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Faust “reiterated” her plans to host the climate change forum this spring in a mid-December email to a group of 235 faculty members from across all of Harvard’s schools who have signed an open letter urging the University to divest from fossil fuels, her spokesperson said on Tuesday.
Divest Harvard students rallied to mark Global Divestment Day outside Massachusetts Hall on Friday, Feb. 13, after members of the student group occupied the building the night before.
Member of Divest Harvard file out of the elevator lobby toward the Suffolk County courtroom Friday.
Members of Divest Harvard gather in the elevator lobby just outside a Suffolk County courtroom Friday.
The plaintiffs, who call themselves the Harvard Climate Justice Coalition, allege that Harvard is mismanaging its endowment in “abnormally dangerous activities.”
One week after the Divest Harvard protest in Massachusetts Hall, the organization partners with alumni for a week-long sit-in.
In an open letter posted online early Friday morning, more than two dozen alumni called for fellow University graduates to gather in Harvard Yard for the protest that organizers are calling “Harvard Heat Week.”
Although Our Harvard Can Do Better takes no position on fossil fuel divestment, it is neither our wish nor our place, as a campaign tackling one particular power structure, to purport to model the sole responsible form of activism on this campus.
Members of Harvard Faculty for Divestment praised the goals of a recent student sit-in of Massachusetts Hall, arguing that the protest returned attention to demands that the University withdraw its investments in fossil fuel companies.
Divest Harvard aims to launch a fossil fuel-free fund to which alumni can donate as an alternative to the University’s endowment, according to the group’s announcement from earlier this month.
The Academic Integrity Committee came together in Straus Hall's Common Room earlier this month.
Divest Harvard students rallied to mark Global Divestment Day outside Massachusetts Hall on Friday, Feb. 13, after members of the student group occupied the building, which houses the office of University President Drew G. Faust, the night before.