Tom Menino at Boston Calling

Menino, Longtime Boston Mayor, Left His Mark on Harvard

Menino worked alongside four Harvard presidents and countless University employees assigned to massage Harvard’s relationship with the city. On Thursday, many of those Harvard officials remembered Menino as a unique politician.

Allstonians Raise Construction Concerns at Task Force Meeting

At a Harvard-Allston Task Force meeting, Allston residents reiterated community concerns with construction management issues that they felt Harvard has not addressed.

Four UC Tickets Vie for Space on Ballot, Two Penalized Thus Far

Undergraduate Council elections have kicked off amid some confusion about rules for soliciting petition signatures via Facebook.

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Sexual Assault Task Force To Host Student Focus Group Sessions

The President’s Task Force on the Prevention of Sexual Assault will begin hosting student focus group sessions early next month.


Lepore Unmasks Wonder Woman’s Feminist Origins

Wonder Woman soared as a feminist icon in the early twentieth century, argued American History professor Jill M. Lepore on Thursday.


Profs Argue for Integration of Sciences, Humanities

Psychology professor Steven A. Pinker and Philosophy professor Susanna Siegel talked about integrating the sciences and humanities.


Prof. Talks Causes, Consequences of Umbrella Movement

David Zweig, a social science professor at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, spoke about the Umbrella Movement.

Experts Debate Race-Based College Admissions

Two experts in educational inequality exchanged diverging opinions on race-based affirmative action in the college admissions process at a forum at GSE.

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Prof. Files Motion Requesting Health Benefits Changes Reversal

If the motion passes—by a majority vote of the present Faculty members—Faust would not be compelled to make any changes to the benefits plans, but the request would carry the formal support of the full Faculty.

Men's Ice Hockey

Hockey Preview 2014

The Oval

Seeing Red: Stanford v. Harvard

blood handprint

Dead Letter: The Aesthetics of Horror

Election Strategy

Where Did All The Ideas Go?

School of Public Health

UNICEF Dinner Lauds New Joint Public Health Program

Barrie Landry was honored at the UNICEF Children’s Champion Award Dinner with the Helenka Pantaleoni Humanitarian Award.


Harvard Study Reveals National Concussion Education Lacking

Although a recent study found that colleges often fail to provide adequate concussion education programs for their athletes, students and administrators at Harvard say that the College has adhered to detailed guidelines for treating and identifying concussions.

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The Square

Biden Caravan Shuts Down Square Briefly En Route to Fundraiser

Several streets in an around the Square were temporarily shut down Wednesday evening, as a caravan of vehicles and limousines carrying Vice President Joseph R. Biden to and from a nearby fundraiser passed through Cambridge.


IOP Poll Finds Declining Support for Obama among Millennials

Those figures reflect a eight percent shift since 2010, when only 43 percent were for the Republicans and 55 percent of the cohort indicated that they would prefer Democratic control.

Student Groups

Behind Closed Doors, Khurana Met with Unrecognized Social Clubs

In a meeting with unrecognized student social clubs, Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana asked about Harvard’s social scene and inclusivity, opening a more than hour-long discussion and prompting some pushback from club leaders, attendees said.


Panelists Share Mixed Opinions on Hong Kong Protests


Students Prepare for National Novel Writing Month

Ed School

Veteran Univ. Administrator Discusses 'Cost Disease' in Higher Ed

Radcliffe Institute

ACLU Director: Recent Rulings Endanger Women’s Rights


Currier Dean Takes BU Job, Will Depart at Year's End


Murray To Resign as SEAS Dean at Year's End

Murray has served as dean since July 2009 and is the second dean this year to announce her impending departure, following the announcement earlier this month that David T. Ellwood ’75 will resign as dean of the Kennedy School of Government at the end of the academic year.

Student Groups

Citing Workplace Injuries, DoubleTree Workers Call for Faust Meeting

Students, workers, and local politicians convened for a roundtable discussion Tuesday evening to discuss workplace hazards at the Boston-Cambridge DoubleTree Suites, which is located in a Harvard-owned building.


College To Begin Honor Council Nomination Process

Administrators will begin accepting nominations next week to fill undergraduate positions on the student-faculty Honor Council that will adjudicate academic integrity cases starting next fall.

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House Life

HUDS 'Traffic Light' Labels Raise Concerns

A senior thesis project introducing color-coded labeling into dining halls has raised concerns among some undergraduates who said that the system may cause additional eating-related stress.

Harvard Square

Homeless Woman Found Dead in Square

A 66-year-old homeless woman was found dead in Harvard Square early Tuesday morning, the Cambridge Police Department reported later in the day.

Student Life

Fellows Assist College on Diversity Initiatives


Journalists Predict Close Mass. Gubernatorial Race


Travel Restrictions Won’t Alter Affiliates’ Ebola Work


Experts Compare Education Reform in U.S. and E.U.

Ethnic or Cultural Groups

Asian Alumni Reflect and Reconnect at Summit