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The School of Engineering and Applied Sciences has further expanded its graduate program in Computational Science and Engineering, which now includes both a master of science degree and a master of engineering degree.
Vice President for Alumni Affairs and Development Tamara E. Rogers ’74 defended the compensation of top managers of the Harvard Management Company in a letter sent late last week to a group of alumni that had previously criticized the University's investment arm.
Two founding members of the Russian punk rock protest group Pussy Riot spoke out strongly against Russian President Vladimir Putin Monday night at a forum at the Institute of Politics, raising awareness of what they consider to be oppression propagated by Putin in their country.
The threat of legal action came after Kennedy School professor Ricardo Hausmann wrote an article arguing that Venezuela default on its foreign bonds.
Harvard has raised at least $4.3 billion in pledges and donations during its University-wide capital campaign so far, including $500 million in the second quarter of 2014 alone.
GSD administrators have said that a top campaign priority will be the student experience, achieved through enhancements in financial aid and funding for travel and conferences.
The Berkman Center for Internet and Society held a kickoff event for its Digital Problem Solving Initiative at the Harvard Graduate School of Education’s Gutman Library on Thursday.
Continuing its growth, the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences added five new faculty members to its roster this fall, three of whom are women.
The Graduate School of Education has launched the Usable Knowledge project, an online platform aimed at making the school’s research and work accessible to all educators, students, and policymakers.
Hedge fund manager and founder of Moore Capital Management Louis M. Bacon has donated $3.5 million to the Harvard Kennedy School for the creation of the eponymous Louis Bacon Environmental Leadership Program.
Mathew Martoma, a former SAC Capital Advisors portfolio manager, was sentenced to nine years in prison and required to forfeit his $9.4 million in earnings.
Members of Harvard Faculty for Divestment called once again for an open and public forum with members of the Harvard Corporation and the Harvard Management Company on Tuesday.
The exhibit, which is making its first U.S. appearance at Houghton, features works created by both American and British binders.
Harvard Business School alumni are still pessimistic about the American economy, according to a new report titled “An Economy Doing Half Its Job.”
While lauding recent efforts to contain the Ebola outbreak, Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf expressed concern about the long-term effects of the epidemic.