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Oprah Winfrey
Events

Eight Celebrities Honored with W.E.B. Du Bois Medal

This year's group of winners, included Oprah Winfrey, Congressman John L. Lewis, and Maya Angelou, among others.

Deconstructing the Brand
Central Administration

Heenan, VP of Communications and Lobbying Arm, To Depart

Heenan will become a senior communications advisor to the philanthropic foundation, but will continue to work with Harvard part time through the end of the 2014-2015 academic year.

SLAM TFA Protest
University

SLAM TFA Protest

Chanting "education not privatization," Gabriel H. Bayard '15 and Hannah L. McShea '18 protest Teach For America on Friday, Sept. 26 outside Massachusetts Hall.

Stephen Blyth
University Finances

Stephen Blyth

Stephen Blyth, pictured at the Phi Beta Kappa Literary Exercises in 2013, was named the next president and CEO of Harvard Management Company on Wednesday.

Drew Faust

Faust, Stanford President Address Climate Change in Op-Ed

Faust and Hennessy wrote that their schools’ contributions to combating climate change will come through education and research.

Central Administration

Ahead of Sit-Down, Union Releases Healthcare Report

The Harvard Union of Clerical and Technical Workers released a report on Wednesday that offers suggestions for lowering healthcare costs for all Harvard employees.

IOP

IOP To Host Bipartisan Conference

Students from a consortium of 25 colleges will come together to discuss personal projects and politics at the IOP this weekend.

Health

Experts from Various Fields Discuss Ebola Impact

A writer, a researcher, and a visiting scientist discussed what can be learned from the current Ebola outbreak in West Africa on Monday.

Harvard Business School

With Villy, Business School Students Seek To Streamline Travel Planning

Business School students Rami A. B. Lachter and Itai Turbahn's new travel tool helps tourists decide where they should stay when visiting a city.

Harvard Medical School

Professors Argue for Change in Organ Donation Guidelines

Altering organ donation rules could increase the donor pool and enhance the quality of donated organs, Medical School professor Robert Truog argued Tuesday.

Japan and its Surrounding Islands
Politics

Historian Discusses Pacific Ocean Territorial Disputes

Alexis Dudden explained how new ocean laws are leading to renewed territorial debates over far-flung islands in the East China Sea during a seminar Tuesday.

Title IX Investigator Salary Offer in Context
Central Administration

Weeks In, Sexual Harassment Investigation Office Remains Understaffed

Harvard unveiled a new policy to dramatically rework its handling of sexual assault and harassment claims this July, but, several weeks into the semester, the office in charge of investigating those cases is still not fully staffed.

Reflections on Ferguson
Race

Public Figures Reflect on Policing, Media during Ferguson Unrest

The event featured panelists who included a former police chief, a current mayor, a reverend, and a Pulitzer-Prize winning journalist.

FAS

Recent Gifts Support Arts, Humanities

Faust made it clear in an interview on Tuesday that the humanities will be a focus for her during the academic year.

FAS

Student Billing System To Roll Out in November

The creation of this student system is one of the first steps of a larger effort to centralize existing web systems and make it easier to pay bills, submit study cards, and register online.

Echelman string sculpture
Visual Arts

Painting the Town: Boston's Big Art

Boxes
Columns

ISIL is Not the End of the World

Difficulty Defining
Columns

The Difficulty of Defining Difficulty

Reshuffling the Caseload
College

Unloading the Ad Board