family alleges he was mistreated and discriminated against by police.

HMS Gordon Hall
Harvard Medical School

Biden Selects Harvard Professor as National Cancer Institute Director

Monica M. Bertagnolli, a professor of surgery at Harvard Medical School, will become the first woman to lead the National Cancer Institute in its 85-year history.

El Jefe's New Location
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El Jefe's New Location

El Jefe's Taqueria moved to a new location in Harvard Square, which has entrances on both John F. Kennedy Street and Brattle Street and two levels of seating for patrons.

El Jefe's New Location

El Jefe’s Taqueria Location Reopens in Harvard Square With Plans to Add Frozen Margaritas to the Menu

El Jefe’s Taqueria reopened in Harvard Square with a new menu option: al pastor. The restaurant also plans to apply for a full liquor license to sell frozen margaritas.

Joan McPartlin Mahoney ’49
Obituary

‘A Tour De Force’: Joan McPartlin Mahoney, Pioneering Female Crimson Reporter, Dies at 94

A career journalist who went on to report for the Boston Globe after serving as the first Radcliffe College correspondent for The Crimson, Joan Mahoney died at age 94 on July 22, at her home in Brimfield, Mass.

Covid-19 Testing Bins
UHS

Harvard to Stop Offering PCR Covid-19 Tests by Sept. 16; Masking to Remain Optional in Fall

Masking and Covid-19 testing will remain optional on Harvard’s campus going into the 2022 fall semester and the school will stop providing free PCR tests to affiliates three weeks into the term, the University announced Wednesday.

Harvard IOP Fall 2022 Fellows
IOP

Former Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven to Join Harvard’s Institute of Politics as Fall 2022 Resident Fellow

Former Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven, who led his country for seven years before resigning in 2021, will headline a cohort of seven resident fellows joining the Harvard Institute of Politics for the Fall 2022 term.

Harvard Kennedy School
Harvard Kennedy School

Slavery Reparations Advocacy Group Files Defamation Lawsuit Against Harvard

The co-founders of the American Descendants of Slavery Advocacy Foundation, a slavery reparations advocacy group, filed a defamation lawsuit against Harvard University last month over a retracted research article that was published by a journal affiliated with the school.

Nancy Pelosi Comes to Harvard
IOP

Mark Gearan ’78 to Step Down as Director of the Harvard Institute of Politics

Harvard Institute of Politics Director Mark D. Gearan ’78 is set to step down after serving over four years in the role, the Harvard Kennedy School’s dean announced Tuesday.

Harvard Kennedy School
Politics

Why Did Trump Supporters Storm the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6? Because of Trump, New Harvard Study Finds

Former President Donald Trump’s lies about election fraud and enthusiasm for his re-election drove supporters to storm the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, according to a study from the Harvard Kennedy School’s Shorenstein Center.

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