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A Conversation With Felipe Calderon
Harvard Business School

Former President of Mexico Discusses the Economics of Climate Change

Speaking at the Business School, Felipe Calderon argued that business leaders are missing an opportunity to limit climate change and turn a profit.

Commencement

Barth ’89 Will Lead Alumni at Commencement as Chief Marshal

Richard Barth ’89, CEO of KIPP charter schools, will serve as the chief marshal at the University’s Commencement exercises on May 29, the Harvard Alumni Association announced on Tuesday.

University Finances

Students Rally Against Harvard's Management of Timber Plantations in Argentina

The protest comes after much debate over the plantations, including allegations of mismanagement and the announcement of recertification of the plantations last week.

Research

Study by Harvard-Affiliated Heart Researcher Retracted from Scientific Journal

Recent research by Piero Anversa, a leading figure in cardiovascular science, has come under fire after an article he co-authored was retracted from a major medical journal.

Faust Letter on Climate Change
University

Faust Letter on Climate Change

According to the email, titled “Confronting climate change,” the three-fold endeavor will launch a research-focused Climate Change Solutions Fund, increase sustainability measures on campus, and affirm the endowment’s commitment to environmentally sustainable and socially conscious investing.

Faust Letter on Climate Change
University

Faust Letter on Climate Change

According to the email, titled “Confronting climate change,” the three-fold endeavor will launch a research-focused Climate Change Solutions Fund, increase sustainability measures on campus, and affirm the endowment’s commitment to environmentally sustainable and socially conscious investing.

When Women Lead
Events

In Panel Hosted by Faust, Female Leaders Reflect On Experiences, Evolving Role of Working Women

Harvard community members packed into Sanders Theatre Monday afternoon to listen to four female leaders from various fields as they shared their experiences working in positions of authority and reflected on the changing role of women in the workplace.

Plutoapp
Harvard Law School

Law School Duo Create Start-Up to "Unsend" Emails

Pluto Mail, a free service created by two Law School students, allows users to unsend, edit, and auto-expire emails after pressing send.

Clair and Chu
Harvard Corporation

IP Lawyer, Medical Director Named New Leaders of Board of Overseers

Intellectual property lawyer Morgan Chu, who graduated from Harvard Law School in 1976, will preside over Harvard’s Board of Overseers—the University’s second-highest governing body—for the 2014-2015 academic year.

Harvard Business School

Khan Academy Founder To Speak at Harvard Business School Class Day

Salman Khan, founder of the free online education platform Khan Academy, will be this year’s Harvard Business School Class Day speaker, the school revealed Monday afternoon.

March
Labor

Doubletree Boycott Launch Draws More Than 100 Workers, Advocates

Dozens of students joined Cambridge City Council members and DoubleTree workers in protest Thursday to support the employees' efforts to unionize.

Food and Drink

Recent Graduates Want Bugs on America’s Dinner Tables

The former roommates discovered the prevalence and benefits of eating insects during separate trips abroad in Africa and Asia during their undergraduate careers.

Wendy Copp at IOP
IOP

Kopp Discusses TFA's Recruitment Methods

Wendy S. Kopp, CEO and founder of Teach For America, discussed the lasting importance of the organization in recruiting the top students to promote education at the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum Tuesday.

Divest Harvard
Central Administration

Divest Harvard Holds “Teach-Ins” Outside Massachusetts Hall

Students and members of Divest Harvard gathered in the Yard Tuesday afternoon for a series of “teach-ins” conducted to reveal ways in which they believe the fossil fuel industry creates climate denialism and interferes with clean energy initiatives.

Research

Researchers Find Novel Methods to Study Alzheimer's

Harvard scientists have made a breakthrough in studying early onset Alzheimer’s Disease by converting patients’ skin cells into neurons in the hopes of facilitating a better understanding of the disease and creation of drug therapies.

Johnston Gate Arts Cover
Arts

Rebuilding the Past: Harvard's Beautification Renaissance

On Year Later: Boston Marathon Bombings
Boston Marathon

VIDEO: Looking Back One Year Later, Harvard Affiliates Prepare to Return to Finish Line

Awkward Eye Contact
Columns

Let’s Talk about Campus-Eye-Contact-Culture

Dictionary
Columns

Ban the Bossy Ban Bossy