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Bashar Masri, who has helped lead a project to build a Palestinian city, said his team has faced many obstacles in the past seven years.
Harvard will contribute a third of the $25 million needed to build the new West Station in Allston, MBTA officials announced at Beacon Park Rail Yard.
Twenty-seven courses primarily covering Advanced Placement material will be used as a supplement to traditional high school courses.
This year's group of winners, included Oprah Winfrey, Congressman John L. Lewis, and Maya Angelou, among others.
Heenan will become a senior communications advisor to the philanthropic foundation, but will continue to work with Harvard part time through the end of the 2014-2015 academic year.
Several employees of the Boston-Cambridge DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel and members of the Student Labor Action Movement set up a bed-making demonstration in the Science Center Plaza Monday afternoon, continuing their year-and-a-half long efforts to support worker unionization.
The Food Better campaign kicked off its inaugural year with a presentation at the Harvard Community Garden Monday, one of a week-long series of events designed to improve student awareness on all issues related to food.
The gift follows a $350 million donation to HSPH by Hong Kongese billionaire and alumnus Gerald L. Chan, which was unveiled earlier this month.
The effort is part of a larger national movement started by United Students Against Sweatshops that criticizes Teach For America for undermining the quality of public education.
Documentary photographer Kevin Bubriski told the story of Nepal in photos Thursday, explaining how Nepalese culture has evolved since the 1970.
HarvardX faculty and administrators are applying a variety of marketing strategies to spread the word about the courses they offer.
A free virtual classroom can be just as conducive to learning as a traditional university setting, according to a study conducted by MIT researchers concerning MOOCs.
Faced with increasing numbers of instructors and concentrators, the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences is running out of space ahead of its partial move to Allston.
Faust and Hennessy wrote that their schools’ contributions to combating climate change will come through education and research.
The Harvard Union of Clerical and Technical Workers released a report on Wednesday that offers suggestions for lowering healthcare costs for all Harvard employees.