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Dame Helen Mirren Named Hasty Pudding Woman of the Year

By Winnie McCroy | Saturday Feb 1, 2014
On January 30, Hasty Pudding Theatrical honored honored Academy Award-winning actress Dame Helen Mirren as the recipient of its 2014 Woman of the Year Award.

T Memory Cells May Be Long-Term Viral Reservoir for HIV

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Jan 29, 2014
A new study by investigators from the Harvard-affiliated Massachusetts General Hospital and the Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard may have located HIV’s hiding place, in a small group of T cells with stem-like properties.

Harvard Buildings Evacuated Over Explosives Report

By Denise Lavoie | Monday Dec 16, 2013
Four buildings on Harvard University’s campus near Boston were evacuated Monday after campus police received an unconfirmed report that explosives may have been placed inside, interrupting final exams.

Harvard Professor Apologizes for Keynes Comments

By Mae Anderson | Saturday May 4, 2013
Niall Ferguson, a Harvard history professor and author, apologized on Saturday for saying economist John Maynard Keynes was less invested in the future because he was gay and had no children.

Harvard president welcomes ROTC after 4-decade ban

By Jay Lindsay | Monday Mar 7, 2011
Harvard University officially welcomed the ROTC back to the nation’s oldest college Friday as other elite campuses considered whether to lift their decades-old bans now that Congress has voted to allow gays to serve openly in the military.

Harvard to Welcome ROTC if DADT Ends

By Kilian Melloy | Friday Nov 19, 2010
Harvard University is prepared to roll back its long standing policy of not allowing the ROTC access to the campus through official administrative channels--if and when the anti-gay gay preventing openly gay patriots from serving their country is repealed.

Kagan’s Anti-DADT Stance Becomes Major Issue

By Kilian Melloy | Tuesday May 11, 2010
While the fringe right and the the gay press focus on whether Solicitor General Elena Kagan is a lesbian--the White House says she isn’t--a potentially damaging, and far more mainstream, concern has been raised: Kagan having barred military recruitment at Harvard during her six-year tenure as the dean of the university’s law school.
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