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Working Against the Blizzard
Central Administration

Anticipating Blizzard, Harvard Will Suspend Operations

The "crippling and potentially historic" looming blizzard is predicted to bring more than two feet of snow to the Boston area.

Salt
Harvard in the City

University Monitors 'Potentially Historic' Blizzard

The National Weather Service predicts a “crippling and potentially historic” 20 to 30 inches of snow for the Boston area, with snowfall accumulation at rates from 2 to 4 inches per hour.

Michael J. Davidson
Harvard Medical School

Davidson, Trailblazing Surgeon, Remembered for Compassion

Michael J. Davidson, an assistant professor of surgery at Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital’s director of endovascular cardiac surgery, died Tuesday after being shot at the Brigham.

Harvard Stadium
Allston

Boston Olympic Bid Names Harvard Venues as Hosts for 10 Events

Bid documents, released Wednesday, include plans for Harvard venues to host aquatics, fencing, field hockey, tennis, and water polo for the Olympic Games, as well as five others for the Paralympic Games.

Conflict at the Scene
Crime

Med School Professor Dies After Brigham Shooting

Boston Police Commissioner William B. Evans said Tuesday that a doctor from the hospital was in life-threatening condition after being shot at least twice in the hospital’s Shapiro Building.

Harvard Stadium
Harvard in the City

Boston Captures U.S. Bid for 2024 Olympics

Harvard Stadium could serve as a venue should Boston beat out other contenders when the final decision is made in 2017.

Faust Speaks about HUBweek
Boston

Faust Speaks about HUBweek

University President Drew G. Faust spoke at the HUBweek press conference on Friday. The festival, planned for October 2015, will celebrate innovation in medicine, art, and technology.

HUBweek Press Conference
Boston

HUBweek Press Conference

University President Drew G. Faust, center, and representatives from the Boston Globe, MIT, and Massachusetts General Hospital held a press conference detailing plans for next fall's HUBweek festival on Friday.

HUBweek Press Conference
Boston

Faust, Boston Leaders Announce Plans for Innovation Week

The weeklong festival called HUBweek, scheduled for Oct. 3 through Oct. 10 next fall, will include hackathons, conferences, art exhibits, cultural performances, and other activities.

"Die-in" in Harvard Square
Crime

Protesting Grand Jury Decisions, Hundreds March Through Cambridge

An estimated 600 protesters streamed through Harvard Square Friday evening in what appears to be the largest gathering yet in Cambridge in response to two decisions by grand juries not to indict police officers who killed unarmed black men.

#EnoughIsEnough Eric Garner Protest
Boston

Seen and Heard: #EnoughIsEnough Eric Garner Protest

Photos from Thursday evening's #EnoughIsEnough Eric Garner protest, held in Boston Common and attended by thousands.

Books

Q&A With Erich Lichtblau

Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times reporter Eric Lichtblau visited the Law School this month for a talk on his new book, “The Nazis Next Door: How America Became a Safe Haven for Hitler’s Men.” Lichtblau sat down with me after the presentation to talk Nazi hunting, shady Cold War deals, and World War II mysteries yet to be solved.

Harvard Stadium
Harvard in the World

Harvard Stadium Could Serve as Olympic Venue if Boston Lands Games

If the 2024 Summer Olympics come to Boston, Harvard Stadium may serve as an Olympic venue.

Tourist Attractions
Boston

Tourist Attractions

Visitors admire the Trellis in Christopher Columbus Park in downtown Boston on Sunday evening. The 50,000 blue lights inaugurated the holiday season beginning on Nov. 24.

Faneuil Hall Christmas Tree
Boston

Faneuil Hall Christmas Tree

Visitors admire the Faneuil Hall Christmas Tree on Sunday evening. The tree was lit on November 22 to usher in the holiday season.

Black Lives Matter Protester
Race

Demonstrators Continue 'Black Lives Matter' Campaign in Central Square March

Harvard Stadium
Allston

Boston Olympic Bid Names Harvard Venues as Hosts for 10 Events

Conflict at the Scene
Crime

Med School Professor Dies After Brigham Shooting

"Shut It Down"
College

The Top 10 Stories of 2014