Paul Phillips

Associate News Editor

March 5, 2015

Journalism professor discusses human trafficking issues

Human trafficking is not merely about forced prostitution and sex slavery, but instead encompasses a much wider variety of issues related to coerced labor, independent journalist and visiting professor Noy Thrupkaew argued at a talk Thursday. Thrupkaew will deliver the same presentation as … Read More

February 8, 2015

Peltz ’15, O’Neil ’15 receive ReachOut fellowships

Bina Peltz ’15 and Cody O’Neil ’15 were awarded the 2015 fellowships from ReachOut 56-81-06, which each includes a $30,000 stipend funded by alumni that supports year-long public service projects after graduation. Peltz, a politics concentrator from Bala Cynwyd, Pa., and recipient of the ReachOut Domestic … Read More

December 11, 2014

Beacom ’15, Diehl ’15 named Sachs Scholars

William Beacom ’15 and Brett Diehl ’15 have been named Sachs Scholars, the University announced Thursday. The Daniel M. Sachs Class of 1960 Graduating Scholarship is an award given to seniors who are considering careers in public service. Recipients study at Worcester College at the University … Read More

December 10, 2014

News & Notes: Harvard law students request postponement of exams, following Columbia action

Students at Harvard Law School have written a letter requesting that final exams be postponed for those who protested the grand jury decisions in Ferguson and New York City, the Boston Globe reported. Grand juries had decided to acquit Daniel Pantaleo and Darren Wilson, both … Read More

November 5, 2014

News and Notes: Yale graduate criticizes colleges’ sexual misconduct policies

Patrick Witt, a 2012 graduate of Yale, published an article in the Boston Globe Monday in which he criticized Harvard’s sexual misconduct policies based on his own experiences at Yale, the Yale Daily News reported. Witt, formerly a football quarterback and Rhodes Scholar finalist, was … Read More

October 8, 2014

Simmons gives lecture on human trafficking

Laws relating to the prosecution or enforcement of human trafficking are developing and spreading much more than laws relating to the prevention or the protection of victims, Harvard professor Beth Simmons argued at a lecture on Wednesday. Simmons is a professor of international affairs and director … Read More