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Central Administration

International Affairs Vice Provost To Step Down

Jorge I. Dominguez will step down from his position as vice provost for international affairs at the end of next June but will continue to teach as a professor of government, the University announced Thursday.

Double Tree Rally
Labor

DoubleTree Housekeepers Strike, Rally Attracts Hundreds

The strike marks the culmination of over a year of campaigning organized by a Massachusetts-based union that represents Harvard’s dining hall employees and the Student Labor Action Movement.

Harvard Law School

Panel Focuses on Rise in Boston's Urban Agriculture

Much of the panel conversation centered on Article 89, a city-wide zoning ordinance passed into law in Dec. 2013 that makes it legal for Boston residents to grow and sell their own produce.

Harvard Medical School

Med School Prof Discusses Biotechnology, Startups

The talk, titled “Wild Biotechnology,” was hosted by Harvard Biotech Entrepreneurs, a student group focused on promoting interest in careers in biotechnology on campus.

Events

Panel Highlights Philanthropy Models Across Nations

The United States and India have much to learn from each other about the development of philanthropy and corporate social responsibility, panelists said at a discussion Tuesday.

Student Groups

Law Students Form Title IX Discussion Group

The group, called “Harvard Talks Title IX” or “HTT9,” was born out of discussion this fall in two courses taught by law professor Charles R. Nesson ’60.

Brokaw at the IOP
IOP

Brokaw Shares Berlin Wall Stories at IOP

Tom Brokaw—the only network anchor who reported live from Brandenburg Gate the night of Nov. 9, 1989—shared memories of witnessing the historic event on Tuesday.

Jeffrey Goldberg HKS Talk
Harvard Kennedy School

Goldberg Paints Dire Picture of Middle East Journalism

The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria has broken the previously “unwritten rule” that terror organizations generally refrain from killing foreign journalists, journalist Jeffrey Goldberg argued Tuesday.

Science

Herbarium Celebrates 90 Years

To honor the anniversary, former interim Dean of the College Donald H. Pfister discussed a few of the collections out of the millions of specimens in the Herbarium.

Limbs and Genetalia
Harvard Medical School

Med School Study Explores Genitalia Formation

Genitalia development, according to the study, is closely linked to the growth and presence of limbs in animals such as snakes, lizards, and birds.

Health Care Panel
Health

Harvard Union Hosts Panel on Reducing Healthcare Costs

Around 150 members of the Harvard Union of Clerical and Technical Workers and Harvard faculty gathered Monday to discuss strategies for improving employee health while keeping health care affordable.

Clive Davis
Music

Clive Davis Talks Whitney Houston, Professional Journey

The legendary music industry executive described his transformation from Harvard Law School student to president of Columbia Records at a lecture in Wasserstein Hall on Friday.

Veterans Day
University

Between Classes, Students Celebrate Veterans Day

From commemorative tours to church services and stadium runs, Harvard affiliates found their own ways to honor veterans Tuesday.

College

Sexual Climate Survey Used by Harvard May Become Nat'l Model

A month after administrators announced that Harvard was collaborating with peer institutions to create a sexual assault survey, experts say the survey may serve as a model for other institutions.

Allston Home Damage
Allston

For Allston Homeowners, Alleged Home Damage Remains Unresolved

Allston residents demanded a response from Harvard at a recent Harvard-Allston Task Force meeting about alleged damage to their homes caused by construction on a University-owned plot of land.

STANTING TALL
Football

Harvard-Yale 2014

Playing with the Rules
Scrutiny

Playing With The Rules

Highlight

Title IX Complaints in Higher Education

Art Museum Feature
Visual Arts

Newly Opened, Art Museums Prepare To Engage Undergrads