Interim Harvard President Alan M. Garber ’76 will meet with alumni in London over spring break, marking his first international trip as president.
More than 30 Harvard Students and Faculty Attended COP28, Expressing Optimism on Climate Initiatives
More than 30 Harvard students and faculty traveled to Dubai to attend COP28, the annual United Nations Climate Change Conference, last month.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is hoping to tap Harvard Law School professor Alan M. Dershowitz to defend Israel against genocide accusations in the International Court of Justice next week, Axios reporter Barak Ravid wrote in a post on X, citing anonymous Israeli officials.
Harvard Business School Loses Partnership with Lauder Business School Amid Backlash Over Campus Antisemitism
Lauder Business School announced earlier this month that it would cut ties with the Harvard Business School amid fierce backlash over University President Claudine Gay’s handling of antisemitism on campus.
Harvard President Claudine Gay Planning Travel to Asia During Spring Break, First International Trip Since Assuming Office
Harvard President Claudine Gay is planning to travel to Asia in March for her first international trip since assuming office in July, she said in an interview with The Crimson earlier this month.
Arab Ambassadors to the United Nations and the U.S. Discuss Middle East at Harvard Ed School Conference
Six ambassadors to the United Nations from Arab Gulf countries gathered at the Harvard Graduate School of Education’s Askwith Hall for a conference on Nov. 18.
Researchers gathered for a joint seminar on South Asian politics held by Brown University, MIT, and Harvard University’s Weatherhead Center for International Affairs last Friday.
After Covid-19 Recovery, Harvard College Sees Rise in International Enrollment for Third Straight Year
Harvard College saw an increase in enrolled international students for the third year in a row, with demographic data from the enrolled Class of 2027 indicating a 32 percent increase in the share of international students compared to the Class of 2024.
Attendees from more than 35 colleges gathered last week for the Harvard Undergraduate Japan Initiative’s first ever Japan Day, a a student-run event focused on Japanese culture and society.
Harvard Law School Advocates for Human Rights, a student group at HLS, sent a letter to U.S. President Joe Biden Monday urging him to demand that the Chinese government release tech entrepreneur Ekpar Asat — the brother of Rayhan Asat, the Law School’s first Uyghur graduate.
Former New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern Calls for ‘Humanity’ in Approach to Israel-Hamas War at Harvard IOP Forum
Former New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern called on political leaders to “remember our shared common humanity” in addressing the Israel-Hamas war, though stopped short of calling for a ceasefire at a Harvard Institute of Politics forum Monday.
Harvard Provost Garber Says He Has Regrets Over University’s Initial Statement on Invasion of Israel
Harvard Provost Alan M. Garber ’76 said in an interview on Thursday that he has regrets about the University’s initial statement on the war in Israel and Gaza and called the bitter divisions on campus the most serious crisis Harvard has faced over his 12-year tenure.
Stop Harvard Land Grabs Coalition Demands Reparations for Former Harvard Farmland Purchases in Brazil
The Stop Harvard Land Grabs Coalition reiterated calls for the University to provide reparations to residents impacted by former holdings in Brazilian farmlands at an annual hybrid panel Wednesday.
‘Hopeful about the Future’: Former Bank of Japan Head Talks Japanese Economic Policy at Weatherhead Center Seminar
Former governor of the Bank of Japan Haruhiko Kuroda shared his experience guiding Japanese macroeconomic policy and inflation targeting in a seminar hosted by the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs on Monday afternoon.
Dozens of Harvard affiliates staged a sit-in Thursday morning at the Science Center Plaza to mourn Palestinian victims of the war in Israel and Gaza and protest the bombing of Jabalia Refugee Camp in northern Gaza by Israeli forces last week.
Harvard Business School hosted a naturalization ceremony on Tuesday for 147 immigrants who were sworn in as United States citizens.
Following the outbreak of war between Israel and Hamas, Havard junior Shira Z. Hoffer ’25 is launching a text hotline service for information on the Israel-Palestine conflict.
Two days after Islamist militant group Hamas launched a surprise attack on Israel, the Harvard Kennedy School urged faculty to address the ongoing events in their classes — before any public statement had been made by University President Claudine Gay or HKS Dean Douglas W. Elmendorf.
Chief Justice of India’s Supreme Court D.Y. Chandrachud Discusses Role of the Judiciary and Indian Court System at HLS Talk
Days after the Supreme Court of India’s landmark refusal to legalize same-sex marriages, Chief Justice Dhananjaya Y. Chandrachud sat down with Harvard Law Professor David B. Wilkins to discuss the role of the judiciary in modern society at a Harvard Law School event.
Members of the Harvard Club of Israel wrote in an Oct. 11 letter that the University had “utterly failed” in its response to Islamist militant group Hamas’ surprise attack on Israel.
Hundreds of Harvard Protesters Stage ‘Die-In’ to Demand End to Violence Following Gaza Hospital Blast
Hundreds of Harvard students and affiliates marched to Harvard Business School and staged a “die-in” Wednesday afternoon to demand an end to violence in Gaza and express solidarity with Palestine following the al-Ahli Baptist Hospital blast.
Religious scholars called for peace in Israel and Palestine and discussed the religious context behind the war during a Harvard Divinity School panel on Wednesday.
After 34 years of partnership, the Wexner Foundation will end its financial and programmatic relationship with Harvard and the Harvard Kennedy School, condemning the University’s response to the Hamas attack on Israel as a “dismal failure.”
Former U.S. Ambassador to Israel Says Hamas Attack May Lead to ‘Opportunity for Diplomacy’ in Middle East at IOP Forum
Former United States Ambassador to Israel and Syria Edward P. Djerejian said Hamas’ attack on Israel may lead to an “opportunity for diplomacy” in the form of an Arab-Israeli peace agreement at a Harvard Institute of Politics forum Friday.
Japanese Ambassador to the U.S. Talks International Relations, Security, Trade at Harvard Worldwide Week
Koji Tomita, Japanese ambassador to the United States, discussed U.S.-Japan collaboration in the Indo-Pacific region at a Wednesday afternoon talk at Harvard’s Center for Government and International Studies South.