Remembering Haley A. Rue

Friends, Family Remember Rue '17 Through Her Own Words

Friends and family of Haley A. Rue ’17, who died this summer while traveling in Germany, packed Memorial Church and Annenberg Hall on Thursday night for an evening in memoriam.

Weeks In, Sexual Harassment Investigation Office Remains Understaffed

Harvard unveiled a new policy to dramatically rework its handling of sexual assault and harassment claims this July, but, several weeks into the semester, the office in charge of investigating those cases is still not fully staffed.

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Scotland Referendum Divides Harvard's Britons

Harvard undergraduates and faculty members were as divided as the Scottish electorate going into Thursday’s referendum on Scotland’s independence.

BGLTQ Activist Calls for Move Beyond Marriage Equality

BGLTQ activist Aisha C. Moodie-Mills said that in order to attain true equality, priorities in the movement must shift towards recognizing and addressing issues of race and class.

On-Campus Interview Participation Drops

The program, which brings employers on campus for full-time job and summer internship interviews, saw a 13 percent drop in sign-ups compared to last year.

Thiel Talks Startups at Business School

Entrepreneur and venture capitalist Peter A. Thiel stressed the role of innovation in entrepreneurship during a conversation at Harvard Business School on Thursday.

HUDS Updates Saturday Breakfast Service

All dining halls will now serve what HUDS terms “House-Style” breakfast on Saturdays from 7:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. followed by brunch.

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Alumna To Pilot Beauty Startip at Harvard

Ownly, a peer-to-peer beauty network founded by Danni Xie '13, will launch a pilot program at Harvard in October.

Math Professor Wins 'Genius' Grant

Mathematics professor Jacob A. Lurie ’00, along with three other Harvard graduates, was named a recipient of the MacArthur Fellowship on Wednesday.

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College

This Is CS50.

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Visual Arts

Intelligent Design: Negotiating the Identity of the Architecture Track

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Visual Arts

Script Doctors

Harvard vs. Yale
Yale

Freshman Survey Part V: A Look at New Haven

College

For Many UC Hopefuls, Humor Is a Touchstone

For a growing group of UC candidates—fueled by the surprise victory of UC President Gus A. Mayopoulos ’15 last year—humor has become the go-to strategy to separate themselves from this year’s field.

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FAS

Recent Gifts Support Arts, Humanities

Faust made it clear in an interview on Tuesday that the humanities will be a focus for her during the academic year.

Crime

Two Charged for Robbery of Harvard Employee

Boston resident Radeat Abate and homeless man Daishaun Lawrence reportedly pinned down the victim at gunpoint on Aug. 19, according to a Cambridge Police Department report.

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Youth Homeless Shelter Initiative Secures Funding

The Harvard Square Homeless Shelter Youth Initiative, aimed at launching the first overnight shelter for youth in Cambridge, has received a grant that will support its operating costs for the next 15 years.

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FAS

Student Billing System To Roll Out in November

The creation of this student system is one of the first steps of a larger effort to centralize existing web systems and make it easier to pay bills, submit study cards, and register online.

Cambridge City Council

Cambridge City Council Devotes Funds to Housing

Seniors

Class of 2015 Selects Class Marshals

Graduate School of Design

Design School Seeks $110M in Campaign

Harvard Kennedy School

Venezuelan President Threatens Kennedy School Professor

Research

Wyss Institute Robotic Suit Wins $2.9 Million Contract

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At Conference, Top Admins Weigh Ups, Downs of Virtual Education

Despite voicing concerns about blending online courseware and in-person teaching, Vice Provost for Advances in Learning Peter K. Bol expressed cautious optimism for new technology’s potential in higher education at a conference on Tuesday.

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Crime

Homeless Man Arrested after Assault in Sq.

Harvard University Police Department arrested a homeless man who reportedly assaulted a group of individuals outside Johnston Gate last week.

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Undergraduate Council

Number of UC Hopefuls Increases by 20 Percent

One hundred and five undergraduates have declared candidacies for 44 open spots on the Undergraduate Council, marking a nearly 20 percent increase from the number of candidates in last year’s elections .

Alumni

Rogers Defends Management Co. Compensation in Letter to Alumni

Vice President for Alumni Affairs and Development Tamara E. Rogers ’74 defended the compensation of top managers of the Harvard Management Company in a letter sent late last week to a group of alumni that had previously criticized the University's investment arm.

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Race

Public Figures Reflect on Policing, Media during Ferguson Unrest

The event featured panelists who included a former police chief, a current mayor, a reverend, and a Pulitzer-Prize winning journalist.

College

Gen Ed Review Committee To Hold Town Hall Meetings

College

Dunster Renovations Incorporate Student Feedback

IOP

Forum Looks at Approaches to ISIS, Iran

Central Administration

Former Anthropology Professor Plans To Sue University

School of Public Health

With Naming Rights on the Table, Harvard Gave Its Price