Kimberly Theidon

Professor Files Charge Alleging University Violated Title IX in Denying Her Tenure

Theidon alleges that the denial was in retaliation for her public expressions of support for sexual assault victims, as well as for complaining that she was not receiving the same pay as her male colleagues.

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Corporation Approves New Policy for Searches of Electronic Communications

Under the new policy, electronic searches must be authorized by “an appropriate and accountable person” and must serve “a legitimate and important University purpose.”

Low Voter Turnout in Coop Elections is Concerning but Familiar

With a week left until the end of elections for the Harvard Coop’s board of directors on April 24, candidates and Coop management remain uncertain whether enough members will ultimately vote in the elections.

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In Ukraine, Harvard Alumni Seek To Professionalize New Government

The Harvard Club of Ukraine is collaborating with the alumni organizations of other universities from across the U.S. and Europe to fill vacant positions in the interim Ukrainian government with Western-educated professionals.

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Faust Says University Has Submitted Revised Sexual Assault Policy

At an open forum sponsored by the Undergraduate Council Thursday, University President Drew G. Faust announced that Harvard had submitted in recent weeks a revised sexual assault policy.

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Second-Year Law School Student Wins $250,000 Judgment

Last month, Harvard Legal Aid Bureau student attorney Carolina Kupferman ’11 secured a $250,000 judgement for her client in a divorce case.

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Med School Prof. Finds Brain Abnormalities in Young Marijuana Users

In a recent study, Jodi Gilman, a professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, discovered brain abnormalities in young adults who are marijuana smokers.

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Scholar Speaks on Influence of African American Muslims

Zaheer Ali ’94, scholar and former vice president of the Harvard Islamic Society and the Black Students Association, spoke about the increasing influence of African American Muslims on American culture at a talk at the Barker Center Thursday evening.

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Harvard Library and Museum in D.C. Join HUCTW

After a majority vote April 1, 45 Dumbarton Oaks employees are now eligible to join the Harvard Union for Clerical and Technical Workers.

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Youth Homelessness in the Square
Harvard Square

For Homeless Youth, Age Can Compound Challenges of Life on the Streets

On Year Later: Boston Marathon Bombings
Boston Marathon

VIDEO: Looking Back One Year Later, Harvard Affiliates Prepare to Return to Finish Line

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Arts

Rebuilding the Past: Harvard's Beautification Renaissance

Awkward Eye Contact
Columns

Let’s Talk about Campus-Eye-Contact-Culture

On Campus

Contract Employee Injured after Fall from Science Center Roof

Around 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, a contract employee for Harvard Energy and Utilities Services fell from a water cooling tower while working on the roof of the Science Center.

Research

2014-2015 Du Bois Institute Fellows Announced

The Hutchins Center for African and African American Research announced its 23 W. E. B. Du Bois fellows for the 2014-2015 academic year on Tuesday.

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Student Life

With Pressures from Administration, InstaNomz Closes Doors

After a conflict with the Office of Student Life, the student founders of the food delivery start-up will seek to expand their business to other schools.

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Harvard Business School

At i-Lab, Business Students Create Guides to Life’s Biggest Transitions

Students can now learn from the experiences of mentors through a collection of free online courses at LifeGuides.me.

College

If Approved, New Credit System Could Diversify Course Offerings, Standardize Accreditation

A proposal before the Faculty of Arts and Sciences to convert the College’s current course unit system to a more nationally recognized credit system could lead to an increase in the number and variety of nontraditional course offerings and a University-wide standardization of Harvard’s accreditation system.

University Finances

Pershing Square Foundation Gives $17 Million To Fund Human Behavior Initiative

Harvard Business School

Former President of Mexico Discusses the Economics of Climate Change

Boston Marathon

VIDEO: Looking Back One Year Later, Harvard Affiliates Prepare to Return to Finish Line

College

Tyrrell Named New Men’s Swimming Coach

Commencement

Barth ’89 Will Lead Alumni at Commencement as Chief Marshal

Allston

New Ed Portal Initiative Combines Online Courseware, In-Person Lecture For Allstonians

The new initiative was formalized and kicked off by Peter K. Bol during a lecture Monday night.

Harvard Medical School

One Year after Marathon Bombings, Countway Library’s Digital Archive Commemorates Emergency Medical Response

The Countway Library of Medicine is continuing its efforts to expand “Strong Medicine,” a digital archive that captures and compiles the stories of last year’s emergency respondents.

Harvard Medical School

Study Links Television Viewing with Lesser Amounts of Sleep

Harvard researchers recently published the results of a long-term study showing that watching greater amounts of television is associated with lesser amounts of sleep for children in their infancy and middle childhood.

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Research

Study by Harvard-Affiliated Heart Researcher Retracted from Scientific Journal

Recent research by Piero Anversa, a leading figure in cardiovascular science, has come under fire after an article he co-authored was retracted from a major medical journal.

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Undergraduate Council

UC To Ask College To Pay for Summer Storage in Renovated Houses

The Undergraduate Council called on College administrators to cover summer storage costs for students during their weekly meeting.

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Drew Faust

News Analysis: UN-Backed Investment Principles Are More Symbol than Action, Experts Say

City Politics

Allston Community Calls for Neighborhood Improvements through Mass. Turnpike Realignment

University Finances

Students Rally Against Harvard's Management of Timber Plantations in Argentina

College

Students Praise Monáe’s Yardfest Performance

College

Africa Week Wraps Up with Faces of Africa Show