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Orange Waves
Central Administration

Harvard Leaders Stay Quiet on Divest, Even During 'Heat Week'

Protesters from the environmental activist group Divest Harvard have done their very best to get administrators’ attention this week.

Faust Speaking
Events

Faust Speaking

University President Drew G. Faust introduces a Tanner Lecture on Human Values on Wednesday afternoon in Emerson Hall as Divest Harvard protesters stand outside the lecture hall in an attempt to confront her about divestment from fossil fuels.

Police Fence
College

Police Fence

Harvard University Police reinforce a metal fence outside of Emerson Hall to ensure that University President Drew G. Faust could enter while Divest Harvard protesters attempted to confront her on Wednesday afternoon. The protesters have blockaded Massachusetts Hall since Sunday demanding the University divest from fossil fuels.

A Quick Entrance
College

A Quick Entrance

University President Drew G. Faust enters Emerson Hall, where members of the student activist group Divest Harvard attempted to confront her before she introduced a lecture on Wednesday afternoon. Security personnel had placed guard rails between Loeb House and the lecture hall.

Divest Harvard: Faith Day
College

As Divest Blockade Continues, Protesters Await Response

Activist group Divest Harvard continues to demand that Harvard divest its endowment from fossil fuels even as some top University officials largely ignore their protest.

Continued Dialogue
College

Blockade Remains After Faust Offers To Meet With Protesters

University President Drew G. Faust offered to meet with demonstrators on the condition that they stop blocking her office building’s entrances, but they refused.

Green

New Report Details University-Wide Sustainability Progress

The Office for Sustainability released a new report finding that Harvard has significantly reduced its greenhouse gas emissions, waste, and water use.

'Heat Week'
Drew Faust

5 Ways President Faust Can Get Into Her Office

Speaking on Climate
Science

Speaking on Climate

Christopher B. Field ’75, member of the Harvard Board of Overseers and co-chair of Working Group II of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, speaks to the economic and social conditions for finding climate change solutions. Field was one of seven panelists at an event moderated by talk show host Charlie Rose on Monday afternoon.

Charlie Rose Discusses Climate
Science

Charlie Rose Discusses Climate

Charlie Rose, talk show host, leads a discussion with Harvard affiliates at the “Presidential Panel on Climate Change.” The panel included seven panelists with expertise in climate change and took place on Monday afternoon in Sanders Theater.

Divest Poster Hanging
College

Photos of the Day (04/13/2015)

Protesters Launch 'Heat Week;' Blockade Mass Hall
College

Protesters Launch 'Heat Week;' Blockade Mass Hall

Mass Hall
Central Administration

Members of Faculty for Divestment Participate in 'Heat Week'

Amid a weeklong protest by environmental activist group Divest Harvard, at least 18 members of Harvard Faculty for Divestment intend to devote portions of their course meetings this week to the topic of climate change and divestment.

Race

Documentarian Discusses Civil Rights Films With Faust

Stanley E. Nelson Jr. shared his motivations for becoming a filmmaker and discussed themes recurring throughout his movies at the 2015 Noble Lecture held at Memorial Church.

Divest Poster Hanging
Central Administration

In Blockade’s Second Day, Divest Expands Protest to HAA

The second day of the planned weeklong protest, dubbed "Harvard Heat Week" by its organizers, was punctuated by alumni rallies outside Mass. Hall and expansion to other parts of campus.

Massachusetts Hall
FAS

Graduate Students Start Movement To Unionize

Central Administration

Amidst Title IX Debate, Law Faculty Raise Governance Concerns

John Stilgoe Office
College

John Stilgoe’s Secret History

Big States, Little States
College

Beyond Boston: Regional Diversity at Harvard