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The group blocked entrances to the administrative building for the second time this semester in protest of the appointment of new University Chief Financial Officer Thomas J. Hollister, who is a former oil executive.
Claire T. Lo ’16, left, a Winthrop Food Literacy fellow, has FAS SEAS postdoctoral fellow Xianming Zhang, right, name grains at the Harvard Sustainability Fair on Wednesday afternoon. Zhang studies environmental contaminants relating to food and said he found the fair interesting.
Students activists from different schools gather near the John Harvard statue during an open forum. The event took place Wednesday afternoon as part of Divest Harvard's "Harvard Heat Week."
Protesters from the environmental activist group Divest Harvard have done their very best to get administrators’ attention this week.
Protesters attend a "Faith Day" rally in front of Massachusetts Hall. The event was held on Wednesday morning as part of "Harvard Heat Week."
Divest Harvard protesters posted a sign at the entrance to an Emerson lecture hall where University President Drew G. Faust introduced a lecture event.
Chloe S. Maxmin '15 leads a group of Divest Harvard protesters into Emerson Hall in an attempt to confront University President Drew G. Faust, who attended an event in the building.
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.
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.
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.
Environmental activist and former Crimson President Bill E. McKibben ’82 speaks in Harvard Square during a “Fight for 15” labor rally on Tuesday afternoon to demand a raise in the minimum wage. Since Sunday, McKibben has joined the student activist group Divest Harvard in protests on campus for a different cause, divestment from the fossil fuel industry.
The Office for Sustainability released a new report finding that Harvard has significantly reduced its greenhouse gas emissions, waste, and water use.