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The U.S. Department of Education now plans to release a data tool for prospective students and their families to compare colleges this summer.
The change in plans represents a dramatic change from bid documents submitted to the U.S. Olympic Committee in December.
University President Drew G. Faust and hedge fund magnate John A. Paulson shake hands at an event announcing Paulson's $400 million gift to the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.
Dorchester’s Harambee Park, not Harvard, would host Olympic and Paralympic tennis if Boston is selected as the host city of the 2024 Summer Games, yet another sign that Harvard’s relationship with the bid is evolving.
The report comes as environmental activists at Harvard and elsewhere call for colleges and universities to divest from fossil fuel companies.
Elmendorf, who previously co-taught Harvard’s popular introductory economics course Economics 10 with professor Martin S. Feldstein ’61, succeeds current Kennedy School Dean David T. Ellwood ’75, who is stepping down at the end of this month.
University President Drew G. Faust stands with other officials before awarding the candidates from various schools their degrees.
During Thursday’s Commencement Day Afternoon Exercises, former Massachusetts Governor Deval L. Patrick '78 told graduates that he wanted them to feel “uneasy” about problems facing society, such as income inequality and climate change.
University President Drew G. Faust seated next to Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh at the opening of the Harvard Ed Portal at its new location in Allston in February.
After two Mass. Hall decisions prompt controversy, some Harvard professors are calling for a centralization of faculty governance.
As universities nationwide experience a crisis in the humanities, Harvard embarks on its first major fundraising campaign for the arts.
In a year of campus challenges to her leadership, Drew Faust’s tactical side was on full display. The strategy of public non-engagement favored by Harvard’s eighth-year president has supporters fawning but some campus constituencies feeling disrespected.
As Harvard faces increased regulatory pressure, the influence of its internal legal apparatus grows.