Massachusetts Hall

New Concentration Was Years in the Making

Although implementation is just a series of approvals away, much has yet to be determined for Harvard’s first-ever dramatic arts concentration.

Partners in Health Holds Teach-In on Ebola

At the event, which was hosted by Partners in Health Engage and other student groups, attendees discussed inequality, strategies to contain the epidemic, and how poor infrastructure allowed Ebola to spread.

Harvard Law Grads Top Midcareer Earning Survey

Harvard Law School graduates earn $201,000 a year on average by the time they reach the midpoint of their careers, outpacing all other graduate school degree holders.

Religious Leaders Rally for Mass. Ballot Questions

The event, entitled “Towards a New Dawn,” gathered speakers from across different faiths to speak about Mass. ballot questions three and four.

Kappa Sigma Grows, Awaits Chapterhood

The "colony" currently boasts about 60 members, according to Director of Chapter Services for the Kappa Sigma National Chapter Leo J. Brown.

Panel Traces Hong Kong Crisis Through Colonial History

A panel of scholars and former U.S. diplomats argued that the current conflict in Hong Kong has historical roots during a seminar Wednesday afternoon.

Barker Café Formally Reopens

The café welcomed community members to an open house that featured refreshments, as well as a glimpse at its new interior design.

University Sets New Goals for Curbing Consumption, Waste

University-wide goals include reducing per capita waste by 50 percent and water use by 30 percent by 2020, from a 2006 baseline.

HAA Vice President Resigns Amid Sexting Scandal in U.K.

British MP Brooks P. Newmark ’80 was a frontrunner for the Harvard Alumni presidency before sending sexually explicit images over social media.

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Free Time
Columns

In Search of Lost Time

Larry, In His Element
Scrutiny

Professor Summers

Data Sculpture
Visual Arts

Painting by the Numbers: Data Visualization

School at School
Columns

What We Forget About School: School

Af Am Department

Cooper Gallery of African & African American Art Opens

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. helped celebrate the gallery's opening before the first visitors went to 104 Mt. Auburn St.

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Student Groups

Queer Groups Formed for Graduate Students and Staff

Two new queer groups were formed this fall to better serve and unite the non-undergraduate BGLTQ community.

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Crime

U.S. Department of Education Amends Clery Act

Harvard and all other universities receiving federal funding will now have to report crimes determined as unfounded after the Clery Act was amended.

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Front Feature

Title IX Office Hires Temporary Help as Posts Remain Vacant

Administrators are interviewing candidates to fill two remaining positions in the new central office charged with investigating sexual harassment complaints.

Harvard Law School

Karvonides Assures Neutrality After Law School Op-Ed

University Title IX Officer Mia Karvonides reacts to an op-ed signed by more than a quarter of the HLS faculty that condemned the University's new sexual assault policy.

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Harvard Medical School

Mass. Gen. Eyes Expansion in China; Harvard Not Involved

Men's Crew

Regatta Tourists Buoy Local Businesses

Cambridge City Council

Cambridge Residents Oppose Construction in Silver Maple Forest

Harvard Law School

Snowden, Lessig Speak via Google Hangout

Academics

Proposed Concentration Sparks Anticipation, Questions for Art Lovers

Endowment

Activists Kick Off Week-Long Fast for Divestment

Dozens of members of the Harvard community will not be swiping into dining halls this week as they participate in Divest Harvard’s week-long fast.

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Theater

Harvard Likely To Offer Concentration in ‘Theater, Dance, and Media’

The Faculty of Arts and Sciences is likely to adopt a new concentration in “Theater, Dance, and Media” to begin enrolling undergraduates in fall 2015, University officials announced on Monday.

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Faculty

FAS Office, Not ODR, Still Handling Faculty Misconduct Cases

The newly-formed Office for Sexual and Gender-Based Dispute Resolution will play no role in the investigation of faculty misconduct.

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Central Administration

Harvard Tightens Travel Restrictions as Ebola Outbreak Worsens

The University released last week a new set of guidelines regarding medical screening and travel to the countries most affected by Ebola.

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Politics

Panelists Highlight Art and Culture’s Power in Politics

Art and culture have a large role to play in the politics of the 21st century, a panel of scholars agreed Monday night while discussing past uses of those tools in Colombia and India.

SEAS

Researchers Develop Bacteria Repellant for Medical Equipment

Harvard Medical School

Professor Outlines Risks, Benefits of Genome Editing

Research

Researchers Unveil Nanoparticle Construction Method

Faculty

Physics Prof Wins 24-Hour Run, Funds for Special Olympics

Health

Study: Genes Can Help Explain Coffee Consumption