George Daley

HMS Dean Names Likely Candidates for Harvard Presidency

Harvard Medical School Dean George Q. Daley ’82 listed several life scientists he “expects” to see on the presidential search committee’s candidate shortlist.

Politicians Ask Univ. to Pay Nearly ‘Entire Cost’ of West Station

Massachusetts politicians called on Harvard to pay “almost the entire cost” of a nearly $100-million proposed transportation station in Allston in a public letter released Wednesday.

#MeToo May Bring Increased Vetting for Presidential Candidates

Higher education experts say increased national scrutiny of sexual assault and misconduct could affect the search for Harvard's next president.

Professors Gates and Tatar Win NAACP Image Award

The Image awards, presented each year on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, acknowledge “outstanding achievements and performances of people of color in the arts."

Following Delays, Blue Bottle Coffee to Open This Winter

​Blue Bottle Coffee will soon open its liege waffle and avocado toast-filled doors at 40 Bow St., though the opening comes nearly six months later than store had initially planned.

Cardullo’s Plans Boston Expansion

Cardullo’s Gourmet Shoppe, a Harvard Square icon since 1950, is planning to open a second location of its specialty food store in Boston’s Seaport neighborhood.

Gillespie to Join IOP as Spring Fellow

“The fellows are really great because they bring perspectives that do not necessarily exist within the academic sphere,” Abigail P. Bloomfield ’20 said.

Mila Kunis Named Hasty Pudding’s 2018 Woman of the Year

The Hasty Pudding will honor Kunis on Jan. 25 with a parade she will lead through the streets of Cambridge.

Search Committee Holds Secret All-Day Meeting in Suburbia

Members of the committee searching for Harvard’s next president convened secretly in one member's home Saturday, spending almost the whole day in private discussions.

Drew Faust

On MLK Day, Faust Affirms Commitment to Equality

“Now more than ever, it is our responsibility to continue his work and carry forward his legacy, at Harvard and beyond," Faust wrote, referring to Martin Luther King Jr.

Harvard Business School

HBS Grads Increasingly Choose Public Service Careers

Four percent of Business School graduates chose careers in public service in 2017—roughly double the number who did so the previous year.

University Finances

Gupta, Hall Leave Harvard Management Company

Executives Geetanjali Gupta ’00 and Richard L. Hall ’90 will both leave Harvard Management Company in February, on the heels of a year of significant restructuring at HMC.


HBS Chief Information Officer Leaves Harvard to Serve as Stanford CIO

At Harvard, Gallagher manages the business school’s IT strategy, while leading a team of 275 information technology staff.


Harvard Archaeologist Lawrence Stager Dies at 74

“He captured the room when he was in it and swept the rest of us up at that time with him,” a former coworker said of Stager.

Central Administration

Experts Say Search Committee Likely Interviewing Candidates

Student Life

Harvard Team Wins 2018 World Debating Championship

University Finances

Corp. Weighs Indigenous, Environmental Concerns in Shareholder Report

Central Administration

Vice Provost for Advances in Learning Bol to Step Down at End of Summer

Student Life

Kappa Kappa Gamma Now Gender-Neutral Club 'The Fleur-de-Lis'

College Administration

Top DOJ Official Likely Involved in Harvard Admissions Probe

Justice Dept. emails obtained by a civil rights group show that a high-level department official helped oversee the department’s probe into Harvard’s admissions practices.

Central Administration

Faust Surprises Students at Cincinnati High School

University President Drew G. Faust made a stop on her trip to the Midwest this week to give a surprise pep talk to students at a Cincinnati public high school.

Harvard Square

Federal Marijuana Crackdown Could Disrupt Budding Industry

Session’s decision comes just days after the first-ever medical marijuana dispensary opened in Harvard Square.


Brandt Named Associate Dean of Students

Lauren E. Brandt ‘01 will oversee student life initiatives as Harvard College’s next Associate Dean of Students, administrators announced Friday.


Harvard to Hold Second Unionization Election

The mandate to hold a second election came after the National Labor Relations Board unsealed and counted 193 ballots remaining from Harvard’s first unionization election, held Nov. 2016, on Thursday morning.


Economics Professors Predict Bitcoin Will Drop in Value

Central Administration

Board of Overseers Candidates Announced


Eminem to Headline Boston Calling at Harvard Facilities

Harvard Management Co

Harvard Sells Majority Stake in NYC Properties for $244 Million


Filings Offer Clues to Harvard’s Vision for Allston ‘Enterprise’ Campus