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Research

Harvard Medical School Researchers Awarded Twitter Data Grant

As one of the inaugural recipients of a Twitter Data Grant, a team of Harvard researchers will study new methods of detecting outbreaks of foodborne illness.

Harvard Business School

Documentary Series Sheds Light on Climate Change at HBS

A new Showtime series entitled “Years of Living Dangerously” debuted at Harvard Business School Monday afternoon, kicking off Earth Week and offering a look at how humans have exacerbated climate change around the world.

Vineyard Lands
Central Administration

Harvard Management Company Invests in California Vineyards

Harvard Management Company has continued its strategy of investing in natural resources by purchasing millions of dollars' worth of vineyard land in central California.

Kimberly Theidon
FAS

Professor Files Charge Alleging University Violated Title IX in Denying Her Tenure

Theidon alleges that the denial was in retaliation for her public expressions of support for sexual assault victims, as well as for complaining that she was not receiving the same pay as her male colleagues.

Harvard Corporation

Corporation Approves New Policy for Searches of Electronic Communications

Under the new policy, electronic searches must be authorized by “an appropriate and accountable person” and must serve “a legitimate and important University purpose.”

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.

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by Piero Anversa, a leading figure in cardiovascular science, has come under fire after an article he co-authored was retracted from a major medical journal.

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.

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.

House Art Cover Wallpaper
Visual Arts

Art House

Youth Homelessness in the Square
Harvard Square

For Homeless Youth, Age Can Compound Challenges of Life on the Streets

On Year Later: Boston Marathon Bombings
Boston Marathon

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

Johnston Gate Arts Cover
Arts

Rebuilding the Past: Harvard's Beautification Renaissance