The Economics department has recently lost several faculty members to other schools, highlighting the rise of rival programs and the relatively lower facilities at Harvard.
The plaintiffs claim in their 113-page appeal that Harvard has mismanaged its endowment by investing in “abnormally dangerous activities."
Of the 25 to 30 cases the Ofice for Sexual and Gender-Based Dispute Resolution has heard since fall 2014, between 10 and 15 are still open; more than half of the open cases were filed in the last two months.
Speakers will include Sheryl K. Sandberg ’91, the chief operating officer of Facebook. Students will hear about topics ranging from artificial intelligence to internet-enabled tools over the course of the conference.
While the Freshman Class Committee, which serves as the Undergraduate Council’s outlet for planning events and initiatives for freshmen, has long been referred to as a “committee,” it was not officially designated as one.
“It’s my version of ‘Don Quixote’ about a man today who think he’s a 1940s detective,” Black said as he introduced the book. “He sees the mystery in everything.”
As the University took an official holiday on Monday for Columbus Day, Harvard affiliates and local residents gathered in Harvard Yard to celebrate Indigenous Peoples' Day.
Start @ a Startup is a conference in its fourth year that “connects the brightest college students with startups from across the country for a weekend of educational and recruiting events,” according to its website.
“We really wanted to have an on-campus, open party where everyone felt they could own that space and see all of their friends,” said Madeline C. Hung ’16, one of the event’s student coordinators.
Hosted by SEAS, Harvard Business School, and the Harvard Xfund, the event was one of the last of HUBWeek, a weeklong series of educational events in the Greater Boston area.
The College will host a series of student-run town halls for identity-based groups about how sexual assault affects different students.
Police arrested a man on Wednesday evening after receiving a report of a “potential stabbing” near Harvard Law School’s Cambridge campus.
After another year of lackluster returns at Harvard Management Company, University President Drew G. Faust said Tuesday that she is concerned about the company’s performance.
Only 66 percent of women on schedule to be considered for promotions to full professors last year remained at Harvard for the final stage of that process, compared with 78 percent of men.
University President Drew G. Faust weighed in on reforming the beleaguered General Education program as the Faculty discusses reforms ahead of a major vote expected at the end of this semester.
Interns with the Harvard Foundation for Intercultural and Race Relations questioned whether South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley deserved recognition for advancing racial justice.
Some graduate students voiced concerns about a lack of information surrounding the unionization effort on Wednesday at an unusually crowded Graduate Student Council meeting.
Harvard Law School is often the site of academic legal debate, but Austin Hall saw a rarer occurrence Thursday: members of the federal bench hearing oral arguments in real cases.
As CIA Director, Panetta oversaw the SEAL Team Six raid on Osama bin Laden’s safe house in Abbottabad, Pakistan, a mission now considered one of the major achievements of the Obama administration.