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The action was originally conceived by Heather L. Pickerell ’15 as a chance for those on Harvard’s campus to raise awareness about the protests.
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.
Heenan will become a senior communications advisor to the philanthropic foundation, but will continue to work with Harvard part time through the end of the 2014-2015 academic year.
Public art is getting bigger in Boston. Throughout Beantown, artists are taking to the streets, creating large-scale works that encourage citizens to embrace the city’s public spaces.
The meeting marked the first official Council-wide gathering of the fall semester and featured 44 new Council members who were elected just two weeks ago.
After the Crimson fell behind by eight early in the second half, junior quarterback Scott Hosch, filling in for injured starter Conner Hempel, led the squad to a comeback victory over the Bears, 22-14.
New Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana is prioritizing facetime with undergraduates over courting potential Harvard donors.
Faced with increasing numbers of instructors and concentrators, the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences is running out of space ahead of its partial move to Allston.
While last year’s “I, Too, Am Harvard” focused on identity and belongingness on a multiracial campus, Harvard’s AAPI students will also examine these concepts within the context of their own community.
The investment gains leave Harvard’s endowment just short of its $36.9 billion peak, which was reached in June of 2008, before the global financial crisis.
Only about one out of every four candidates who ran in this year’s Undergraduate Council election was female—the greatest gender disparity in candidate declarations in five years. And of those elected, only slightly more than one out of three is a woman, according to a Crimson analysis confirmed by the UC Elections Commission.
This marks the first time one of Harvard’s deanships has been named and comes just two weeks after the School of Public Health was renamed with a landmark $350 million gift by Gerald L. Chan.
The Harvard football team starts its season tonight without its top two running backs, junior Paul Stanton and freshman Semar Smith.
Harvard unveiled a new policy to dramatically rework its handling of sexual assault and harassment claims this July, but, several weeks into the semester, the office in charge of investigating those cases is still not fully staffed.
Administrators hope a new course catalog tool will spur students to reflect on their educational goals when searching for courses, even as some professors worry that more targeted search tools will limit exploration.