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.

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.

Shorenstein Center Names Six New Fellows for Spring 2018

The fellows will study the intersection of technology and public policy, as well as issues like climate change and the divide between rural and urban America.

Harvard’s New Allston Plans Face Weeks of Review

Harvard officially filed a master plan for a segment of its Allston properties with Boston’s urban planning agency in early December—but the document will likely remain under review for weeks to come.

Students, Staff Concerned over Fate of DACA

​The eyes of Harvard’s undocumented students are turned to Washington as lawmakers negotiate a deal to protect undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S. as children.

For Likely Candidates, Harvard’s Top Job Would Bring Pay Raise

Faust’s successor could expect to make over $1.4 million annually—a pay raise for candidates likely on the shortlist.

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.

Obituary

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

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.

College

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.

GSAS

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.

FAS

Economics Professors Predict Bitcoin Will Drop in Value

Central Administration

Board of Overseers Candidates Announced

Allston

Eminem to Headline Boston Calling at Harvard Facilities

Harvard Management Co

Harvard Sells Majority Stake in NYC Properties for $244 Million

Allston

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

Central Administration

Experts Say Search Committee Likely Interviewing Candidates

“Less than 20 [candidates], they definitely should be doing candidate interviews,” said John Assunto, a managing partner of a search firm.

Student Life

Harvard Team Wins 2018 World Debating Championship

After waiting hours to hear the final decision, Harvard's winning duo jumped up and down when judges announced them as the victors in a 5–4 vote over Princeton University.

University Finances

Corp. Weighs Indigenous, Environmental Concerns in Shareholder Report

Harvard voted on a number of new shareholder proposals in 2017 related to indigenous rights, criminal background checks, and divestment from fossil fuels, according to an annual shareholder responsibility report released Tuesday.

Central Administration

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

Bol’s decision comes after a five year tenure in the job; he was the first person to hold the position, which administrators debuted in 2013.

Student Life

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

Kappa Kappa Gamma—the third sorority to come to Harvard—is the first campus sorority to go co-ed since the College announced its social group penalties in May 2016.

Harvard Medical School

Medical School Professor Resigns Amid Harassment Allegations

GSAS

NLRB Delays Finalizing Harvard’s 2016 Unionization Election Due to Weather

Snow

Harvard to Close Thursday Due to ‘Severe’ Storm

Harvard Medical School

Medical School Will Sell Some Property to Alleviate Debt

Cambridge City Council

City Council Elects McGovern Mayor, Devereux Vice Mayor