Harvard launches new student survey on sexual misconduct

New trainee study inquires about sexual attack and misbehavior. Trainees have up until April 30 to finish a University study on sexual misbehavior. Organizers guarantee individuals that ‘we will take their reactions seriously and respond in accordance with what we discover’ On April 2, the University released the Harvard Trainee Study on Sexual Attack & … Read more

Harvard dinner brings together donors and financial aid students

A leg up Jackie Ho '19 (left) shares a laugh with Ken Griffin and Claudine Gay at the Celebration of Scholarship dinner. Photos by Will Halsey The annual Celebration of Scholarships dinner brings together students and donors to share what financial aid means to them For senior Caleb Ringkob, changing lives through medicine is more … Read more

Event commemorating 1969 Harvard strike to include current student activists

Striking lessons from the 1960s Courtesy of Harvard University Archives Event to commemorate student protest that rocked the campus, connect to today’s student-activists Miles Rapoport ’71 boasts an impressive resumé. He spent 15 years as a community organizer and another 15 as a state legislator and the secretary of state in Connecticut. In 2017, he … Read more

Harvard’s Board of Overseers’ president and president-elect discuss roles

Overseeing progress Susan Carney, current president of the Board of Overseers, and Michael Brown, president-elect for 2019-20, discuss their roles and the challenges that face higher education. Kris Snibbe/Harvard Staff Photographer An interview with the current and future presidents of the alumni board that acts as a ‘Socratic steward of the University’ On a recent … Read more

Harvard addresses student mental health with new task force

Provost convenes task force to address students’ psychological well-being Mario Small (from left), Emma Dench, and Matt Nock head up the task force on managing student mental health. A proactive response as student mental health issues increase at Harvard and nationwide This semester, the Office of the Provost convened a task force on managing student … Read more

Harvard professor combines coding with community

Coding for a cause Professor Jelani Nelson founded AddisCoder, a program that teaches students in Ethiopia how to code. Rose Lincoln/Harvard Staff Photographer Professor Jelani Nelson shows young Ethiopians the opportunities of technology When he was just 4 years old, Jelani Nelson got his first taste of what computers could do, and it came in … Read more

You’re Probably Using Your Sun-Blocking Moisturizer Wrong

Credit: The Gender Spectrum Collection SPF facial moisturizers can block the sun's dangerous ultraviolet rays as effectively as comparable sunscreens, but only if you use them correctly. And according to a new paper published today (April 3) in the journal PLOS One, you probably don't. Sun-blocking moisturizers are popular beauty products, often marketed as "anti-aging" … Read more

NBA players and Harvard M.B.A. students work together to build business acumen

The NBA-HBS career connection Harvard Business School Professor Anita Elberse is leading a new program that pairs NBA players with M.B.A. student mentors to help young athletes up their business game. Photo by Kwame Owusu-Kesse/K.KESS Photography In novel new program, basketball players and student mentors work together to build business acumen Years ago, when children … Read more

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