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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.

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.

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.

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.

SEAS

Researchers Develop Bacteria Repellant for Medical Equipment

Harvard scientists developed a coating for medical devices that repels blood and bacteria, researchers announced last Sunday.

Research

Researchers Unveil Nanoparticle Construction Method

By enabling the creation of nanoparticles in user-specified shapes out of materials like silver or gold, the breakthrough offers a range of applications in solar cells, disease detection, and laser technology.

Endowment

Activists Kick Off Week-Long Fast for Divestment

Dozens of members of the Harvard community will not be swiping into dining halls this week as they participate in Divest Harvard’s week-long fast.

Harvard Law School

Snowden, Lessig Speak via Google Hangout

Edward Snowden—a whistleblower considered by different groups to be a martyr, a coward, and a traitor—spoke with Law School professor Lawrence Lessig via Google Hangouts at a packed lecture hall Monday.

Harvard Medical School

Mass. Gen. Eyes Expansion in China; Harvard Not Involved

The project, under the working title “MGH Hospital China,” would be MGH’s first major international satellite and has the potential to be a key source of revenue for the hospital.

Title IX Officer
Harvard Law School

Karvonides Assures Neutrality After Law School Op-Ed

University Title IX Officer Mia Karvonides reacts to an op-ed signed by more than a quarter of the HLS faculty that condemned the University's new sexual assault policy.

Free Time
Columns

In Search of Lost Time

Larry, In His Element
Scrutiny

Professor Summers

Data Sculpture
Visual Arts

Painting by the Numbers: Data Visualization

School at School
Columns

What We Forget About School: School