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Describing Gap in Current Activism, Harvard Undergraduates Form New Queer Advocacy Group
Acting on what they described as a gap in advocacy opportunities on campus, Harvard undergraduates are seeking to promote LGBTQ+ rights and activism through a new advocacy group, Harvard Undergraduate Queer Advocates.
Harvard College Women’s Center Hosts 17th Annual Women’s Week
The Harvard College Women’s Center organized a series of events, titled “Embodied,” last week to celebrate its 17th annual Women’s Week.
U.S. Special Envoy Jessica Stern Discusses Global LGBTQ+ Rights at Harvard IOP Forum
U.S. Special Envoy to Advance the Human Rights of LGBTQI+ Persons Jessica Stern discussed America’s leadership in global LGBTQ+ rights at a Wednesday Institute of Politics JFK Jr. Forum.
Using Datamatch, Thousands of Harvard Students Seek Romance, Friendship, and Free Food
Early in the morning on Valentine’s Day, more than 4,300 Harvard undergraduates eagerly awaited an email that could fundamentally alter the course of their lives: their Datamatch results.
Harvard Students Laud Social Transition Fund Designed to Support Trans and Gender Non-Conforming Students
Harvard undergraduates lauded the growing traction of the Social Transition Fund — a collaboration between Harvard College Queer Students and Allies, the Office of BGLTQ Student Life, and the Harvard Undergraduate Association — as a financial resource to help students purchase gender-affirming care and products.
Harvard Law School Panel Discusses UN’s Commitment to Children’s Rights During Armed Conflict
Human rights experts discussed the United Nations’ responses to children’s rights violations during global armed conflict in a Harvard Law School panel Wednesday.
Federal Judge Kevin Newsom Discusses Originalism and His Career at Harvard Law School Lecture
Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals judge Kevin C. Newsom spoke about his career and perspective on originalism at a Harvard Law School lecture held in Wasserstein Hall on Wednesday.
Epidemiology Professor Marc Lipsitch Talks Covid-19 Surveillance Strategies
Epidemiology professor Marc Lipsitch discussed lessons from the Covid-19 pandemic regarding strategies for disease surveillance at a Harvard School of Public Health seminar on Wednesday.
Harvard Medical School Researchers Find Omicron Subvariant Has Lower Mortality Rate than Previous Strains
A Harvard-led team of researchers found that the Omicron BA.2 subvariant — the Covid-19 strain currently dominant in the United States — appears to have a lower mortality rate than prior strains of the virus, in an article published by the Journal of the American Medical Association last month.
Students Trick-or-Treat in Lamont at First-Ever ‘Lamonster Mash’
Students made dolls, trick-or-treated, and watched old black-and-white films at Lamont Library on Friday at the library’s first-ever Lamonster Mash to celebrate Halloween weekend.