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Boston Olympics 2024
Harvard in the City

U.S. Olympic Committee Terminates Boston Bid

The U.S. Olympic Committee and Boston 2024 organizers terminated Boston’s bid to host the 2024 Olympic Games on Monday following several months of backlash and major changes to the bid.

James F. Rothenberg ’68
Central Administration

Rothenberg, Longtime Corporation Member, Dies at 69

As Harvard’s treasurer and a member of the Harvard Corporation, James F. Rothenberg '68 remained intimately connected to the University he loved, advising its leaders and helping manage its money, until his death Tuesday. He was 69.

Central Administration

Harvard Can't Fully Prevent Future Cyber Attacks, Experts Say

According to experts in cyber security, there may be nothing that Harvard and institutions like it can do to fully protect themselves from future attacks from hackers.

Stillman After Hours
College

Stillman Infirmary Closed, Renovation Plans Await Approval

A planned renovation of the 24-hour inpatient care space to expand mental health resources is still pending approval from the state public health department.

SEAS Gift Announcement
FAS

A $400 Million Gift, and Accompanying Scrutiny

Administrators maintain that the criticism will do little to hurt their fundraising efforts, but one fact remains: John Paulson’s record gift to SEAS has brought record scrutiny to Harvard’s $6.5 billion capital campaign.

Central Administration

Kennedy School Focuses Its Technology on Classrooms, Not MOOCs

Administrators at the Kennedy School of Government say they are prioritizing using digital tools on campus, rather than to distribute a curriculum worldwide.

Interview with President Faust
Central Administration

Education Department Backs Away From College Rating System

The U.S. Department of Education now plans to release a data tool for prospective students and their families to compare colleges this summer.

Central Administration

Harvard Investigates IT Security Breach

The security breach to Faculty of Arts and Sciences and central administration information technology networks may have compromised email login information.

Smith Campus Center Front
Harvard in the City

Zoning Board Delays Decision on Campus Center Plans

Cambridge residents and members of the board at a public hearing on Thursday expressed mixed opinions of the plans.

Harvard Law School

Kennedy Key to Same-Sex Marriage Decision, Law Profs Say

Following the Supreme Court’s landmark same-sex marriage decision, Harvard Law School professors said Justice Anthony M. Kennedy played an extraordinary role in advancing the cause.

Harvard Stadium for 2024
Harvard in the City

Boston 2024 Downsizes Harvard’s Role in Olympic Bid

The change in plans represents a dramatic change from bid documents submitted to the U.S. Olympic Committee in December.

Boston Olympics 2024
Harvard in the City

Harvard No Longer Slated as Boston 2024 Tennis Host

Dorchester’s Harambee Park, not Harvard, would host Olympic and Paralympic tennis if Boston is selected as the host city of the 2024 Summer Games, yet another sign that Harvard’s relationship with the bid is evolving.

Widener Balloons
Central Administration

Widener Library Celebrates Centennial

Attendees sang “Happy Birthday” to the library as they commemorated its 100th birthday with red balloons, rose-topped cupcakes, and jazz music.

Central Administration

Construction Underway, Kennedy School Targets Active Learning in Campus Expansion

Kennedy School of Government faculty and staff are working alongside an incessant “banging” noise as construction on the school’s dramatic campus expansion is underway.

Smith Campus Center Front
Harvard in the City

Cambridge Planning Board Recommends Campus Center Plans

The unanimous vote to recommend Harvard’s plans to renovate the Smith Campus Center to the city’s Board of Zoning Appeal moves the construction plans one step closer to city approval.

Santa Lucía
Highlight

Trading Seasons: Spending Summer Break in a Chile Winter

Adulthood Is Relative
Highlight

Adulthood Is Relative

A Taste of Italy 2
Highlight

A Taste of Italy: On Milan, Siena, and Studying Abroad

Le Quatorze Juillet
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Le Quatorze Juillet