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Divest Harvard Culminates Protests
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Divest Harvard Culminates Protests

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Divest Harvard Ends 'Heat Week' Protests

Environmental activist group Divest Harvard ended its six-day blockade of Massachusetts Hall on Friday after protesters delivered a petition demanding that Harvard divest its $35.9 billion endowment from fossil fuels to Loeb House, an administrative building.

Sexual Assault Policy Meeting
Student Groups

Nine Months Later, Central Title IX Office Is Still Understaffed

Harvard has not yet fully staffed the centralized office that is in charge of investigating reports of sexual harassment, more than nine months after administrators announced its creation.

President Calderon at the JFK Forum
Central Administration

HKS Dean Expects Campaign ‘Slow Down’ After Departure

When Kennedy School of Government Dean David T. Ellwood ’75 steps down at the end of the academic year, the school may lose one of its most potent fundraising assets.

President Calderon at the JFK Forum
Central Administration

For Fundraising, Kennedy School Turns to Non-Alumni

With a smaller and younger alumni base that earns less on average than the graduates of other Harvard schools, the Kennedy School has raised 80 percent of its funds through gifts from non-alumni.

Orange Waves
Central Administration

Harvard Leaders Stay Quiet on Divest, Even During 'Heat Week'

Protesters from the environmental activist group Divest Harvard have done their very best to get administrators’ attention this week.

Divest Harvard: Faith Day
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Divest Harvard: Faith Day

Protesters attend a "Faith Day" rally in front of Massachusetts Hall. The event was held on Wednesday morning as part of "Harvard Heat Week."

A Quick Entrance
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A Quick Entrance

University President Drew G. Faust enters Emerson Hall, where members of the student activist group Divest Harvard attempted to confront her before she introduced a lecture on Wednesday afternoon. Security personnel had placed guard rails between Loeb House and the lecture hall.

The View from Inside Mass Hall
College

Doors Blockaded, Mass. Hall Freshmen Adjust Their Routines

As Divest Harvard blocks administrators from accessing offices inside of Mass. Hall, the 14 freshmen who live in the campus’s oldest standing building have tried out a new routine.

Divest Harvard: Faith Day
College

As Divest Blockade Continues, Protesters Await Response

Activist group Divest Harvard continues to demand that Harvard divest its endowment from fossil fuels even as some top University officials largely ignore their protest.

Central Administration

Negotiations Ahead, Union Convenes To Discuss Health Care

Two “pre-negotiation” sessions occurred last week and each drew around 50 total participants, focusing on health care.

Continued Dialogue
College

Blockade Remains After Faust Offers To Meet With Protesters

University President Drew G. Faust offered to meet with demonstrators on the condition that they stop blocking her office building’s entrances, but they refused.

McKibben at Labor Rally
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McKibben at Labor Rally

Environmental activist and former Crimson President Bill E. McKibben ’82 speaks in Harvard Square during a “Fight for 15” labor rally on Tuesday afternoon to demand a raise in the minimum wage. Since Sunday, McKibben has joined the student activist group Divest Harvard in protests on campus for a different cause, divestment from the fossil fuel industry.

University Hall Protest
Music

Photos of the Day (04/14/2015)

Mass Hall
Student Groups

Mass Hall

Protesters hang a banner from the upper floors of Massachusetts Hall. They held a kickoff rally Monday morning as part of "Harvard Heat Week."

Massachusetts Hall
FAS

Graduate Students Start Movement To Unionize

Central Administration

Amidst Title IX Debate, Law Faculty Raise Governance Concerns

John Stilgoe Office
College

John Stilgoe’s Secret History

Big States, Little States
College

Beyond Boston: Regional Diversity at Harvard