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Civil War Exhibition
Radcliffe Institute

Civil War Exhibit Opens at Schlesinger Library

University President Drew G. Faust, Radcliffe Institute Dean Lizabeth Cohen, and the curator of manuscripts at the Schlesinger Library addressed more than 100 attendees at the opening of the exhibit.

Graduate School of Design

Design School Launches Center for Sustainable Buildings, Cities

Staff and affiliates will begin researching and developing design strategies to create more sustainable buildings and cities at the center next month.

Coop Election
Books

Coop Announces 9 Percent Rebate

The 9 percent rebate is a slight increase from the 8.8 percent offered in 2013 and marks the last year that members will receive an end-of-year rebate on purchases.

Reforma Migratoria
College

Government Grants Temporary Visa to Junior Stuck in Mexico

Dario Guerrero-Meneses ’15 is set to return to Harvard after the federal government granted him a humanitarian visa on Tuesday afternoon to travel back to the United States from Mexico.

Community Conversation: Racist Emails
College Administration

After Threats, Khurana Says Admins ‘Can Do Better’ Communicating

Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana said College administrators “can do better” to communicate with students and took full responsibility for their response to the threat.

Jocelyne Cesari: Book Talk
Religion

Scholar Discusses Democracy in Islamic States

Cesari, who recently released a book on political systems in Islamic states, said that Islamic states that govern themselves according to both religious and secular principles are not necessarily undemocratic.

GARBER AT COMMENCEMENT
Commencement

GARBER AT COMMENCEMENT

University Provost Alan M. Garber (right), pictured at Commencement 2014 ceremonies in May, defended the University's health benefits changes at the monthly faculty meeting Tuesday.

GARBER AT COMMENCEMENT
Health

Garber Defends Benefits Changes at Faculty Meeting

University Provost Alan M. Garber ’76 argued that increases in health care costs at Harvard necessitated adjustments, including the introduction of a deductible in some instances and a 10 percent co-pay.

Bevspot at iLab
Harvard Business School

New Platform Bridges Alcohol Distribution, Retail

BevSpot, an online software platform formed by Harvard affiliates to help enable licensed alcohol distributors to sell products to restaurants and bars, recently received $720,000 in seed funding.

Proposed HKS Campus
Harvard Kennedy School

Local Residents, Planning Board Review K School Proposal

At the meeting, which drew more than 20 residents, some members of the Cambridge community raised concerns about the impact of the school’s proposed renovations on the surrounding area and nearby construction.

Religion

Humanist Chaplain, Author Explore the Non-religious Life

Humanist chaplain Greg M. Epstein discussed how to live a nonreligious life with Sam B. Harris, author of “Waking Up: A Guide to Spirituality Without Religion,” in Science Center Hall B Tuesday.

Barbara Walters at the IOP
IOP

Walters Shares Details of Interviews, Success

Barbara Walters discussed her personal life and path to success in a conversation with David Gergen at the Institute of Politics on Tuesday.

Research

Researchers Shed Light on Pancreatic Cancer

The project aimed to gain more insight into circulating tumor cells—CTCs—and their role in metastasis, the spread of cancer from a primary tumor to the rest of the body.

Harvard Business School

Business School Professor Argues for 'Decarbonized' Economy

Though decarbonizing the world economy may be costly, it may prove cheaper than failure to act on climate change, Henderson said.

Harvard Kennedy School

Kennedy School Fellow Discusses Climate Change Politics

Former Indian minister Jairam Ramesh said he is hopeful for meaningful international action on climate change at a presentation last week.

School at School
Columns

What We Forget About School: School

Head of the Charles
Men's Crew

Head of the Charles 2014

CS50 in Mather
Columns

CS50 and the Humanities

Closing Ceremony
Columns

Ignore Congress. Close Gitmo.