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Oaks
Research

Dumbarton Oaks Opens New Fellowship House

The opening of the fellowship house comes after 18 months of construction and more than three years of planning.

Men's Basketball

Former NBA Star Lays Out Philanthropic Goals for Democratic Republic of Congo

Towering over the podium, the seven-foot two-inch 18-year NBA veteran discussed the hospital he founded in the DRC’s capital Kinshasa, as well as efforts to improve education and prevent Congolese brain drain.

Faust HAA
Alumni

Faust Travels to Mexico, Dallas for Speeches and Donor Events

Faust’s Dallas speech marks the conclusion of a major international trip that saw her spend most of this week in Mexico, where she met with Harvard affiliates and alumni.

What's New at The Carpenter Center?
Visual Arts

Carpenter Center Unveils Simon Fujiwara Exhibit

The exhibit consisted of sculptures of smashed mugs, video clips of dialogue between a subject and an interrogator, typed letters attached to books, and photographs.

Lamont's New Self-Checkout Option
Student Life

Lamont, Cabot Libraries Introduce Self-Checkout

The two machines—one at each location—stand near the circulation desks at both libraries.

Melissa Harris-Perry
Politics

MSNBC Host Advocates Political Inclusivity

Nearly 400 attendees crowded into the Radcliffe Institute’s Knafel Center to hear Harris-Perry’s talk, given as this year’s Maurine and Robert Rothschild Lecture.

Sustainability Goals
Research

University Sets New Goals for Curbing Consumption, Waste

University-wide goals include reducing per capita waste by 50 percent and water use by 30 percent by 2020, from a 2006 baseline.

Hong Kong: Origins of the Crisis
Events

Panel Traces Hong Kong Crisis Through Colonial History

A panel of scholars and former U.S. diplomats argued that the current conflict in Hong Kong has historical roots during a seminar Wednesday afternoon.

Religion

Religious Leaders Rally for Mass. Ballot Questions

The event, entitled “Towards a New Dawn,” gathered speakers from across different faiths to speak about Mass. ballot questions three and four.

Partners In Health
Events

Partners in Health Holds Teach-In on Ebola

At the event, which was hosted by Partners in Health Engage and other student groups, attendees discussed inequality, strategies to contain the epidemic, and how poor infrastructure allowed Ebola to spread.

Harvard Law School

Harvard Law Grads Top Midcareer Earning Survey

Harvard Law School graduates earn $201,000 a year on average by the time they reach the midpoint of their careers, outpacing all other graduate school degree holders.

BGLTQ Groups
Student Groups

Queer Groups Formed for Graduate Students and Staff

Two new queer groups were formed this fall to better serve and unite the non-undergraduate BGLTQ community.

SEAS Will Move to Allston Science Complex
FAS

Two-Thirds of SEAS Faculty Will Move to Allston in 2019

Computer science, biomedical engineering, and mechanical engineering faculty and facilities will move to Allston in 2019, SEAS officials said.

Health

Study: Genes Can Help Explain Coffee Consumption

The research indicates that eight genes in the human body may be related to coffee consumption, either directly or indirectly.

Harvard Medical School

Professor Outlines Risks, Benefits of Genome Editing

Harvard Medical School professor George M. Church discussed the possibilities and dangers of genetic engineering at a lecture Wednesday.

Free Time
Columns

In Search of Lost Time

Photo Man
Ivy League

Beyond The Silver Screen

Larry, In His Element
Scrutiny

Professor Summers

Data Sculpture
Visual Arts

Painting by the Numbers: Data Visualization