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Harvard Grad Student Union Protests Comaroff’s Return to Teaching After Sexual Harassment Findings

Returning from two years of administrative leave for allegations of sexual and professional misconduct, Harvard professor John L. Comaroff stood up to begin his first class back on campus Tuesday afternoon.


HKS Dean Announces Efforts to Hire Climate Change Scholars, Addresses Protests Against Former Israeli Military Official

At a time when major American universities are placing a high premium on the study of climate change, the Harvard Kennedy School has “successfully recruited a junior faculty member focused on climate change,” HKS Dean Douglas W. Elmendorf said in an interview Wednesday.


Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Postpones Panel on Autism Awareness Following Backlash from Harvard Undergrads

A research center at the Harvard-affiliated Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center has postponed a panel on autism awareness after an undergraduate-authored petition garnered more than 1,400 signatures condemning the College for publicizing the event.


Activists Protest Harvard’s Land Investments, Allston Expansion at Science Center Plaza

Stop Harvard Land Grabs and the Housing Opportunities Program held a rally in Harvard’s Science Center Plaza Friday to protest the University’s previous farmland investments in Brazil and ongoing expansion into Allston.


‘Still Here, Still Essential, and Still Fighting’: Harvard Security Guards Rally for New Contract

Dozens of Harvard security guards stood posted at the Science and Engineering Complex and Widener Gate for hours last week, but they weren’t on duty. Rather, they were there to engage and educate undergraduates in their push for a new contract before Commencement in May.


Palestinian Advocacy Group Protests Former Israeli Military Official at Harvard Kennedy School

Members of the student group Harvard Out of Occupied Palestine held a protest Tuesday condemning Amos Yadlin, a retired Israeli Defense Forces general who is serving as a senior fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center this semester.


Harvard Prison Divestment Campaign Rallies on Anniversary of Attica Prison Rebellion

Members of the Harvard Prison Divestment Campaign organized a rally Thursday afternoon calling on Harvard to divest from industries, companies, and funds they say are part of the “prison-industrial complex.”


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