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Management Co. Taps New Head of Public Equity

Ryan, who most recently served as the chief investment officer at MDR Capital Management in New York, will start his new role in September.

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Cambridge Police Investigating Church Street Robbery

Cambridge Police are investigating a Harvard staff member’s report that he was robbed by two men early Tuesday morning on Church Street.

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Report Shows ‘Blended’ Learning Still in Experimental Stages

So-called “blended” courses offered during the spring semester received lower student ratings than earlier, traditional offerings of those courses, according to a recent internal report.

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Warrior-Scholar Project Hosts Inaugural Program at Law School

Veterans were on campus for a one-week intensive pilot program designed to help military veterans transition from the battlefield to the classroom and beyond.

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CFO Shore To Depart in September, Continuing String of Shake-Ups

Shore will be joining OnShape Inc., a technology start-up in Cambridge, as its CFO.

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FAS Names New Development Head Mid-Campaign

Vice President of Management for the University of Alberta O’Neil A.S. Outar will take over as the new senior associate dean and director of development for the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, a shift in leadership that comes nearly a year after the FAS launched its campaign for the Arts and Sciences.

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Leverett House Resident Dean Will Take Leave to Join Ad Board

Leverett House Resident Dean Lauren E. Brandt ’01 will serve as the interim assistant dean in the Secretary of the Administrative Board’s office.

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Sexual Assault Policy Changes Met With Mixed Reactions from Student Leaders, Activists

In the days after Harvard announced sweeping, University-wide changes to its sexual assault policies and resolution procedures, student leaders and activists said that while the approve of many of the policy’s changes, they are dismayed that they did not establish a more expansive definition of sexual assault.

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Former Governor, Biden’s Sister Among Fall IOP Fellows

Former Washington Gov. Christine Gregoire, Valerie Biden Owens, columnist Kristen Soltis Anderson, former Turner Broadcasting Systems CEO Phil Kent, former RNC chairman Frank Fahrenkopf, and health care consultant Anton J. Gunn will lead study groups and campus events.

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Former Mechanic, Member of Square Homeless Community Dies at 58

Melvin Jenkins, known by students and frequenters of Harvard Square as a warm and friendly man, died on June 16 in Massachusetts General Hospital.

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Khurana Names New Dean for Administration, Finance

In one of his first moves as dean of the College, Rakesh Khurana has named Rutgers University administrator Sheila Thimba the College’s new dean of administration and finance, filling a post that has been without a permanent appointee for nearly a year.

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Research

Record-Setting $650M Donation Paves Way for Psychiatric Research at Broad

The donation is the largest ever given for psychiatric research, according to the institute’s press release, and promises to put the Cambridge-based biological research foundation on stable footing for years to come.

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Central Administration

Univ. Announces New Sexual Assault Policy Including Central Office, ‘Preponderance of the Evidence’ Standard

A new set of University-wide Title IX policies and procedures set to take effect this fall will create a central office to investigate cases of sexual assault and gender-based harassment and institute a “preponderance of the evidence” standard for evaluating those allegations.

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Khurana Quietly Assumes College Deanship as Pfister Makes Exit

Rakesh Khurana, Cabot House co-master and Business School professor, is officially the new dean of Harvard College.

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Cambridge

Cambridge License Commission Discusses Crackdown on Ridesharing Services

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Shuttle Service To Add Early Morning Route, Operate during Move-In

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Slive Remembered as Engaging Professor, Prolific Scholar, and Warm Presence

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Cambridge Crime Continues Downward Trend

Serious crime in Cambridge decreased significantly during the first half of 2014, according to a recent report released by the Cambridge Police Department.

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College

Feds Allege Parents of 2013 Grad Defrauded College of Financial Aid Funding

According to the complaint, Joseph N. Fonge and Barbara E. Fonge reported false income figures to the University between 2010 and 2013 in an attempt to defraud the College of financial aid funding.

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Suspect Apprehended After Alleged Sexual Assault at Arboretum

A 23-year-old man was arrested last Friday on charges of aggravated rape and armed robbery in connection with an alleged sexual assault on the grounds of Harvard’s Arnold Arboretum in Jamaica Plain.

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Harvard Kennedy School

Corp. Member Bacow To Join Kennedy School as Leader-in-Residence

Lawrence S. Bacow, the president emeritus of Tufts University and a member of the Harvard Corporation, will join the Kennedy School’s Center for Public Leadership as its inaugural leader-in-residence.

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Former Canadian Political Leader Assumes Full-Time Post at Kennedy School

Former Canadian opposition leader Michael G. Ignatieff will become the Edward R. Murrow Chair of press, politics, and public policy at the Kennedy School of Government.

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