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Boston University had pledged to fund the final $8.33 million needed to build a new commuter rail station called "West Station" on Harvard-owned property in Allston, according to The Boston Globe, but the deal was never finalized.
Patrick will address graduates and their families during the Afternoon Exercises of Commencement, which will take place in Tercentenary Theatre in Harvard Yard in May.
Administrators plan to monitor weather reports overnight in anticipation of a winter storm that may cover Boston with as much as a foot of snow.
The Institute of Politics’ spring resident fellows include a political journalist, a former U.S. senator, and Massachusetts’ outgoing attorney general, Martha M. Coakley.
Though they are now focused on the political arena, Massachusetts’s Governor-elect Charlie Baker ’79 and Attorney General-elect Maura Healey ’92 have past experience in a different type of arena—the basketball arena.
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development reported last week that the homeless population in Massachusetts has experienced the third highest increase of the 50 states in the past year.
Steven Poftak, of the Rappaport Institute, moderates a conversation between veteran reporters Gabrielle Gurley and Jim O'Sullivan. The pair discussed the upcoming Massachusetts elections and referenda Monday at the HKS.
With Election Day just ten days away, polls show Republican Charles D. Baker ’79 with a narrow lead over the veteran Massachusetts Democrat and Attorney General Martha M. Coakley in a heated race for governor.
Harvard will contribute a third of the $25 million needed to build the new West Station in Allston, MBTA officials announced at Beacon Park Rail Yard.
Wilson W. Kuhnel '16 explores the geological features of the Squantum Head coastline. Earth and Planetary Sciences 21: "The Dynamic Earth" took a field trip to North Quincy to identify minerals and sketch rock structures.
Primaries for the state of Massachusetts take place on Tuesday.
With the first community meeting regarding the Massachusetts Turnpike realignment scheduled for next Thursday, Allston residents said they hope the $260 million construction project will produce positive changes in the community.
Charles D. Baker ’79 clinched the Republican nomination for governor at the party convention Saturday, edging out Mark Fisher, a more conservative Republican candidate, for the gubernatorial nomination.
With the 2014 Massachusetts Democratic gubernatorial caucuses coming to a close, Harvard students have thrown their early support behind Juliette N. Kayyem ’91, volunteering for her campaign and backing her in last month’s caucuses in Cambridge’s seventh and eighth wards where she gained the support of most delegates.