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Last spring, HUDS stopped purchasing water machines from SodaStream, whose main factory is located in the West Bank, following complaints that the appliances could offend Palestinian students.
In her final interview of the year with The Crimson, Faust reflected on her role in several hot-button campus issues, including sexual assault policies and protests regarding two controversial non-indictments.
It is unclear whether the office accepts donations and University spokesperson Jeff Neal did not respond to a question attempting to clarify the matter.
With demonstrations occurring almost daily on and near Harvard’s campus since controversial grand jury decisions in Ferguson, MO., and Staten Island, NY., University President Drew G. Faust and Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana addressed the situation in separate statements this week.
Jorge I. Dominguez will step down from his position as vice provost for international affairs at the end of next June but will continue to teach as a professor of government, the University announced Thursday.
The Harvard Corporation has yet to discuss a unanimous vote made Tuesday by members of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences requesting that it reverse changes to the health plans Harvard offers to non-union employees, according to Corporation member James T. Rothenberg ’68.
A tense back and forth between administrators defending the policy changes and FAS professors, who loudly applauded each other after each statement condemning the policy, followed the introduction of the motion.
Harvard’s presidency and dreams of reclaiming the national stage behind him, Larry Summers has settled back into teaching, a role that has shaped his Harvard career more than any other.
The University released last week a new set of guidelines regarding medical screening and travel to the countries most affected by Ebola.
Ellwood is stepping down after ten years at the helm, making him one of the longest serving deans still in office and one of only two not appointed by University President Drew G. Faust.
The jump in costs that Hausammann described did take place, but over the course of only two years and more than a decade ago.
The task force is actively collaborating with peer institutions to create a “climate survey” to gauge the circumstances in which unwanted sexual advances occur.
Heenan will become a senior communications advisor to the philanthropic foundation, but will continue to work with Harvard part time through the end of the 2014-2015 academic year.
Students assemble outside Massachusetts Hall during the Harvard Divest Rally on April 11, 2013.
The Harvard Union of Clerical and Technical Workers released a report on Wednesday that offers suggestions for lowering healthcare costs for all Harvard employees.