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Harvard Professor Placed on Leave after Sexual Harassment Allegations

After years of allegations against a prominent government professor emerged in news reports, Harvard announced Sunday that Jorge Domínguez has been placed on administrative leave while an investigation is underway. […]

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Harvard Receives Record Number of Applications

Jamaica Plain’s population and Harvard’s applicant pool are almost identical in size. The Ivy League college announced it received an astronomical 42,742 applications for the […]

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Harvard’s Free Architecture Course Is Back This Year

Remember last year when the Harvard Graduate School of Design debuted a free online architecture course for anyone to take? It’s being offered again this year—which is […]

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Harvard’s Hasty Pudding Theatricals Will Allow Women Next Year

For more than 220 years, Harvard’s Hasty Pudding Theatricals cast has been an all boys’ club. That’s about to change. On Thursday, the group’s president, […]

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Harvard Accepts 14.5 Percent of Early Applicants

The college admission process is a stressful, drawn out, overwrought beast. It’s a series of orchestrated steps and checklist items (become club president, join the […]

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Massachusetts Higher Education Leaders Condemn Republican Tax Bill

As the proposed federal tax overhaul makes its way through the Senate, many Massachusetts higher education leaders are united in their view that the Republican […]

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Department of Justice Investigates Harvard’s Admissions Policies

The line between illicit discrimination and affirmative action is grey and fuzzy and confusing. And the Department of Justice just isn’t quite sure what side […]

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Education

Seven Massachusetts Academics Win Rhodes Scholarship

Massachusetts is filled with people who are as smart as they think they are, the Rhodes Trust confirms. The prestigious Rhodes Scholarship—earned in the past […]

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Harvard Has a Chance for Redemption in Saturday’s Rivalry Game at Yale

The Game has returned. After Yale stunned Harvard in last year’s contest to take home its first victory in a decade, the Crimson travel to […]

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Harvard Receives $12.1 Million Grant from Chan Zuckerberg Initiative

Harvard College, home of the $35.7 billion endowment, just got a little bit more help from its wealthy friends, with a $12.1 million grant from […]

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Job Fair for Visually Impaired Highlights Homogeneity of Options in Boston Job Market

After the handshake comes the elevator pitch. If that goes well, it’s on to the informational chit chat and the business card exchange. The job […]

Arts & Entertainment

Sir Elton John Named Harvard Humanitarian of the Year

Along with Grammy winner, Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, and knight, Sir Elton John can now add another impressive title to his otherworldly resume: […]

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Harvard Is Taking Back a Medal from Harvey Weinstein

As American institutions reckon with the undoing of Harvey Weinstein, the powerful movie producer and accused sexual predator, Harvard University has decided to take back […]

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Committee Rolls Back Suggestion to Ban Harvard Social Clubs

The experimental petri dish that is Harvard’s social scene is being tinkered with again. The committee that recommended a ban on the school’s final clubs, […]

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Protesters Confront Betsy DeVos at the Harvard Kennedy School

Protesters, some standing with their fists in the air and waving signs that included the words “white supremacist,” swarmed to greet Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos Thursday […]