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Early in the day Saturday, Harvard Police issued a community advisory message that said the email likely originated from outside the country, and late that afternoon, another piece of evidence arrived in some Harvard students’ email inboxes that appeared to corroborate that.
A lone armed guard stands watch in front of evacuated Science Center Saturday morning as police investigate bomb threats.
HUPD Spokesperson Steven G. Catalano announced that campus buildings were safe in an email to the University community shortly before 1 p.m. Catalano wrote that “no information was found to substantiate the threat” but that buildings were nevertheless searched “out of an abundance of caution.”
After meeting with University President Drew G. Faust last week, UC leaders said Wednesday that they will continue their push for increased funding with other administrators.
Eldo Kim poses in Quincy House courtyard during the season's first measurable snowfall on Dec. 9. Kim, a sophomore in Quincy, will appear in court on Wednesday for charges related to the bomb scare that disrupted final exams on Monday.
In 2009, then-high school sophomore Eldo Kim ’16 earned first place in the state of Washington in the U.S. Institute of Peace essay contest for his composition, “Cultural Genocide: A Look into the Unknown.” On Tuesday, he was charged with threatening to set off explosives in Harvard buildings.
Dean of Undergraduate Education Jay M. Harris addresses evacuated students in Annenberg Hall Monday morning after unconfirmed reports of explosives in four campus buildings.
University President Drew G. Faust reassures evacuated students waiting in Annenberg Hall after unconfirmed threats of explosives in four campus buildings Monday morning.
Harvard University Police Department officers congregate outside the Science Center, one of the four sites evacuated after HUPD received unconfirmed reports of explosives earlier this morning.
A lone police officer stands guard outside of Emerson Hall, one of the four buildings evacuated Monday morning.
Authorities line Quincy St. behind Sever and Emerson halls, two of the buildings evacuated after HUPD received unconfirmed reports of explosives Monday morning.
Firefighters stand outside the closed gates to Harvard Yard on Quincy St.
A hazardous materials vehicle from the Cambridge Fire Dept. sits in front of Loeb House on Quincy St. outside of Harvard Yard, near several of the evacuated buildings.