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Law School Examined Peer Title IX Policies When Crafting Procedures

When a faculty committee at Harvard Law School convened to craft a new set of sexual harassment procedures for the school last fall, they examined existing processes at peer institutions, according to Law professor John Coates, who chaired the committee.

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Federal Bill Would Regulate Colleges’ Handling of Sexual Assault

New federal legislation on sexual violence could change the way the University reports, advises, and assesses its approach to cases of alleged sexual violence.

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University Benefits Committee Hosts Health Plan Info Session

The closed event, hosted at the Center for Workplace Development on Mount Auburn Street, featured a question-and-answer session with UBC affiliates.

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Boston-Area Schools Differ in Snow Day Decisions

Despite shutting down operations three times this semester in what has been Boston’s second snowiest season on record, Harvard has remained open more often than some other area schools.

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Deval Patrick Named 2015 Commencement Speaker

Patrick will address graduates and their families during the Afternoon Exercises of Commencement, which will take place in Tercentenary Theatre in Harvard Yard in May.

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Project on China’s Energy Policy Receives Climate Change Solutions Grant

The Harvard China Project, a research program on China's environment and energy system based at the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, plans to use grant money it received to conduct research on the future of renewable energy sources in China.

Divest Harvard Alumni Letter
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Divest Harvard Plans Weeklong Sit-In

In an open letter posted online early Friday morning, more than two dozen alumni called for fellow University graduates to gather in Harvard Yard for the protest that organizers are calling “Harvard Heat Week.”

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UC Leaders Update Faust on Initiatives at Meeting

Instead of requesting $250,000 in funding, Undergraduate Council President Ava Nasrollahzadeh ’16 and UC Vice President Dhruv P. Goyal ’16 spent their first meeting with University President Drew G. Faust Thursday updating her on recent work including a smartphone calendar application.

Interview with President Faust
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$800,000 in Grants Awarded to Climate Change Projects

As part of the Climate Change Solutions Fund’s inaugural round of awarding, seven Harvard affiliates collectively received roughly $800,000 in grants for projects focusing on climate change.

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Divest Harvard To Create Alumni Fund, Donation Conditional on Divestment

Divest Harvard aims to launch a fossil fuel-free fund to which alumni can donate as an alternative to the University’s endowment, according to the group’s announcement from earlier this month.

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Following Government Feedback, Law School To Implement Title IX Procedures ‘Soon’

After moving to break from Harvard's University-wide Title IX procedures, Harvard Law School has received comment from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights on its own set of procedures.

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After 24-Hour Sit-In, Divest Harvard Protesters Leave Mass. Hall

Fourteen remaining protesters demanding that Harvard divest from fossil fuels left the administrative building Friday morning at about 10 a.m.


With Staff Doubled, OSAPR Operates at Capacity

After receiving increased funding and expanding staff, OSAPR faces extra demand from expanded services offered across the University's schools.

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Administrators Discuss Decisions Behind Snow Days

Administrators say they consider factors such as road conditions and the availability of public transportation when deciding whether to close down operations.

Working Against the Blizzard
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After Weeks of Snowstorms, Union Leaders Look Towards Greater Flexibility

HUCTW leaders said they will push for greater opportunities for their members to work from home in upcoming labor negotiations.

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Boots on the Ground: ROTC at Harvard

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The Dropouts

Snow on Plympton

More Snow Looming, College Alters Dining Schedule

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After 24-Hour Sit-In, Divest Harvard Protesters Leave Mass. Hall