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