Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Peter Bailey-Wells Globe Staff January 16, 2019 John Harvard, the minister whose donation of 400£ helped establish the Cambridge university that bears his name, is the official mascot of Harvard University. The sports teams at Harvard are called the Crimson.But walk the campus and you might find a much-celebrated unofficial mascot lurking in the rooms of the law school or stalking through the grass outside Pierce Hall.His name is Remy. He is a cat.Sometimes he lives at the @hlslib Circulation Desk! pic.twitter.com/RitKbPf21l— Kyle K. Courtney (@KyleKCourtney) January 15, 2019 Advertisement Remy, an orange tabby, wanders the school in search of patches of sunlight, snuggly boxes, and friendly interactions. He’s wildly popular — a Facebook page dedicated to “Remy the Humanities Cat” has more than 2,500 followers. He was … [Read more...] about Say hello to Remy, Harvard’s cat-in-residence
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Share Tweet Plus One Pin It Email Print By: Live Law December 19, 2018 11:10 pm Change Font Size Harvard Law School’s Institute for Global Law and Policy Residential Fellowship Program applications are now open. Funding: Inaugurated in 2006, the Fellowship Program offers full or partial doctoral and post-doctoral fellowship support to a small number of scholars pursuing research in areas related to the IGLP’s ongoing work. The number of Fellowships awarded each year depends upon the available funding. Eligibility: Applicants considered for Fellowships are those whose work is challenging, original and focuses on progressive and alternative ideas within International Law. Often, work of this nature is not supported by mainstream institutional resources and the IGLP strives to give opportunities for diverse ideas to flourish. IGLP Fellows are integral members of the Institute and provide valuable programming insight and assistance with the execution … [Read more...] about Call For Applications: IGLP Global Law And Policy Residential Fellowship Program
Less than a week after 187 new U.S. citizens were naturalized in a ceremony at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library on Election Day, the JFK Library Foundation hosted a reception and dinner recognizing the numerous contributions of immigrants to America. On Saturday evening, the JFKLF’s New Frontier Network held a panel discussion by a trio of immigrants: former “Saturday Night Live” star Horatio Sanz, who was born in Chile and recently naturalized; “Black Panther” and “The Good Place” actor Bambadjan Bamba, who emigrated from the Ivory Coast and is a Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipient; and founder of the New American Leaders foundation Sayu Bhojwani, who was born in India, grew up in Belize, and is also a naturalized citizen. Prior to the discussion, Khizr Khan, an immigrant from Pakistan whose son, Humayun, was killed while serving in the U.S. Army during the Iraq war, gave a speech in honor of Veterans Day with … [Read more...] about ‘Black Panther,’ ‘SNL’ actors come together for a celebration of immigrants at JFK Library
Much like the first day of spring in Boston, the first day of summer movie season is a tough one to nail down. You may think spring has arrived early when greeted by a 70-degree day in early March, only for a snowstorm and weeks of bitter cold to change your mind. Similarly, one of the biggest blockbusters of the year, Marvel’s “Black Panther,” can come out on Feb. 16, only to be followed by more than a month of underperformers like “A Wrinkle in Time,” “Tomb Raider,” and “Pacific Rim Uprising.” With Chris Evans and the rest of the Marvel gang in “Avengers: Infinity War” breaking several box office records last weekend in a debut that saw the film earn $258 million domestically and a shade under $641 million worldwide, it’s safe to say that summer movie season has finally arrived. (The summer-like temperatures this week don’t hurt, either.) With that in mind — and in sticking with our … [Read more...] about 17 movies Bostonians should know about this summer
Democracy Dies in Darkness Sections Home Try 1 month for $1 Username Sign In Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Subscribe Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Accessibility for screenreader Politics The Debrief: An occasional series offering a reporter’s insights The Debrief: An occasional series offering a reporter’s insights by Philip Rucker by Philip Rucker Email the author April 24 at 11:10 AM Email the author As concern grew inside his orbit that Michael Cohen might become a cooperating witness to federal investigators, President Trump issued a declaration about his longtime personal lawyer and fixer. “Most people will flip if the Government lets them out of trouble,” Trump tweeted over the weekend. He added: “Sorry, I don’t see Michael doing that.” By … [Read more...] about Trump keeps saying he’s innocent. So why does he keep sounding like he’s guilty?