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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.
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.
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.
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.
Photos from Thursday evening's #EnoughIsEnough Eric Garner protest, held in Boston Common and attended by thousands.
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.
If the 2024 Summer Olympics come to Boston, Harvard Stadium may serve as an Olympic venue.
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.
Visitors admire the Faneuil Hall Christmas Tree on Sunday evening. The tree was lit on November 22 to usher in the holiday season.
According to Rachael C. Stein ’17, she had been at the front of the rally at the time of her arrest, facing police officers who blocked the protesters' entrance to Interstate 90 near South Station.
Dozens of Harvard students participated in the rally, both individually and in small groups, while others gathered on campus and in Memorial Church in solidarity with protesters in Ferguson, Mo.
From research and teaching partnerships to smartphone apps and projects analyzing how to improve city services, city officials and Harvard faculty say, the New Urban Mechanics are redefining what civic innovation means in the 21st century.