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Faust’s Dallas speech marks the conclusion of a major international trip that saw her spend most of this week in Mexico, where she met with Harvard affiliates and alumni.
University-wide goals include reducing per capita waste by 50 percent and water use by 30 percent by 2020, from a 2006 baseline.
Although implementation is just a series of approvals away, much has yet to be determined for Harvard’s first-ever dramatic arts concentration.
Dozens of members of the Harvard community will not be swiping into dining halls this week as they participate in Divest Harvard’s week-long fast.
Following a meeting with University President Drew G. Faust last week, Undergraduate Council leaders are moving forward with plans to better include student voice in administrative and faculty decisions.
The Faculty of Arts and Sciences is likely to adopt a new concentration in “Theater, Dance, and Media” to begin enrolling undergraduates in fall 2015, University officials announced on Monday.
University President Drew G. Faust, Radcliffe Institute Dean Lizabeth Cohen, and the curator of manuscripts at the Schlesinger Library addressed more than 100 attendees at the opening of the exhibit.
Griffin, founder of Chicago-based investment firm Citadel, donated $150 million to the University in February. At least $125 million of the gift will go toward financial aid.
Activist Roman J. Torgovitsky was arrested for violating a ban against him by entering campus to attend an event at the Institute of Politics featuring the punk rock group.
The task force is actively collaborating with peer institutions to create a “climate survey” to gauge the circumstances in which unwanted sexual advances occur.
Other higher education institutions, notably Stanford, are finding their stakes in fossil fuels increasingly unconscionable, but Harvard itself has made no intentions to divest. Still, the protests continue.
The fourth annual President’s Challenge, a social entrepreneurship contest hosted by the i-Lab, will reward up to four Harvard-affiliated groups $100,000 in prizes next spring.
The effort is part of a larger national movement started by United Students Against Sweatshops that criticizes Teach For America for undermining the quality of public education.
Faust and Hennessy wrote that their schools’ contributions to combating climate change will come through education and research.