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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 has filed a lawsuit against several commercial websites for alleged copyright infringement of materials from HBX, the Business School's digital learning platform.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Harvard will pay for partial cleanup of high levels of arsenic found in portions of land sold to the town of Weston.
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.
Patrons lined up outside the program’s space at 224 Western Ave. to browse handmade dishes, sculptures, and jewelry and to talk with the artists staffing the opening reception.
Some of the panelists raised objections to the Supreme Court ruling that corporations can exercise the same religious rights as individuals.
Under this new initiative, trained Law School students and local residents would bring together civilians and police officers to address more moderate disputes.
The China Lab at the Harvard Graduate School of Education has received a donation pledge of $100,000 to fund a research project focused on reducing academic stress in the Chinese school system.
The new cross-school initiative, still in a pilot stage, will start in June and run for 11 weeks.
Though the environment for women faculty at Harvard has improved over the past 20 years, many say that there is still room for improvement.
The lawsuit alleges that Harvard sets “target percentages” for underrepresented minorities and illegal quotas on students of Asian descent in its undergraduate admissions processes.