I am writing to inform you that the Title IX investigation into allegations concerning Jorge Dominguez is now complete. The Office for Dispute Resolution (ODR) conducted a thorough and careful review of all formal allegations made against Dominguez, and concluded that he engaged in unwelcome sexual conduct toward several individuals, on multiple occasions over a period spanning nearly four decades.
The responsibility for determining appropriate sanctions for documented Title IX policy violations rests with the School of the...
Kasseem Dean, known in the music world as Swizz Beatz, was used to seeing Gordon Parks’ photographs in meetings with business partners and at the homes of friends who were not African American. It was far more unusual to see the artwork in front of the people Parks represented.... Read more about Bringing art to the people it depicts
A mobile app that stops cyberbullying, a way to support tenants’ rights and housing advocacy, technology that raises the standard of infection prevention, and a science-driven approach to reinventing everyday consumer products received the four top prizes in the eighth annual President’s Innovation Challenge Showcase and Awards Ceremony.... Read more about Students find solutions for social issues
Imagine, if you will, that you could interview anyone alive today — personal heroes, world leaders, or any other walking, talking cultural phenomenon. Who would you choose? For Henna Hundal, this question is more than hypothetical: the Eliot House senior seized the resources at Harvard to interview a wide diversity of distinguished guests on her eponymous radio show.... Read more about At WHRB, Harvard student turns on radio and tunes in listeners
I write to you today in my role as the dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, which oversees Harvard Athletics.
On Monday, Harvard was made aware of allegations involving Peter Brand, our head fencing coach. Specifically, it is alleged that he conducted real estate and non-profit transactions that involved the family of a current and a former student-athlete. We are now moving quickly to learn more about these claims through an independent review.
The islands of Polynesia stretch over thousands of miles of ocean, presenting a daunting barrier to ancient people before the invention of magnetic compasses and modern navigation equipment.... Read more about The greatest migration
Ruben Reyes Jr. ’19 has written numerous columns and editorials for The Crimson, poems and essays for literary journals and websites, and most recently a short story for the Florida Review Online.... Read more about A writer’s journey
It is my pleasure to welcome you back for the start of the spring semester! I hope you’re returning to campus feeling rested, renewed, and ready for the excitement that spring term will bring.
My first six months as dean of the FAS have been an eye-opening journey of discovery, as I’ve continued to learn new and inspiring things about the place I’ve long called my academic home. While touring the next House slated to undergo renewal, I discovered the Adams House tunnel, where generations of students have left their mark through...
President Bacow’s message today responding to the new Title IX rules proposed by the U.S. Department of Education was an important reminder of the strength of our shared values and the progress we have made in our work to prevent and respond to sexual and gender-based harassment and discrimination. From my conversations with faculty, staff, and students... Read more about Title IX