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All alumni, excluding members of the Corporation and “officers of instruction and government,” may vote in the Overseer election. Election results will be announced in May.
In the letter, the professors argue that Dershowitz was unable to directly respond to the recent allegations in a legal setting, citing the fact that he does not have standing in the civil case in which the allegations of sexual misconduct were first filed and that Dershowitz denies.
Federal funding for Harvard research fell by 5 percent in fiscal year 2014 following federal budget cuts.
The woman, identified in court documents as “Jane Doe No. 3,” claims in the affidavit that she “had sexual intercourse with Dershowitz at least six times.”
Bid documents, released Wednesday, include plans for Harvard venues to host aquatics, fencing, field hockey, tennis, and water polo for the Olympic Games, as well as five others for the Paralympic Games.
Canadian pharmaceutical company H&P Labs, Inc., announced earlier this month a partnership with Harvard and the Brigham and Women’s Hospital dedicated to the development of a new drug to fight the Ebola virus.
University President G. Faust wrote a letter to the Massachusetts House delegation critiquing an amendment that would roll back a key Obama administration immigration initiative.
Alex S. Jones, who will depart in July, joined the center in 2000, making him its longest-serving director. Before coming to Harvard, Jones was a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist for The New York Times and a host for NPR’s “On the Media” and PBS’s “Media Matters.”
Among the six Shorenstein fellows who will join the center for the spring semester are a radio host, a New York Times reporter, and a former U.S. chief technology officer.
The Institute of Politics’ spring resident fellows include a political journalist, a former U.S. senator, and Massachusetts’ outgoing attorney general, Martha M. Coakley.
A rendering of preliminary plans for the second floor of the Smith Campus Center highlights common spaces, trees, and a fireplace.
While officials have detailed plans to move several University offices to other locations to make room for the construction, the fate of several restaurants currently housed in the building still remains unclear.
The offer is an effort to incentivize students to take and complete the two online entrepreneurship courses, according to edX spokesperson Nancy Moss.
Former Law School student Megon Walker had sued Harvard in response to disciplinary actions levied against her after the school’s Administrative Board concluded that she had committed plagiarism in 2009.
The lawyers—whom Harvard Law School professor emeritus Alan Dershowitz claims fabricated sexual misconduct allegations against him—accused Dershowitz of “initiat[ing] a massive public media assault on [their] reputation and character.”