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College

Harvard Will Hold First University-Wide TEDx Event Next Fall

The event will be held next October, according to Christian G. B. Haigh ’16, the co-president of TEDxHarvardCollege, which is the student group in charge of putting on the event.

Research

PETA Urges Investigation Into Harvard Primate Center

PETA argued that the inadequate care at the center violated Massachusetts’s cruelty-to-animals legislation and urged the district attorney to “pursue charges against the experimenters responsible for overseeing the animals’ care.”

Divest Harvard Culminates Protests
College

Divest Harvard Culminates Protests

President Calderon at the JFK Forum
Central Administration

HKS Dean Expects Campaign ‘Slow Down’ After Departure

When Kennedy School of Government Dean David T. Ellwood ’75 steps down at the end of the academic year, the school may lose one of its most potent fundraising assets.

O'Malley at the IOP
IOP

O’Malley Discusses Possible Presidential Run, Economic Revitalization

Former Governor of Maryland Martin J. O’Malley spoke at the Institute of Politics on Thursday about the choices and policies needed to build a more prosperous American economy and a stronger middle class.

President Calderon at the JFK Forum
Central Administration

For Fundraising, Kennedy School Turns to Non-Alumni

With a smaller and younger alumni base that earns less on average than the graduates of other Harvard schools, the Kennedy School has raised 80 percent of its funds through gifts from non-alumni.

Orange Waves
Central Administration

Harvard Leaders Stay Quiet on Divest, Even During 'Heat Week'

Protesters from the environmental activist group Divest Harvard have done their very best to get administrators’ attention this week.

A Quick Entrance
College

A Quick Entrance

University President Drew G. Faust enters Emerson Hall, where members of the student activist group Divest Harvard attempted to confront her before she introduced a lecture on Wednesday afternoon. Security personnel had placed guard rails between Loeb House and the lecture hall.

Divest Harvard: Faith Day
FAS

Faculty for Divestment Brings Advocacy to Classrooms

Twenty members of Harvard Faculty for Divestment have agreed to speak about divestment to their students amid demonstrations by activist group Divest Harvard.

FAS

Med School Postdocs Criticize Health Benefits Changes

Nearly 70 Harvard Medical School postdoctoral fellows, professors, and administrators signed a letter expressing concern that the University’s new health benefits plan may disproportionately burden postdocs.

Divest Harvard: Faith Day
College

As Divest Blockade Continues, Protesters Await Response

Activist group Divest Harvard continues to demand that Harvard divest its endowment from fossil fuels even as some top University officials largely ignore their protest.

Central Administration

Negotiations Ahead, Union Convenes To Discuss Health Care

Two “pre-negotiation” sessions occurred last week and each drew around 50 total participants, focusing on health care.

Continued Dialogue
College

Blockade Remains After Faust Offers To Meet With Protesters

University President Drew G. Faust offered to meet with demonstrators on the condition that they stop blocking her office building’s entrances, but they refused.

Nebula Magnetic Fields
Research

Study Supports Role of Magnetic Fields in Star Formation

By measuring the orientation of magnetic field lines on a variety of scales in the Cat’s Paw Nebula, scientists found that magnetic field direction is well preserved through different spatial scales.

GSAS

Grad Students’ Path to Unionization May Depend on Labor Board

Law experts say that Harvard graduate students' success at unionization may depend on whether the National Labor Relations Board reconsiders a 2004 decision.

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