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Central Administration

EdX Overtakes Coursera in Number of Ivy League Partners

Princeton’s decision to join edX comes just three months after the University of Pennsylvania joined with the intention of publishing three courses on the platform.

Summers on Economic Inclusivity
Central Administration

Larry Summers Talks Income Inequality at IOP

The former University president recommended policies such as progressive taxation and infrastructure investment in front of a crowded audience.

Smith Campus Center Front
Central Administration

Zoning Board Approves Revised Smith Center Plans

The board’s four-to-one vote comes after Harvard planners and architects met with the zoning board twice this summer in attempts to receive its approval, but a vote was delayed both times after pushback from local residents.

Allston Campus Rendering
Harvard in the City

Science Complex Plans Combine Programs and Public Space

The complex will house classrooms, labs, lounge spaces, an exhibition space, a cafeteria, and 250 parking spots.

FAS Campaign Progress
Student Life

Two Years In, FAS Campaign Focuses on Struggling Priorities

The fundraising drive will now focus on priorities that have received fewer donations, namely house renewal and funding for new teaching techniques.

Smith Campus Center, Second Floor
Central Administration

Capital Planning and Project Management VP Will Depart

In 2012, Johnson oversaw the Science Center Plaza renovation as part of the Harvard’s Common Spaces program. More recently, Johnson played a part in the designs of the Smith Campus Center.

Central Administration

Harvard and Union Bring in Mediators as Deadline Approaches

Contract negotiations between Harvard and its largest union are set to run past the Sept. 30 deadline.

Smith Campus Center Front

Al’s and Clover To Headline Exodus From Campus Center

​Businesses located in Harvard’s Smith Campus Center, including local institutions like Al’s Cafe and the Clover Food Lab, must vacate their spaces in the next several months to make way for planned renovations.

James Rothenberg Memorial
Central Administration

Harvard's Elite Remember Rothenberg, Prominent Alumnus

​Harvard’s finest gathered under the sloping ceiling of Memorial Church on Saturday to celebrate the life of James F. Rothenberg ’68, a longtime member of the Harvard Corporation.

Massachusetts Hall
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Grad Student Union Effort Joins With United Auto Workers

The union of Harvard graduate students must expand its membership to include a simple majority of Graduate School of Arts and Sciences students as part of the legal requirements to form a union.

Sexual Misconduct at Harvard and Other Schools

In the Wake of Sexual Assault Survey, Faculty Assess Their Role

While the roles of administrators and students in addressing issues of sexual assault are scrutinized, faculty members are unsure of their own role in solving an issue that affects so many of their students.

New Title IX Process Released at Law School
Central Administration

Law School Hires Chief Human Resources Officer

Kevin B. Moody will serve as the next assistant dean and chief human resources officer at Harvard Law School beginning Oct. 19.

Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - HMC Office
Central Administration

Endowment Returns 5.8 Percent, Growing to $37.6 Billion

Harvard Management Company beat most of its internal benchmarks and the general market indices but lagged behind notable peer institutions such as MIT and Stanford.

Stephen Blyth
Central Administration

Blyth Plans Big Changes to Management Company Structure

Stephen Blyth, who took over for Jane L. Mendillo on Jan. 1, made it clear Tuesday that he plans to chart a new course as Harvard Management Company's CEO.

Students Respond to Sexual Climate Survey

A University-Wide Survey, With a College Focus

Harvard's sexual conduct climate survey results released Monday prompts further concern toward the College's handling of sexual assault cases.

The Band at Convocation

Class of 2019: Beliefs and Lifestyles

Administrators on the Stage

Class of 2019: Academics & Extracurriculars

The View of Convocation

Class of 2019: By the Numbers

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