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Central Administration

Harvard Moves To Open Three New Offices Abroad

Harvard has authorized the opening of three new offices abroad in Cape Town, Beijing, and Mumbai, which would join the 16 existing international offices.

Paul J. Barreira
College

Photos of the Day (03/25/2015)

College

Mummies and Microbes: A Conversation with Ralph Mitchell

Mitchell’s pure passion for applied microbiology is obvious from the start of our conversation—he seems to be on a mission to convince me of how important these microscopic organisms are.

Health

Researchers Develop First Global Risk Model for Cardiovascular Disease

The project compiled data from eight preexisting cohort studies and aims to improve allotment of resources and disease treatment in low-income countries, according to the first authors.

Paul J. Barreira
College

Harvard Thinks Healthy Features Diverse Health Topics

Wednesday’s second annual Harvard Thinks Healthy event featured a wide range of topics, including the outbreak of Ebola in West Africa and undergraduate mental health at Harvard.

Paul J. Barreira
College

UHS Study Found No Impact of Exercise Encouragement on Mental Health

A University Health Services study on the impact of exercise encouragement on mental health found no difference between control and treatment groups, according to director Paul J. Barreira.

Interview with President Faust
Central Administration

Faust Will Convene Climate Change Panel in April

University President Drew G. Faust will hold a panel on climate change on April 13, featuring Harvard science and public policy professors and experts outside the University.

FAS

EdX Partnership with Microsoft, Smithsonian Could Provide Professional Preparation

In collaboration with Microsoft and the Smithsonian Institution, edX will launch seven courses on programming and cloud technologies and three American history courses.

Research

Broad Institute Announces Partnership with Calico

The Eli and Edythe L. Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT announced a partnership last week with Calico, a life sciences company backed by Google, to advance research on age-related diseases and therapeutics.

Alyssa A. Goodman
Research

Astronomy Professor Goodman Named Scientist of the Year

Astronomy professor Alyssa A. Goodman is the Harvard Foundation for Intercultural and Race Relations’ 2015 Scientist of the Year.

Faust in China
Central Administration

Faust Discusses Climate Change at Beijing's Tsinghua University

In a speech in Beijing Tuesday morning, University President Drew G. Faust reiterated her argument that universities can help combat climate change through their research endeavors.

Faust in China
Central Administration

In Beijing, Faust Talks Climate Change with Chinese President

University President Drew G. Faust met with Chinese President Xi Jinping and invited the Chinese leader to visit Harvard’s campus on a future trip to the United States.

Research

Chemistry and Chemical Biology Professor named Sloan Fellow

Professor Ni researches ultracold atoms, which she said will help scientists better understand other physical systems.

OCS Funding Website
College

Updated Grant Application Platform Rolled Out

While the updates streamline the process by which faculty members submit letters of recommendation, students have experienced glitches on the new version of the interface.

Research

Allegations Against Smithsonian Researcher Bring Attention to Harvard

Conflict of interest allegations against climate change theories by unaffiliated researcher Wei-Hok Soon has brought attention to Harvard.

Big States, Little States
College

Beyond Boston: Regional Diversity at Harvard

Central Administration

In Op-Ed, Law Profs Call for University Governance Changes

Jeffrey K. McDonough Artwork
Scrutiny

Not a 9-to-5 Job

Advising Programs Office Under Construction
College

Freshman Advising: Under Construction