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Dorchester’s Harambee Park, not Harvard, would host Olympic and Paralympic tennis if Boston is selected as the host city of the 2024 Summer Games, yet another sign that Harvard’s relationship with the bid is evolving.
The record $400 million donation from hedge fund magnate John A. Paulson that renamed the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences comes during a transitional phase of a school whose enrollment has fast outgrown its resources.
The gift will establish a permanent endowment for SEAS—which will now be known as the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences—as the school prepares to move into new facilities in Allston, Harvard announced on Wednesday.
University President Drew G. Faust seated next to Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh at the opening of the Harvard Ed Portal at its new location in Allston in February.
Harry R. Lewis '68, interim dean of the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, sat down with The Crimson to discuss fundraising, computer science, and SEAS’s move to Allston.
Harvard could factor into Boston’s plans for the 2024 Games, but its tumultuous history in Allston has some residents worried.
With Harvard’s developments in Allston approved, neighborhood residents question if their voices are being heard.
Doyle will assume leadership of the school on August 1 as it seeks to raise $450 million in advance of its 2019 move to a new campus in Allston.
Patrons lined up outside the program’s space at 224 Western Ave. to browse handmade dishes, sculptures, and jewelry and to talk with the artists staffing the opening reception.
The Allston Construction Mitigation Subcommittee met Monday to discuss a timeline for further construction on Harvard’s Allston Science Complex and potential plans for implementing a community-wide resident parking program.
The program is intended to finance public projects that may include benefits to public parks, open space, neighborhood beautification, transportation improvements, and public art.
Harvard Business Publishing will relocate its headquarters from its current location in Watertown to Boston Landing, a new complex in Brighton, to achieve more space for its expansion.