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Two years after two bombings left the Boston Marathon’s finish line in chaos in 2013, more than a dozen Harvard students, faculty, and affiliates took to the 26.2 mile Marathon course on Monday.
The 12-hour event, one of many held annually around the world, centered on a fundraising walk around the Gordon Indoor Track. It also featured games, food, ceremonies, and performances by student groups.
Entrepreneurs of various backgrounds discussed their paths to success with an audience of Harvard students and schoolchildren from underserved New York City communities at Harvard Ventures’ Entrepreneurship and Empowerment event on Friday.
The Freshman Enrichment Program, which was one of three finalists chosen last week by the Council’s Student Initiatives Committee, aims to help students from under-resourced high schools transition to life at Harvard.
"Check In" will allow admitted students to use the camera on their smartphones to scan barcodes assigned to individual clubs, which will automatically register them for emails.
Administrators say they will not use information gathered from students’ meetings with Bureau of Study Counsel counselors for disciplinary purposes.
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.
Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid William R. Fitzsimmons ’67 has speculated that the Admissions Office’s use of a new low-income student outreach program called Harvard College Connection may have contributed to a larger pool of applicants than in previous years.
According to admissions experts, the historic decline in admissions rates has been driven by students applying to larger numbers of colleges and increased university recruiting efforts.
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.
Microbial Sciences Initiative, an interdepartmental and interschool initiative founded in 2003, hopes to engage more students from Harvard College as well as microbial scientists from the Boston area.
A group of students responded to the controversial posters parodying Renegade magazine by forming a "collective" to discuss free speech.
Divest Harvard members say their occupation of Massachusetts Hall has added to their academic experience, and some professors have incorporated discussion of the protest into their curricula.
Samuel B. Clark ’15 and Taylor K. Phillips ’15 will deliver Ivy orations at the celebration, and Ethan G. Loewi ’15 and Reina A.E. Gattuso ’15 will deliver the Harvard orations.