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As part of the fellowship, Tarja Halonen will give speeches, host study groups, and visit classrooms for one semester at the school.
The system would judge colleges and universities on a number of expected criteria, such as graduation rates, average net price, student loan debt, post-college earnings, and the percentage of students who receive Pell grants.
Last spring, HUDS stopped purchasing water machines from SodaStream, whose main factory is located in the West Bank, following complaints that the appliances could offend Palestinian students.
“As the President and Provost have made clear, our procurement decisions should not be driven by community members’ views on matters of political controversy,” the spokesperson wrote.
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.
A three-minute clip from home video footage inspired author Glenn Kurtz's latest book about a Polish community.
A lawsuit against the University alleging sexual abuse by a former Harvard swim coach will be allowed to proceed in court, following a legal extension of the statute of limitations on child sex abuse cases.
Though President Barack Obama nominated Murthy for the position in Nov. 2013, conservative members of Congress objected to his history of political activism.
It is unclear whether the office accepts donations and University spokesperson Jeff Neal did not respond to a question attempting to clarify the matter.
A recent study by researchers at Harvard-affiliated Brigham and Women’s Hospital shows that telomeres, biomarkers of aging, could contribute to the benefits of this dietary pattern.
Business School professor Krishna G. Palepu was found guilty of receiving excessive compensation without first receiving proper governmental approval on Monday.
The funds raised in the public phase of the campaign brings the total value of gifts and pledges to $4.8 billion.
With demonstrations occurring almost daily on and near Harvard’s campus since controversial grand jury decisions in Ferguson, MO., and Staten Island, NY., University President Drew G. Faust and Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana addressed the situation in separate statements this week.
An estimated 600 protesters streamed through Harvard Square Friday evening in what appears to be the largest gathering yet in Cambridge in response to two decisions by grand juries not to indict police officers who killed unarmed black men.
The Graduate School of Education received a $5 million grant from the Walton Family Foundation that will boost its Doctor of Education Leadership (Ed. L.D.) Program.