Title IX Officer

Title IX Office Hires Temporary Help as Posts Remain Vacant

Administrators are interviewing candidates to fill two remaining positions in the new central office charged with investigating sexual harassment complaints.

Kim Secured ‘Extraordinary’ Bargain, Experts Say

Eldo Kim, who was charged last week for allegedly sending emailed bomb threats last December, reached an “unusual” yet “fair” arrangement, law experts say.

Karvonides Assures Neutrality After Law School Op-Ed

University Title IX Officer Mia Karvonides reacts to an op-ed signed by more than a quarter of the HLS faculty that condemned the University's new sexual assault policy.

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Activists Kick Off Week-Long Fast for Divestment

Dozens of members of the Harvard community will not be swiping into dining halls this week as they participate in Divest Harvard’s week-long fast.

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FAS Office, Not ODR, Still Handling Faculty Misconduct Cases

The newly-formed Office for Sexual and Gender-Based Dispute Resolution will play no role in the investigation of faculty misconduct.

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Mass. Gen. Eyes Expansion in China; Harvard Not Involved

The project, under the working title “MGH Hospital China,” would be MGH’s first major international satellite and has the potential to be a key source of revenue for the hospital.

Panelists Highlight Art and Culture’s Power in Politics

Art and culture have a large role to play in the politics of the 21st century, a panel of scholars agreed Monday night while discussing past uses of those tools in Colombia and India.

Cambridge Residents Oppose Construction in Silver Maple Forest

Residents came out to a Cambridge City Council meeting Monday evening to support a resolution to protect the Silver Maple Forest.

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Regatta Tourists Buoy Local Businesses

Last weekend’s Head of the Charles Regatta brought with it throngs of visitors and the usual bump in sales for Harvard Square businesses.

Data Sculpture
Visual Arts

Painting by the Numbers: Data Visualization

School at School
Columns

What We Forget About School: School

Head of the Charles
Men's Crew

Head of the Charles 2014

Understanding Faith
Columns

Understanding Faith

Harvard Law School

Snowden, Lessig Speak via Google Hangout

Edward Snowden—a whistleblower considered by different groups to be a martyr, a coward, and a traitor—spoke with Law School professor Lawrence Lessig via Google Hangouts at a packed lecture hall Monday.

Academics

Proposed Concentration Sparks Anticipation, Questions for Art Lovers

Students involved in the arts on campus expressed excitement at the newly proposed ‘Theater, Dance, and Media’ concentration.

SEAS

Researchers Develop Bacteria Repellant for Medical Equipment

Harvard scientists developed a coating for medical devices that repels blood and bacteria, researchers announced last Sunday.

Research

Researchers Unveil Nanoparticle Construction Method

By enabling the creation of nanoparticles in user-specified shapes out of materials like silver or gold, the breakthrough offers a range of applications in solar cells, disease detection, and laser technology.

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Events

Panelists Weigh Implications of Cyprus Natural Gas Reserves

The discovery of natural gas reserves around Cyprus raises both hope and concern regarding relations among countries in the Middle East and Europe, panelists said Thursday at the Center for European Studies.

FAS

Teaching Campaign Gets Another Endorsement, Plans Outreach

IOP

IOP To Partner with Think Tanks for Congressional Training Program

Harvard Business School

With Tomato Paste, Harvard Graduates Hope To Empower Farmers

Student Life

Law School Profs Condemn New Sexual Harassment Policy

Harvard Business School

First Teams Get To Work in New Alumni Startup Space

Harvard Medical School

Professor Outlines Risks, Benefits of Genome Editing

Harvard Medical School professor George M. Church discussed the possibilities and dangers of genetic engineering at a lecture Wednesday.

Health

Study: Genes Can Help Explain Coffee Consumption

The research indicates that eight genes in the human body may be related to coffee consumption, either directly or indirectly.

Research

With Collaboration, Scientists Test Gene Therapy for 'Bubble Boy Disease'

A new variation of gene therapy raises hopes for a safe and effective long-term treatment for the life-threatening heritable disorder.

Central Administration

Harvard Tightens Travel Restrictions as Ebola Outbreak Worsens

The University released last week a new set of guidelines regarding medical screening and travel to the countries most affected by Ebola.

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Undergraduate Council

Council Leaders Detail Measures To Increase Student Voice

Following a meeting with University President Drew G. Faust last week, Undergraduate Council leaders are moving forward with plans to better include student voice in administrative and faculty decisions.

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HUDS

For Longtime HUDS Staffer, Multimillion-Dollar Windfall Brings Relief

College

Government Grants Temporary Visa to Junior Stuck in Mexico

Health

Faculty Seek To Push Back Against Benefits Changes

Graduate School of Design

Design School Launches Center for Sustainable Buildings, Cities

College

Third Gen Ed Town Hall Draws Deans, Four Students