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Harvard President Bacow to be awarded honorary doctorate from U of Haifa

UH and Harvard have recently been collaborating with one another in marine sciences, archaeology and environmental studies.

"The Israel Summit"

First-ever virtual 'Israel Summit' launched by Harvard, Columbia University

"Our goal is to allow students of all backgrounds to form unique and personal connections to the State of Israel, in a holistic and nonpartisan environment."

Jewish Harvard professor dies while climbing in Pakistan’s mountains

Alex Goldfarb, an immigrant from the former Soviet Union, was an experienced climber as well as a beloved nephrologist who taught at Harvard Medical School.

By PHILISSA CRAMER/JTA
22/01/2021

Top Biden civil rights nominee erred in inviting antisemitic author

Kristen Clarke says she erred in inviting an antisemitic author to speak while at Harvard.

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
15/01/2021

Harvard’s top astronomer to ‘Post’: Alien life could exist

Lightsail technology could allow humanity to achieve interstellar travel • Modern “Noah’s Ark” could help save, reconstruct life on Earth.

12/01/2021

Chief Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat to mentor students at Harvard

Erekat will mentor students and give virtual seminars as a fellow in The Future of Diplomacy Project at the Kennedy School’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
03/09/2020

Did coronavirus start spreading in August? Harvard says yes, China says no

The study's authors said increased hospital traffic and symptom search data in Wuhan preceded the documented start of the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic in December 2019.

By REUTERS
09/06/2020

ADL backs Harvard in lawsuit challenging race-based admissions policies

The ADL argued against a claim that Harvard’s treatment of Asian-American applicants is similar to the discrimination it practiced against Jews.

By PENNY SCHWARTZ/ JTA
29/05/2020

Jewish member assaulted by Arab at Harvard Club event sues institution

"All I did was ask a simple question, and right when I got up, a grown man my father's age, got up, and tried putting his hands on me, he tried taking the microphone from me."

11/02/2020

Ram Dass, psychedelic drug pioneer, dies at age 88

“He was a guide for thousands seeking to discover or reclaim their spiritual identity beyond or within institutional religion.”

By REUTERS
23/12/2019
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