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Commencement

Giffords, Kelly Speak at Law School Class Day

Gabrielle Giffords represented Arizona’s 8th district in the U.S. House of Representatives until she was shot in the head in 2011 while meeting with a group of constituents.

Dimitar Sasselov
Commencement

Dimitar Sasselov

University

Central Title IX Office Hires Second Investigator

​Almost a year after its creation, Harvard’s central sexual harassment investigation office has hired a second full-time investigator, Ilissa Povich, although it still remains understaffed.

Harvard Kennedy School

Archon Fung Named Interim Kennedy School Dean

Fung will take over for Harvard's longest serving dean, David T. Ellwood '75, who announced last fall that he would resign after 11 years at the helm of the Kennedy School.

College

52 Percent of Students Complete Sexual Conduct Climate Survey

The survey is a Harvard-specific version of an Association of American Universities poll being conducted at 28 schools across the country to gather data on sexual conduct.

Chan and Faust
Commencement

Chan and Faust

University President Drew G. Faust welcomes Gerald L. Chan on stage at the unveiling of his foundation’s $350 million gift to the Harvard School of Public Health in September.

Divest Harvard
Commencement

Divest Harvard

School of Public Health

Hunter To Serve as Acting School of Public Health Dean

Hunter will take the reins in the middle of Harvard’s University-wide capital campaign and as the school allocates funding from its recent $350 million gift from Gerald L. Chan—the largest single donation in Harvard’s history.

Harvard Business School

Harvard Sues Test Prep Sites for Alleged HBX Copyright Infringement

Harvard has filed a lawsuit against several commercial websites for alleged copyright infringement of materials from HBX, the Business School's digital learning platform.

Stephen Blyth
Central Administration

HMC Executives Saw Compensation Increase from 2012 to 2013

Since-promoted Harvard Management Company president and CEO Stephen Blyth received $11.5 million in compensation in 2013, about double his compensation of $5.3 million in 2012.

Central Administration

Darnton, University Librarian, Will Depart This Summer

Robert C. Darnton ’60, the Harvard University librarian, will step down from his post after an eight-year tenure at the helm of Harvard’s library system.

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.

Interview with President Faust
Central Administration

Faust Visits Chicago for 'Your Harvard' Alumni Event

In her latest travel stop as part of the “Your Harvard” event series for the University's largest ever capital campaign, University President Drew G. Faust visited Chicago last week.

Boston

Harvard Reaches Agreement With Weston Over Contaminated Property

Harvard will pay for partial cleanup of high levels of arsenic found in portions of land sold to the town of Weston.

Crime

Jury Hears Closing Arguments in 2013 Murder of Harvard Security Guard

According to the Boston Globe, the defendant, now 29-year-old Boston resident Devone Suber, had pled not guilty to the charge of fatally shooting 35-year-old Maiqi Hernandez and wounding another woman in Hernandez’s Roxbury apartment.

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Front Feature

Class of 2015, By the Numbers

Wedding Bells
Seniors

Wedding Bells 2015

On Campus

The Geography of Harvard Athletics

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Features

Among Harvard’s Faculty, ‘Women Are Still Pioneers’