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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 […]

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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 […]

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Harvard Rescinds Parkland Survivor Kyle Kashuv’s Admission

Kyle Kashuv, a survivor of the 2018 shooting at Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High, will not join classmates David Hogg and Jaclyn Corin at Harvard in […]

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Graduation Speaker Showdown: Michael Bloomberg vs. Angela Merkel

MIT and Harvard compete for top talent and global renown, but during graduation season, it all comes down to who has the hottest celebrity speaker. […]

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Harvard’s Dunster House Says Goodbye to Goat Roast

A decades-old tradition is dying at Harvard. No, not the exclusive finals clubs or the legacy admissions. It’s a goat roast. That’s right, goat roast. […]

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Harvard, MIT, BU Helped Get Us That Black Hole Photo

Brainiacs in our backyard brought us Earth-shaking news about the possibility of alien spacecraft streaking through our solar system, or communicating with life beyond the […]

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Harvard Is Investigating Questions about Fencing Coach’s House Sale

When the college admissions scandal broke last month, in which wealthy parents were accused of paying bribes to get their kids into elite colleges with help […]

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A Harvard Dean Is Defending Harvey Weinstein Now

It must really be something going to Harvard. You get to glean wisdom from movers and shakers in law and politics, befriend the future leaders of […]

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Trump’s DACA Decision Puts a Harvard Would-Be Rhodes Scholar at Risk

Not every DACA recipient harmed by the Trump administration’s decision to rescind the program went to Harvard, or has the smarts to be picked for the […]

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Harvard’s Jill Lepore Is on the Hunt for an Untold Boston Pentagon Papers Story

The case of the Pentagon Papers, and the impact they had on public opinion over the Vietnam War, is well known at this point. If […]

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Parkland Survivor and March for Our Lives Founder Jaclyn Corin Accepted to Harvard

“Hard work pays off.” That’s the message shared by Parkland survivor and gun control advocate Jaclyn Corin, who announced she has been accepted at Harvard. Corin […]

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In Other News, Harvard Says Interstellar Object Might Be Alien Spacecraft

An elongated piece of junk that came hurtling into our solar system from far far away last year may have just been a blob of rock, […]