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Research

2014-2015 Du Bois Institute Fellows Announced

The Hutchins Center for African and African American Research announced its 23 W. E. B. Du Bois fellows for the 2014-2015 academic year on Tuesday.

Harvard Business School

At i-Lab, Business Students Create Guides to Life’s Biggest Transitions

Students can now learn from the experiences of mentors through a collection of free online courses at LifeGuides.me.

Allston

New Ed Portal Initiative Combines Online Courseware, In-Person Lecture For Allstonians

The new initiative was formalized and kicked off by Peter K. Bol during a lecture Monday night.

Mike Huckabee
IOP

Huckabee Discusses State of Politics, Future Political Career

Former Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee discussed the possibility of seeking the Republican presidential nomination once more in 2016 at the IOP Monday evening.

A Conversation With Felipe Calderon
Harvard Business School

Former President of Mexico Discusses the Economics of Climate Change

Speaking at the Business School, Felipe Calderon argued that business leaders are missing an opportunity to limit climate change and turn a profit.

On Year Later: Boston Marathon Bombings
Boston Marathon

VIDEO: Looking Back One Year Later, Harvard Affiliates Prepare to Return to Finish Line

For the Harvard affiliates running in the Boston Marathon a year ago today, it was a picture-perfect mid-April morning and a pleasant, if difficult, run through Boston’s suburbs. Then, shortly before 2:50 p.m., two homemade explosives detonated near the finish line.

University Finances

Pershing Square Foundation Gives $17 Million To Fund Human Behavior Initiative

The gift will fund three new professorships and give grants to Harvard faculty and graduate students.

Commencement

Barth ’89 Will Lead Alumni at Commencement as Chief Marshal

Richard Barth ’89, CEO of KIPP charter schools, will serve as the chief marshal at the University’s Commencement exercises on May 29, the Harvard Alumni Association announced on Tuesday.

Harvard Medical School

Study Links Television Viewing with Lesser Amounts of Sleep

Harvard researchers recently published the results of a long-term study showing that watching greater amounts of television is associated with lesser amounts of sleep for children in their infancy and middle childhood.

Remembrance and Anniversary
Cambridge

As Boston Looks Back, Harvard Pauses for Day of Remembrance

As hundreds came together across Boston on Tuesday to mark the one-year anniversary of the bombings at the 2013 Boston Marathon, members of the Harvard community had a quieter day of reflection and remembrance in and around Harvard Yard.

Research

Study by Harvard-Affiliated Heart Researcher Retracted from Scientific Journal

Recent research by Piero Anversa, a leading figure in cardiovascular science, has come under fire after an article he co-authored was retracted from a major medical journal.

University Finances

Students Rally Against Harvard's Management of Timber Plantations in Argentina

The protest comes after much debate over the plantations, including allegations of mismanagement and the announcement of recertification of the plantations last week.

Student Groups

Harvard Legal Aid Bureau Student Attorneys Take Case to Federal Court

Harvard Legal Aid Bureau student attorneys Nicholas O. Pastan and Breana M. Ware presented their closing argument last Wednesday in U.S. District Court of Massachusetts, where they argued a case involving the Hague Convention.

IOP

Harvard Political Review Report Dissects Federal Budget Issues

The Harvard Political Review published its annual report for fiscal year 2013 on Thursday, offering a detailed review and analysis of U.S. fiscal policy and its predicted impact on the nation.

Harvard Law School

Leading Expert on Islamic Law To Join HLS Faculty

Northwestern University law professor and Islamic law expert Kristen A. Stilt will join the Harvard Law School faculty this fall, according to a Law School press release.

On Year Later: Boston Marathon Bombings
Boston Marathon

VIDEO: Looking Back One Year Later, Harvard Affiliates Prepare to Return to Finish Line

Johnston Gate Arts Cover
Arts

Rebuilding the Past: Harvard's Beautification Renaissance

Awkward Eye Contact
Columns

Let’s Talk about Campus-Eye-Contact-Culture

Dictionary
Columns

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