As Harvard administrators spoke out against President Donald Trump’s anti-immigration executive orders, the University’s undocumented students say they are pleased with Harvard’s actions—like creating a website and appointing an immigration attorney—that aim to support them.
He is already known as one of Hollywood’s most versatile screen stars, but Ryan Reynolds earned an offbeat claim to fame today with his visit to Harvard to collect the Hasty Pudding Theatricals’ 2017 Man of the Year award.
The veteran actor, who earned a 2017 Golden Globe nomination as the star of the record-breaking film “Deadpool,” was the leading man in a campus visit that culminated with the presentation of his pudding pot at Farkas Hall. Read more about A pudding pot for Ryan Reynolds
University officials, staff, administrators, faculty, alumni, and students stood alongside alumni veterans and active servicemen and -women on Thursday evening at a Pusey Library reception for an evocative exhibition that traces the interwoven histories of two of the country’s oldest institutions: Harvard and the military. Read more about Honoring the Crimson line
Those who cherish the nation’s tradition of religious freedom should be alarmed by President Trump’s executive order temporarily banning immigration from seven Muslim-majority countries and all refugees, two Harvard Divinity School faculty members warned Monday. Read more about Fraught moment for religious freedom
With a recent rise in phishing, the scam efforts in which outsiders attempt to snare sensitive corporate, academic, or personal information by gaining access to computer systems through unsuspecting users, The Gazette talked with Christian Hamer, the chief information security officer for Harvard, to discuss cybersecurity at the University, and the consequences of falling for a phishing email. Read more about Adding security at Harvard
The Trump administration’s executive order banning refugees and immigrants from seven majority Muslim nations from entering the United States for at least several months has stirred a hornet’s nest of concern internationally, including at Harvard, as a global university. Read more about Trials for a global university
The Hasty Pudding Theatricals, the oldest theatrical organization in the United States, has named Oscar-winning actress Octavia Spencer as its 2017 Woman of the Year.
The award is bestowed annually on performers who have made lasting and impressive contributions to entertainment. Established in 1951, the award has been given to many notable entertainers, including Meryl Streep, Debbie Reynolds, Katharine Hepburn, Julia Roberts, Jodie Foster, Dame Helen Mirren, and most recently Kerry Washington. Read more about Octavia Spencer named Woman of the Year
For almost 250 years, the U.S. military and Harvard University have shared a deeply interwoven history. From the thousands of students, faculty, staff, and alumni who have served in uniform to others who have shaped American diplomacy or scientific research, members of the Harvard community have long dedicated themselves in service to the nation’s military.
When Margaret Morris looks around her physics class, sometimes she is the only woman there.
Morris, a senior at Brandeis University, is living the reality for physics in the United States. At a time when women make up the majority of the country’s college students, their numbers still trail male peers in certain fields. And in some disciplines, like physics, women remain a small minority.