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Central Administration

Elliott Draws on Scholarship as International Affairs​​ Provost

Colleagues say East Asian Languages and Civilizations professor Mark Elliott provides valuable expertise to Harvard's global outreach.

Faust in Farkas
Harvard in the City

Faust Talks Higher Education and Economic Inequality at Forum

“Any discussion about reducing inequality in this country, and creating economic growth that reaches everyone, has to begin with investing in education,” Harvard President Drew Faust said Wednesday.


At the Margin: Harvard Economics’ Precarious Spot on Top

The Economics department has recently lost several faculty members to other schools, highlighting the rise of rival programs and the relatively lower facilities at Harvard.

Drew G. Faust

At Office Hours, Faust Fields Questions About Sexual Assault

Several students from an anti-sexual assault advocacy group took advantage of the infrequent opportunity of presidential office hours to discuss sexual assault at Harvard.


Prof Failed To Disclose Connection to Company in Paper

Kennedy School of Government professor Calestous Juma did not disclose his connection to biotechnology giant Monsanto in a December 2014 paper supporting genetically modified organisms.

Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid

Despite Changes at Penn, Harvard Stands by ‘No-Loan’ Label

The University of Pennsylvania now calls its financial aid program “all-grant,” but Harvard still considers the “no-loan” branding integral to its own program.


Wendy Sherman, Chief Negotiator, Talks Iran Deal

The former State Department official, who served as the lead American negotiator of the nuclear deal between Iran and a group of six countries led by the U.S., spoke candidly about the historic diplomatic effort.

Rahsaan D. Hall

Civil Rights Lawyer Defends Use of Race in Harvard Admissions

Speaking to an audience of about a dozen students, Rahsaan Hall maintained that Harvard’s holistic admissions processes were in compliance with legal precedent.

First Faculty Meeting of the Year Takes Place in University Hall

Faust Gives ‘General Principles’ for Gen Ed at Faculty Meeting

University President Drew G. Faust weighed in on reforming the beleaguered General Education program as the Faculty discusses reforms ahead of a major vote expected at the end of this semester.

The Future of Podcasts
Harvard in the City

Podcast Pioneers Assess Medium at HUBWeek Panel

​Dubbing 2015 the “Year of the Podcast,” panelists at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society pulled back the curtain on the history of the digital media form and discussed its future.

Harvard Business School

Harvard Files Plans for New Business School Buildings

The two buildings will replace the existing Burden Hall building with around 105,100 square feet of new construction, approximately 35,000 square feet smaller than the project approved in the University’s 2013 Institutional Master Plan.

Stillman After Hours

Health Services Sees Decrease in Alcohol Treatment After Hours

Harvard University Health Services treated 14 students for alcohol-related reasons during after-hours in the first three weeks of school.

Ivy League Plus Endowment Returns
Central Administration

Endowment’s Performance Is Concerning, Faust Says

After another year of lackluster returns at Harvard Management Company, University President Drew G. Faust said Tuesday that she is concerned about the company’s performance.

Environmental Health
School of Public Health

Panelists Discuss Environment's Impact on Health

The event, entitled “How Does the Environment Affect Our Health?”, was presented by the Harvard Museum of Natural History in conjunction with the Harvard T. H. Chan Center for Health and the Global Environment.

Central Administration

Two Top Harvard Management Company Executives Depart

Eight-year fixed-income manager Marco C. Barrozo and Satu Parikh, who joined HMC in 2011 as managing director and head of commodities, departed recently with little notice.

The Band at Convocation

Class of 2019: Beliefs and Lifestyles

Administrators on the Stage

Class of 2019: Academics & Extracurriculars

The View of Convocation

Class of 2019: By the Numbers

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