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The U.S. Department of Education now plans to release a data tool for prospective students and their families to compare colleges this summer.
The security breach to Faculty of Arts and Sciences and central administration information technology networks may have compromised email login information.
Cambridge residents and members of the board at a public hearing on Thursday expressed mixed opinions of the plans.
The change in plans represents a dramatic change from bid documents submitted to the U.S. Olympic Committee in December.
Dorchester’s Harambee Park, not Harvard, would host Olympic and Paralympic tennis if Boston is selected as the host city of the 2024 Summer Games, yet another sign that Harvard’s relationship with the bid is evolving.
Attendees sang “Happy Birthday” to the library as they commemorated its 100th birthday with red balloons, rose-topped cupcakes, and jazz music.
Kennedy School of Government faculty and staff are working alongside an incessant “banging” noise as construction on the school’s dramatic campus expansion is underway.
The unanimous vote to recommend Harvard’s plans to renovate the Smith Campus Center to the city’s Board of Zoning Appeal moves the construction plans one step closer to city approval.
The report comes as environmental activists at Harvard and elsewhere call for colleges and universities to divest from fossil fuel companies.
Elmendorf, who previously co-taught Harvard’s popular introductory economics course Economics 10 with professor Martin S. Feldstein ’61, succeeds current Kennedy School Dean David T. Ellwood ’75, who is stepping down at the end of this month.
The Radcliffe campaign goal of $70 million constitutes about 1 percent of the University-wide capital campaign goal of $6.5 billion.
The five alumni, who will serve six-year terms as Overseers, are R. Martin Chávez ’85, Fernande R. V. Duffly, Brian Greene ’84, Beth Y. Karlan ’78, and John Silvanus Wilson Jr.
During Thursday’s Commencement Day Afternoon Exercises, former Massachusetts Governor Deval L. Patrick '78 told graduates that he wanted them to feel “uneasy” about problems facing society, such as income inequality and climate change.
Margot Gill, currently the administrative dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, will become the Faculty of Arts and Sciences’ first administrative dean for international affairs.