Tag: Harvard

NYPD officers

NYPD Replaced by Mental Health Experts in NYC; Your College Degree Might Not Be Worth the Debt; and More

NYPD may no longer respond to mental health emergencies in NYC. New York City administrators have announced a new pilot program where teams of EMS health workers and mental health crisis workers will be dispatched to emergency mental health calls placed to the city’s 911 system rather than the NYPD,…

Bacow, Harvard, Epstein

Harvard University President Lawrence Bacow Announces Review of Donations from Jeffrey Epstein

Harvard University has publicly acknowledged accepting multi-million-dollar donations from the late sex offender Jeffrey Epstein from 1998 to 2007. Harvard president Lawrence Bacow has condemned Epstein’s actions and said the donations are under review. Epstein pleaded guilty to sex charges in 2008, and the university rejected a proposed gift after…

Harvard students

Black, Female Harvard Students Say School Did Not Protect Them After Racist, Sexist Threats

Four first-year Harvard Law School students say that the school hasn’t taken seriously “racist taunts about affirmative action and intelligence” and “body-shaming” language, including personal insults, sent to them by another student. The messages were sent from an anonymous person, though the students told Buzzfeed News they think they know…

faculty deans Stephanie Robinson Harvard Professor Ronald S. Sullivan, Jr. Harvey Weinstein

Harvard’s First Black Faculty Deans Removed Over Professor’s Decision to Represent Harvey Weinstein in Sexual Assault Cases

Harvard University announced that Professor Ronald S. Sullivan, Jr. and his lecturer wife, Stephanie Robinson, will not return as faculty deans at the Winthrop House, an undergraduate residential house. Harvard College Dean Rakesh Khurana sent an email to staff and students on Saturday informing them the two would not return…

Blac Chyna Harvard University

Blac Chyna and Harvard at Odds Over ‘Acceptance,’ But Pay to Play is the Bigger Issue

Blac Chyna, aka Angela White, disclosed on Thursday that she had been accepted into Harvard University’s online business school. The former television personality and mother of Rob Kardashian’s daughter is allegedly enrolled in an online course called Business Analytics at the university’s Business School. She shared her “acceptance letter” with…

Trump to Reverse Obama-Era Guidelines on Considering Race in College Admissions

The Trump administration plans to toss an Obama-era guideline that encourages colleges and universities to consider race as a way of promoting diversity. The Department of Justice (DOJ) is reversing 2011 and 2016 legal guidelines set during the Obama administration to “avoid racial isolation” as administration officials contend the guidelines…