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Visual Arts

Arts and Technology Speakers Come Together At Conference

Speakers from the arts and technology sectors came together on Thursday for “Art, Technology, Psyche,” an all-day conference hosted by the Digital Futures consortium and the Digital Arts and Humanities Group.

Monumental Artwork
Visual Arts

Wodiczko Reflects on Public Space as Canvas

Krzysztof Wodiczko, the artist behind the large-scale video projection animating the John Harvard Statue in Harvard Yard this week, discussed the role of art in public space.

Food Trucks on Campus
On Campus

Campus Services Seeks Optimal Food Trucks

With the goal of finding the perfect combination for Harvard diners, Harvard Campus Services continues to experiment with the selection of food trucks in the Science Center Plaza.

Sustainability Fair
Harvard in the City

Harvard Celebrates Sustainability with Earth Day Fair

Vendors from in and around Cambridge, including the Little Free Library and Book Exchange, Hubway, and Next Step Living, set up shop on the Science Center Plaza on Wednesday afternoon to promote sustainable living.

Thomas Hollister
University Finances

Thomas Hollister

Thomas Hollister was named Harvard’s chief financial officer, vice president for finance.

Central Administration

Law School Still Awaits Government Sign-Off on Title IX

More than two months after having received initial feedback on its Title IX procedures from the federal Office for Civil Rights, the Law School has still not received final sign-off from OCR on its updated draft.

Thomas Hollister
Central Administration

Hollister Named CFO and VP for Finance

Harvard named Boston banker Thomas J. Hollister the new Chief Financial Officer and Vice President for Finance on Wednesday, concluding a months-long search for the new executive, according to a press release.

Harvard Business School

Two Businesses Win New Venture Competition

The annual competition financially supports University students and alumni launching new businesses.

John Harvard Projection
College

Photos of the Day (04/21/2015)

Allston

Boston College Opens Applications for Neighborhood Improvement Fund

The program is intended to finance public projects that may include benefits to public parks, open space, neighborhood beautification, transportation improvements, and public art.

College

More Than One-Third of Students Respond to Sexual Conduct Climate Survey

Although administrators praise the 37 percent response rate so far, students who are currently studying abroad or taking time off from school are not able to take the survey, prompting some criticism.

Politics

Panelists Discuss Changes to Ballot Initiatives

Panelists spoke about Massachusetts House Bill 561, which would create a program to analyze ballot initiatives that would be modeled on the Citizens' Initiative Review currently in place in Oregon.

Politics

Study Proposes Excise Tax on Harvard’s Endowment

If implemented, the tax would generate approximately $5 billion of revenue, according to the study published this month by the Nexus Research and Policy Center.

Harvard Teaching Campaign Petition
College

Teaching Campaign Delivers Section Cap Petition to Mass. Hall

At the time of delivery, the petition had garnered 2,273 signatures, with 1,103 undergraduates, 685 graduate students, 113 faculty members, and 81 alumni as signatories.

Harvard in the City

Harvard Business Publishing To Relocate to Brighton

Harvard Business Publishing will relocate its headquarters from its current location in Watertown to Boston Landing, a new complex in Brighton, to achieve more space for its expansion.

Massachusetts Hall
FAS

Graduate Students Start Movement To Unionize

Central Administration

Amidst Title IX Debate, Law Faculty Raise Governance Concerns

John Stilgoe Office
College

John Stilgoe’s Secret History

Big States, Little States
College

Beyond Boston: Regional Diversity at Harvard