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Endowment

Activists Kick Off Week-Long Fast for Divestment

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.

Undergraduate Council

Council Leaders Detail Measures To Increase Student Voice

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.

University Hall
Theater

Harvard Likely To Offer Concentration in ‘Theater, Dance, and Media’

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.

Civil War Exhibition
Radcliffe Institute

Civil War Exhibit Opens at Schlesinger Library

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 and Fitzsimmons
College Administration

Financial Aid Office Renamed for Griffin '89

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.

A Panel Discussion for the IOP
Crime

Pussy Riot Criticizes Campus Ban on Alumnus

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.

Central Administration

Univ. Working with Peer Institutions on Sexual Assault Survey

The task force is actively collaborating with peer institutions to create a “climate survey” to gauge the circumstances in which unwanted sexual advances occur.

Divest Harvard Assembles
Scrutiny

Arrested Divestment

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.

Drew Faust

President’s Challenge To Kick Off Monday

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.

SLAM TFA Protest
Student Groups

Student Activist Group Calls on Faust To Sever Ties with TFA

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.

Drew Faust

Faust, Stanford President Address Climate Change in Op-Ed

Faust and Hennessy wrote that their schools’ contributions to combating climate change will come through education and research.

FAS

Recent Gifts Support Arts, Humanities

Faust made it clear in an interview on Tuesday that the humanities will be a focus for her during the academic year.

Kristof
College

Kristof

New York Times columnist and Harvard overseer Nicholas D. Kristof ’81 questions University President Drew Gilpin Faust about divestment, the hierarchy of higher education, racial diversity, and a number of other pressing issues on Tuesday.

Drew and Nick
College

Drew and Nick

New York Times columnist and Harvard overseer Nicholas D. Kristof ’81 asked University President Drew G. Faust about divestment, racial diversity, and other campus issues in Sanders Theatre on Tuesday.

Faust Responds
College

Faust Responds

University President Drew G. Faust responds to a question from New York Times columnist and Harvard overseer Nicholas D. Kristof '81 in an opening of the year conversation in Sanders Theatre on Tuesday.

Data Sculpture
Visual Arts

Painting by the Numbers: Data Visualization

School at School
Columns

What We Forget About School: School

Head of the Charles
Men's Crew

Head of the Charles 2014

Understanding Faith
Columns

Understanding Faith