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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.
The former University president recommended policies such as progressive taxation and infrastructure investment in front of a crowded audience.
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.
The complex will house classrooms, labs, lounge spaces, an exhibition space, a cafeteria, and 250 parking spots.
The fundraising drive will now focus on priorities that have received fewer donations, namely house renewal and funding for new teaching techniques.
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.
Contract negotiations between Harvard and its largest union are set to run past the Sept. 30 deadline.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Kevin B. Moody will serve as the next assistant dean and chief human resources officer at Harvard Law School beginning Oct. 19.
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, 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.