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FY 2014 Research Funding
FAS

Harvard's Federal Research Funding Declines Slightly in FY 2014

Funding from federal grants fell by 5 percent in 2014, the first full year after sequestration took hold. In the same period, non-federal funding rose 12 percent.

College

Video: Top 10 Stories That Shaped 2014

2014 was a year of change and controversy as Harvard affiliates reacted to events on campus and across the nation. In this feature, Crimson Multimedia uses photo and video to recap the 10 biggest stories of 2014.

Interview with President Faust
Central Administration

In Sit-Down, Faust Looks Back at 2014

In her final interview of the year with The Crimson, Faust reflected on her role in several hot-button campus issues, including sexual assault policies and protests regarding two controversial non-indictments.

Bridging the Gap, Hugo Van Vuuren, Lebone, STOP
SEAS

Harvard-Affiliated Xfund Raises $100 Million, Expands to Silicon Valley

A Harvard-affiliated seed-stage venture capital firm with an office in Maxwell Dworkin announced Thursday that it is launching its second fund with $100 million in new capital and has opened an additional office in Silicon Valley.

professor, photog
FAS

Former College Dean Lewis Named Interim SEAS Head

Lewis will step in as the division head for Cherry A. Murray, who announced her resignation in late October, until Smith names a permanent replacement for the post.

Playing Catch Up?
SEAS

Profs Urge Interdisciplinarity in CS Expansion

Faculty and students in the proliferating computer science program say that it should build upon Harvard’s liberal arts tradition and expand existing interdisciplinary offerings.

FAS

John Briscoe, Winner of Water's Nobel, Dies

Originally from South Africa, John Briscoe also spent two decades working for the World Bank, where he served as the country director for Brazil, the organization’s biggest borrower.

Steve Ballmer Gives Back
SEAS

Computer Science Faculty To Increase by 50 Percent with Ballmer Gift

The donation, from former Microsoft CEO and longtime donor Steven A. Ballmer '77, will fund 12 professorships in the field.

Introduction
SEAS

Introduction

Pavlos Protopapas introduces Chris H. Wiggins, Chief Data Scientist at The New York Times in Maxwell-Dworkin G115 on Friday Afternoon. Wiggins spoke at the Data Science at The New York Times talk, hosted by the Institute for Applied Computational Science.

Segments to Algorithms
SEAS

Segments to Algorithms

Chris Wiggins, chief data scientist at The New York Times, speaks about the development of data, from segments in the 19th century to algorithms today, in Maxwell-Dworkin G115 on Friday afternoon.

Segments to Algorithms
SEAS

Times Data Scientist Highlights Importance of User Data

Christopher H. Wiggins, chief data scientist at The New York Times, said the role of a data scientist is especially important as the journalism industry adjusts to changes to its business model.

Playing Catch Up?
Scrutiny

Playing Catch Up?

Although Harvard has recently pushed new initiatives to further expand SEAS, some Stanford administrators view this move as playing catch up rather than truly innovating.

The Oval
Scrutiny

Seeing Red: Stanford v. Harvard

A Cross-Country Battle over American Higher Education.

Cherry A. Murray
SEAS

Cherry A. Murray

Cherry A. Murray, the dean of School of Engineering and Applied Science, poses in her office Tuesday afternoon, hours after announcing that she will resign after the end of 2014.

DoubleTree Protest
IOP

Today in Photos (10/29/14)

Black Lives Matter Protester
Race

Demonstrators Continue 'Black Lives Matter' Campaign in Central Square March

Harvard Stadium
Allston

Boston Olympic Bid Names Harvard Venues as Hosts for 10 Events

Conflict at the Scene
Crime

Med School Professor Dies After Brigham Shooting

"Shut It Down"
College

The Top 10 Stories of 2014