Sexual Assault Meeting

Graduate Students Form Coalition Against Sexual Assault

Members of a recently formed coalition to address sexual assault at Harvard gathered Tuesday evening to craft their group’s name, mission statement, and plan of action.

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‘Harvard Not Fair’ Seeks Rejected Applicants for Race-Based Affirmative Action Suit

Legal defense fund Project on Fair Representation launched a site earlier this month to seek students who claimed they were not admitted to Harvard because of their race, for a possible lawsuit against the University.

Ellison To Depart Harvard for Chicago This Summer

Ellison, the administrator who helped oversee the adjudication of last year’s Government 1310 cheating scandal, will leave Harvard this summer to become the dean of students in the college at the University of Chicago.

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Jon Imber Remembered as Attentive Teacher, Energetic Artist

Jon Imber, an artist who taught a figure drawing course at Harvard for over 25 years, died last Thursday due to complications from ALS. He was 63.

McCain Calls for Decisive Stance on Russia at Forum

Arizona Senator John McCain called the ongoing tension between the two countries “ludicrous,” declaring that the United States needs to come up with a course of action as soon as possible.

Registrar’s Office Launches Online Transcript Delivery Service

Students and alumni will now be able to order and send their official transcripts electronically through a new online delivery service launched Monday.

In Panel, Football All-Stars Discuss Race, Leadership, and Justice

Pro Bowlers Arian Foster, Richard Sherman, and Larry Fitzgerald informally talked about the NCAA, philanthropy, and the ability of high-achieving African-Americans to inspire young people.

School of Public Health Study Finds Coffee Lowers Risk of Diabetes

A study released by the Harvard School of Public Health has confirmed a direct relationship between the amount of coffee a person drinks and a lowered risk for type 2 diabetes.

Amaker, Alumni Share Experiences of Success, Failure in Sports

A group of Harvard affiliates involved in the Boston sports scene, including Harvard men’s basketball coach Tommy Amaker, discussed their successes and failures in the sports community.

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Art House

Youth Homelessness in the Square
Harvard Square

For Homeless Youth, Age Can Compound Challenges of Life on the Streets

On Year Later: Boston Marathon Bombings
Boston Marathon

VIDEO: Looking Back One Year Later, Harvard Affiliates Prepare to Return to Finish Line

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Arts

Rebuilding the Past: Harvard's Beautification Renaissance

Harvard Law School

Law School Dean Hosts Early Screening of HBO Documentary on Same-Sex Marriage

Harvard Law School Dean Martha L. Minow hosted an early screening of “The Case Against 8,” a documentary about the appeal of California’s ban on same-sex marriage.

Research

Harvard Medical School Researchers Awarded Twitter Data Grant

As one of the inaugural recipients of a Twitter Data Grant, a team of Harvard researchers will study new methods of detecting outbreaks of foodborne illness.

Crime

Undergraduate Assaulted Early Monday Morning North of Campus

A female undergraduate was assaulted by an unidentified man early Monday morning as she walked on Beacon St. in Somerville, several blocks north of campus.

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College

Sharon Howell, Longtime Adams Resident Dean, Will Depart at Year’s End

Sharon L. Howell, longtime Adams House resident dean, will depart Harvard this summer.

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Central Administration

Harvard Management Company Invests in California Vineyards

Harvard Management Company has continued its strategy of investing in natural resources by purchasing millions of dollars' worth of vineyard land in central California.

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Undergraduate Council

UC Announces Paid Partnership with HBX, Launches New Site

Harvard Corporation

Corporation Approves New Policy for Searches of Electronic Communications

Politics

Annual China Forum Packs Science Center

Harvard Business School

'Shark Tank' Casting Team Searches for Harvard Entrepreneurs

Student Groups

Harvard 'Pride' Expands From Week to Month

Harvard in the City

Finishing What they Started, Harvard Runners Lace Up for Marathon Monday

Of the 36,000 runners racing this year’s Boston Marathon on Monday, more than two dozen will come from Harvard, either as qualifying runners or through the Harvard College Marathon Challenge.

Harvard Business School

Documentary Series Sheds Light on Climate Change at HBS

A new Showtime series entitled “Years of Living Dangerously” debuted at Harvard Business School Monday afternoon, kicking off Earth Week and offering a look at how humans have exacerbated climate change around the world.

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Student Groups

Harvard Islamic Society Launches Muslim Life Fund Campaign

The Harvard Islamic Society launched its Muslim Life Fund campaign last Friday and hopes to raise $30,000 in 2014.

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Books

Visiting Stanford Professor Discusses Impacts of War

During a book talk at the Harvard Book Store Monday evening, Stanford professor of history and Classics Ian Morris argued that wars force society to become stronger and less violent.

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Student Groups

Mock Trial Wraps Up Successful but Heart-Wrenching Season

Just months after losing one of its members in a fatal car crash, the Harvard Mock Trial team finished third at American Mock Trial Association Nationals last week, bringing one of the team’s most successful seasons to a close.

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Green

Harvard Holds First Sustainability Hackathon

The Harvard Crimson

Crimson Business Manager Steps Down

Student Life

Junior Takes Home Truman Scholarship

College Administration

Faust Says University Has Submitted Revised Sexual Assault Policy

FAS

Professor Files Charge Alleging University Violated Title IX in Denying Her Tenure