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Boston Olympics 2024
Harvard in the City

U.S. Olympic Committee Terminates Boston Bid

The U.S. Olympic Committee and Boston 2024 organizers terminated Boston’s bid to host the 2024 Olympic Games on Monday following several months of backlash and major changes to the bid.

James F. Rothenberg ’68
Central Administration

Rothenberg, Longtime Corporation Member, Dies at 69

As Harvard’s treasurer and a member of the Harvard Corporation, James F. Rothenberg '68 remained intimately connected to the University he loved, advising its leaders and helping manage its money, until his death Tuesday. He was 69.

Stillman After Hours
College

Stillman Infirmary Closed, Renovation Plans Await Approval

A planned renovation of the 24-hour inpatient care space to expand mental health resources is still pending approval from the state public health department.

Acceptance Letters
College

Education Department Dismisses Admissions Complaint

The Department of Education decided to dismiss the complaint because it is similar to an ongoing and separate federal lawsuit filed against Harvard.

Boston Same-Sex Marriage Celebration
College

Across the Country, Students Celebrate Same-Sex Marriage

Throughout the weekend, students celebrated the decision many miles away from Washington, marching in gay pride parades and attending rallies nationwide.

Boston Olympics 2024
Harvard in the City

Harvard No Longer Slated as Boston 2024 Tennis Host

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.

Smith Campus Center Front
Harvard in the City

Cambridge Planning Board Recommends Campus Center Plans

The unanimous vote to recommend Harvard’s plans to renovate the Smith Campus Center to the city’s Board of Zoning Appeal moves the construction plans one step closer to city approval.

Electrical Engineering
FAS

Record $400 Million Gift Renames SEAS

The gift will establish a permanent endowment for SEAS—which will now be known as the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences—as the school prepares to move into new facilities in Allston, Harvard announced on Wednesday.

Montgomery Sheriffs and Protesters 1965
Features

‘Busy Making History’

Marshall L. Ganz '64 was one of many Harvard students who found ways to engage in activism while at school in Cambridge, in a community that many described as increasingly supportive of the civil rights movement.

Acceptance Letters
College

Groups File Federal Complaint Alleging Discrimination in Harvard Admissions Process

Asian-American groups filed a federal complaint against Harvard calling for an investigation into what they charge is the College’s “unlawful use of race” in its admissions process.

Divest Protests University Appointment
Student Groups

Divest Harvard Blockades Mass Hall Again

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.

Dunster
College

In Dunster, a Search for BGLTQ Support

As students raise concerns about advising resources in one of Harvard’s upperclassman Houses, administrators respond.

Lowell House Flyby Image
College

Harvard Will Renovate Lowell House in 2017-2018

Pending funding approval, planners will begin full construction on Lowell House in the summer of 2017, and administrators hope to finish the project the next summer, in 2018.

Faculty Contributions Feature
Features

Harvard Faculty Donate to Democrats by Wide Margin

Eighty-four percent of campaign contributions made by a group of 614 Harvard faculty, instructors, and researchers between 2011 and the third quarter of 2014 went to federal Democratic campaigns and political action committees.

Law Students for Justice
On Campus

Law Students Organize Vigil Commemorating Freddie Gray

The vigil consisted of two speakers and spanned from 9:45 to 10 p.m. in order to coincide with Baltimore's 10 p.m. curfew announced by the city's mayor.

Santa Lucía
Highlight

Trading Seasons: Spending Summer Break in a Chile Winter

Adulthood Is Relative
Highlight

Adulthood Is Relative

A Taste of Italy 2
Highlight

A Taste of Italy: On Milan, Siena, and Studying Abroad

Le Quatorze Juillet
Highlight

Le Quatorze Juillet