The Ivy League school gave Merkel an honorary Doctor of Laws degree Thursday in advance of her keynote speech at Harvard's 368th commencement ceremony.
By Associated Press
Tamara Lanier is suing the Ivy League school for "wrongful seizure, possession and expropriation" of images she says depict two of her ancestors.
By Collin Binkley, Associated Press
Social science has shown us that when a group perceives a decline in status, economic or otherwise, they are likely to accept narratives that blame a different group — often a stigmatized one — for that decline.
By Natasha K. Warikoo
The Trump administration came out against Harvard University's admission practices on Thursday. A legal battle brought by a group of Asian Americans against one of the most selective schools in the world is heading to federal court this fall, and…
By Charlayne Hunter-Gault
The Grammys are catching up with public opinion by recognizing hip-hop artists in its top categories this year. At Harvard University's Hiphop Archive & Research Institute, the genre and its history is the subject of academic study as a brilliant…
In August, the Justice Department sought lawyers to investigate whether Harvard University has discriminated against Asian Americans in favor of black and Latino applicants. In her column, Harvard professor Natasha Warikoo explains how such efforts are an attempt at a…
By Jennifer Hijazi
Manning, a transgender activist and security expert who was jailed for releasing confidential information to WikiLeaks, and Spicer, known for acerbic exchanges with reporters during his tenure as White House press secretary, join former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski and…
By Sharon Begley, STAT
The U.S. patent office ruled on Wednesday that hotly disputed patents on the revolutionary genome-editing technology CRISPR-Cas9 belong to the Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT, dealing a blow to the University of California.
President-elect Donald Trump used a rally in Cincinnati on Thursday night to “unofficially” announce retired Gen. James “Mad Dog” Mattis as his secretary of defense, telling the audience to keep the news hushed. Meanwhile, at Harvard University's traditionally civil post-election…
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