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MIT and Harvard Add to Their Nobel Collections

In yet another win at the institutions this year, Harvard and MIT today are celebrating the news that three of their researchers have been awarded […]

Education

A Judge Just Sided with Harvard in the Big Affirmative Action Case

In a legal battle over how its race-conscious admissions policy impacts Asian-American students, Harvard has just been handed a victory from a federal judge. In her […]

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Harvard’s President Says He’s Sorry for Slavery Comparison

Harvard’s newish President Lawrence Bacow is already under the gun here when it comes to both fundraising (see: Epstein, Jeffrey) and the university’s relationship with […]

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Who’s Laughing With the Harvard Lampoon?

Before Jenny Baker even laid eyes on the latest issue of Harvard’s storied student humor magazine, she doubted it would make her laugh. On a […]

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Harvard Is Looking into the Millions It Took from Jeffrey Epstein

As a reckoning continues to play out at MIT over the donations the university took from Jeffrey Epstein, and the efforts the school made to keep them […]

Wellness

The Interview: MDMA-Therapy Expert Dr. Rick Doblin

Rick Doblin has dedicated most of his adult life—and the pages of his Ph.D. dissertation at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government—to pushing for the […]

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Is Harvard Destroying Allston—or Saving It?

Stroll down Harvard Avenue in Allston on a Saturday night, and the immediate barrage of sights, sounds, and tastes makes clear you’ve entered Boston’s one […]

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The Harvard Student Customs Agents Kicked Out Last Month Made It Here after All

Ismail B. Ajjawi, the Palestinian student denied entry to the U.S. en route to his freshman year at Harvard, is safely in Cambridge and beginning […]

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As Surveillance Goes Mainstream, Can Boston Tame Big Brother?

How many times do you think your face has been captured and plugged into an AI database today? Your mug, after all, is being scanned, […]

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Customs Agents Detained a Palestinian Harvard Student, Searched His Phone, then Kicked Him Out

Harvard is reportedly in negotiations with immigration officials this week after an incoming Palestinian student who had arrived in Boston to begin his freshman year […]

Education

The Interview: Harvard Law Professor Ronald Sullivan Jr.

When word got out earlier this year that law professor Ronald Sullivan Jr. had joined Harvey Weinstein’s legal defense team, all hell broke loose at […]

Education

Man Who Made Racist Threats about Harvard’s Black Commencement Sentenced to Prison

Two years ago, an Instagram user by the name of russian_goalkeeper94 called for a bombing of Harvard and a mass shooting at the university’s first-ever black commencement […]

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Economist Roland Fryer Suspended from Harvard after Sexual Harassment Complaints

Harvard economics professor Roland G. Fryer has been placed on a two-year administrative leave, effective immediately, according to an email the dean of the faculty […]

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Under Fire for Role in Flint Water Crisis, Rick Snyder Cancels Harvard Fellowship

When Harvard first announced that former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder would be featured as a “research fellow” last week, the backlash was immediate. Why, critics asked, […]

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Uh Oh: The Harvard Fencing Scandal Has Prompted a Federal Investigation

As the college admissions scandal was echoing around the country earlier this year, the Boston Globe got a juicy tip. The father of a recruit to Harvard’s […]