Students at the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences will be able to purchase semester MBTA bus and link passes at 50 percent off beginning next fall, a more generous discount than the current 11 percent.
Per Unz’s estimate, he had collected almost 300 signatures over a series of weeks—shipping petitions to alumni across the country—to earn a spot on the ballot for Harvard’s second highest governing body. He arrived in the Square to collect a few more signatures.
After taking the top spot in 2014, Harvard fell to second in a ranking of universities by donations. Stanford has led this ranking, compiled by the Council for Aid to Education, for nine of the last ten years.
After tense negotiations, Harvard and its largest employee union have reached a tentative settlement on a three-year long contract that comes nearly four months past the expiration of their previous agreement.
In 2015, the two committees—the corporation committee, which consists of four members of the Corporation, and the Advisory Committee on Shareholder Responsibility, a 12-member panel of students, faculty, and alumni—voted on 54 proposals.
More than two and a half months after the expiration of their previous contract, members of the Harvard Union of Clerical and Technical Workers remain engaged in “very frustrating” contract renegotiations with the University, HUCTW director Bill Jaeger said Monday.
The Kennedy School of Government has received two significant gifts, $2 million from the Mallinckrodt Foundation and $2.93 million from the Charles Koch Foundation, that will go toward establishing student fellowships.
A recent report from the University’s Office for Sponsored Programs says that Harvard received less than $800 million from outside sources to fund research in the 2015 fiscal year for the first time since 2010, continuing a years-long decline.
Harvard received just under $800 million in outside research funding in fiscal year 2015, continuing a years-long decline, according to a recent University report.
With $460 million raised, the school has brought in 92 percent toward its $500 million fundraising target.
Harvard’s Graduate School of Design raised just about $7 million in its segment of the University’s ongoing capital campaign in the 13 months following the launch of its public phase in September of last year.
The Robert and Myra Kraft Family Foundation has pledged to donate $20 million to Harvard Business School to endow a fund to support research and the advancement of precision medicine.
After nine years at the helm of Harvard Medical School, Dean Jeffrey S. Flier will step down from his position at the end of next July.
A sticker for the Harvard Union of Clerical and Technical Workers reads “Solidarity-Negotiation-Progress” near the bag-checking station at Lamont Library on Nov. 10. 2015.
The most recently released data indicates that the Business School is currently at 86 percent of its target fundraising efforts